Sport

MLS to hold independent inquiry of Whitecaps after Guardian investigation

Major League Soccer said Friday it will hire independent counsel to oversee an investigation into the Vancouver Whitecaps’ handling of misconduct allegations against former women’s coach Hubert Busby Jr, currently coach of the Jamaican women’s national team. “The investigation will include a review of the club’s internal processes and overall culture at the time as […]

Lifestyle

A step towards the development of precision medicine against drug-resistant cancers

The generation of chimeric RNAs had been identified as an exclusive feature of cancer cells, with chimeric RNAs being recognized as biomarkers and drug targets for different cancers. Recent studies, however, revealed the presence of chimeric RNAs in normal cells. At present, the functional and evolutionary significance of chimeric RNAs are not well understood. Researchers […]

Business

Sega, Microsoft explore cloud gaming alliance

Sega Sammy Holdings (6460.T) on Monday said it is exploring a strategic alliance with Microsoft (MSFT.O) to develop big budget titles using the Xbox maker’s cloud gaming tech, driving anticipation the move could signal a deeper tie-up. Tokyo-based Sega is exploring making titles with global reach on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, it said in a […]

Technology

Mozilla brings big updates to Firefox on Android and iOS

Mozilla has brought some big changes to its mobile browsers. Most of these changes concern the way the browser organizes tabs and recent Internet activity. These updates are rolling out now, though some are Android-only for a while. This comes after Mozilla last month brought some more conventional browser functionality to its privacy-oriented Firefox Focus. […]

News

Woman warns neighbours ‘there will be no Christmas this year’ after her new TV is stolen

The outraged resident left people in stitches after she shared the note’s contents, where she warned her neighbours that she would ‘steal every package, mat and trash can’ in retaliation One woman joked ‘violence is the answer’ after her chilling note to neighbours prompted a remorseful thief to return her TV to her. Twitter user […]

Sport

David Miller’s two late sixes take South Africa past Sri Lanka in thriller

David Miller struck two consecutive sixes in the final over to help South Africa edge Sri Lanka by four wickets in a thrilling but low-scoring match in Sharjah. Needing 15 in the last over for their second Super 12 win, the left-hander Miller deposited the second and third balls from paceman Lahiru Kumara over the […]

Lifestyle

Study finds link between certain ‘forever chemicals’ and preeclampsia

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), sometimes referred to as “forever chemicals,” are long-lasting, man-made substances known to pollute the drinking water supplies of many communities. The Biden administration recently announced that it will require manufacturers to publicly report on PFAS levels found in household items. While scientists recognize their potential toxicity, they have yet to understand how […]

Business

Retailers reel in delivery deadlines to get Christmas gifts to shoppers on time

Shoppers hoping to nab holiday gifts online this year may need to prepare well in advance for their purchases. Numerous retailers are setting earlier deadlines for merchandise ordered online to reach customers’ homes before Christmas. Frères Branchiaux Candle Co co-founder Celena Gill designated Nov. 30 as the last day for customers to place their orders […]

Technology

Zillow buys too many houses, now looking to offload 7,000 homes in bulk

Real estate listing aggregator Zillow reportedly has a housing surplus and wants to bulk-sell up to 7,000 homes. It is looking to recover about $2.8 billion after reportedly buying up too many properties over the summer. Zillow’s primary form of business allows users to search for available housing to rent or purchase. Most people are […]

News

Guess the mystery travel picture location and you could win a prize – how to enter

Each month, we post a photo – all you need to do is work out where it is and you could win three superb illustrated DK Travel Guide books. To give you a helping hand, we’ll be revealing clues here – so make sure to check back, and follow @MirrorTravel and @TravelEdNigel on Twitter for […]