Facebook has been testing a covert photo-sharing app in China, says report

The alleged app, Colourful Balloon, looks and feels just like Facebook’s existing Moments app. Facebook, which has been banned in China for years, has covertly launched a new app in the country, according to a report from New York Times. As China continues its crackdown against leading internet giants, Facebook found an alternate route to mark […]

Zika Has Slowed Down In Florida, Officials Say

The spread of Zika in the Caribbea and South America has slowed down, resulting in a decrease of the virus’ spread in Florida this year, health officials announced. Dr. Henry Walke, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s incident manager for Zika response, said that herd immunity has contributed greatly to the decline of the […]

Rich List 2017 names record number of British billionaires

‘Keep calm and carry on’ – the British mantra encouraging us to continue in the face of uncertainty. And Brexit certainly hasn’t derailed Britain’s richest business tycoons from hard work, with the UK’s richest 1,000 people increasing their value by 14%, to a record £658billion this year. The Sunday Times Rich List 2017 included a record number […]

Facebook announces steps against fake news during general election

Fact-checking initiative and bogus account deletions among moves, but scepticism remains over whether firm is doing enough. Facebook has announced moves to help suppress fake news during the UK general election, starting with the deletion of tens of thousands of bogus profiles. The US social media company, which has more than 31 million accounts registered in […]

Noise created by humans is pervasive in US protected areas

Summary: Anthropogenic, or human-caused, noise pervades many US protected areas and habitats of endangered species, but is rarely managed as a threat in these highly valued areasThis is an acoustic recording station at the iconic tourist attraction Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate National Park, California. This is an acoustic recording station at […]

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you’re over 50, research suggests. Thinking and memory skills were most improved when people exercised the heart and muscles on a regular basis, a review of 39 studies found. This remained true in those who already showed signs […]

WATCH: President Trump, Ivanka call NASA astronauts in space

This event has ended. President Donald Trump will be joined by first daughter Ivanka Trump in the Oval Office on Monday to call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson live on board the International Space Station. The call, which NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is scheduled to join as well, will be to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking […]

Best and worst dressed on the Logies red carpet

The Project’s Gorgi Coghlan brought a lot of skirt to the red carpet. Some may say too much? It gave the impression she was drowning in black quicksand. Gorgi Coghlan posted this picture to Twitter with the caption “Ready to roll! Cannot thank you enough @officialconilio for my beautiful gown.”Source:Twitter As Hamish and Andy said about Coghlan’s dress: […]

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest

Director at African Parks Andrea Heydlauff, from left, Executive Vice President of Digital Product at National Geographic Partners Rachel Webber, writer/director Imraan Ismail, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and writer/director and producer Kathryn Bigelow speak on stage at “Tribeca Talks Virtual Reality: The Protectors,” during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios […]