Sport

Adam Hollioake answers England’s distress call to join Ashes coaching staff

Adam Hollioake has answered a distress call to join England’s depleted coaching staff amid the Covid outbreak that is threatening the back end of the Ashes series and has now ruled Australia’s Travis Head out of the fourth Test in Sydney. On the day Australia called up three players to their Test squad in response […]

Lifestyle

Adam Peaty: ‘My trunks once ripped on the starting blocks when I was a teenager’

Born in Staffordshire, Adam Peaty, 27, became a world, European and Commonwealth champion swimmer. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio, he broke his own world record in the 100m breaststroke final and claimed Team GB’s first gold medal. In last summer’s Tokyo Olympics, he won two golds and a silver. He is the world record-holder […]

Business

Volvo Cars picks Ember Technologies chief Jim Rowan as new CEO

Volvo Car Group (VOLCARb.ST) has appointed Jim Rowan as new chief executive to succeed long-time CEO Hakan Samuelsson in March, it said on Tuesday. Rowan, currently CEO at U.S-based Ember Technologies, is taking over just months after Volvo wrapped up its initial public offering, the biggest in Europe last year. He will face the task […]

Technology

Apple selling new AirPods Pro coinciding with the Year of the Tiger in certain markets

Apple is now selling a new set of special edition AirPod Pros (via 9to5Mac) in time for the Chinese New Year, which begins on February 1st, 2022. Just as the previous Year of the Ox, Apple is engraving a special emoji on the AirPods Pro case — this time, themed for the Year of the […]

News

Harry Potter fans just discovered iPhone hack that will make you feel like a wizard

If you’re a fan of Harry Potter and have always wished you could cast spells like the witches and wizards in the books and films, then grab yourself an iPhone because your time has come Wannabe witches and wizards can now cast their very own spell as if they were in Harry Potter – with […]

Sport

Watford v Tottenham: match preview

Watford attempt to arrest their alarming slump buoyed by the news Emmanuel Dennis will not be playing at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Nigeria forward scored his eighth goal of the season in Watford’s 4-1 defeat against West Ham on Tuesday – their fifth successive loss. His availability in January offers hope but their […]

Lifestyle

‘Sauna patrons just sit on the icy street’: Manuel Vazquez’s best phone picture

In 2019, the UN named Finland the happiest place in the world, and Manuel Vazquez and journalist Ana Alfageme were sent by a Spanish magazine to find out why. Saunas are a big part of life there; the country has more than 2 million in residential and public settings. The pair agreed that they’d be […]

Business

Return our money!’ Evergrande investors protest at office of Chinese developer

Investors in financial products issued by China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) protested outside the cash-strapped company’s offices in Guangzhou on Tuesday, with many worried that their returns would be sacrificed to keep real estate projects afloat. Members of the crowd of roughly 100 people shouted “Evergrande, return our money!”, reprising a chant used by disgruntled investors […]

Technology

An Apple HomeKit bug can send iOS devices into a death spiral

You should always be wary of invites to a stranger’s Home. That’s the upshot of a new piece of security research that has found a vulnerability capable of locking iOS devices into a spiral of freezing, crashing, and rebooting if a user connects to a sabotaged Apple Home device. The vulnerability, discovered by security researcher […]

News

Man who dropped out of college to mine Bitcoin now makes almost £1million a month

John Paul ‘JP’ Baric, 24, from Austin, Texas, US, first started dabbling in the cryptocurrency in 2012 when he bought $1,400 (£1,060) worth of Bitcoin – now he earns a living out of mining full time A computer geek who dropped out of college to mine bitcoin now makes $1.3million (£962,885) a month from his […]