dangerous strain gains ability to spread through sex, new data suggest

Monkeypox virus particles (artificially coloured).Credit: UK Health Security Agency/Science Photo Library A virulent strain of the monkeypox virus has gained the ability to spread through sexual contact, new data suggest. This has alarmed researchers, who fear a reprise of the worldwide mpox outbreak in 2022. Evidence from past outbreaks indicates that this strain, called clade … Read more

Apple Arcade Gains Puyo Puyo Puzzle Pop, Super Monsters Ate My Condo and More

Apple today updated its Apple Arcade gaming service to add a selection of new games to play. The main new addition is Puyo Puyo Puzzle Pop, a game in Sega’s popular Puyo Puyo series. In Puyo Puyo Puzzle Pop, players match up Puyos of the same color to clear the board and cause damage to … Read more

Google Maps Gains New AI Tools, Updated Recommendation Lists and More

Google today announced several changes that it is making to the Google Maps platform, including an AI update. Google Maps now provides better at-a-glance information on locations, with the details powered by Google AI. Maps shows photo highlights and reviews that summarize what people like about a location. A restaurant’s food items can be identified … Read more

YouTube TV Gains Multiview Support on iPhone and iPad

YouTube TV subscribers can now watch several programs at once on iPhone and iPad, thanks to support for Multiview rolling out, Google has confirmed (via 9to5Google). Multiview lets users watch four different cable channels on-screen at the same time. The feature works from the “Home” tab, which includes stream options like “Top Picks for You” … Read more

Google Chrome Gains Real-Time URL Protection on Mac and iOS

Google today announced that it is upgrading Google Safe Browsing with real-time URL protection to keep Chrome users safe from malicious websites. Safe Browsing is designed to protect against phishing attacks, malware, and unwanted software by checking URLs against a master list. The Standard protection for Chrome previously used a list that is stored on … Read more