Glybera is a made-in-Canada discovery that made history, becoming the world’s first drug approved to treat a genetic disease. But when it went on the market at a price of $ 1 million, it was immediately labelled the most expensive drug in the world and was only sold once.
Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, some pressing concerns ahead of Tuesday’s elections, along with a jaw-dropping story of con artistry, and a deep dive into the many video iterations […]
The Medical Council of Canada says it’s reviewing its practices after being criticized online for prohibiting women from bringing tampons or menstrual pads into exam rooms while writing multi-hour tests.
This weekend will be the first to feature World War 3 gameplay live on official public Steam servers. It’s a big step for the development team at Farm 51, although it wasn’t without its hiccups. Technical difficulties hampered the release for a few hours on Friday, leaving some player unable to access the full game. […]
Activision has provided a lot of information on the official launch schedule for Call of Duty Black Ops 4. Some games offer early access or beta tests before the official release date of big games. However, Call of Duty Black Ops 4 will not be providing anyone with extra time on the servers. The good […]
Facebook says it hasn’t seen any evidence that the hackers used stolen keys to access users’ Tinder, Spotify, or Instagram accounts (FB)
Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook got hacked, it announced last week, and there have been fears attackers could use the stolen data to break into users’ accounts on Tinder, Spotify, Airbnb, and elsewhere. On Tuesday, Facebook said there is no evidence of that sort of thing happening. But it’s still not clear who is behind the […]
The UK Conservative party is learning a hard lesson about the importance of basic security measures in mobile apps. Users have discovered that you could log into the party’s conference app using only an attendee’s email address, providing access to all kinds of sensitive data. And when many of the conference participants are politicians who […]
The Facebook hack affecting 50 million people also let the attackers access users’ Tinder, Spotify, and Instagram accounts (FB)
Facebook got hacked, it revealed on Friday — and 50 million users’ accounts were compromised. What’s more, if the victims logged into other services — like Tinder, Instagram, or Spotify — with their Facebook accounts, those might be affected to. It’s not clear whether the attackers did this, but the possibility may force companies that […]
UPDATE: Facebook Messenger is now back online with full service resumed. Facebook Messenger seems to have hit some problems tonight with reports that the hugely popular app is down and not working. It seems the problems began around midnight with users in the UK, Europe and the US reporting problems sending and receiving messages. Down Detector, […]
The FIFA 19 Web App release date has arrived (Image: EA SPORTS) UPDATE ONE: The FIFA 19 Web App release date has arrived, with EA Sports set to launch one of the first features later today. It’s expected that the Web App will launch around 6pm in the UK and will be followed by the […]