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Heavy Lifting, Working Nights Can Hamper Fertility, Says New Study

Heavy Lifting, Working Nights Can Hamper Fertility, Says New Study

Women who work night shifts may find it harder to become pregnant, researchers have found. According to the study, heavy lifting and work outside normal office hours could have a potential effect on a woman’s ability to conceive. The US study, published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal. “Our study suggests that women who are planning pregnancy should be ... Read More »

PayPal builds Slack peer-to-peer payments bot (Video)

PayPal builds Slack peer-to-peer payments bot

PayPal has built its first bot, enabling Slack users to send person-to-person payments without leaving the team messaging app. Meron Colbeci, senior director, core consumer products, PayPal, says sending money from an account “is as easy as typing, ‘/PayPal send $5 to @Dave.’” The bot is available to Slack users in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US. The firm ... Read More »

Russia wants Fox News apology for calling Vladimir Putin “a killer”

Russia wants Fox News apology for calling Vladimir Putin "a killer"

The Kremlin demanded an apology from Fox News after the network’s Bill O’Reilly called President Vladimir Putin “a killer.” Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has demanded a formal apology from the cable news network after Bill O’Reilly called the Russian president “a killer” during an interview with U.S. President Donald Trump that aired before Sunday’s Super Bowl. “We consider such words ... Read More »

Jack Ma warns Trump: ‘If trade stops, war starts’

Jack Ma warns Trump: 'If trade stops, war starts'

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, the second richest man in China, has a warning for President Trump’s hard-line anti-globalization approach, and it is war. Jack Ma, who met US President Donald Trump last month and announced his company Alibaba would help create one million jobs in the United States, added: “The world needs globalisation, it needs trade”. Speaking in Melbourne at ... Read More »

YouTube launches mobile live streaming for creators

YouTube launches mobile live streaming for creators

Eight months after announcing it would support livestreaming capabilities, YouTube has started giving more people access to the service. On Tuesday, the video social network revealed that mobile livestreaming will be available to every creator, as long as they have more than 10,000 subscribers. It promises that “the rest of you will have it soon.” Ten thousand subscribers isn’t all ... Read More »

Stefano Brizzi: Convicted cannibal cop killer found dead in prison

Stefano Brizzi: Convicted cannibal cop killer found dead in prison

Stefano Brizzi, who was jailed for the murder of police officer Gordon Semple in London has been found dead in prison, the Ministry of Justice has said. A Prison Service spokesperson confirmed that Stefano Brizzi, 50, died on Sunday at HMP Belmarsh, southeast London. They added: “As with all deaths in custody there will be an independent investigation by the ... Read More »

Health Canada approves three supervised injection sites in Montreal

Health Canada approves three supervised injection sites in Montreal

Health Canada has given Montreal approval to open three supervised drug injection sites, making it only the second city in the country to have the facilities on its territory. Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott announced the approval of the request on Monday afternoon. The provincial government approved the notion of introducing supervised drug injection facilties two years ago, but the ... Read More »

Frontier Developments license rights from Hollywood studio, Report

Frontier Developments license rights from Hollywood studio, Report

Frontier Developments, creator of Elite: Dangerous and Planet Coaster, is moving to bigger things with its next franchise. How about a game created with a movie license of “global renown?” According to a press release posted on the London Stock Exchange website, the company has licensed the rights to an “enduring movie franchise of global renown” from an unnamed Hollywood ... Read More »

Isabella Lovin: Swedish deputy PM mocks Trump with all-female photo

Isabella Lovin: Swedish deputy PM mocks Trump with all-female photo

The Swedish Deputy Prime Minister, Isabella Lovin, might have just trolled Donald Trump and the US government with one perfect picture. Isabella Lovin, has published a photograph of herself signing a climate bill surrounded by her closest female colleagues, apparently mocking a photo of US president Donald Trump. Isabella Lovin, who also serves as environment and development aid minister, is ... Read More »