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Aspirin Use To Prevent 1st Heart Attack or Stroke Should Be Curtailed, US Panel Says

Doctors should no longer routinely start most people who are at high risk of heart disease on a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin, according to new draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts. The New York Times reports: The proposed recommendation i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 14th, 2021

Tech"s Message To the Hill: We"re Not Facebook

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat will appear before Congress Tuesday with a key priority: distinguishing their practices from Facebook's. From a report: Facebook is under attack, and its tech peers don't want to get caught in the crossfire as lawmakers m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

Mozilla removes popular Firefox add-ons used by nearly a million people

Mozilla found popular add-ons were misusing a key API to prevent users from fetching updates......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Third-gen Oura Ring gets more temperature sensors, updated heart rate monitor

The third-generation Oura Ring smart ring has a new sensor array and a variety of new software features coming at launch and into next year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Mozilla removes popular Firefox add-ons used by nearly 500 million people

Mozilla found popular add-ons were misusing a key API to prevent users from fetching updates......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 21 min. ago

China makers actively investing in mini/microLED

China-based panel maker BOE Technology in 2020 established a business unit for developing and producing miniLED fine-pitch displays and microLED displays, while LED chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics has made plans to raise funds of up to CNY7.9 billio.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Ennostar, TAS developing short-wavelength infrared LED biosensing devices

Ennostar and Taiwan Asia Semiconductor (TAS, formerly Opto Tech) are developing short-wavelength (over 1,000nm) infrared (IR) LED devices for use in biosensing including heart rates, SpO2, blood glucose, and expect such devices to be use in smart wea.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Why The FBI Held Back a Ransomware Decryption Key for 19 Days

America's Federal Bureau of Investigation "refrained for almost three weeks from helping to unlock the computers of hundreds of businesses and institutions hobbled by a major ransomware attack this summer," reports the Washington Post, "even though t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021

Sinclair Workers Say TV Channels Are In "Pandemonium" After Ransomware Attack

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In the early hours of Sunday morning, hackers took down the corporate servers and systems of Sinclair Broadcast Group, a giant U.S. TV conglomerate that owns or operates more than 600 channels acr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

How to kill the Hag in Back 4 Blood

The Hag is a passive enemy in Back 4 Blood and will only attack players when startled. If that happens, here is what you need to know to bring down the beast......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Quantum battles in attoscience: Following three debates

In July 2020, 300 researchers from 34 different countries attended the CECAM virtual workshop, 'Quantum Battles in Attoscience'. EPJ D presents three community papers which emerged from the in-depth panel discussions held at this occasion......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Pro­jection of extre­me rain­fall impro­ved

Mapping the effects of mostly small-scale but extreme rainfall events in global climate models poses major challenges. Computer models that are used to simulate the global climate, for example in the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Visionox, BOE, CSOT score points in OLED

China-based display panel makers Visionox Technology, BOE Technology and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) have seen considerable achievements in producing and receiving orders for OLED panels, closing in on LG Display and Samsung Display,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Small- to medium-size TV panels see fast price drops

While LCD TV panel prices have generally been falling since July 2021, the extent of decrease for the 32-, 43- and 55-inch segments has been much bigger the 65- and 75-inch ones, which has sent makers cutting more of their small- to medium-sise TV pa.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

CDC advisory panel unanimously approves expanded COVID vaccine boosters

CDC hearing came the day after the FDA expanded its authorization for booster shots. Enlarge (credit: iStock / Getty Images) On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control's expert advisory committee on vaccines met to vote on n.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Gov. Parson Doubles Down on Push To Prosecute Reporter Who Found Security Flaw in State Site

Gov. Mike Parson escalated his war with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday when his political operation published a video doubling down on his attack against a reporter who informed the state that a state website revealed teacher Social Securit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Study rewrites dogma of adenovirus infection and double-stranded RNA

Challenging the dogma of what scientists thought they understood about DNA viruses, a team of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has shown that adenovirus uses its own efficient RNA splicing mechanisms to prevent the format.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Congress proposes law to prevent Big Tech from favoring its own products

On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of US senators introduced a bill that would prohibit Big Tech firms from favoring their own products. It is one of several motions in Congress to address various antitrust concerns that have sprouted up with several t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

AUO to expand 6G LCD panel capacity in China

Taiwan's Investment Commission has approved AU Optronics' (AUO) acquisition of a 49% stake in its China-based subsidiary, AU Optronics (Kunshan), from a joint-venture shareholder at CNY3.995 billion (US$617 million) to wholly own the subsidiary, acco.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Are casinos making the right bet when it comes to slots?

With slot machines producing the bulk of profits in most of the world's casinos, gaming managers make it their business to keep slot players happy. So how do they prevent customers who are losing from walking away?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Digitimes Research: Global large-size LCD panel shipments to grow at CAGR of 0.69% during 2021-2026

There will be 887 million large-size (9-inch and above) LCD panels shipped globally in 2021 and the shipments will increase to 918 million units in 2026 at a CAGR of 0.69%, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021