Facebook appoints ‘privacy committee’ on its board

Facebook has created a ‘privacy committee’ on its board of directors as part of the company’s $5billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.   Members of the panel, which will be responsible for overseeing risks related to privacy and data use, were named in a financial filing on Wednesday, Business Insider … Read more Facebook appoints ‘privacy committee’ on its board

Is Bitcoin an idea whose time has finally come or a crazy gamble?

‘This time next year, we’ll be millionaires.’ That was the regular boast of Del Boy to brother Rodney in TV comedy Only Fools And Horses when he had stumbled across ‘the next big thing’.  But in recent times such hype has been applied to investing in crypto-currencies – an easy way of turning tech nerds … Read more Is Bitcoin an idea whose time has finally come or a crazy gamble?

Ben Ungermann suddenly disappears from MasterChef for Katy Perry’s episode

Ben Ungermann suddenly disappears from MasterChef for Katy Perry’s episode… after he was mysteriously arrested during filming By Jessamy Tredinnick For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:35 BST, 15 May 2020 | Updated: 03:35 BST, 15 May 2020 Ben Ungermann was noticeably absent from Thursday night’s immunity challenge on MasterChef Australia: Back to Win. Eagle-eyed fans … Read more Ben Ungermann suddenly disappears from MasterChef for Katy Perry’s episode

Facebook appoints ‘privacy committee’ on its board

Facebook has created a ‘privacy committee’ on its board of directors as part of the company’s $5billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.   Members of the panel, which will be responsible for overseeing risks related to privacy and data use, were named in a financial filing on Wednesday, Business Insider … Read more Facebook appoints ‘privacy committee’ on its board

Boris declares war on fat: PM ditches his ‘nanny state’ worries and demands action

Boris Johnson is planning a war on obesity after deciding his own touch-and-go battle with coronavirus was exacerbated by him being overweight. The PM is ready to ditch long-standing opposition to ‘nanny state’ policies and launch a crackdown on the nation’s bulging waistlines after coronavirus is defeated.   He’s told senior advisers that the experience – … Read more Boris declares war on fat: PM ditches his ‘nanny state’ worries and demands action

STOCK WATCH: Ryanair and the riddle of the soaring biotech shares

STOCK WATCH: Ryanair and the riddle of the soaring biotech shares; Vodafone dividend under threat? Tui trouble; Hargreaves Lansdown update By Jamie Nimmo For The Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 22:31 BST, 9 May 2020 | Updated: 09:31 BST, 10 May 2020 There’s been plenty of head-scratching over at Omega Diagnostics, one of the biotech … Read more STOCK WATCH: Ryanair and the riddle of the soaring biotech shares

The Voice: Stunning photos reveal the futuristic stage and new door pusher

This is The Voice! Stunning photos reveal the futuristic stage, dramatic lighting effects and first EVER female ‘door pusher’ By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:11 BST, 15 May 2020 | Updated: 03:14 BST, 15 May 2020 The Voice is set to return bigger and better than ever when it airs on Channel … Read more The Voice: Stunning photos reveal the futuristic stage and new door pusher

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat coronavirus patients

NIH doses first coronavirus patient in trial of hydroxychloroquine and antibiotic combo touted by Trump in hopes the controversial drug will cut risks of hospitalization and death The NIH has begun a clinical trial testing anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and antibiotic azithromycin in coronavirus patients Patients will either be assigned the experimental treatment or a pair … Read more NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat coronavirus patients

Study finds just 1% of coronavirus patients who received plasma suffered side effects

An experimental treatment using blood plasma is safe to use on coronavirus patients, a new study suggests. Less than one percent of about 5,000 patients from around the US who received  plasma from people who had recovered from the virus suffered ‘serious adverse effects.’ Additionally, one week later, only about 15 percent died, which the … Read more Study finds just 1% of coronavirus patients who received plasma suffered side effects

London records just 24 new covid-19 cases a day raising hopes lockdown could be eased 

London is recording fewer than 24 new Covid-19 cases a day and could see the virus eradicated within weeks, according to new data. Analysis by Public Health England and Cambridge University calculated that the ‘R’ reproduction rate has fallen to 0.4 in the capital, with the number of new cases halving every 3.5 days. The … Read more London records just 24 new covid-19 cases a day raising hopes lockdown could be eased