The new Twitter feature that could increase the platform’s popularity 

When Twitter was launched users could include up to 140 characters in each tweet. In 2017, this was increased to 280 following a successful trial among a small group of users.  However,... Read more »

Protecting teens on Instagram: the latest parental controls 

The safety of children using online platforms is a big concern for parents. Many are more anxious than ever due to the risks, like exposure to harmful content and mental health issues. ... Read more »

FDA advisors vote in favor of approving Novavax Covid-19 vaccine 

Members of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted that authorizing Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine for use in adults would be beneficial.  The advisors were asked on Tuesday to vote... Read more »

US Administration launches new scheme to combat baby formula shortage 

The White House has announced a new scheme to provide relief to parents struggling to get hold of baby formula. The program, known as “Operation Fly Formula”, will be run by FedEx. ... Read more »

Twitter fined $150 million for misleading users about data sharing

Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million fine for failing to protect the data of its users. According to federal officials, the company used data to help marketers target ads on... Read more »

Investigation launched into Tesla Autopilot after crash that caused three deaths 

A new investigation has been launched into the safety of Tesla’s Autopilot feature after a crash that killed three people. Safety regulators in the US are also looking at more than 30... Read more »

FDA looks for solutions as shortage of baby formula continues 

As supply chain issues continue to cause a shortage of baby formula, the FDA says it’s working to resolve the issue that’s leading to parents frantically searching for the product. The agency... Read more »

FDA updates its guidance on who should take the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine 

The Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in February 2021 under an Emergency Use Authorization for the over-18s.  However, following further research and... Read more »

Amazon reports a loss of almost $4 billion in first quarter of 2022 

In its first-quarter results, the online retail giant Amazon reported that it lost nearly $4 billion at the beginning of 2022. The company had a net loss of $3.8 billion in the... Read more »

Cryptocurrency platform launches new rewards credit card 

The cryptocurrency platform Gemini has announced that it plans to roll out a “Gemini Credit Card” that will pay its customers rewards in cryptocurrency.  According to Gemini, the card, which is issued... Read more »