Day: September 18, 2022

Business

Tropicana’s Japanese licensee in hot juice for cartons that boast ‘100% Melon Taste’

Advertising often involves bending reality just enough to entice people to a product without getting in trouble for outright lying. For example, back in the day McDonald’s Japan got in trouble with the Consumer Affairs Agency for the Roast Beef Burgers by showing an image of a knife carving into a round roast when the far less […]

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Gadgets & technology

Lost an important text? Here’s how to get it back on your iPhone

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Your phone holds your banking credentials, credit card info, and maybe even photos of identifying documents such as your driver’s license and passport. That’s why malware-laced apps can cause so much damage. Tap or click here for 13 dangerous apps disguised as helpful cleaning software you must […]

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Overseas

Migration: Some Europeans move to Spain in order to escape huge energy bills

Famous for its golden beaches, the sunny province of Alicante in eastern Spain has become a beacon for European travellers. In a bid to avoid soaring energy bills this winter, some to the north of the continent are opting for towns on the Mediterranean Sea, such as Calpe, some 100 kilometres from Valencia. In recent […]

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Life & style

Gatherings help brighten lives of problem drinkers of 2011 disaster

It has been nearly a decade since a social gathering aimed at easing middle-aged and older men’s dependence on alcohol in Japan was founded in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. On the second Sunday of each month, a steady stream of men trickles into a room on the first floor […]

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Gadgets & technology

Why household robot servants are a lot harder to build than automated warehouse workers

With recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics technology, there is growing interest in developing and marketing household robots capable of handling a variety of domestic chores. Tesla is building a humanoid robot, which, according to CEO Elon Musk, could be used for cooking meals and helping elderly people. Amazon recently acquired iRobot, a prominent […]

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Sports

Aaron Judge Home Run Tracker: Nos. 58 and 59 Come in Milwaukee

Judge, the slugging outfielder, is having an incredible year. We are tracking his pursuit of other Yankees greats.

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Business

Sony withdraws from music business in Russia

Sony Group Corp has withdrawn from its music business in Russia, sources familiar with the matter said Monday, as the humanitarian impact of the country’s invasion of Ukraine made continuing operations there untenable. The Japanese electronics and entertainment giant, which had suspended operations in the country earlier this year, sold its Russian music business unit […]

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Gadgets & technology

There’s a new focus on tech-based mental health treatments for young people

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been an increased focus on mental health, especially among young people.  1 out of every 6 children age 6 to 17 experience a mental health disorder every year, and now a new investment company wants to use technology to […]

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Life & style

Petronella McGovern in Canberra to talk about her latest book The Liars | The Canberra Times

“But then my daughter told me a few things, Chantel Contos came out with her petition about the private schools in Sydney, the Brittany Higgins case, we’re doing the women’s march for justice again, and I was like, right, it hasn’t really changed as much as I’d hoped.”

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Overseas

Queen’s funeral: Invitation list spurs diplomatic issues

LONDON —  Ever get an invitation to an event and wonder who didn’t make the cut? Or how close you’re sitting to the host? Or who else is at your table? In recent days, hundreds of presidents, prime ministers, kings, queens, emirs and other world dignitaries invited to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral — set for Monday […]

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