Sport

Sunday Night Football: Keenan Allen, Mike Williams active for Chargers

At long last, Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert will have his top two weapons. Receivers Keenan Allen and Mike Williams are both active for Sunday night’s matchup against the Chiefs. Allen (hamstring) and Williams (ankle) both have not played since the team’s Week Seven loss to the Seahawks. But Williams has played more this season. He […]

Lifestyle

Circulating tumor cell count guidance may improve long-term outcomes for patients with metastatic breast cancer

The use of circulating tumor cell (CTC) count to guide the choice between chemotherapy and endocrine therapy as first-line therapy for patients with metastatic, estrogen receptor (ER)-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer provided overall survival benefit, compared with physician’s choice of treatment, according to data from the STIC CTC trial presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, […]

Business

Exxon Mobil raises CEO, top executives base pay

Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) is raising the annual base salaries of its top boss and other executives for next year, the largest U.S. oil company said on Monday. Exxon Mobil’s compensation committee approved an increase in the annual salary of Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods to $1.88 million from $1.70 million this year, according to […]

Technology

Epic Games adds Unreal Engine 5.1 graphical fidelity to Fortnite

Epic Games just launched Fortnite Chapter 4, and with it comes Luman and Nanite support. Considered pillars of Unreal Engine 5, Lumen and Nanite add graphical fidelity to Fortnite that makes a remarkable difference. As you might recall, Nanite vastly expands the number of polygons developers can use without taking a heavy frame rate toll. […]

News

Lovestruck woman puts heartfelt plea on Facebook for mystery commuter to ask her out

A lovelorn commuter who developed a crush on a man she sees every day boarding her tram has publicly appealed for the stranger to get in touch. The woman put her desperate plea out on social media, hoping either the mystery man sees it or someone who knows who he is. Her plight caught the […]

Sport

Marcus Jones: I thought Jets would try to kick it out of bounds

It looked like the Jets and Patriots would be going to overtime on Sunday afternoon, but that view changed on Jets punter Braden Mann‘s 10th punt of the day. Marcus Jones fielded the punt, avoided a couple of tacklers and then took off upfield with Mann left as the only player with a chance to […]

Lifestyle

Adding capivasertib to fulvestrant improves progression-free survival of hormone receptor-positive breast cancer

In patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative tumors resistant to aromatase inhibitors, addition of the investigational AKT inhibitor capivasertib to fulvestrant (Faslodex) doubled the median progression-free survival compared with placebo plus fulvestrant in the phase III CAPItello-291 clinical trial, according to results presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December 6-10, 2022. Patients […]

Business

Bankman-Fried says he will testify before U.S. House committee

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried tweeted on Sunday that he would testify before the House Financial Services Committee after he finished “learning and reviewing” the events that led to the spectacular collapse of his cryptocurrency exchange. The U.S. House Financial Services Committee plans to hold a hearing in December to investigate the collapse of FTX and […]

Technology

PlayStation 4 emulator can now run dozens of games

PlayStation 4 emulation is still in relative infancy and will likely prove a herculean task for developers, but early signs of progress have emerged. Most PS4 emulators currently struggle to boot games with any graphics, but FpPS4 is making headway on actually playing them. The developer of the PlayStation 4 emulator FpPS4 claims it can […]

News

London Fire Brigade racism and misogyny report leads to UK-wide probe call

The top lawyer who found the London Fire Brigade institutionally racist and misogynistic has called for a similar investigation into other public bodies. Former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal said failings uncovered in an independent review into the service could be widespread across dozens of organisations nationwide. His probe highlighted women being groped and their helmets […]