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It's a horrible truth that many women simply endure period pain every month -- perhaps relying on painkillers or a hot water bottle to relieve stomach cramps. For others, menstrual pain can be inescapably debilitating -- to the point where they have to stay in bed for days each month and wait the pain out, as over-the-counter painkillers don't provide relief. People who menstruate may also suffer from PMS, the mood swings and emotional sensitivity that can occur in the days leading up to a period.
Apple Sports will make it easier to get real-time data in your lock screen.
Founded in 2012 by Alex Elias and Jay Alger, Qloo seeks to uncover consumer behaviors and trends across entertainment, fashion, travel, sports, food and other segments. Elias, an NYU Law School graduate, says that he was inspired to found Qloo after noticing a gap in the market for what he calls "taste knowledge."
Clumio, a data backup and recovery provider for companies using the public cloud, has raised $75 million in a Series D round of funding. The problems that Clumio, and others like it such as Veeam and Rubrik, are trying to solve are manifold. While public cloud spending is showing little sign of weaning, businesses also face growing threats related to ransomware, with extortion gangs enjoying a bumper 2023 by most estimations.
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How Alabama ruling may affect IVF access, 2 suspects charged in Kansas City shooting and Lionel Messi’s new docuseries
The stories you need to start your day: The Alabama embryo ruling, Lionel Messi’s new docuseries and more in today’s edition of The Yodel newsletter
At least, that’s what Glen Meyerowitz thinks. An engineer by training, Meyerowitz leans heavily on that concept at Clairity Technology, the direct air capture startup he founded in 2022. Most other carbon capture companies try to squeeze nearly all the juice from the lemon, saturating their sorbent materials with enough CO2 that the end result is an almost entirely pure stream of the gas.
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Apple says it is updating its iMessage security to protect against future attacks using quantum computers.
Barely a week after launching the latest iteration of its Gemini models, Google today announced the launch of Gemma, a new family of lightweight open-weight models. Starting with Gemma 2B and Gemma 7B, these new models were "inspired by Gemini" and are available for commercial and research usage. Google did not provide us with a detailed paper on how these models perform against similar models from Meta and Mistral, for example, and only noted that they are "state-of-the-art."
Jeep has issued a recall that applies to nearly 200,000 units of the Wrangler 4xe and the Grand Cherokee 4xe. These SUVs have a defroster-related problem.
The biggest news stories this morning: Apple Music debuts a monthly version of its annual Replay feature, Tinder is bringing its advanced ID verification system to the US and UK, Apple says the iPhone 15’s battery has double the promised lifespan.
Uber Eats will soon be offering autonomous food delivery service in Tokyo, Japan — its first outside the US.
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Kyle Richards swears by these affordable no-show socks for working out, and they're down to $2 a pair
The 'Real Housewives' star is among the thousands of buyers who love their breathability and secure fit.
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Yankees star Aaron Judge thinks toe injury will require ‘constant maintenance’ through end of his career
Aaron Judge missed 42 games last season after he injured his toe crashing through a fence at Dodger Stadium.
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The Red Sox finished in last place in 2023. Their 2024 season isn't looking like it will be much better.
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A new 'Peter Pan' rewrite offers Tiger Lily, Native characters a 'safe place' in Neverland after show perpetuated 'blatantly hurtful' stereotypes for years
Playwright Larissa FastHorse has taken on the problematic Native stereotypes that existed for years in "Peter Pan."
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It's the pod that was promised. Matt Harmon and The Ringer's Benjamin Solak team up to go through every single new head coach and offensive coordinator hire this coaching cycle and ask one simple question: Is this an offensive ecosystem worth investing in next season?
Enjoy up to 42% off tech, home goods, and more at Amazon. Check out these Presidents’ Day extended deals.
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With the proposed update, people would no longer be expected to isolate themselves for five days.
The final non-electrified versions of Alfa Romeo's Quadrifoglio trims leave the North American market this summer as the brand shifts to electrification.
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NFL free agency could have some recognizable, big-name stars.