Christian Drosten: “Mobile phone apps offer a real perspective”

Updated April 3, 2020, 5:08 p.m. In the fight against the spread of the novel corona virus, the exit restrictions in Germany continue to exist, with serious consequences for the economy and social life. In the latest episode of the NDR podcast “Coronavirus Update”, Christian Drosten reviews a new study from Oxford that examines the […]

10 technology bargains that are really worthwhile

That makes a good bargain Large percentages do not always speak for a good offer. Often, the starting price is based on the usually very high, non-binding price recommendation (RRP) of the manufacturers, so that the discount looks particularly large. In reality, other retailers often offer the device at the same or even cheaper prices. […]

Healthcare experts offer simple tips to avoid catching COVID-1

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dirty banknotes could spread coronavirus and people should consider switching to contactless payments wherever possible. Cash can carry “all types of bacteria and viruses” and COVID-19 is believed to be able to survive on the surface for a number of days, says the UN health agency. “We advise […]

Protected swimming star FINA, documents show

International swimming authorities have worked to protect three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang from being banned from sport in a doping case, according to a document from the Swiss supreme court. A verdict in the case against the Chinese swimmer is expected a few days before the Sports Arbitration Court. But a federal court document shows […]

Insurance: Which supplementary insurance policies are worthwhile

eyeglass frame Many opticians offer glasses insurance as standard. (Photo: AP) Frankfurt Anyone who buys a smartphone or laptop, a bicycle or glasses, is usually offered the appropriate insurance cover at the end of the sales process. The selling point is the not insignificant value of the product, which would have to be tackled in […]