Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — The ocean is full of mysteries that lead to legendary lore. During a recent moonlit harbor excursion, conversation quickly turned to tales of piracy and exploration. A guide shared stories from … Read more

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent. And African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak … Read more

How inflation will affect Apple

Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. mike segar | Reuters The last time Apple faced an inflationary environment like this, it had been a public company for less than a year and its best-selling product was the Apple II home computer. In May, the annual inflation rate in … Read more

Cases triple in Europe, urgent action needed to contain spread

Cases triple in Europe, urgent action needed to contain spread

The World Health Organization on Friday warned that urgent action is needed to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, as cases have tripled over the past two weeks. Europe is the center of a global outbreak of the virus with 90% of confirmed monkeypox cases reported there, according to the WHO. New infections have … Read more

Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. mike segar | Reuters The last time Apple faced an inflationary environment like this, it had been a public company for less than a year and its best-selling product was the Apple II home computer. In May, the annual inflation rate in … Read more

Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer’s disease

Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer's disease

CNN — Scientists have identified a gene that appears to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s in women, providing a potential new clue as to why more women than men are diagnosed with the disease. The gene, O6-Methylguanine-DNA-methyltransferase, or MGMT, plays an important role in how the body repairs damage to DNA in both men and … Read more

The Best Subscription Managers to Help You Quit Services You Don’t Use

The Best Subscription Managers to Help You Quit Services You Don't Use

Photo: Tada Images (Shutterstock) From Netflix, to iCloud or Google Cloud, to Amazon Prime, to Blue Apron, you probably subscribe to more subscription-based services than you can easily remember— which can be a problem when it comes to canceling services that you aren’t actually using anymore. This is where a subscription manager will come in … Read more

Marijuana use linked to higher risk of emergencies and hospitalization, study finds

Marijuana use linked to higher risk of emergencies and hospitalization, study finds

CNN — Using recreational marijuana is associated with a higher risk of emergency room care and being hospitalized for any reason, a new study has found. “Cannabis use is not as benign and safe as some might think,” said study author Nicholas Vozoris, assistant professor and clinician investigator in the division of respirology at the … Read more

World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a global health emergency at this time. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat, however, and urged governments around the world to step up surveillance, contact tracing, testing and to … Read more

Apple and Google should face FTC probe over ad practices that could end up harming abortion-seekers, US lawmakers say

Apple and Google should face FTC probe over ad practices that could end up harming abortion-seekers, US lawmakers say

Washington CNN Business — The Federal Trade Commission should investigate Apple and Google over what they initially told consumers about how their information would be used for advertising purposes, according to a group of US lawmakers warning that the loosely regulated data industry could result in particular harms to abortion-seekers. In a letter dated Friday … Read more