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Rugged computers a game-changer in critical field rescue situations

New advanced technological solutions are changing the security, public safety, and law enforcement sectors to the very core and for the better....

By Jerker Hellström 2 Jul 2015 10:26


US bans 'unsafe' trans fats in food

WASHINGTON: Artificial trans fats found in everything are not safe to eat and must be removed from food in the next three years...

18 Jun 2015 12:35


Good quality medical transcription is achievable

Medicine is one of the noblest fields; mainly due to its major role as life-saver. This has resulted as a boom in the health-care industry in the past few decades...

By Ritesh Sanghani 5 May 2015 08:26


Burger King cuts soft drinks from kids' meals

WASHINGTON DC, US: US fast-food chain Burger King is cutting soft drinks from its children's meals amid mounting pressure to reduce the amount of sweet sodas children drink...

12 Mar 2015 06:44


Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17


Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time

WASHINGTON, US: A video that went viral this week showed a legally blind mother in Canada seeing her newborn child for the first time, thanks to vision-enhancing glasses... (Video)

27 Jan 2015 10:22


Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising: 2014 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 award winners at their milestone 20-year anniversary gala...

18 Nov 2014 11:03


US village is cell phone free and loving it

GREEN BANK, US: In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring...

17 Nov 2014 12:10


IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

28 Oct 2014 11:06


Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising

NEW YORK, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 shortlist. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Awards dedication to recognising the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising.

27 Oct 2014 12:46


Big data used as tool to track Ebola

WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.

27 Oct 2014 11:13


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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