June 11, 2024

Backlash Prompts Microsoft to Tighten Security on ‘Recall’ Screenshot Feature

Experts are worried that Recall, which stores all user activity on their devices as images, could be hacked by criminals. Microsoft has announced that it is updating a controversial new function it plans to implement with stronger privacy measures after experts raised concerns about its potential for compromising user data. On May 20, Microsoft introduced […]

June 11, 2024

Dispelling Morning Sickness Myths–It’s Not What You Might Think

Hyperemesis gravidarum is not psychosomatic, nor is it caused by a hormone that doctors long thought was the culprit, research shows. Severe morning sickness during pregnancy, known as hyperemesis gravidarum or HG, is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization during early pregnancy. It’s a condition that can lead to dehydration and weight loss […]

June 11, 2024

3 Lawmakers Move to Prevent Pay Raise for Congress Members

Three Democrat lawmakers are urging Congressional leaders not to seek a pay raise for members of Congress this year as many Americans suffer from a rising cost-of-living. “In Washington, we must be working every day to help lift those folks up and ensure their hard work pays off, not scheming on how to give ourselves […]

June 11, 2024

AI Systems Have Learned the Ability to ‘Deceive’ Humans, Study Finds

Researchers warned that some AI systems have learned to trick tests meant to assess their safety. A recent study has found that many artificial intelligence (AI) systems have already developed the ability to “deceive” humans with false information, posing serious risks such as election tampering. The research study, published in the open-access journal Patterns on […]

June 11, 2024

Human Case of Bird Flu in Australia Was Sent to the WHO for Detection

Influenza A samples were sent to the WHO for ‘further characterisation’ as part of a batch. Australia’s first bird flu H5N1 was sent to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for further characterisation before it was formally identified. The revelation comes after an Avian Influenza A (H5N1) case was identified in a two-and-a-half-year-old child who had […]

June 10, 2024

Trump Endorses Retired Army Captain in Crucial Senate Race

Sam Brown gets the former president’s nod in the Nevada contest against incumbent Democrat Jacky Rosen. Former President Donald Trump made an endorsement in what could be a close U.S. Senate race in Nevada, backing retired U.S. Army Captain Sam Brown to take on the state’s incumbent senator. “Sam Brown has my Complete and Total […]

June 10, 2024

Darren Waller, Giants veteran tight end, retires at age 31

New York Giants tight end Darren Waller announced his retirement from playing football on Sunday, saying he “found a lot of joy” in the sport, but “the passion has slowly been fading.” In a nearly 18-minute video posted on his YouTube channel, the 31-year-old Waller confirmed he’s stepping away from the game after spending the […]

June 10, 2024

Frontier Sends Update to 750,000 Customers Hit by Data Hack

Names, addresses, phone numbers, credit scores, and social security numbers were stolen in the breach. Telecommunications firm Frontier Communications said a data breach led to the compromise of personal details of its customers as hackers put up the info for sale. On June 6, Frontier notified patrons about the data breach that affected 751,895 individuals. […]

June 10, 2024

First US Case of Sexually Transmitted Fungal Infection: JAMA

Thirteen cases of TMVII fungus were reported last year in France, while officials report a worldwide rise in fungal threats, including T. indotineae in India. The first case of a sexually transmitted skin infection caused by the Trichophyton mentagrophytes type VII (TMVII) fungus has been identified in the United States. A report published in the JAMA […]