Tag: Times

Dec 01 2018

‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa – The New York Times

Supported by Global health ‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa Already used in Western countries, hydroxyurea eased painful episodes in African children with the condition. It also reduced the risk of malaria infection. ImageA doctor evaluating a young patient with sickle-cell disease at a clinic in Kinshasa, Democratic […]

Nov 30 2018

Jeff Tweedy: Warm review | Times2 – The Times

ALBUM REVIEW: POP Jeff Tweedy continues to combine indie awkwardness with country grace ★★★★☆As the lead singer of Wilco, Jeff Tweedy has been lauded for his ability to combine indie awkwardness with country grace in literate, evocative songwriting. That skill comes to the fore on this Bob Dylan-like solo work, which uses a straightforward acoustic […]

Nov 27 2018

Stephen Hillenburg, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator, Dies at 57 – The New York Times

Supported by Stephen Hillenburg, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator, Dies at 57 ImageStephen Hillenburg, the man behind “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with his creation at the Tokyo International Anime Fair in 2006.CreditCreditJunko Kimura/Getty Images By Neil Genzlinger Nov. 27, 2018 Stephen Hillenburg, a former marine biology teacher who created a children’s show that ballooned into an unlikely cultural phenomenon, […]

Nov 26 2018

Google Play Store Apps Found To Have Malware, Were Downloaded 500000 Times: Report

Once again, someone discovers apps infested with malware inside the Google Play Store. Worse yet, some of those apps were able to reach the trending chart undetected.  ( Pixabay ) It’s not so surprising when reports say there are Malware-infested apps roaming freely around the Play Store. Google’s digital marketplace is notoriously unsecure, thanks in large […]

Nov 26 2018

Google just found malware apps hiding in the Play store that were downloaded over 500000 times

Google has taken swift action after it was discovered that more than a dozen apps that install malware on user devices were found in the Google Play store. The company has yanked the 13 Android apps, which included car and truck driving simulations as well as a couple that actually got featured in the store’s […]

Nov 17 2018

Aaron Donald fined two different times for his postgame scuffle with Seahawks' Justin Britt

Last week, the Los Angeles Rams won a close, hard-fought game against the division rival Seattle Seahawks. During the game, this got a little testy between Rams star Aaron Donald and Seahawks center Justin Britt. Donald was still so fired up after the game that he actually put his helmet back on and ran out […]

Nov 17 2018

Facebook had hired a Washington firm to discredit its critics, Reports New York Times

New York Times reported this Wednesday that Facebook had expanded its relationship with Washington based Public Relations firm, Definer Public Affairs, last year in an attempt to discredit the criticism from its competitors like Google and Apple. The firm apparently also helped to fuel the rumor of financial tycoon George Soros’ involvement in the anti-Facebook […]

Nov 16 2018

College football schedule, games 2018: What to watch in Week 12, TV channels, kickoff times

Look, Week 12 of the college football season is not a doozy on paper. Y’all can see the obvious. There’s no need for anyone to fake it. All signs are pointing towards the next two weeks as the critical junctures in the noteworthy races. But when things look dull, think of it this way: there […]

Nov 15 2018

Google's annual Thanksgiving report tells you the best times to avoid traffic jams

Google has released its annual Thanksgiving traffic and search trends report, created by analyzing data from last year’s holiday season. It breaks down the best and worst times to travel by state and also throws in information about when popular places, like grocery and liquor stores, are the most crowded. Even if you can’t avoid […]

Nov 10 2018

College football schedule, games 2018: What to watch in Week 11, TV channels, kickoff times

For the first time this season, college football’s finish line is in sight. It comes quickly, and now games are starting to accumulate even more meaning. Week 11 may not have the “Separation Saturday” vibe that Week 10 did, but there are a few interesting point spreads out there that could make things exciting.  Ohio […]