Day: January 27, 2020

New Teeth Gel May Prevent Dental Cavities, Tooth Decay

Researchers have developed a bioactive peptide that coats tooth surfaces, helping prevent new cavities and heal existing ones in lab experiments. Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organisation. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist’s office can be painful, but untreated caries could […]

Exclusive: Regulator probes board role in Credit Suisse spying scandal – sources

The Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) spying debacle risks tipping the bank into a crisis that could engulf its top executives. Switzerland’s market supervisor is scrutinizing Credit Suisse’s oversight of chief executive Tidjane Thiam and his top lieutenants as part of a probe into corporate espionage, two people with direct knowledge of the investigation said. FINMA is […]

Vine successor Byte is available now on iOS and Android

Dom Hofmann, the co-creator of Vine who has been quietly working on a successor to the short-form video platform, says the new app, called Byte, is available now on iOS and Android. The app has been available in beta form for quite some time, but its launch late on Friday afternoon came as a complete […]

Diddy slams Grammys, says ‘black music has never been respected’ by Recording Academy

Sean “Diddy” Combs slammed the Recording Academy before a star-studded crowd at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday night, saying hip-hop and black music have “never been respected by the Grammys,” ironically as he accepted his award as the 2020 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons honoree. Among the artists in the crowd at the […]