Family of teen who died in Vieques, with no hospital since hurricane, sues Puerto Rico officials

The family of a teenager whose death was blamed on the lack of a functioning hospital and lifesaving medical equipment in Vieques, Puerto Rico, is suing the U.S. territory’s government for violation of human and civil rights. Jaideliz Moreno Ventura, 13, died last year after suffering flulike symptoms while living in Vieques, a smaller island […]

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AI used to predict early symptoms of schizophrenia in relatives of patients

University of Alberta researchers have taken another step forward in developing an artificial intelligence tool to predict schizophrenia by analyzing brain scans. In recently published research, the tool was used to analyze functional magnetic resonance images of 57 healthy first-degree relatives (siblings or children) of schizophrenia patients. It accurately identified the 14 individuals who scored […]

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Google halts Play Store ‘review bombing’ by GameStop traders

Google has removed a wave of negative reviews of popular stock-market trading apps targeted by furious investors. Platforms such as Robinhood have been hit after preventing independent traders buying GameStop and AMC shares. Many online traders, feeling betrayed by Robinhood’s restrictions, have hit back with critical reviews of the app. Google has removed tens of […]

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iOS 14.4 update fixes iPhone security bugs, so it’s best to install it ASAP

Apple just released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, and the update notes contain some worrying language (via TechCrunch). Under kernel updates, Apple notes that “a malicious application may be able to elevate privileges,” and under WebKit updates, it says “a remote attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution.” After both statements, the update […]

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