Amazon confirms a Seattle employee has coronavirus

Amazon has confirmed that one of its employees at the company’s Seattle, Washington, headquarters has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. In an email to employees in Seattle and Bellevue, the company’s health and safety office said the infected worker was based in the Brazil (SEA53) building, part of the South Lake Union Campus. The […]

Lawmakers brawl in Turkey’s parliament over military involvement in northern Syria

Fists flew as a fight broke out between lawmakers from opposing parties in Turkey’s parliament Wednesday during a tense discussion about the country’s military involvement in northwest Syria. Dozens of legislators from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party and from the main opposition party were caught on camera pushing and punching each other. Some are seen […]

Second-year Luka Doncic sets Mavericks’ career triple-double record

Luka Doncic scored 30 points and broke Dallas’ career triple-double record with his 22nd, helping the Mavericks hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 127-123 in overtime Wednesday night. Doncic added 17 rebounds and 10 assists, and Kristaps Porzingis had 34 points and 12 rebounds in the nationally televised matchup between young stars Doncic and Zion […]

M&S is selling Marmite flavoured butter, cream cheese, and cheddar twists

Marmite might be the most divisive condiment but kudos to their marketing team for trying to make it more appealing to the naysayers (remember when they tried to hypnotise us into loving it?) They’ve already launched a peanut butter edition to get nut fans in on the action. And now comes two new forms of […]

U.S. businesses show growing concern over impact of coronavirus, Fed survey shows

There are signs the escalating coronavirus outbreak has begun to weigh on business sentiment in the United States, a report by the Federal Reserve released on Wednesday showed, even as the U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace over the past several weeks. The Fed cut interest rates by a half percentage point […]

Ring products log every doorbell press, detected motion, and app interaction

While the home-security cameras of Amazon-owned Ring are popular products, questions over their privacy implications have been around for a while, and a new report could bring the company more controversy. As discovered by the BBC, Amazon keeps records of every motion detected by Ring doorbells, along with the exact time they are logged. It […]

Mother of American held in Iran fears her son is at risk of infection from coronavirus

The mother of an American imprisoned in Iran said Wednesday she fears her son is at risk of contracting the coronavirus given the scale of the outbreak in the country and reports that the illness has spread to a major prison where he was held temporarily. Michael White, a U.S. Navy veteran, had just finished […]