Hans Niemann probably cheated in more than 100 chess games, investigation finds

The latest bombshell in the scandal that has rocked the chess world to its foundation dropped on Tuesday when an investigation into the games of Hans Niemann found the American grandmaster has cheated far more frequently than previously disclosed. The 72-page report, conducted by and initially reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, found that […]


Deaths following childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa have been underestimated

Women in sub-Saharan Africa continue to have an elevated risk of death following childbirth long after the 42-day postpartum limit the WHO uses to define pregnancy-related deaths, a new analysis shows. Researchers analyzed data from 12 sub-Saharan African countries to examine whether the 42-day definition accurately captures deaths following childbirth. The analysis found that while […]


Exclusive: Samsung, SK Hynix to be spared brunt of China chip crackdown by U.S.

The Biden administration plans to spare SK Hynix (005930.KS) and Samsung (005930.KS) from the brunt of new restrictions on memory chipmakers in China aimed at thwarting Beijing’s technological ambitions and blocking its military advances, sources said. The Commerce Department, which plans to release new curbs on exports of technology to China this week, will likely […]


Boston Dynamics: please don’t use our robots as weapons

The leading companies in the robotics industry want to dissuade people of turning harmless machines into weapons with killing intents. General-purpose robots equipped with powerful firearms could spell doom for the very future of the industry, they say. A coalition of robotics companies led by Boston Dynamics published an open letter addressed to the rest […]


EXCLUSIVE: Bishopsgate attack: Horror moment three people stabbed as thief ‘tries to steal phones’

This is the shocking moment three people were knifed on a busy street during the morning commute as thieves tried to steal mobile phones and they rushed to help. A builder, who witnessed this morning’s attack, told The Mirror of his horror as he watched the rampage in London unfold. The attack happened after thieves […]