Sport

Gareth Southgate casts envious eye towards Germany’s Joshua Kimmich

It is always revealing when a manager namechecks an opposition player before a game and it was no different when Gareth Southgate did so on Sunday. Asked to assess Germany, whom England face in the Nations League at Wembley on Monday night – in a tie that has become fraught for so many reasons – […]

Lifestyle

Research finds link between poor health, low breast milk production

New research from UC shows that poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production. The study was published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. “We wanted to see if we could understand what stands out as different in these moms. So, we conducted a case control study to see why, despite their best […]

Business

Tata Motors launches $10,000 electric car in India to further its lead

Tata Motors (TAMO.NS) launched India’s lowest priced electric car at a little over $10,000 on Wednesday as the country’s only electric vehicle (EV) maker looks to draw in more buyers. Tata leads India’s EV market, helped by government subsidies and high tariffs on imports. Its move comes as domestic rival Mahindra & Mahindra (MAHM.NS) is […]

Technology

BMW is building a new custom voice assistant for its cars based on Amazon’s Alexa

BMW owners have been able to use Amazon’s Alexa as their in-car voice assistant since 2018. But the automaker announced that it will be taking things a step further, using Amazon’s Alexa core technology to build its own custom voice assistant. The voice assistant will be built using Amazon’s Alexa Custom Assistant, a service that […]

News

Daredevils walk slackline over active volcano for Guinness World Record

Guinness World Records shared video showing a pair of daredevils breaking the record for longest slackline walk over an active volcano. Rafael Bridi of Brazil and Alexander Schulz earned the Guinness World Record for longest slackline walk over an active volcano (ISA-approved) when they walked 856 feet across a line suspended 137 feet over the […]

Sport

Contract will not stop England sacking me, admits Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate has admitted that having two years left on his contract will not protect him from the sack if England flop at the World Cup this winter. Southgate, whose deal runs until December 2024 and takes in that year’s European Championship, is under growing pressure before England close their disastrous Nations League campaign by […]

Lifestyle

One in three Alzheimer’s disease family caregivers has persistent symptoms of depression

More than 60% of family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) experienced at least mild depressive symptoms already at the time the individual with AD was diagnosed. In one third of them, depressive symptoms worsened during a five-year follow-up. The study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland included 226 family caregivers of […]

Business

J&J names consumer health business Kenvue ahead of spin-off

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) named its consumer business Kenvue on Wednesday, moving ahead with its plans to spin-off the unit in what would be the biggest shake-up in the healthcare conglomerate’s 135-year history. The unit has faced nearly 40,000 lawsuits alleging its baby powder and other talc products contained asbestos later linked to mesothelioma and […]

Technology

Square launches support for Apple’s Tap to Pay technology

Square now lets merchants use Apple’s Tap to Pay feature to process transactions. In a press release, the company announced that sellers with a compatible iPhone can use Square’s Point of Sale (POS) app to accept contactless payments. Apple first rolled out Tap to Pay on the iPhone XS and newer in February. The feature […]

News

Bear spends the night destroying interior of SUV in California

A Peninsula woman vacationing in California captured video of the moment a bear fled from the back of her SUV after spending up to seven hours inside the vehicle. Vicky Costantini, 49, of Redwood City, Pa., said she was visiting her vacation home in Arnold, a small community in Calaveras County, Calif., when she made […]