Year: 2021

Man, 36, charged with abducting Cleo Smith after girl, 4, rescued from locked house

Western Australia Police said they had charged a Carnarvon man “with various offences” relating to the abduction of Cleo Smith after she was found on Wednesday A 36-year-old man has been charged over the abduction of Cleo Smith who went missing for over two weeks before being found in a locked house in Australia. Western […]

Arsenal v Watford: match preview

Arsenal’s world appears strangely serene and they can press their new-found claim for a top-four place if they defeat a patchy Watford. Kieran Tierney may sit out for one more match: the left-back is back in training but still experiencing pain in his ankle and Nuno Tavares has proved a capable deputy. Watford’s unexpected five-goal […]

Creating social access for autistic children, what does it take?

Autistic children have indeed potential: most of their emotional abilities improve with age, concludes Postdoc researcher Boya Li in her second Ph.D. thesis on the emotional development of autistic children. “The development of social and emotional skills is a totally different type of learning. You can’t learn it from books or from your teachers in […]

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean’s long-time CEO Fain to step down

Royal Caribbean Group’s (RCL.N) Chief Executive Officer, Richard Fain, is stepping down after more than three decades with the U.S. cruise operator that is still recovering from the slump caused by the coronavirus crisis. Finance chief Jason Liberty will takeover as CEO, Royal Caribbean said on Tuesday, and will be tasked with taking the company […]

Activision Blizzard temporary workers get better pay and PTO

Workers at Activision Blizzard this week announced some wins from the ongoing controversy surrounding the company and its treatment of employees. It comes after the CEO of Activision took a massive pay cut and promised changes late last month. On Wednesday, Blizzard Senior Test Analyst Jessica Gonzalez, a member of the Activision Blizzard King Workers […]

Tenants demand nationwide landlord licensing to tackle danger slum rental properties

Campaigners for tenant rights are calling for a national register of private landlords to combat slum ­lettings and “beds-in-sheds”. Barely 7% of privately rented homes in England are currently covered by selective licensing schemes for landlords because local authorities don’t have to set them up. In contrast, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are completely covered […]

Leeds v Leicester: match preview

Leicester seem consistent only in their inconsistency this season and Brendan Rodgers has pinpointed the root of the trouble. “We have a problem at the moment with tracking runners,” said a manager whose side have not kept a clean sheet since beating Millwall in the League Cup in September. That statistic should offer a still […]

Magic bullet’ found in fight against leukemia

Researchers have made a huge leap forward in finding a targeted therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. The innovative ‘magic bullet’ technique uses specific antibody-targeting technology that would reduce the need for current treatments that can be arduous, invasive and require long hospital admissions. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) generally affects older people with around three thousand […]

Corporate Mexico feels heat from global supply chain crunch

From the auto industry to producers of toilet paper and cement, Mexican companies have been hit hard by bottlenecks in international supply chains, depressing growth prospects for Latin America’s second-largest economy. Thousands of vehicles have sat on Mexican assembly lines awaiting missing semiconductors, but the impact of raw material shortages has been felt right across […]

Some popular coolers are not compatible with Asus Z690 and B660 motherboards

If you’re thinking about upgrading to Alder Lake and want to take your current cooler with you, make sure it works with that LGA 1700 motherboard—especially if it’s an Asus mobo, which are having issues with products from big cooling brands, despite the free compatibility kits. Guru3D reports that cooler-maker Noctua has updated its compatibility […]