A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

Thousands of users report an outage on Google

Tens of thousands of users of Google services reported outages to the benchmark site DownDetector.com on Monday evening, notably concerning the search engine but also Maps, its mapping application. “User reports indicate that there are problems on Google Maps since 9:36 p.m. (according to the US east coast time zone, which is 3:36 a.m. in … Read more

Razer Unveils New Strider Chroma and Goliathus Chroma 3XL Mouse Pads

To play on PC, you need a computer, a monitor, a keyboard, a mouse, a headset, a desk and a chair, but also a carpet, and Razer already has several in its catalog. No matter, the manufacturer presents two new ones today, namely the Strider Chroma and Goliathus Chroma 3XL. These are mouse pads for … Read more

Wall Street ends sharply higher, driven by technology

The New York Stock Exchange concluded sharply higher on Wednesday August 3, driven by the Nasdaq and encouraging company results, after the decline the day before when tensions with China had weighed. According to preliminary results at the close, the Dow Jones index gained 1.28%, the tech-heavy Nasdaq jumped 2.59% and the S&P 500 1.56%. … Read more

Facial herpes, a virus possibly 5000 years old

The modern strain of the facial herpes virus, which causes cold sores, dates back around 5,000 years, according to the authors of a recent study. “We were able to determine that the variations of the modern strains all date back to some time in the late Neolithic, early Bronze Age“, explained Christiana Scheib, co-lead author … Read more

the government will mobilize “additional arms” to vaccinate

The town hall of Paris called on Monday for “emergency measures” from the state to obtain more doses and personnel vaccinating against this disease. A specific vaccination center opens this Tuesday in the capital. The government announced on Monday July 25 to mobilize “extra armsto vaccinate against monkeypox, at a time when elected officials and … Read more

Hashtag Trending Podcast, July 21, 2022 — Google Scam, Microsoft AirSim, Netflix Numbers and Uber Lawsuits | Informatic direction

Trending Hashtag Podcast, July 21, 2022 — A micro-scam on Google, Microsoft’s AirSim project, better-than-expected results for Netflix and lawsuits against Uber. Welcome to Hashtag Trends, your weekly roundup of tech topics being talked about on social media. Today is Thursday, July 21, 2022. A micro-scam on Google the New York Times reported this week … Read more

women affected by menstrual disorders invited to declare them

Women affected by menstrual disorders that appeared after vaccination against Covid-19 are invited to declare them, the Medicines Agency (ANSM) said on Tuesday July 19, in a context of uncertainty about a direct link between vaccines and these troubles. Menstrual disorders declared after vaccination with an mRNA vaccine, namely those of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, have … Read more

The Superior Court authorizes a class action against Google | Informatic direction

Renaud Larue Langlois – 08/07/2022 A class action initiated by Option consommateurs and the law firm Belleau Lapointe targeting Google’s large-scale personal data collection practices in Quebec has just been authorized by the Superior Court of Quebec Source: anyaberkut/Getty Option consommateurs, a non-profit association whose mission is to help consumers and defend their rights, accuses … Read more

a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more