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November 1, 2017 7:50 PM Black Death Plague: Where is the Black Death now? Will it spread to the West?

Where is the Black Death plague now? The deadly disease is currently contained on the African island of Madagascar, though the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has warned it could soon spread to other nations. The WHO has released a list of nine at-risk nations, highlighting where the plague is likely to invade next. The countries include South Africa 2989

October 31, 2017 3:17 PM What You Can Do To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness Beyond The Confines Of Your Community

As someone who has survived twice now, raising awareness about breast cancer is a daily task. Having chosen to take a positive and creative approach to deal with my breast cancer trauma, I try to encourage others in situations similar to mine to do the same. I aim to empower young women to be brave and confident by gaining back a measure of control of their 253

October 31, 2017 2:02 PM Kevin Spacey: Special Emmy award withdrawn after assault allegations

Kevin Spacey has been dropped as the recipient of a special Emmy award he was due to receive next month. The International TV Academy said in a statement that it was withdrawing the International Emmy Founders Award "in light of recent events". Responding to the allegations, Spacey said he was "beyond horrified" but did not remember the encounter 205

October 27, 2017 4:21 PM Thanks, Apple: You saved me from an expensive mistake (buying an iPhone X)

I did not need to make a decision about buying a new iPhone this year. By botching the purchase process, Apple did it for me. Last night I did what many technology writers looking to keep themselves up to date with Apple's products did -- I set my alarm for 3 am, and prepared -- no, steeled myself -- for the anxiety of having to possibly wait a week or two to get the device 199

October 27, 2017 3:00 PM 14 Questions Stranger Things Still Needs to Answer After Season 2

Questions about the universe's unknowable mysteries could fill a lifetime. But the second season of Stranger Things that dropped Friday is infinitely more interesting. Once season 1 ended, the many mysteries of the Netflix series captivated the internet. Luckily season 2 had plenty of gratifying answers. We learned a lot more about the vast world the Duffer 314

October 26, 2017 6:01 AM Android 8.1 Developer Preview Now Available for Google Pixel and Nexus Devices

Interested users with compatible devices can get access to the latest Developer Preview through two ways: first is by enrolling their device in automatic OTA system updates through the Android Beta Program that will allow regular over-the-air (OTA) updates to pop up for all the Android 8.1 Developer Preview builds, and secondly by downloading a DeveloperPreview 166

October 18, 2017 10:03 PM Sheeran cancels parts of Asian tour, S'pore shows unaffected

British singer Ed Sheeran has cancelled several shows on his Asian tour, after it was revealed that he fractured his wrist and elbow in a bicycle accident earlier this week. In an Instagram post yesterday, the 26-year-old said the injuries will leave him unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future. "Sadly, this means that the following shows 171

October 12, 2017 12:19 PM Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know?

When actor Seth MacFarlane announced the Oscar nominations for best supporting actress in 2013, he cracked a now infamous joke: "Congratulations, you five ladies no longer have to pretend to be attracted to Harvey Weinstein." At the time, it was a rare public reference to what has since become a very public scandal. And it is a telling sign that Weinstein's 173

October 12, 2017 11:34 AM These Are the Women Who Have Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment and Assault

It has been less than a week since The New York Times published its explosive report about Harvey Weinstein, and already 28 women have stepped forward with allegations about his sexual misconduct. Many of their allegations are similar: they say that Weinstein invited them to a private room, where he either asked for a naked massage or sexually assaulted 167

October 12, 2017 3:56 AM Privacy is cost of WhatsApp, smartphones, smart speakers and you are already paying it

Internet of things. Smart devices. Smart services. We are increasingly living in a smart world. But in this world where WhatsApp is ubiquitous, devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo are fashionable and even refrigerators can connect to internet, we pay dearly for every smart service or device that we use. That price is called privacy. The privacy 129