Shell and Norsk Hydro team up for green hydrogen

Shell and Norsk Hydro team up for green hydrogen

Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) and Norsk Hydro (NHY.OL) are looking into jointly producing hydrogen from renewable electricity in a push to decarbonise their own operations as well as supply heavy industry and transport customers, Hydro said on Tuesday. The Anglo-Dutch oil giant and the Norwegian aluminium maker’s green hydrogen unit, Hydro Havrand, have signed a…

Survey: Apple laptops are less popular in the US than those from HP and Dell

Survey: Apple laptops are less popular in the US than those from HP and Dell

Apple’s new M1 Pro- and M1 Max-powered MacBook Pros have been praised as game-changers, but Cupertino still has some way to go before dominating the US laptop industry, lagging behind both HP and Dell in terms of popularity. According to data from a Statista Global Consumer Survey (via Finbold), Apple took a 24% share of…

Policeman paid £150k while ‘too injured to work’ caught out doing 10k steps a day on app

Policeman paid £150k while ‘too injured to work’ caught out doing 10k steps a day on app

A policeman £150,000 while saying he was too injured to work was caught out by a phone app showing he was walking 10,000 steps a day. Ex-PC Matthew Littlefair, 36, claimed he “couldn’t lift a kettle” after he was involved in an off-duty car crash in October 2017. He said he was left with whiplash…

Malcolm Marx crosses late to help South Africa edge Wales in thriller

Malcolm Marx crosses late to help South Africa edge Wales in thriller

You guess it has been a long 24 hours for the South Africans in Cardiff, long enough for them to enjoy a selection of the city’s delights, the freezing-cold weather, the torrential rain, and not just one, but two, night-time fire alarm calls in their hotel, one at 3am, which gave them a good 20-minute…

Can talking to young children during TV time buffer screen time effects on development?

Can talking to young children during TV time buffer screen time effects on development?

Increased television time for young children has been linked with poorer progress in some areas of development. One possible way to counter those negative effects—talking while watching the screen. The more parents engaged in conversation with preschoolers during shared TV time, the more likely those children were to have higher curiosity levels when they reached…

Saudi Q3 GDP growth at 6.8%, highest since 2012

Saudi Q3 GDP growth at 6.8%, highest since 2012

Saudi Arabia’s economy grew 6.8% in the third quarter from a year earlier, the fastest expansion since 2012, official data showed on Tuesday, as the world’s top oil exporter benefits from rebounding global energy demand. “This positive growth was due to the high increase in oil activities by 9.0% as a result of rising world…

Robinhood says data of 7 million customers was exposed in a security incident earlier this month

Robinhood says data of 7 million customers was exposed in a security incident earlier this month

Over the last few years, millions of people have flocked to apps like Robinhood to trade stocks and cryptocurrencies, seemingly drawn by the commission-free nature of these services. However, that has also made them attractive targets for hackers who are hunting for sensitive user data. Robinhood is one of the most popular companies in the…

Aileen Whelan lifts Brighton to third in WSL with win at struggling Everton

Aileen Whelan lifts Brighton to third in WSL with win at struggling Everton

Everton’s new manager, Jean-Luc Vasseur, urged patience after Aileen Whelan’s second-half header lifted Brighton to third in the Women’s Super League at the expense of his team in his first league game in charge. “The project is long and we need to be patient,” said Vasseur. “Win or not winning, we need to build, that’s…

Trial compares two devices used for percutaneous left atrial appendage closure

Trial compares two devices used for percutaneous left atrial appendage closure

SWISS-APERO is the first randomized clinical trial comparing Amulet with the new generation Watchman FLX device in terms of residual left atrial appendage (LAA) patency after percutaneous LAA closure (LAAC) as evaluated by 45-day cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA). The study showed that the two devices achieve a similar rate of LAA occlusion at 45…

EXCLUSIVE HSBC exceeds China wealth hiring targets, explores India private banking re-entry

EXCLUSIVE HSBC exceeds China wealth hiring targets, explores India private banking re-entry

HSBC Holdings Plc is ahead of its hiring targets for its Chinese retail wealth management business and is exploring re-entering India’s private banking business, senior executives said, as part of its plan to make Asia and wealth key pillars of growth. Under a strategy spearheaded by Group CEO Noel Quinn, HSBC (HSBA.L) is ploughing $3.5…