03Jun/24

GATORADE® JOINS FORCES WITH INSPIRATIONAL FOOTBALL ICONS TO BOOST CONFIDENCE OF YOUNG FEMALE ATHLETES

Gatorade, the world’s leading hydration beverage, has brought global footballing icons to Gatorade’s Girls’ 5v5 Finals at the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final in Bilbao, to tackle the issue that 40%* of teen girls lack confidence in sport, a key driver to the athletes of tomorrow dropping out of sports. Each legend shared their motivational tips to inspire girls from across the world to kick down confidence barriers to play football. Read more

03Jun/24

Opera to become the first major browser with on-device AI through Local AI Models

Opera [NASDAQ: OPRA] is announcing plans to add new on-device browser AI capabilities to its flagship browser, Opera One, and its gaming browser, Opera GX. In April 2024, Opera became the first browser with support for on-device AI by providing access to local LLMs directly in the application. Continue reading

26May/24

NewSound Hearing Aid Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Yes, it appears that NewSound Hearing Aids celebrated a significant milestone recently. The press release you shared details a special anniversary event they held to commemorate two decades of business. The event included the opening of a new showroom, a seminar on hearing tech advancements, and a celebratory banquet. It sounds like they’ve been around for a while and are committed to innovation in the hearing aid industry.

Is there anything specific you’d like to know about NewSound Hearing Aids? Perhaps you’re interested in their products or services? Continue reading

26May/24

May infringements package: key decisions

This excerpt describes a regular enforcement action by the European Commission.
Location: Brussels, Belgium (headquarters of the European Commission)
Date: May 23, 2024
Source: PR Newswire Policy (likely a press release)
Action: The European Commission is taking legal action against member states of the EU.
The reason for the legal action is that some member states are not following EU laws as they should be. The goal is to make sure EU laws are applied correctly so both citizens and businesses benefit.

EU law covers many areas, so the specific infringements (areas where the law isn’t being followed) aren’t mentioned in this excerpt. Continue reading

26May/24

Difference between Cockney, Mancunians, scousers, and Geordies

May 24, 2024 /Human Interest —  While these terms are widely used, they aren’t quite tribes – they refer to people from specific areas in England with distinct accents and cultural identities. Here’s a breakdown: Continue reading

23May/24

Humana Group and Google Cloud Collaborate to Improve IT Security in Care

Humana Group, one of the Nordic region’s largest care companies, and Google Cloud today announced they are joining forces to increase IT security in the healthcare space, improving control over data management and simplifying collaboration for Humana employees in its Nordic organization. Continue reading

23May/24

THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL TRADE IS BEING REGIONALISED, RESTRUCTURED, AND REROUTED, DMCC REPORT FINDS

Global trade growth and resilience will be maintained in 2024 as an accelerated shift to regionalisation drives deeper bilateral and multilateral partnerships. This will be underpinned by deep supply chain restructuring, modest and uneven goods trade growth, a surge in digital services trade and widespread AI adoption – finds DMCC’s latest Future of Trade 2024 report titled “Decoupled and Reconfigured”. Continue reading

21May/24

The full report from the Inquiry is available: Infected Blood

May 21, 2024 /health/ — The Infected Blood Inquiry in the UK concluded in 2024. Here are some of the key takeaways:

  • Thousands infected: Over 30,000 people in the UK were infected with HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, mainly in the 1970s and 1980s.
  • Government failings: The inquiry found failings by the government at the time, including a slow response to the risks of infected blood and a lack of transparency.
  • Compensation: The government committed to interim compensation of £100,000 for those infected or their bereaved partners.
  • Final report: The full report from the Inquiry is available on their website: Infected Blood Inquiry website

This scandal has had a devastating impact on thousands of lives in the UK. The Inquiry’s findings aim to bring closure and ensure such a tragedy never happens again.