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Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes sour
Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes sour

LOS ANGELES, USA: US firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she got stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.

22 Oct 2014 08:45

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Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas
Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas

WASHINGTON, USA: Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system it developed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

20 Oct 2014 10:53

UNITED STATES

Newly-wed with cancer plans her own death
Newly-wed with cancer plans her own death

LOS ANGELES, USA: A newly-wed US woman with terminal cancer has announced plans online to end her life on 1 November to die with dignity and without debilitating pain.

13 Oct 2014 09:41

UNITED STATES

Ultra-fast internet connections coming
Ultra-fast internet connections coming

WASHINGTON, USA: Really high speed Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts has shown.

10 Oct 2014 10:12

UNITED STATES

Google sets up anti-ageing platform
Google sets up anti-ageing platform

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google's new company aimed at addressing problems of health and ageing has taken a step forward with its own website and mission statement.

13 Aug 2014 10:20

UNITED STATES

Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies
Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.

11 Aug 2014 10:11

UNITED STATES

Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse
Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse

WASHINGTON, USA: Violent video games glorifying antisocial characters could increase teenage gamers' risk of criminal and other risky behavior like smoking and alcohol use, a US study claims.

5 Aug 2014 06:13

UNITED STATES

App provides prompt delivery of dagga order
App provides prompt delivery of dagga order

SAN FRANCISCO, USA:- Startup company Eaze has released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana to the doors of patients in San Francisco.

31 Jul 2014 11:26

UNITED STATES

Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector
Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector

WASHINGTON, USA: Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

29 Jul 2014 10:08

UNITED STATES

Extensive use of Twitter bad for marriages
Extensive use of Twitter bad for marriages

WASHINGTON, USA: Extensive Twitter use can lead to conflicts and have other damaging effects on marriages and romantic relationships according to an American study.

7 Jul 2014 06:21

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