Sport

Chris Wood’s header caps comeback as Burnley sink Aston Villa 3-2

Dean Smith was in “disbelief” that Aston Villa were not heading back to Birmingham with all three points after they twice surrendered a one‑goal lead before going on to lose 3-2 at Burnley. Chris Wood capped a sensational comeback from Burnley in an entertaining encounter at Turf Moor. “The word I would use is disbelief,” […]

Lifestyle

Medicaid expansion helps uncover undiagnosed HIV infections

The Medicaid expansion facilitated by the Affordable Care Act led to increases in the identification of undiagnosed HIV infections and in the use of HIV prevention services such as preexposure prophylaxis drugs, says new research co-written by a team of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign experts who study the intersection of health care and public policy. […]

Business

Ford to install Google’s Android operating system in most cars from 2023

Google and Ford have signed a deal under which the Android operating system will be installed in most of the US carmaker’s vehicles in the latest sign of technology companies’ interest in the automotive sector. Ford will start installing Android in all its cars outside China from 2023 for at least six years. Google, owned […]

Technology

The HomePod mini finally adds its long-promised ultra-wideband handoff feature

Apple has officially released iOS 14.4 and a matching update for its HomePod mini speaker, adding the long-promised ultra-wideband (UWB) handoff feature that will allow newer iPhones to more seamlessly transfer music, calls, and podcasts between the two devices. While both the original HomePod and the HomePod mini have supported handing off music for some […]

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Rep. Ritchie Torres feels ‘the weight of history’ on his shoulders

Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-N.Y., could “feel the weight of history” on his shoulders as the freshman member of Congress entered the House floor for the first time Jan. 3. The office where Rep. John F. Kennedy once sat now has Torres’ name on it. “It was surreal for me to go to my office for […]

Sport

Oliver Burke shocks Manchester United with Sheffield United winner

Manchester United were insipid, Sheffield United impressive in a display that doubled the bottom-placed team’s victory tally: the substitute Oliver Burke’s 74th-minute winner summing up why the home side deserved to lose. David de Gea failed to clear and instead handed John Lundstram possession near goal. The visitors were allowed too much time, even after […]

Lifestyle

Anonymous cell phone data can quantify behavioral changes for flu-like illnesses

Cell phone data that is routinely collected by telecommunications providers can reveal changes of behavior in people who are diagnosed with a flu-like illness, while also protecting their anonymity, a new study finds. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) published the research, led by computer scientists at Emory University and based on […]

Business

Hargreaves Lansdown reports rise in half-year profits amid influx of new investors

Britain’s largest retail investment company, Hargreaves Lansdown, has reported a rise in half-year profits as vaccine hopes and the US election result prompted an influx of younger clients looking to invest in stock markets. The broker said it had attracted £3.2bn worth of new business and another 84,000 clients since June, as the Covid outbreak […]

Technology

Veterans more likely to lose limbs to disease than warfare

Three weeks after Google promised it would add Apple’s mandatory app privacy labels “as soon as this week,” none of the company’s main apps have the labels, including Gmail, search, Photos, Docs, and YouTube. There have been some questions about whether Google is purposefully not updating its apps to avoid the labels, so I looked […]

News

San Francisco P.I. Jack Palladino on life support after robbery attempt

A San Francisco private investigator who worked for the Black Panthers, Bill Clinton and other well-known figures was on life support after he was badly injured during an attempted robbery, his family and authorities said Sunday. The man, Jack Palladino, 76, fell on the pavement and suffered a life-threatening head injury after someone jumped from […]