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TECH 22 Sep 2014 | 1:26 PM

Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting

Texting while driving could be contributing to thousands of car crashes, especially among teens, and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) wants policy makers, doctors and parents to do something about it.

TECH 05 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM

Oregon arsonist who posted 'like my fire?' on Facebook sent to prison

An Oregon woman who set a 2013 wildfire to create work for her firefighter friends, an act of arson she later heralded in a "like my fire?" post on Facebook, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Wednesday.

TECH 01 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM

Smartphone mania may have foul consequence

Smartphone users yakking constantly into their devices may not be their only social offense, a new study has found.

TECH 25 Aug 2014 | 3:45 PM

Spud's Quest: Dizzy days ahead

A retro platform/puzzle adventure inspired by the Dizzy series, the Metroidvania-styled exploration of Spud’s Quest is fun, but the puzzle solutions can be excruciatingly obscure.

TECH 21 Aug 2014 | 2:06 PM

Gambling, IT, booze addictions rife in Japan: study

Nearly five percent of Japanese adults are addicted to gambling, a rate of up to five times that of most other nations, according to a study.

TECH 15 Aug 2014 | 12:05 AM

Web Wanders: Perils of selfie

Susanna Khoo talks about the grave consequences that selfies sometimes bring about.

TECH 08 Aug 2014 | 12:31 PM

Videogames can let kids practice being bad

Teenagers who play risk-glorifying videogames rated for mature audiences are more likely to act aggressively, drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and have unprotected sex, a new study suggests.

TECH 07 Aug 2014 | 12:23 PM

Samsung's next reinvention challenge: itself

As its smartphone sales stutter and a generational leadership succession looms, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is under pressure to reinvent itself — to be more innovative, but not lose the rigor and focus that made it a global powerhouse.

TECH 06 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM

Crowdsourcing shows promise as weight-loss method

Crowdsourcing, a modern day term for obtaining the opinion or help of a large community, could be the answer to making permanent, healthy changes in diet, according to a new study.

TECH 05 Aug 2014 | 2:58 PM

Poles fight Russian fruit ban on social media

With tongue-in-cheek messages like "an apple a day keeps Putin away!" Poles have taken to social media with gusto to promote Polish fruit in defiance of President Vladimir Putin's decision to ban imports into Russia.