Experts at the University of Oxford said the first results of coronavirus vaccine trials could by ready as early as mid-June, as the institution announced a new partnership with drug giant AstraZeneca. The agreement with the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company will allow for rapid large-scale distribution of the vaccination around the world if the candidate proves…
Meet Biloba, a French startup that wants to leverage tech to make it easier to keep your children healthy. The company recently launched a new mobile app that lets you chat with a doctor whenever you want between 8 AM and 8 PM. This way, if you have questions about your kids, you can get…
Space Leak System — "Should leaks or other issues be discovered, the program will need time." Eric Berger - Apr 29, 2020 11:40 pm UTC Enlarge / Technicians at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans moved the Space Launch System's liquid hydrogen tank from the factory to the dock, where it was loaded onto…
Nobody was ready for a thirst trap on this scale Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 10:05 Anyone who follows Kylie Jenner on Instagram will know that she’s been living her best life in lockdown. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has been filming a series of iconic uploads from her new house in Los…
Boris Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds has given birth of a healthy baby boy at a London hospital earlier this morning. A spokesperson for the prime minister and Ms Symonds said on Wednesday both the mother and baby are “doing very well”, and that the couple would like to thank the “fantastic” NHS maternity team. The news…
In its first-quarter earnings report today, Samsung said it expects the COVID-19 pandemic to continue impacting its business for the rest of the year, cutting into sales for smartphones and TVs, but increasing demand for PCs, servers and memory chips as people continue to work or study from home. Samsung’s results for the first-quarter of…
Identity crisis — "If you keep picking at this, it's gonna start bleeding." Jennifer Ouellette - Apr 28, 2020 9:31 pm UTC Janelle Monáe stars in Homecoming season 2, coming soon to Amazon Prime.Janelle Monáe plays an amnesiac woman with a mysterious past who suspects that everyone around her is covering up a dark secret…
Love Island’s Molly Mae Hague and Tommy Fury have given fans a glimpse of their luxury apartment in Manchester. The couple are self-isolating in stylish surroundings, with their pad boasting a number of bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, and even an office space for Molly to plan and film her YouTube videos. Despite Molly describing their lockdown…
Donald Trump has denied responsibility for Americans ingesting disinfectants after Maryland governor Larry Hogan said he had received calls asking about it as a weapon against coronavirus in the wake of the president suggesting it could be an effective remedy during a briefing last week. Trump has meanwhile deleted several angry, misspelled tweets attacking the media…
Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia and B2B agtech startup Twiga Foods are partnering to deliver produce in Kenya using adaptive measures during COVID-19. In 2019, Jumia became the first VC funded tech company in Africa to list on a major exchange, the NYSE. Based in Nairobi, Twiga raised a $30 million Series B round in October…