Sport

Ryan Hall out of Ricardo Lamas fight at Aug. 29 UFC event

Another booking against Ricardo Lamas, another fight cancellation for Ryan Hall. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that an injury has forced Hall to withdraw from his scheduled featherweight bout with Lamas that was to take place at a UFC Fight Night event on Aug. 29 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The news was first […]

Lifestyle

New contraceptive approved by FDA, offers additional option for women

A first-of-its-kind contraceptive developed at the University of Illinois Chicago has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The new contraceptive, called Phexxi, is a non-hormonal vaginal gel that can be used on-demand to prevent pregnancy. The contraceptive is the fourth drug developed by researchers at UIC to achieve FDA approval. This milestone […]

Business

Kuwaiti lessor Alafco delays Airbus orders

Kuwaiti aircraft leasing company Alafco said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Airbus (AIR.PA) to delay the delivery of aircraft ordered from the planemaker. Aviation has been one of the industries worst hit during the COVID-19 pandemic and airlines around the world expect it will take years before travel returns to pre-pandemic levels. […]

Technology

RTX 3080 spotted in database: 10GB of GDDR6X, 2.1GHz maximum clock speed

We’re just two weeks away from Nvidia’s Ampere GPU launch event, which means leaks and rumors about the RTX 30xx cards are arriving thick and fast. Following on from Micron’s premature listing of the RTX 3090, what appears to be the RTX 3080 has appeared in an online database, revealing some of the high-end card’s […]

News

Syria deadliest place to be an aid worker, amid global 30% rise in attacks

There has been a sharp rise in the number of aid staff killed in the first six months of this year with Syria at the top of the list of the deadliest places to be a humanitarian worker. A total of 74 fatalities have been recorded globally since January, a 30% rise on the same […]

Sport

Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Mara Romero Borella set for Sept. 19 UFC event in Las Vegas

A flyweight bout between Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Mara Romero Borella is a done deal for a UFC Fight Night card on Sept. 19 in Las Vegas, sources told MMA Fighting. The event is expected to feature a highly anticipated welterweight clash between former champion Tyron Woodley and ex-interim titleholder Colby Covington in the main […]

Lifestyle

Researchers say young gay men’s health care needs not being met

Young gay men who are uncomfortable discussing sexual issues with their primary care providers and experience health care discrimination are less likely to seek coordinated care, leading to missed opportunities for early diagnosis of chronic and mental health issues, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, […]

Business

GM bets on electric Cadillacs and micro-vans to reverse China slide

General Motors (GM.N) is overhauling its Chinese line-up with a greater emphasis on electric cars and smart-driving technology to stem a slide in sales after more than two decades of growth in a country that contributes nearly a fifth of its profit. GM’s new China boss Julian Blissett said it would renew its focus on […]

Technology

ZTE is launching a 5G phone with the world’s first in-display camera next month

After hearing about the technology for the last few years, the first mass-produced smartphone with an under-screen camera arrives next month, and it will come from ZTE. The Chinese giant has announced that the ZTE Axon 20 5G will launch on September 1 in its home country.Back in 2018, an in-screen camera was one of […]