Amazon.com bans, then un-bans TikTok app from employee mobile devices - Science & Tech

In the span of a few hours on Friday, Amazon.com Inc banned and then unbanned the TikTok video sharing app from employee mobile devices, calling the move a mistake.The news generated widespread attention for the Chinese-owned social media platform c

Skin whitening creams remain online despite mercury findings - Lifestyle

Skin-whitening creams identified as containing potentially dangerous levels of mercury continue to be sold online more than seven months after a watchdog group raised the alarm, including on platforms run by eBay, Amazon.com and Alibaba, a Reuters re

Ten tips for looking after your back while you're sitting down

Working from home is challenging. Apart from reduced social interaction and the domestic juggling involved, homes are not usually designed to replicate a workplace environment when it comes to employees’ health.Instead, improvised work station

Paris fashion designers make Black Lives Matter plea - Lifestyle

The Dutch brand Botter made an impassioned plea for the Black Lives Matter movement Friday at Paris men's fashion week.Its two designers Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh -- who both have Caribbean roots -- delivered a heartfelt plea for people

Singapore-based startup wins S$1 million prize in Liveability Challenge - Science & Tech

Singapore-based sustainable dairy start-up TurtleTree Labs dominated this year’s Liveability Challenge, an annual competition in search of sustainability solutions, taking home the S$1 million (US$ 719,112.91) grand prize on July 8.The challen

Singapore-based startup wins S$1 million prize in Liveability Challenge - Science & Tech

Turkey turns Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Friday that the Hagia Sophia, one of the architectural wonders of the world, would be reopened for Muslim worship as a mosque, sparking fury in the Christian community and neighboring Greece.His decla

'Peninsula', sequel to 'Train to Busan', premieres in Seoul

Peninsula, a sequel to Train to Busan, touts itself as a zombie flick that everyone can watch.“I tried my best to deliver a universal message through a film which people of all ages could watch. I’m hoping ‘Peninsula&rsqu

Instagram bans 'conversion therapy' content as opposition grows - Science & Tech

Instagram said on Friday it would block content that promotes so-called conversion therapy, which aims to alter a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, as pressure to ban the practice grows.The social media giant announced earlier this

Christie's online sale fetches $421 million despite virus pandemic

Roy Lichtenstein's "Nude with Joyous Painting" was the big seller as a Christie's hybrid sale fetched an impressive $421 million Friday, signaling the art market is holding firm during the coronavirus pandemic.The event, entitled &

Mariah Carey to publish her debut memoir in September

The music icon announced that she added the finishing touches to her debut autobiography, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, earlier this week.The Meaning of Mariah Carey will arrive in bookstores on September 29 via Andy Cohen Books, an imprint