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TECH 11 Jul 2019 | 5:15 AM

Chinese woman caught on camera faking road accident in bid to win compensation

Passers-by watch as would-be victim runs alongside truck, throws herself under its wheels to feign being knocked off her bicycle. Police say woman had had a business dispute with driver of vehicle and wanted revenge.

TECH 27 Sep 2018 | 2:00 AM

Mobile phone ban for Dutch cyclists

The sight of cyclists hurtling along while glued to their smartphones is a common one in the bike-mad Netherlands, but it will soon be illegal.

TECH 12 Jan 2018 | 2:00 AM

Phone-hooked drivers face licence suspension in France

Drivers caught swapping texts or chatting on their phones at the wheel risk having their licences suspended under new road safety rules in France, where the government is under pressure to halt a rise in road deaths.

TECH 22 Aug 2017 | 2:30 AM

Low-cost prostheses offer Indian amputees a second chance

India: Vishnu Kumar had barely reached adulthood when he lost his limbs in a freak electrical accident, seemingly condemning him to the life of penury endured by millions of amputees in India.

Google 03 Dec 2015 | 6:42 AM

20 million cars will be autonomous by 2025

The latest report into the future of autonomous and self-driving cars from Juniper Research sets 2021 as the date when the technology, which until recently was confined to sci-fi thrillers and James Bond films, starts to become a real-world reality.

Technology 20 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Kurnia launches mobile app

Kurnia Insurans has launched Kurnia One Touch, which is a mobile application that gives Kurnia insurance policyholders access to a variety of services on their smartphones.