Baseball is back: Schedule, locations and how to watch MLB's return
After the coronavirus postponed the start of the baseball season, and shut down nearly everything else, the sport is set to return with a 60-game season mandated by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Negotiations between the league and the MLB Players Association haven't been pretty, with weeks of back-and-forth proposals that played out in the media without reaching a resolution before a season was fin...Continue reading
This digital location tech could help emergency crews find you in the wilderness
location technology startup What3words, Canadians now have a new way to tell emergency responders exactly where they are -- even if they don't know themselves. And some emergency services in Los Angeles and Arizona have embraced the technology, too.
What3words divides the surface of the entire Earth into 57 trillion squares, each about 10 feet (3 meters) on edge. It then assigns a unique thr...Continue reading
Coronavirus airborne transmission: What you need to know
For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website.
More than 200 scientists and experts across the globe penned an open letter on Monday to public health bodies, including the World Health Organization, arguing there's significant evidence the coronavirus can persist in the air and spread in airborne particles from person to person. The letter, p...Continue reading
TikTok plans to withdraw from Hong Kong, may face US ban
TikTok said late Monday it plans to exit the Hong Kong market within days as several tech giants have announced they're pausing the review of Hong Kong government requests for user data in reaction to a new national security law China imposed on the region that has curbed political expression. Its future in the US may also be in question, the Trump administration signaled Monday.
"In ligh...Continue reading
NASA Curiosity rover starts epic 'summer road trip' across Mars
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover will be the envy of all road trippers. It won't have to hear "Are we there yet?" There won't be any gas station bathroom pit stops. It will just wind its way across the Gale Crater on Mars, heading for new adventures at the much-anticipated "sulfate-bearing unit."
The space agency on Monday announced Curiosity's "summer road trip" at Mount Sharp. "By trip's end...Continue reading