19-year-old man dies after fire at Westside high-rise

19-year-old man dies after fire at Westside high-rise

A 19-year-old man injured in a Westside apartment blaze earlier this week has died, the Los Angeles Fire Department said Friday evening. Officials declined to identify the victim because of patient confidentiality rules and an ongoing fire investigation. The…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Biggest Apple Maps Change Is One You Can’t See

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Biggest Apple Maps Change Is One You Can’t See

Apple yesterday touted a “new” version of Apple Maps, one that includes faster navigation, more detailed roads, real-time transit updates, lists of favorite places, and access to Look Around, street-level 3-D imagery that’s similar to Google’s Street View. Despite the fanfare, the Maps app won’t look dramatically different; most of these new features were available…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Coronavirus Research Is Moving at Top Speed—With a Catch

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Coronavirus Research Is Moving at Top Speed—With a Catch

Jonathan Read admits to being something of a dinosaur when it comes to publishing his work. An epidemiologist at Lancaster University in the UK, Read had always followed the old ways—submit to a journal, get accepted, get comments and edits from peer reviewers, revise the article, publish.But a few years ago, something started nagging at…