Sport

England’s IPL players will complete return from India on Thursday

Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan are expected to depart India on Thursday, completing the return of all 11 England players at the Indian Premier League after the tournament’s Covid-related collapse on Tuesday. An initial contingent of eight England players landed in the UK on Wednesday morning, with Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, […]

Lifestyle

Study reveals how opioid supply shortages shape emergency department prescribing behaviors

When evaluating the opioid crisis, research reveals that external factors—such as the volume of pre-filled syringes, or a default number of opioid tablets that could easily be ordered at discharge for the patient—can shift prescribing and compel emergency department (ED) physicians to administer or prescribe greater quantities of opioids. A new study published in the […]

Business

Apple soars past sales, profit targets, warns of chip shortages

Fiscal second-quarter sales to China nearly doubled and results topped analyst targets in every category, led by $6.5 billion more in iPhone sales than predicted and Mac sales about a third higher than estimates. Apple also announced a $90 billion share buyback, a day after Alphabet Inc promised to repurchase $50 billion in stock. Apple […]

Technology

Apple invests an additional $45 million into precision glass maker Corning

Corning is a longtime partner of Apple’s. As the story goes, Corning developed a formula for hardened glass way back in the 60s but never found a market for it. In the mid-2000s, Apple CEO Steve Jobs got in contact with the company with regards to producing cover glass for the iPhone. It was a […]

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Couple who found secret Nazi messages under floorboards on mission to crack code

A couple found secret WW2 German messages under their floorboards and are trying to crack the puzzle with help of a 95-year-old Bletchley Park code breaker. John and Val Campbell discovered a cache of wartime items hidden by a Nazi soldier in the 1940s. It included cigarette packets, matches, a shampoo sachet, a fuse wire […]

Sport

Brett Favre says his gut tells him Aaron Rodgers will not return to Packers

Brett Favre believes his successor as the franchise quarterback of the Packers will not be in Green Bay much longer. Reports emerged last week that Aaron Rodgers does not want to return to the team he has led since taking over from Favre in 2008. There has long been a feeling that the Packers have […]

Lifestyle

Why do some neurons degenerate and die in Alzheimer’s disease, but not others?

In the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease, neurons degenerate and die, slowly eliminating memories and cognitive skills. However, not all neurons are impacted equally. Some types of neurons in certain brain regions are more susceptible, and even among those subtypes—mysteriously—some perish and some do not. Researchers at Gladstone Institutes have uncovered molecular clues […]

Business

U.S. Fed tames taper talk, but investors look for clues in coming months

Investors have received some reassurance that the Federal Reserve will not imminently reduce its support of the U.S. economic recovery, but they expect the Fed to provide more concrete clues on a tapering of bond purchases in the months ahead. At the conclusion of the U.S. central bank’s latest policy meeting on Wednesday, Fed Chair […]

Technology

Microsoft removes problematic AMD driver that was causing BSODs on Windows 10 PCs

After multiple users have reported BSOD crashes following updating their Windows 10 systems, Microsoft found it had accidentally uploaded an update package with a problematic driver. The driver causing the crashes was the AMD SCSI Adapter 9.3.0.221 and was mostly affecting systems with AMD X570 motherboards. To avoid further issues, the driver has since been […]

News

Mum’s horror as son, 4, smothers himself in her fake tan while she is out at work

A mum was horrified to discover her schoolboy son had smothered himself in her fake tan while she was out at work – leaving him looking like a muddy ‘swamp monster’ Cheeky Kris Way had swiped his mum’s bottle of St Moriz medium tan from the side of the bath and doused himself in it […]