Standards group W3C moved VR and AR on the Web forward this week with the publication of a draft specification: the WebXR Device API. Read More
You knew it was just a matter of time before Apple’s Group FaceTime ‘eavesdropping’ bug drew the attention of politicians. New York Attorney General Letitia James has launched an investigation into the FaceTime flaw in hopes of understanding both its “failure to warn consumers” and reports of a “slow response” to the problem. Stated residents […]
The P.E.I. Midwives Association has taken the first step in a process that would allow midwives to practise on P.E.I.
A new research paper says a food industry-funded group undermined China’s efforts to keep obesity rates in check.
Sports stars have been welcoming the New Year – including Brazilian football ace Neymar, who posted best wishes for 2019 in a picture with a group of two-dozen glamorous white-clad women in Rio de Janeiro. The Paris Saint-Germain forward is currently back in Brazil enjoying a mid-season sunshine break and has been partying with Barcelona […]
A bipartisan group of former senators put together an open letter urging current lawmakers to become ‘zealous guardians’ of America’s democracy
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A bipartisan group of 44 former US senators put together a letter to the current US Senate, saying the nation is “at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake.” The senators addressed the letter to their colleagues and warned of […]
Enlarge / Nissan Leaf electric car plugged in and charging at an electric vehicle charging station in San Ramon, California, September 26, 2018. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) In November, California reportedly crossed the 500,000 threshold for electric vehicles sold in the state since 2010. Months of strong US sales in 2018, preceded by a strong 2017, […]
A national doctors’ group is raising concerns about the Ontario government’s move to allow employers to require workers to provide a doctor’s note to explain even minor illnesses, such as the common cold.
Facebook is still testing a mentorship tool that it announced last year, as it tries to identify how to best facilitate online and offline relationships.Read More
A group with a major role in World War I has gone overlooked on the 100th anniversary of the war’s end
Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP PARIS (AP) — Buried in French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech on the sacrifice of “young men” in World War I Sunday was a reference to the “three million widows” the fallen soldiers left behind. The role women played in the war was only mentioned in passing as dozens of world […]