Debenhams’s entire 14,000 workforce brace for bad news as retailer calls in liquidation experts

Debenhams calls in liquidation experts putting its entire 14,000-strong workforce at risk in what could be the biggest jobs cut of the coronavirus pandemic Department store chain appointed Hilco Capital to draw up contingency plans Debenhams announced earlier this week that it would cut a further 2,500 jobs It comes as Jet2 cuts jobs of … Read more Debenhams’s entire 14,000 workforce brace for bad news as retailer calls in liquidation experts

Security experts find major vulnerabilities in Amazon Alexa that lets hackers control the device

Amazon has released a child-friendly feature for its Alexa smart assistant called FreeTime. Once activated, the device will answer questions on sensitive topics differently to palm-off curious children. Alexa changes its answers to questions poised by all members of the household once the feature is turned on, regardless of age.  ALEXA, WHERE DO BABIES COME … Read more Security experts find major vulnerabilities in Amazon Alexa that lets hackers control the device

Home Secretary Priti Patel orders experts to help combat Britain’s spiralling drug use 

Priti Patel’s war on cocaine: Home Secretary orders experts to help combat Britain’s spiralling drug use by ‘white males under 30’ Priti Patel has asked Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to focus on issue Home Secretary said increase in use has been driven by white males under 30  Her plea comes after an … Read more Home Secretary Priti Patel orders experts to help combat Britain’s spiralling drug use 

Experts reveal what going on holiday does to your mind and body

Whether you’re planning a staycation or braving a holiday overseas (and the risk of being quarantined when you get back), will you be one of the new ‘Leaveists’? These are people who use their time off work to catch up … with work. According to a recent survey, about half of us have done it. … Read more Experts reveal what going on holiday does to your mind and body

Packed pubs are a bigger coronavirus risk than PLANES, experts warn

Experts have warned that people drinking together in pubs carry more risk of spreading the coronavirus than planes.  Dr Julian W Tang, honorary associate professor of respiratory sciences at the University of Leicester, said the most common method of transmission in the UK is probably ‘conversational exposure’.  He said being in a busy pub is … Read more Packed pubs are a bigger coronavirus risk than PLANES, experts warn

Instant Pots disinfect N95 masks from the coronavirus in just 50 minutes, experts claim

Americans are increasingly being spotted wearing face masks in public amid the coronavirus pandemic, as are people are around the globe. Soon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may advise all Americans to cover their faces when they leave the house, the Washington Post reported.   The agency is weighing that recommendation after initially … Read more Instant Pots disinfect N95 masks from the coronavirus in just 50 minutes, experts claim

Experts say a coronavirus vaccine may be less effective in obese adults

It’s already well-known that being overweight is a major risk factor for contracting the novel coronavirus. But some health experts fear that when a vaccine finally becomes available, it may not protect obese Americans as well as the general population..  Previous studies have found that inoculations for influenza and hepatitis B have been less effective in … Read more Experts say a coronavirus vaccine may be less effective in obese adults

Fears for holidays as travel experts warn France ‘is highly likely’ to be added to quarantine list

Thousands of holidays could be at risk as France is ‘highly likely’ to be added to the 14-day quarantine list following a dramatic rise in coronavirus infections, according to travel experts. Tourists returning to the UK could soon be facing a 14 days in self-isolation amid speculation that France will be added to the Foreign … Read more Fears for holidays as travel experts warn France ‘is highly likely’ to be added to quarantine list

Erectile dysfunction drug aviptadil may also beat Covid-19, experts believe 

A drug used for erectile dysfunction has the potential to treat critically ill Covid-19 patients, scientists say.  Aviptadil has been fast-tracked into clinical trials in the US after promising results. It’s branded as Invicorp in the UK but is not yet marketed in the states. Almost 300 patients with moderate and severe bouts of coronavirus … Read more Erectile dysfunction drug aviptadil may also beat Covid-19, experts believe 

Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could be hacked, experts warn 

Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could be hacked, letting thieves steal thoughts and memories, experts warn Companies are in the works of creating brain-computer interfaces  Researchers warn the systems could be vulnerable to hackers Cybercriminals could intercept data containing thoughts and memories They could also erase skills and implant their own information instead  By Stacy … Read more Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could be hacked, experts warn