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Edge users aren’t happy about Microsoft’s built-in ‘buy now, pay later’ tool

Microsoft is tacking on a “buy now, pay later” extension to Edge that prompts users to use short-term financing service Zip (formerly QuadPay) when making a purchase on the browser.

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Woman livid as her arm is ‘ruined’ by botched tattoo that looks ‘like a child drew it’

A woman has recounted the tale of how the kind offer of ‘ink therary’ from her tattoo artist left her in tears and with a ‘ruined arm’ after the design

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Benítez stays upbeat while Everton fans fear Merseyside derby doomsday

Evertonians of a glass-completely-empty persuasion envisaged a doomsday scenario when Farhad Moshiri appointed Rafael Benítez five months ago. It went something like this: fragile support for the new manager erodes

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Restoring heart elasticity in a heart failure model

Patients with heart failure often have shortness of breath and become fatigued quickly. They frequently suffer from water retention, heart palpitations, and dizziness. The condition can be triggered by a

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As Freeport converts mining trucks to green power, costs unclear

Copper mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX.N) is converting its fleet of diesel trucks and other machinery to electric or hydrogen power, a transition required to fight climate change even though

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Microsoft is selling ugly Windows sweaters again, and this time, it’s Minesweeper

Microsoft has launched a new Windows software-themed ugly sweater on its Xbox Gear Shop dedicated to the infamous Windows game Minesweeper. It’s well done: not only is the whole Minesweeper

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Maths equation divides Twitter with users getting two very different answers

Around 130,000 people waded into a debate as to whether the answer to a simple maths equation was 17 or 21 – with one user making and filming a presentation

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Britain’s Davis Cup hopes dashed by Germany in doubles defeat

Great Britain’s Davis Cup team arrived in Innsbruck filled with lofty hopes about their prospects in the competition and during their time there they registered two solid wins, but their

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Drug compound makes pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to chemo

Pancreatic cancer is extremely difficult to treat. By the time it is detected, the cancer often has reached an advanced stage, and patients usually do not survive longer than one

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ViacomCBS’s Shari Redstone says media company will focus on organic growth

ViacomCBS Inc (VIAC.O) Chair Shari Redstone, who in the past has hinted at more deals to bulk up the media empire, said on Wednesday the company will focus on organic

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