PlayStation 5: Amazon ‘really sorry’ after customers received cat food and other items instead of games console | Science & Tech News, Reports

Amazon says it is “really sorry” following reports that customers who had pre-ordered the new PlayStation 5 instead received deliveries of cat food and a foot massager.

Social media users have expressed their disappointment at what they claim are a spate of unsolicited deliveries, including cat food, a grill, and packing tape, instead of the much-awaited games console.

Amazon confirmed to Sky News that some of the social media reports were genuine, stating: “We’re all about making our customers happy, and that hasn’t happened for a small proportion of these orders.”

“We’re really sorry about that and are investigating exactly what’s happened,” the Amazon spokesperson added.

“We’re reaching out to every customer who’s had a problem and made us aware so we can put it right. Anyone who has had an issue with any order can contact our customer services team for help.”

The affected users have expressed concerns that

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OAIC has fielded zero complaints and received no reported COVIDSafe breaches


The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released its first six-monthly report on the privacy and security of Australia’s COVIDSafe app, which has been far from successful and only identified a small number of unique cases.

The app, which was touted at its introduction as being akin to sunscreen, has since been relegated to double-checking duties.

“There is scarce evidence on the effectiveness of digital or automated contact tracing,” a contact tracing review released earlier this month said.

For the OAIC, from May 16 to November 15, it fielded no complaints about the app and handled 11 enquiries. Over half of the enquiries occurred in July, and no enquiries were reported for October or November.

“We provided general information in response to 10 enquiries and provided assistance on how to make a complaint in response to one enquiry,” the OAIC said.

The types of enquiries handled were about

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Patients who received the combination therapy had increased cognition and functioning — ScienceDaily

UCLA scientists and colleagues found the use of long-acting antipsychotic medication combined with the use of cognitive training in group settings led to improved cognition and increased productivity.

Researchers say patients using a combination of long-acting antipsychotic medication and a multipronged cognitive remediation that taught memory and problem-solving skills had significant improvements in work and school function.

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects how a person thinks, feels and behaves. People with schizophrenia may appear to have lost touch with reality, which can cause distress for family and friends and lead to permanent disability. Treatments delivered in a sustained manner can help people with schizophrenia engage in school or work, achieve independence and enjoy personal relationships.

During a 12-month randomized controlled trial, 60 patients from the UCLA Aftercare Program who recently experienced a first episode of schizophrenia were randomized to oral or long-acting injectable antipsychotic medication and to

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Footballer Ryan Sessegnon speaks out on racist abuse received online

Ryan Sessegnon, a promising 20-year-old English footballer, says he is “not surprised anymore” and disgusted after he shared a screenshot of racist messages he received on the social media platform Instagram​ calling him the n-word and “slave.”

a man holding a ball: Ryan Sessegnon is playing for Hoffenheim on loan from Tottenham.

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Ryan Sessegnon is playing for Hoffenheim on loan from Tottenham.

The England Under-21 winger, who joined Bundesliga club Hoffenheim on loan from Tottenham Hotspur last month, posted the screenshot on his Instagram story.


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He wrote ​at the top of the screenshot: “Honestly unbelievable. The craziest thing is I’m not even surprised anymore. Disgusting.”

In a statement, his parent club Tottenham Hotspur tweeted: “Everyone at the club is with you @RyanSessegnon. We are proud of the rich ethnic diversity that exists across our communities, fans, staff and players.”

“We are driven by inclusion and equality for all and nobody should have to endure such repulsive

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The Science of the COVID-19 Treatments Trump Received | NOVA

The Science of the COVID-19 Treatments Trump Received

Published: November 2, 2020

President Donald Trump: I don’t know what it was… antibodies. Antibodies. I don’t know. I took it, I felt like Superman.

Narrator: President Trump says he’s recovered from COVID-19, in part thanks to an antibody cocktail.

Trump: They gave me Regeneron and other things too but I think this was the key and it was unbelievable, I felt good immediately.

Annie Luetkemeyer: The reason that this is called a cocktail is because the Regeneron combination has two separate antibodies that have been developed and that are given together.

Narrator: According to the White House physician, President Trump received three treatments for the coronavirus—a steroid called dexamethasone, antiviral drug remdesivr , and biotech company Regeneron’s cocktail of monoclonal antibodies

So, what are all these drugs?

And how can we know if any of them actually make a difference?

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15 Emergency Response Lessons Tech Leaders Received From Covid-19

Earlier this year, the coronavirus pandemic forced many companies—including those in the tech sector—to shut down all in-person operations. Businesses had to quickly pivot their daily and long-term operations to rely more heavily on tech than ever before, and leaders often needed to make difficult decisions to ensure survival.

Tech leaders won’t soon forget the experience of the lockdown or the lessons they learned in rapidly adapting to the new tech-dominated normal. We asked 15 tech leaders from Forbes Technology Council to share the lessons they’ll carry forward in responding to future emergencies. 

1. Constantly stress-test your delivery.

We’ve learned the importance of constantly stress-testing the sequencing of our process/product delivery to ensure the business is in the best possible position to take advantage of new opportunities

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VitalHub’s Innovative Digital Pre-Operative Solution, Synopsis iQ, Received Double Health Tech Award Wins

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VitalHub Corp. (the “Company” or “VitalHub”) (TSXV: VHI) is pleased to announce that recently-acquired subsidiary Intouch With Health’s (“Intouch”) new digital pre-operative platform, Synopsis, has won awards at both the Health Tech Digital Awards 2020, and the Forward Healthcare Awards 2020.

Intouch was nominated at both awards in conjunction with Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in recognition of the significant results achieved since Synopsis iQ and Synopsis Home were deployed across the Trust in February 2020. Synopsis won the ‘Best Healthcare Management Solution’ category at the Health Tech Digital Awards and the ‘Enhancing Care through Technology’ category at the Forward Healthcare Awards 2020.

Both accolades have been awarded following an extensive grading process conducted by independent judging panels, based on pre-deployment evidenced-based research outlining the impact the digital pre-operative process would make, and post-deployment data from Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust,

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