Technology

The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro can make calling customer service less nightmarish

The Pixel 6 is Google’s first phone with a custom-designed SoC, and the appeal of the Tensor chip isn’t in raw power, it’s what the combination of hardware and software can do. Speech and image processing that happens on device are great for Google Assistant or improving photographs, but a feature many owners will appreciate […]

News

Hundreds of rolls of toilet paper spilled onto California highway

Traffic on a stretch of California highway was slowed due to an unusual hazard: hundreds of rolls of toilet paper in the roadway. Aerial video from the scene shows the rolls of toilet paper were spread across about 100 yards of Interstate 880 in San Leandro, south of Marina Boulevard. Transportation authorities said the unusual […]

Sport

Ravens designate Derek Wolfe to return from IR

As the Ravens hit their bye in Week Eight, they are starting to get healthier. Baltimore announced on Tuesday that veteran defensive end Derek Wolfe has been designated to return from injured reserve. Though he was placed on IR in early October, Wolfe has not played this season. He’s been dealing with back and hip […]

Lifestyle

Working-age people living with dementia experience inadequate guidance and counselling

The right of working-age people living with dementia to receive adequate and timely guidance and counseling is not realized properly, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Study participants highlighted shortcomings in the continuity of guidance and counseling, as well as in equal access to guidance and counseling services. The study was […]

Business

Kraft Heinz lifts profit view on boost from inflation-prompted price hikes

Kraft Heinz Co (KHC.O) raised its full-year core profit forecast on Wednesday, as the packaged food maker expects strong demand and increased product prices to counter inflation. Shares of Kraft were up about 2% in premarket trading after the Chicago-based company topped Wall Street estimates for third-quarter revenue and profit. Kraft said it expects strong […]

Technology

Google’s new Pixel Stand supports up to 23W wireless charging

Google revealed a new second-generation Pixel Stand wireless charger on Tuesday. The new charger offers charging speeds of up to 23W with “compatible Pixel phones” and up to 15W with other Qi-certified devices. To keep the stand cool while it’s charging at those higher speeds, the new Pixel Stand has a “nearly silent built-in fan,” […]

News

Iowa bar offers cocktails and karaoke but no alcohol

A new bar in Iowa offers cocktails, karaoke and pizza, but one common bar feature is absent from the business: alcohol. Unimpaired, which opened its doors this month in Iowa City, is aimed at giving people a place to play games and socialize without the pressure to consume alcohol. Co-founder Amber Haines said the business […]

Sport

Woody Johnson at league meeting on WFT investigation: “We’re here for football”

Are you ready for some football? Football is family. We’re here for football. The last of those three sentences could very well be the first talking point issued by the league to the various owners who face questions at the league meeting in New York about the Washington Football Team workplace investigation and email scandal. […]

Lifestyle

Survival similar for younger and older patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, study finds

Even though young patients with metastatic colorectal cancer tend to be more fit and receive more intensive treatment than older patients, both groups survive for roughly the same amount of time, according to a new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, come as colorectal […]

Business

McLaren Automotive’s boss Mike Flewitt to step down

McLaren Automotive’s Mike Flewitt will step down as chief executive officer after more than eight years at the helm, the British Formula One and sportscar maker said on Wednesday. McLaren Group, which owns the automotive supercar and racing businesses, said non-executive director Michael Macht will take on the responsibility for all technical and operation functions […]