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Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the prickly fruit into their mouth , but to keep a pineapple plant nearby on a...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for those with old technology. Facebook - the company owning the app - plans a WhatsApp upgrade...

Beware Smartphone Juice Jacking, Warns LA District Attorney

Expats and tourists find public USB chargers to charge smartphones and other devices useful but charging stations may infect gadgets with malware. Public authorities providing charging stations are concerned that security developers and cybercriminals have worked out how to deliver...

Governments Worried Sick Over Heathcare Spending

Healthcare spending is a big issue for voters around the world - but which countries spend the most? The big surprise is the United States is the world’s biggest healthcare spender, according to the latest data for 2018 from think...

Melting Ice Cap Could Raise Oceans 11 Feet Within A Century

As 11,000 scientists from around the world unite to declare a global climate emergency, a terrifying warning from the past predicts sea levels could rise 11 feet within a century if the world fails act. The research comes from scrutinising...

Internet Music Service Out Of Tune With Copyright Law

The internet dilemma of who owns the rights to content has just taken a new twist with a ruling by the High Court in London. Judges were asked to determine if online radio service could broadcast music from internet services...

ISIS Dictator Al-Baghdadi Dies A Brutal Death

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi blew himself up rather than be captured by US special forces as he was chased down by military dogs in a network of tunnels beneath his home. The jihadist who once ruled millions of people...

Password Don’t Hack It As Internet Security Any More

Online security experts have nagged us to come up with uncrackable passwords for years - only to announce that passwords are no good at keeping data safe and should be scrapped. Passwords don’t work, says the UK’s official fraud prevention...

Trump’s A Fair Weather Friend To Furious Kurds

America is turning out to be a fair weather friend for the abandoned Kurds in Northern Syria. President Donald Trump argues the Kurds fought well as allies against the Kurds as a paid militia, but now ISIS has been defeated...

Phasers At The Ready To Counter Drone Raids

Governments may spend billions on developing sophisticated radar and warning systems linked to missiles and jet fighters but did not consider cheap, disposable drones could blitz them with impunity. Drones are small mostly plastic technology that can fly short distances...

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