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TECH 01 Dec 2014 | 12:12 PM

Nip, tuck, click: Demand for US plastic surgery rises in selfie era

Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media.

TECH 13 Apr 2019 | 2:00 AM

Plastic, glass or sprayed on: Protection options for your smartphone

Dangers abound when it comes to your smartphone display. However, it's easy to take precautionary measures.

TECH 19 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Are your selfies making you consider plastic surgery?

Selfies are an inescapable part of modern life, but could they also be responsible for driving up cosmetic surgery procedures?

TECH 31 May 2018 | 3:30 AM

Startups colonise New York subway, pricing out plastic surgery ads

You’ve seen them if you’ve been to New York recently or are one of the city’s harried commuters. Bright, colourful, funny, cheeky ads for startups selling everything from insurance to mattresses, plastered in every subway car and station.

TECH 30 Mar 2018 | 3:30 AM

Amazon’s next challenge: Teens without the plastic to buy online

Amazon.com Inc has millennial shoppers nailed down. And their parents. And most of their grandparents.

TECH 18 Dec 2017 | 5:25 AM

What’s up, WhatsApp? Google’s beating plastic in India

Google CEO Sundar Pichai can count the early success of Tez, the online payment system he custom-built for India, as a promising start to a gruelling fight.

TECH 19 Feb 2018 | 11:27 AM

Surgeries for selfies surge

Plastic surgeons have seen a surge in people going under the knife just to take better selfies, with a 2017 survey finding 55% of surgeons being told this was the primary reason for surgery.