YouTube TV drops Boston regional sports network NESN

  • October 31, 2020
At the end of September, a dispute with Sinclair cut off YouTube TV’s deal for Fox regional sports networks across the country, and as October comes to an end it’s also dropping Boston network NESN. NESN broadcasts games for the Red Sox and Bruins, a…

AI can detect COVID-19 by listening to your coughs

  • October 31, 2020
It’s easy to be worried when you cough these days — is it COVID-19, or are you just clearing your throat? You might get a clearer answer soon. MIT researchers have developed AI that can recognize forced coughing from people who have COVID-19, even if…

Joe Biden’s campaign has a ‘Fortnite’ island

  • October 31, 2020
If you’re running Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and want to make a last-minute push for the youth vote, what do you do? Set up a Fortnite island, apparently. Mashable reports (via Kotaku) that the Biden-Harris campaign has introduced a “Build Bac…

Stay safe and comfortable with this LED fan mask that’s $50

  • October 31, 2020
Specific preventative measures are essential for staying healthy while slowing the spread of COVID-19. These include everything from washing one’s hands and maintaining social distance to wearing a face mask. Even though we’re well into this global p…