Google will remove data on family planning visits

After weeks of silence on the subject, Google announced on Friday that users’ location data would be automatically deleted when visiting a clinic specializing in abortions. “If our systems identify that a person has visited an establishment (sensitive)we will delete these location history entries shortly after they are visited”said Jen Fitzpatrick, a vice president of … Read more

CNP Assurances posts net profit up 2.7% to 316 million euros

CNP Assurances announced Thursday a net profit in the first quarter up 2.7% year on year, to 316 million euros, however reduced by provisions. The group has in fact endowed theprovision for surplus participation“of 172 million euros, “out of caution” and “given the uncertainties that may arise between now and the end of the year“Commented … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

Overweight men die more often from prostate cancer

The risk of dying from prostate cancer is higher in overweight men, concludes a large study published Thursday, May 5, without establishing a direct physiological link between these two phenomena. Read alsoCancers: “signaturesto paint a more accurate picture of tumors This study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, is of unprecedented scope on the subject. … Read more

Tesla recalls vehicles in China for the second time in less than a month

The American electric car giant Tesla is recalling nearly 15,000 vehicles in China for the second time this month due to a software problem, the Chinese regulator announced on Friday. The cars concerned have a defect in the speed display, said the market regulator (SAMR). “In extreme cases, this increases the risk of an accident … Read more