• M&S speeds up shutdown of clothing and scales back Simply Food

    Marks & Spencer is slowing down expansion of its food halls. Photograph: Alamy Marks & Spencer is speeding up plans to close underperforming clothing departments and slamming the brakes on expansion of its Simply Food chain as the company fights for its future on the high street. “We have made good progress in remedying the […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Google Debuts Software to Open Up Quantum Computers for Chemists

    Google unveiled software aimed at making it easier for scientists to use the quantum computers in a move designed to give a boost to the nascent industry. The software, which is open-source and free to use, could be used by chemists and material scientists to adapt algorithms and equations to run on quantum computers. It […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Spice up your home: how to create balcony gardens

    Today’s urban living crunches spaces. We have been there. We know the effort involved in cramming a lot into tiny spaces. Living in an apartment can sometimes dash those dreams of spacious gardens. But here’s the rub. You don’t need a big space to have a great garden. An awesome garden can flourish in the […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Windows Bug Bounty Program Announced With Payouts Up to $250,000

    HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft will pay bounties up to $250,000 for finding bugs in Windows 10 Microsoft has been running the bounty programme since 2012 Other companies like Google, Facebook also run their bug bounty programs To ensure Windows 10 is secure and bug-free, Microsoft has announced a fresh round of Windows Bounty Programme that will reward the bug […]

  • Go up a size? Or wear clothes that are too tight? (Be honest.)

    The other day I asked my Facebook friends if (clothing) size matters. I asked them because I had just had an awful incident involving a skirt. It was full and floral. A little bit retro, too. And just the thing I needed in my wardrobe. And while the store didn’t carry the skirt in my regular missy […]

  • CLOTHING
    Where many of the clothes you throw away end up

    Ever wonder where your clothes go after you discard them? In Western countries, when you donate clothing to charities via shops, collection bags, or clothing banks many are given to those in need or sold in charity shops to raise funds. But what happens to torn or damaged clothes, or items that no one wants […]

  • Singapore May factory output up 5.0 percent on electronics strength

    A general view of factories in the industrial district of Jurong in western Singapore April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo Singapore’s industrial production in May grew for the 10th consecutive month from a year earlier, helped by strong electronics output, data showed on Friday. Manufacturing output in May rose 5.0 percent year-on-year, data from the […]

  • COUPONS
    Coupon Cutting Mom: Use coupons to load up on freebies this week

    Coupons lower the price for savvy shoppers. They also can often work in tandem with store rewards and other savings programs to get you some items for free. Here are some freebies this week at select stores. Plus, you’ll find a lot of high-value coupons in this week’s LNP flyer to take advantage of, including […]