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FA website crashes before Lionesses v USA at Wembley sells out in 24 hours

An unprecedented demand for tickets to watch England play USA at Wembley in October led to the Football Association’s website crashing on Tuesday and fans being held in queues online

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Who is at fault when medical software gets it wrong?

Doctors are being increasingly encouraged to rely on digital technology to guide care, but who carries the blame if doctors rely on software that makes mistakes, leading to patient harm?

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SoftBank to gain $34 billion from cutting Alibaba stake

SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) said on Wednesday it would book a gain of $34.1 billion by cutting its stake in Alibaba Group Holding (9988.HK), as the investment behemoth looks to

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Robinhood quarterly revenue drops by almost half

Robinhood’s transaction-based revenue in the second quarter of 2022 fell to $202 million from $451 million in the second quarter last year, a drop of more than half. The picture

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Brit killed and 6 others injured after luxury yacht smashes into rocks off coast of Italy

A British man has died after a luxury yacht sailing near a resort in Sardinia, Italy, crashed into rocks, it is reported. The 63-year-old man from England was unconscious but

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Chelsea close to Marc Cucurella deal and start Frenkie de Jong talks with Barça

Chelsea are moving closer to signing Marc Cucurella from Brighton & Hove Albion for £52.5m, with the 19-year-old centre-back Levi Colwill set to move in the opposite direction. Cucurella, who

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Social isolation and loneliness increase the risk of death from heart attack, stroke

Social isolation and loneliness are associated with about a 30% increased risk of heart attack or stroke, or death from either, according to a new scientific statement from the American

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Deep U.S. curve inversion hastens the recession it predicts: McGeever

An inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve almost always heralds recession, but the yawning gap between high short-term funding costs and falling long-term borrowing rates may accelerate the economic downturn it

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How to customize the new Home app in iOS 16

There’s a major redesign coming to Apple’s HomeKit Home app with iOS 16 this fall. I recently previewed all the new features arriving on the smart home platform, but I

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Beachgoers warned of sea creature with sting so powerful it makes ‘grown adults cry’

Venomous fish with stings so powerful they can knock people unconscious have been drawn to UK beaches by climate change. The RNLI is warning sun seekers to stay vigilant if

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