Lifestyle Archive
  • »Egypt discovers first case of potentially deadly MERS virus

    Sat 26 April / Apr 2014. 05:53 PM
    Egypt has discovered its first case of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in an Egyptian citizen who had recently returned from Saudi Arabia, Egypt's Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
  • »Five Banksy stenciled works to be auctioned in Los Angeles

    Sat 26 April / Apr 2014. 05:52 PM
    A selection of works by elusive British graffiti artist Banksy, including the "Mariachi Player" and his "Rat" stencils, are going on sale in June, a Beverly Hills auction house said on Friday.
  • »Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

    Thu 17 April / Apr 2014. 07:22 PM
    Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study.
  • »Google to sell Glass to public next week

    Sat 12 April / Apr 2014. 04:49 PM
    Google Inc will take online orders for its Glass wearable gadget on April 15, in its biggest push to get the $1,500 wraparound Web-ready glasses out to the U.S. public.
  • »Doctors welcome hepatitis C drug rivals

    Sat 12 April / Apr 2014. 04:25 PM
    Doctors at a key medical conference welcomed the prospect of more new drugs to treat the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus, while agreeing that Gilead Sciences Inc continues to lead the effort.
  • »Little Internet users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' bug

    Thu 10 April / Apr 2014. 09:55 AM
    Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" bug that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites upgrade their software.
  • »Apple, Facebook, Google Internet data centers getting greener, report finds

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 05:59 PM
    Apple Inc, Google Inc and Facebook Inc have made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources to power their Web services, the environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Wednesday.
  • »Microsoft CEO signals new course with Office for iPad

    Sat 29 March / Mar 2014. 03:52 PM
    Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella took the wraps off an Office software suite designed for Apple Inc's iPad on Thursday, a widely anticipated move that underscores the new chief's willingness to point the lumbering software giant in a new direction.
  • »Microsoft unveils Office for Apple's iPad, as expected

    Thu 27 March / Mar 2014. 08:29 PM
    Microsoft Corp said its Office suite of applications, including the core Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, will be available as an iPad app available on Apple Inc's App Store from Thursday morning.
  • »World Cup hosts still using sex to sell football

    Tue 25 March / Mar 2014. 09:40 PM
    After a dire and goalless first half, the halftime entertainment in the recent Boa Esporte v Caldense Minas Gerais state championship derby was predictable enough.
  • »Google, Viacom settle landmark YouTube lawsuit

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 07:26 PM
    Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.
  • »Apple replaces iPad 2 with iPad 4, launches cheaper iPhone 5C

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 07:24 PM
    Apple Inc said it would offer an iPad 4 tablet in place of the mid-range iPad 2 at the same price and the company launched a cheaper, lower capacity version of its plastic-backed iPhone 5C in Australia, China and some European countries.
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