Technology

New iPhones: ‘Pro’ models to sport upgraded camera and Face ID, says report

The devices will replace the existing iPhone XS and XS Max, while a third device will be a follow-up to the cheaper XR. Two new iPhone handsets due to be unveiled by Apple next month will be pitched as MacBook-style “pro” models with an upgraded triple-lens camera and improved facial recognition, according to a report. […]

Business

U.S. Added 500,000 Fewer Jobs Since 2018 Than Previously Thought

New Labor Department revisions complicate the Trump administration’s message of a strong economy The U.S. job market isn’t quite as strong as originally believed — with revised figures showing that the economy had 501,000 fewer total jobs this March than initially reported. The Labor Department said Wednesday that nearly two-thirds of the downward revision came […]

Business

Walmart Says Tesla’s Solar Panels Caught Fire On Multiple Store Roofs

The retail giant is suing Tesla alleging breach of contract after fires on the roofs of at least seven stores. Walmart has claimed in a lawsuit that Tesla-supplied solar panels on the roofs at several of its stores caught fire because of the tech company’s “widespread, systemic negligence” and its “failure to live up to […]

Lifestyle

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds

A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over the age of 50, research has found. The study, the first large-scale trial to date, looked at the effectiveness of a so-called polypill […]

Business

Amazon just opened its biggest office building — and it’s not in the United States

Amazon just opened its biggest office building in the world in the Indian city of Hyderabad. The online retail giant’s new campus in the city’s financial district opened on Wednesday. It covers 9.5 acres and has 1.8 million square feet of office space, making it “Amazon’s single largest building in the world in terms of […]

Business

Recession Warnings Grow As Stocks Slide Following Weak Economic Data From China, Germany

Investors are worried that the trade war between the U.S. and China may drag on through 2020 and cause more economic damage. Stocks fell sharply Wednesday after the bond market raised another warning flag on the economy. The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year Treasury’s yield Wednesday morning for the first […]

Lifestyle

High blood pressure shrinks your brain, study finds

Faster increases in blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 linked to smaller brain volume. High blood pressure in middle age and large increases between your 30s and 40s are linked to poorer brain health post-retirement, a new study suggests. Those whose blood pressure was higher at the age of 53, and had […]

Lifestyle

Woman bedridden for two years by Lyme disease from tick bite

A woman went from living the “best years of her life” to almost two years of illness and seclusion in a bedroom because of a tick bite. Yen Lau, 32, from Glasgow, got Lyme disease after being bitten on a camping trip on a small island on Loch Lomond. She was unaware of the risk […]

Sport

CFT Previews: Six-pack of Heisman dark horses

The early frontrunners for the Heisman Trophy in 2019 will be Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. But history suggests the preseason favorite or favorites for the Heisman Trophy have a rough time getting to the end of the season as the frontrunner. Every season sees new Heisman contenders come and go […]

Lifestyle

How to refuel after a workout on a vegan diet

Refueling after a workout is really important. When you push your body you deplete stores of energy and water that you need to replace in order to allow your muscles to recover efficiently. If you don’t get enough protein, nutrients and carbohydrates after fitness – that can make you feel really rubbish. Which isn’t what […]