Marcel Salathé - an expert in digital epidemiology who advises the Swiss contact-tracing app initiative - referring to Boris Johnson's claim said: "I'm not sure what he means; Switzerland, Latvia, Italy, Germany and Denmark already have functioning proximity tracing apps, many other countries are releasing theirs in the coming days and weeks." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Does anyone have a working contact-tracing app?
So, by raising questions now over the easing of lockdown while doubts remain about the alert level and the efficacy of the track and trace system, he is positioning the party to distance itself further from the government's approach if the R number goes up. … [Read more...] about PMQs: Labour leader Starmer’s political distancing
At Burger King, for the first two weeks of August, customers can buy a Whopper for just £1, rather than the usual £4.49, if they combine the chain’s in-app deal with the Government scheme. The same goes for the Chicken Royale. JD Wetherspoon has also signed up to the scheme, and will be selling meals for as little as £2. The pub chain announced that, under the scheme, breakfasts in its boozers will cost £2.24, a pizza £2.75, and other meals £2.37, with kids’ meals costing £2.08. At McDonald’s cheeseburgers are 50p and entire value meals are £2.30. Highlights of the new price menu include a Breakfast Meal for £1.75, Happy Meal for £1.30, a Big Mac Medium Extra Value Meal at £2.30, 20 McNuggets for £3 and a McFlurry at 50p. Costa has said customers will be able to buy a coffee from just 32p. That is down 68% on a couple of weeks ago. It is also slashing prices of sandwiches, breakfast baps and sweet … [Read more...] about Eat Out to Help Out: All you need to know – and which restaurants are involved
But they have annoying niggles to do with Bluetooth and control, which aren’t acceptable on a pair of headphones costing £330. The auto reconnection issues might be fixable with a software update, but the lack of dedicated skip track buttons or NFC is just irritating. … [Read more...] about Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: top-notch sound that comes at a price