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Ada Lovelace, a Computer Programmer Ahead of Her Time

Ada Lovelace was ahead of her time.<p>In 1843, at age 27, the world's first computer programmer envisioned the future of computer technology as we know …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: big, powerful and Samsung's best yet

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is all the phablet anyone could ever need, and while it might be a stretch to operate with one hand, it does promise to be a device to do everything you could ever need - at least on a mobile device.<p>After stretching the screen from 5.3in in its first Galaxy Note phablet, …

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Eiffel Tower gets glass floor in £24m facelift

Visitors to the Eiffel Tower in Paris will now be able to look down through a vertigo-inducing glass floor that forms part of a €30 million (£24m) refit of France’s most visited tourist attraction.<p>The transparent floor is on the first level of the tower, at 57m, where operators hope that visitors …

Revealed: why cats hate each other

Tonight's Horizon on BBC Two, Cat Watch 2014, gets into the antisocial minds of our feline friends<p><b>What is Cat Watch 2014?</b><p>The new Horizon cat experiment – according to the subtitle.<p><b>What’s the old cat experiment?</b><p>Last year Horizon carried out an experiment into how our cats behave when they think …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

If you've been holding out for a new smartphone all year, now is a good time to buy. We likely won't see any more splashy smartphone launches until 2015.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware</i> …

Mobile Technology

Samsung expecting a massive drop in operating profit this quarter

Operating profits down 60 percent from one year ago<p>Last quarter, Samsung warned that the record-breaking earnings the company had been posting might not last forever, and now the company is reiterating that message. Today, Samsung issued guidance for its forthcoming Q3 2014 earnings, telling …

Video nasties: will Cameron's age ratings scheme stop the shock?

Smeared in blood and loitering in a meat van, the predatory butcher played by Adam Levine in Maroon 5’s video for Animals was deemed so disturbing this week that the largest anti-sexual assault group in the US condemned it as “a dangerous depiction of a stalker’s fantasy”. Amassing 6m views in the …

The 10 best Mean Girls quotes

Every Mean Girls fan waits until October 3rd to post this:<p>Meaning October 3rd is the closest we’ll get to an official Mean Girls day. Ten years since it was released, we’re still quoting it. To celebrate (or use as an excuse, you choose) here are the ten best quotes from Mean Girls, in ascending …

Banker who financed 9/11 mastermind now funding terrorists in Syria and Iraq

A terrorist financier from Qatar is at the centre of a jihadi network linking him to al-Qaeda fighters in Syria and Iraq<p>An al-Qaeda financier jailed for his role in funding the mastermind behind 9/11 is once again raising money for Islamist terrorists after being freed by the Qatari authorities, …

How to make tea correctly (according to science): milk first

Tea is better than coffee. Let’s just get that out of the way before we start. Many Most ALL British people think this. Even those who say the exact opposite agree really, they’re just trying to be provocative and confrontational due to consuming too much caffeine. Yes, it may look like pretty much …

I Am Legend 2: time for a new species of sci-fi film?

Science fiction and fantasy,Culture,Film,Film adaptations,Books,Fiction,Science fiction,Will Smith,Warner Bros,The Searchers<p>Warner are rebooting their 2007 post-apocalyptic vampire thriller without Will Smith. Will there be space for the source novel’s radical comment on interspecies understanding?

Gone Girl, Life After Beth: this week's new films

Gone Girl (18)<br>(David Fincher, 2014, US) Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Carrie Coon, Neil Patrick Harris, Kim Dickens. 149 mins<p>Disappearances can be deceptive, this slick, sombre mystery tells us. And sure enough, it turns out to be an enjoyably pulpy thriller in disguise – albeit one shot through with …

Family of Mohammad Asghar: ‘We just want our father home’

In the bundle of family photographs and yellowing Polaroids in Jasmine Rana’s lounge, the decades are muddled up. In one, her beaming father wears a bright blue salwar kameez and cradles her baby son. In another she is a teenager helping her father in his grocer’s shop. The next – in which her …

Why the Guardian is smart to bet on live events and a membership model instead of paywalls

Even as T<i>he Guardian</i> has expanded its international readership dramatically over the past few years, critics have slammed the British news outlet for …

10 Ways to Tick Off Your Boss Without Even Knowing It

You might think you're coming across like a superstar, but are you irking your supervisor without realizing it?<p>Smacking gum, co-workers interrupting conversations, your cube mate always having the last word; everyone has his or her own office pet peeves. But some behaviors and work habits can have …

Project Management

How can I protect my privacy and security on Android?

Phil’s family is now using Android smartphones and tablets, and he wants to know what he can do to secure them<p>I take a great deal of trouble to keep the PCs in my household safe and secure. However, we now use a number of Android devices for browsing and emails, with banking to come. I haven’t got …