More Than 250 People Have Died Taking Selfies, New Study Finds

The number one cause of death was drowning, followed by incidents involving transport, and also falling from a height. If you like taking selfies, you may want to be extra careful in future as they can be potentially dangerous and even deadly, especially when you are around water. A study has revealed more than 250 people have died while snapping photos...

Does Your iPhone XS Make You Look Fly?

Users of the new iPhone XS have claimed the smartphone has a secret beauty mode - with selfie snappers saying their skin looks smoother and brighter in photos. The new XS and XS Max went on sale last month, featuring updated camera system hardware and software. Some owners of the new devices have claimed their appearance has been enhanced compared to...

World’s First Fully Automated Indoor Farm Is Being Built in Ohio

Farming has changed drastically in the last couple decades, but the mental image of people toiling in the fields from sun-up to sundown still persists. Alas, those days are quickly changing. Farming is now a high-tech business, and many farm owners are now using robotics and artificial intelligence to get the job done. In the latest example of this trend, Forbes reports...

Your Stool Transplant May Actually Be Helpful For Cancer Patient

A  new study has suggested an effective way to restore beneficial bacteria after patients receive powerful antibiotics. Stool transplants have been shown to be an effective and safe way to restore the gut bacteria in cancer patients who have been treated with intense antibiotics. A study by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre here in the US has found that...

Google Looking to Future After 20 Years of Search

Google was set to mark its 20th anniversary with an event in San Francisco devoted to the future of online search, promising a few surprise announcements. Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades in which it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name...

Why The ‘Gig’ Economy May Not Be The Workforce of the Future

The “gig” economy might not be the new frontier for America’s workforce after all. From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work has been widely seen as ideal for people who want the flexibility and independence that traditional jobs don’t offer. Yet the evidence is growing that over time, they don’t deliver the financial returns many expect. And they don’t...

Twitter Plans To Bring Back Chronological Timeline- Here’s How To Get It

Twitter is bringing back reverse chronological feeds and will be testing changes "in the coming weeks". Twitter is making changes to allow users to switch back to a chronological timeline, two years after replacing it with an algorithm-generated feed of the "best" tweets. The company's decision in 2016 to alter how tweets were presented on users' home pages came in for...

Too much screen time? New Phone Controls For Kids & Adults

Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don’t lie. Their new tools for managing screen time will let you see how often you picked up the phone after bedtime or how long you’re on Instagram at work (shame on you). Apple’s tools...

By 2025, Machines Will Do More Work Than Humans, a New Report Says

The robot apocalypse is coming There’s one number that people forget to talk about when bemoaning the imminent robot apocalypse. It’s not the number of seconds it takes a robot to solve a Rubix cube (.38) or the number of hours it takes to train an algorithm to detect cancer (we did it in two!). It’s the number of jobs that will be created with...

Instagram Receives Backlash Over Eating Disorder Hashtags

Some potentially harmful hashtags were not accompanied by warnings, with campaigners claiming it poses a "health risk" for users. Instagram says it is working to improve the artificial intelligence it uses to protect vulnerable users after communities promoting eating disorders were not picked up on the app. Since 2016, the social media giant has held a policy that whenever a user...