Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet

Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet

Hong (AP)Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to head to trial later this year over a series of bad tweets in which he described a diver as “pedo guy” after the man criticized his plan for saving a young soccer team trapped in a cave system in Thailand.

Meet at Med-Tech Innovation Expo: Luso Electronics

Meet at Med-Tech Innovation Expo: Luso Electronics

Luso Electronics, the power supply specialists will be exhibiting a wide range of switch mode power supplies and dc/dc converters suitable for all medical applications on stand B46 at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo.

New podcast to tell inspiring medtech stories

New podcast to tell inspiring medtech stories

In our shared pursuit of developing and bringing medical devices to market, one measure used for success is whether it was done with True Quality,” Speer said. The podcast is intended to give listeners invaluable insights into how medtech pioneers have successfully designed and developed true quality medical devices.

We Were All Free of Facebook's Iron Grip on the Internet for a Few Hours

We Were All Free of Facebook's Iron Grip on the Internet for a Few Hours

Photo: Jenny Kane (AP)Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around 6:30 a.m. ET and extending until around 9:00 a.m. Per Bloomberg, Facebook and Instagram domains ceased to be accessible by users during that time period, while Messenger and WhatsApp were also non-functional.

Meet at Med-Tech Innovation Expo: Wickham Laboratories

Meet at Med-Tech Innovation Expo: Wickham Laboratories

As a contract lab with expertise in biocompatibility testing, Wickham Laboratories Ltd welcomes the opportunity to network with those in the medical device industry who are seeking support at this year’s Med-Tech Innovation Expo. Register for the Med-Tech Innovation Expo.

Meet at Med-Tech Innovation Expo: Tom Parker Ltd & CPC

Meet at Med-Tech Innovation Expo: Tom Parker Ltd & CPC

Tom Parker Ltd, in conjunction with Colder Products Company (CPC) will be appearing at Med-Tech Innovation Expo to launch the new PLQ2 Series of connectors alongside the recently released LQ series for liquid cooling applications.

Apple TV+ Is Much More Than a 'Netflix Killer'

Apple TV+ Is Much More Than a 'Netflix Killer'

Apple TV+, the star of the lineup, will launch this fall with some high-profile original content -- something that has become key to the success of any over-the-top streaming service.

Sonos and Ikea Made Some Wacky Speaker Furniture

Sonos and Ikea Made Some Wacky Speaker Furniture

The Symfonisk bookshelf speaker has drivers that only point in one direction, which should mean it sounds different than the table-top lamp. We do know that the new Ikea speakers will work just like Sonos speakers.

Facebook Is Paying a British Newspaper to Run Facebook-Friendly Sponsored Content

Facebook Is Paying a British Newspaper to Run Facebook-Friendly Sponsored Content

Photo: Elise Amendola (AP)Facebook is paying British newspaper the Daily Telegraph to run a series of sponsored articles called “Being human in the information age” defending it against claims it is encouraging the spread of misinformation, aiding in the spread of hate speech, violating privacy, and generally ruining society in myriad other ways, Business Insider reported on Wednesday.

Inivata raises more funds to advance lung biopsy test launch in US

Inivata raises more funds to advance lung biopsy test launch in US

Clinical cancer genomics company Inivata has raised $52.6m in a series B funding round to support the commercialisation of its InVisionFirst lung liquid biopsy test in the US.

Medically approved adaptor now available

Medically approved adaptor now available

Ecopac Power has announced the availability of the GEM60I 60-watt wall-mounted adaptor. The GEM60I series wall-mounted adaptors can be plugged directly into mains outlets without using an additional AC cable with the aim of saving costs and with a more efficient use of space.

Prenatal forest fire exposure stunts children's growth

Prenatal forest fire exposure stunts children's growth

The study, "Seeking natural capital projects: Forest fires, haze, and early-life exposure in Indonesia," by Pattanayak and Jie-Sheng Tan-Soo of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy appears this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Polyplastics announces new PM series for drug contact and delivery

Polyplastics announces new PM series for drug contact and delivery

The material also adheres to quality management systems including conformity to VDI guideline, VDI 2017 medical-grade plastics. TOPAS COC is a plastic which offers stiffness and barrier resistance, biocompatibility, and drug compatibility for wearables, drug delivery, medical devices, pharmaceutical blisters and trays, and diagnostics and microfluidics.

Better mouse model built to enable precision-medicine research for Alzheimer's

Better mouse model built to enable precision-medicine research for Alzheimer's

The authors noted that the AD-BXD panel represents a new tool for better understanding the heterogeneous nature of normal aging and Alzheimer's, and for precisely identifying molecular factors that lead to resilience to genetic and environmental disease risk factors.

Firework Offers Snack-Size Original Content

Firework Offers Snack-Size Original Content

Short-video social networking platform Firework this week released a collection of shows consisting of 12 episodes that will run just 15-seconds each. "Short-form videos are terrific ways to snack on content," said Josh Crandall, principal analyst at Netpop Research.

Medtech player showcases its parts for equipment at Compamed

Medtech player showcases its parts for equipment at Compamed

Beutter is a fine-mechanical components of high manufacturing depth in small series. As well as mechanical engineering, aviation and astronautics and measuring instrument technology. The company employs all machining technologies at its production place (turning, milling, lapping, honing) and appoints certified suppliers for special processes, such as surface treatment and heat treatment.

DJI Made a New Sort of Super Drone

DJI Made a New Sort of Super Drone

Otherwise, DJI’s new folding drone sports all of the same impressive performance features as others in the Mavic 2 series. It’s now very clear that DJI’s new Mavic 2 series is much more than one drone.

Fighting mutant influenza

Fighting mutant influenza

They then spun that discovery into a series of similar sulfur-bearing molecules, eventually identifying two compounds with even better antiviral properties than oseltamivir, fighting off drug-resistant and drug-sensitive strains.

Deals this week: CardiLink, Zimmer Biomet and Cardialen

Deals this week: CardiLink, Zimmer Biomet and Cardialen

Zimmer Biomet and Apple are planning to provide assistance to users of the Apple smartwatch and iPhone to help in knee and hip replacement surgeries. “Zimmer Biomet and Apple are planning to provide assistance to users of the Apple smartwatch and iPhone to help in knee and hip replacement surgeries.”

Magic Leap, BDSM-Bots, and Star Trek: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Magic Leap, BDSM-Bots, and Star Trek: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

These laws state explicitly, right at the top, that “a robot may not injure a human being.” An originalist interpretation would lead one to conclude that Asimov would not be down with BDSM sex robots—but it’s hard to imagine he had them in mind when he drafted his famous rules.

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