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Domino’s testing pizza delivery robot in Texas

Pizzeria chain Domino’s announced it is teaming up with an autonomous vehicle company to offer customers in Houston contact-free delivery via robot. Domino’s said the R2 robot, developed by Nuro, will be delivering pizzas to Houston customers in the Woodland Heights neighborhood who opt-in to the autonomous delivery pilot program. The robot car, which received […]

Sport

Hockeyroos stars win appeal over axing but Olympics selection no guarantee

The Olympic hopes of Hockeyroos stars Rachael Lynch and Georgina Morgan remain up in the air despite winning the appeal over their controversial axing from the 2021 squad. Hockeyroos players threatened to strike after Lynch, the 2019 international goalkeeper of the year, and former captain Morgan were left off the 2021 contract list. An independent […]

Lifestyle

Prevalence of migraine, severe headache up for adults with IBD

Adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a higher prevalence of migraine or severe headache, according to a study published online March 23 in Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. Yong Liu, M.D., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues analyzed data from 60,436 U.S. adults aged […]

Business

China’s antitrust regulator bulking up as crackdown on behemoths widens

China’s competition watchdog is adding staff and other resources as it ramps up efforts to crack down on anti-competitive behaviour, especially among the country’s powerful companies, people with knowledge of the matter said. Beijing’s plan to bulk up the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) comes as China revamps its competition law with proposed amendments […]

Technology

F9 gets a fast and furious new trailer ahead of its June 25th debut

F9 — the imaginatively named ninth film in the increasingly physics-defying Fast & Furious franchise — has a new trailer, arriving almost a full year after its original May 2020 release date. F9 will see a whole roster of familiar faces from the Fast & Furious universe return, including Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Letty Ortiz […]

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Tortoise with joint problems gets around on roller board at German zoo

A 23-year-old African spurred tortoise at a German zoo gets around on his own despite joint problems thanks to a roller board. ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen zoological adventure world in North Rhine-Westphalia said the 220-pound tortoise, Helmuth, started having trouble supporting his own weight due to shoulder joint problems with his front legs. The zoo said […]

Sport

Wimbledon set to have new 8,000-seat show court from 2030

A new 8,000-seat show court will be part of Wimbledon’s expansion into neighbouring parkland. The second consultation document on plans for the All England Club’s use of the 73-acre site sets out a broad picture of how it will look. The new show court, which will have a retractable roof and be set within a […]

Lifestyle

Microglia, Stockholm syndrome and miraculous cures in glioblastoma patients

Despite access to some of the best possible medical care in the world, Senators John McCain and Edward Kennedy both died within 18 months of their diagnosis of glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. While this deadly outcome typifies the nature of this disease, some glioblastoma patients see exceptional benefits from chemotherapy and survive […]

Business

Apple agrees to testify before U.S. Senate on app store antitrust concerns

A senior Apple Inc (AAPL.O) executive has agreed to testify before the U.S. Senate on competition issues related to mobile app stores, days after panel leaders criticized the company for refusing to appear. The company said in a letter sent to senators, seen by Reuters, that Chief Compliance Officer Kyle Andeer will be available to […]

Technology

OBS gets native support for Nvidia’s excellent noise-canceling tech

Open Broadcaster Software (OBS), the go-to software for streamers, is getting native support for Nvidia’s excellent noise-removal technology, the graphics card manufacturer announced today. Although it was previously possible to get the same effect by combining OBS with Nvidia’s Broadcast software, you’ll now be able to adjust the background noise-removal feature directly from within OBS. […]