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TECH 28 Jan 2019 | 1:00 AM

War declared on world's growing e-waste crisis

Weighing more than all commercial airliners ever built and worth more than most countries' GDP, electronic waste poses a growing economic and environmental threat, experts said Jan 24, as they launched a global initiative to clean it up.

TECH 26 Dec 2018 | 1:00 AM

Satellites to safety apps: 10 new uses of technology to help people in 2018

From stopping child trafficking to mapping slums or delivering medicines, governments and companies found new ways to use technology in 2018 to help people globally.

TECH 30 Nov 2018 | 3:00 AM

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say

Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills.

TECH 19 Oct 2018 | 11:30 AM

How technology, trends and tastes will shape travel in 2019

The travel landscape of 2019 will be shaped by a desire to acquire new skills and knowledge while on holiday. To travel more sustainably. And to go where few travelers have gone before.