Technology

As big games take longer to come out, it’s the smaller studios that will save us

Games are taking longer to make. Resolution, animation quality, the sheer demands of simply making a game world believable are all increasing, and that means AAA games require more time, more work, and more people to even brush the expectations of the average gamer. You want to exceed those expectations? Even more time. Games like […]

News

Thug who battered policewoman even as she pleaded with him to stop is jailed

Kadeer Hussain set upon two police officers in the steets of Handsworth, Birmingham who responded to a 999 call that ended in the vicious bloody attack A policewoman brutally attacked by a man on the streets of Birmingham tried to flee his savage blows. She was chased down the street by the man who began […]

Sport

Lockdown ‘brings positives’ for athletics – Scottish Athletics chair

Nicola Sturgeon is a convert, and she is far from the only one. Scotland’s First Minister tweeted on Saturday about “taking my own advice” and getting out for a run, extolling its benefits for physical and mental health. Exercise has taken on heightened importance amid the coronavirus lockdown, with the UK government telling councils that […]

Lifestyle

NCCN patient guidelines listed among top global sources for trustworthy online information

A recently-published study from researchers in Australia and South Africa found the NCCN Guidelines for Patients to be among the most trustworthy resources for patients and caregivers seeking information online about prostate cancer. The independent, peer-reviewed international study published in Current Urology examined the top 90 English-language Google results for medical information on prostate cancer, […]

Business

Germany to grant rescue liquidity for carrier Condor

Germany has agreed in principle to support struggling carrier Condor with emergency liquidity after the owner of Poland’s national airline LOT pulled out of a deal to buy the airline, two people close to the matter said on Monday. Condor is a former unit of Thomas Cook, the holiday company that collapsed in September. With […]

Technology

Microsoft’s metallic Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One Wireless controller is king

This controller looks the part but doesn’t require any cybergenic implants. Microsoft releases custom-designed Xbox One Wireless controllers for all the major games, and Cyberpunk 2077 is no exception. As expected, the official Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One Wireless Controller comes rocking a metallic design (and feel) with plenty of elements that make it a must-have […]

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Nova Scotia: First picture of policewoman shot dead in Canada’s worst mass killing

Royal Candian Mounted Police officer Heidi Stevenson, a 23-year veteran of the force with two children, was among 16 shot dead by suspected gunman Gabriel Wortman The first pictures of a policewoman shot dead in Canada’s worst mass killing in over 30 years have emerged. A gunman, who at one point masqueraded as a policeman, […]

Sport

Chris Mosier: US’ first transgender international athlete

“I remember sitting in therapy, prior to coming out, and thinking ‘is it safe do this?’ And then I decided it wasn’t a matter of ‘can it be done?’ but ‘why not me?’” Chris Mosier became the first transgender athlete to represent the United States in international competition when he took part in the Duathlon […]

Lifestyle

Study finds racial disparities in the management of pain reduction for minority children

Pain is one of the most common reasons for seeking emergency department (ED) care, yet is often poorly assessed and treated. In an effort to improve pain management among children, Monika Goyal, M.D., M.S.C.E., associate division chief of Emergency Medicine, director of Academic Affairs and Research at Children’s National Hospital, led a study published in […]

Business

Danske Bank board proposes no dividends be paid for 2019

Danske Bank’s (DANSKE.CO) board of director will propose that no dividends be paid for 2019, it said in a statement on Monday. The proposal about the 2019 dividend to be made at the next general meeting would not change Danske Bank’s general dividend policy, it said. The board had originally proposed to pay a dividend […]