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Britain’s new diet: the 400-600-600 plan to counter obesity

Britain needs to go on a diet, Public Health England has warned, as it set out new calorie guidelines to cut meal sizes, ruling out favourites like Fish and Chips or a Sunday Roast.<p>Under its new ‘One You’ campaign, launched today, Britons are being encouraged to stick to 400 calories at breakfast, …

Companies are sorry about security flaws. Just not sorry enough to change

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cyber security.</i><p>Reuters reported on February 6 that the Consumer …

Pathologist of 'Concussion' fame accuses Calif. sheriff of mutilating corpses, meddling with investigations

To hear it from Bennet Omalu, the famed forensic pathologist, the coroner’s office in San Joaquin County, Calif., was a house of horrors. Hands were cut off dead bodies without warning. Corpses were left to decompose in the morgue for weeks on end. Doctors were pressured to turn homicides involving …

Crime

Republic Wireless announces screenless phone for kids, new smart speaker

Designed for young kids, Relay acts more like a smart walkie-talkie than a smartphone.<p>holiday gifts<p>We've assembled hundreds of our favorite gadgets, …

Snapchat signs Olympic deal with Eurosport

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year's event in Pyeongchang after striking a deal with Discovery communications' Eurosport, a move which could help the Games reach the younger demographic it craves.<p>Discovery Communications …

International Olympic Committee

Cryptocurrency hedge funds top 100 for first time | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds that trade cryptocurrencies reached over 100 for the first time, according to new data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT, of which more than three-quarters launched in 2017.<p>Bitcoins are seen in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado …

Cryptocurrency

American kids’ daily mobile screen time is almost 10 times higher than it was in 2011

More than 95% of US households own a smartphone. If that makes you shrug, this will not: daily mobile media usage among kids under eight is nearly 10 times higher than it was in 2011, according to Common Sense’s most recent kids’ media usage survey.<p>“There’s a been a seismic shift in kids’ media use …

Kids