Google announces that it will not block third-party cookies as planned 

In an unexpected turn of events, Google has scrapped its four-year-old plan to eliminate third-party cookies from its Chrome browser. Instead, Google plans to introduce a new strategy that offers users an... Read more »

How long will it take for services to recover after the Microsoft IT outage? 

Businesses and services worldwide are now gradually recovering from the IT outage that disrupted computer systems for hours this week. Among the hardest hit were businesses, banks, hospitals, and airlines, following the... Read more »

Disney confirms investigation into leaked internal messages 

Disney is currently investigating a potential breach of internal communications by a hacking group that claims to be advocating for artists’ rights. The group, known as Nullbulge, says that it has accessed... Read more »

Survey finds that anxiety is affecting children’s sleep 

A recent national survey conducted by the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has found that 25% of parents find bedtime difficult due to their children experiencing anxiety or troubling... Read more »

FDA announces ban on the use of brominated vegetable oil in food products 

The FDA has announced this week that it will prohibit the use of brominated vegetable oil (BVO) in food products. BVO is a vegetable oil chemically modified with bromine and it’s been... Read more »

TikTok says it offered the US government a “kill switch” for the platform in 2022 

TikTok has revealed that it proposed giving the US government the authority to shut down the platform in 2022 in an effort to address lawmakers’ concerns about data protection and national security.... Read more »

Common swimming pool illnesses and how to protect yourself 

Swimming pools are a fun and refreshing way to cool off, especially during hot weather. However, if they’re not maintained properly, they can also be breeding grounds for some types of illnesses.... Read more »

Six-day working week to be introduced in Greece for some industries 

In an effort to stimulate economic growth, Greece has implemented a six-day working week for certain sectors. The new law will be effective from early July this year, and it permits employees... Read more »

Caribbean countries prepare for life-threatening hurricane

Hurricane Beryl has regained strength, prompting urgent warnings of life-threatening winds and dangerous storm surges across the Caribbean. Hurricane warnings are now in effect for Barbados, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines,... Read more »

Health authorities issue a warning about the health risks of raw milk 

Despite health warnings from a number of health authorities, raw milk, or unpasteurised milk, has been gaining popularity. However, this trend is especially troubling in light of the recent bird flu (H5N1)... Read more »