In magazine-making, summer previews are all about sharing ideas and products to help you make the most of warm weather pursuits.But after a year like no other, we've instilled something else into ours: motivation.One of the greatest gifts is an unexpected upside, and you’ll find much of it in the pages of our latest print offering, Issue Sixteen.
BakeryScan was designed to tell croissants from doughnuts, but it was repurposed after a scientist noticed that cancer cells look a bit like bread when under the microscope A form of artificial intelligence designed to identify different types of pastries at checkout has been repurposed to identify cancer cells.
It's been over six months since the PlayStation 5 launched, and it's still nearly impossible to buy.Despite regular restocking, PS5 consoles sell out instantly through Sony and major chains.Sony is now saying that PS5 supply won't meet demand until some point next year.
Opposition members of parliament grilled prime minister Yoshihide Suga for hours about holding the Games under these circumstances after the country extended its state of emergency in Tokyo Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday that he has never “put the Olympics first”, as an opinion poll showed nearly 60 per cent of people in Japan want the Games cancelled less than eleven weeks before they are due to open.
(Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Monday it was opening a formal safety probe into more than 1.1 million Honda Accord vehicles over sudden loss of steering control reports.The agency said the engineering analysis covers 2013 through 2015 models and said "under normal driving conditions, with no warning or input from the driver, the vehicle may veer or jerk out of its intended path of travel."
Olympic Games organisers are left embarrassed again as IOC president Thomas Bach's visit to Japan next week is postponed amid rising Covid cases and an extended state of emergency in the host city of Tokyo
Tokyo 2020 organisers faced fresh embarrassment on Monday after being forced to postpone the scheduled visit of International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach.Bach was due in Japan next week to attend a torch relay event in Hiroshima and then meet Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga.But with emergency Covid-19 measures in place in Tokyo until the end of the month, the IOC chief is now unlikely to visit until June – the month before the Olympics are due to start.
Justin Gatlin says he felt “beyond safe” while competing at an Olympic test event at the athletics stadium which will host the Tokyo Games.The ‘Ready Steady Tokyo’ test event was put on without spectators, after Japan’s capital extended its coronavirus state of emergency until at least the end of May.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Some Toyota Motor shareholders have criticized its President Akio Toyoda for questioning Japan's plans to ban conventional cars only days after the firm said it was reviewing its climate lobbying and aimed for carbon neutrality by 2050.The five investors, who collectively have around $500 billion in assets under management and spoke exclusively to Reuters, said the carmaker risks falling behind competitors that are rolling out electric vehicles, while giving cover for other companies seeking to avoid big changes to meet climate goals.
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has been forced to postpone a visit to Japan, organisers said Monday, after a coronavirus state of emergency was extended less than three months before the Tokyo Games.Bach's trip was scheduled for May 17-18 but organisers "decided to postpone it based on various situations including the (government's) extension of a virus state of emergency".
Ireland will take on Japan and the USA at home in July following the cancellation of the summer tour to Fiji.With Covid-19 wreaking havoc with the schedule, the IRFU along with World Rugby have moved quickly to ensure that Ireland will play Tests in place of the planned trip to Fiji.
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has been forced to postpone a visit to Japan, the Games' organising committee said Monday, as virus cases surge less than three months before the Tokyo Games.Bach’s trip had been scheduled for May 17-18 but organisers “decided to postpone it based on various situations including the extension of a virus state of emergency” by the Japanese government.
All Blacks scrum-half TJ Perenara has turned his back on interest from the NRL's Sydney Roosters to sign with Super Rugby's Hurricanes until the end of 2023.After spending the last six months in Japan playing for the NTT DoCoMo Red Hurricanes, Perenara announced the news of his return to New Zealand on social media.
(Reuters) - Panasonic Corp expects operating profit to jump by a almost a third this business year as economies worldwide rebound from coronavirus lockdown slumps, the company said on Monday.Panasonic forecast operating profit to rise 27.6% to 330 billion yen ($3 billion) this business year.
Tokyo 2020: Japan PM says he's 'never put Olympics first' amid opinion poll where majority want Games cancelled
A poll showed 59 per cent of people in Japan wanted the Games cancelled as opposed to 39 per cent who said they should be held; asked whether the Games will continue even if COVID-19 infections spike, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga replied: "I've never put Olympics first" Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he has never "put the Olympics first" on Monday, the same day an opinion poll showed nearly 60 per cent of people in Japan want the Olympics cancelled less than three months before they begin.
Preparations for the Tokyo Olympics have suffered another setback after a poll found that nearly 60% of people in Japan want them to be cancelled, less than three months before the Games are due to open.Japan has extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and several other regions until the end of May as it struggles to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases fuelled by new, more contagious variants, with medical staff warning that health services in some areas are on the verge of collapse.
(Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday brushed aside calls for the government to compile a supplementary budget to support a pandemic-ravaged economy."The government has reserves set aside, which it can tap for emergency spending" to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, Suga told parliament, in response to a lawmaker calling for an extra budget.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday that he has never “put the Olympics first”, the same day an opinion poll showed nearly 60% of people in Japan want the Olympics cancelled less than three months before they begin.Japan has extended a state of emergency in Tokyo until the end of May and is struggling to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases, raising further questions about whether the Games should go on.
Stocks rose on Monday amid speculation that interest rates will remain low for an extended period due to the receding risk of a rapid acceleration in inflation, while oil prices jumped after a cyber attack on a U.S. pipeline operator unnerved markets.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) rose 0.49% Futures for Japan's Nikkei rose 0.03%.