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Evander Holyfield's views are offensive, but Celebrity Big Brother's thought-police have taken a bold stance against freedom of speech

Just like The X Factor, Celebrity Big Brother is prone to making up the rules as it goes along.<p>And suddenly it seems that it's against the House Of …

So Nvidia have announced their Tegra K1 chip, which is more…

So Nvidia have announced their Tegra K1 chip, which is more powerful than the PS3/360.<p>This will revolutionise mobile gaming; no more delays in notifications advertising In App Purchasing, linking to Facebook to abuse your information and spam your friends a lot more efficiently and what's best is that it'll cost as much as the PS3 did at launch 7 years ago. Didn't Sony already produce a handheld with the power of the PS3 two years back???<p>Isn't mobile gaming brilliant? Without it we'd still be …

The Rise and Rise of Jordan Henderson

<b>By Chris Rowland.</b><p>In the first minute of the match against Cardiff at Anfield, Jordan Henderson sprinted into a 50-50 tackle without flinching. Two …

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DIY Bone Conduction Bike Helmet<p>Hike Like a Pro With These 6 Tips<p>Bike Protein Bar Holder<p>Rockets Class<p>When I saw this I couldn't wait to show my …

It's time to challenge the notion that there is only one way to speak English

Why do we persist in thinking that standard English is right, when it is spoken by only 15% of the British population? Linguistics-loving Harry Ritchie blames Noam Chomsky<p>Did you see that great documentary on linguistics the other night? What about that terrific series on Radio 4 about the …

Bill Gates preaches the aid gospel, but is he just a hypocrite?

He made his name as a sharp-elbowed businessman who rode the technology revolution with such style. But these days he is far more famous for his philanthropy, as a saviour of the poor who has made it his life's mission to change the world for the better. So it was something of a shock to see he is …

Midland MP demands Tory apology over Thatcher's role in miners' strike

Today's Conservative politicians “should apologise” for the role Margaret Thatcher’s government played in the miners’ strike, a Midland MP has …

ZTE announces Grand S II with voice recognition, 5.5-inch Full HD display and Snapdragon 800 - Pocket-lint

ZTE has officially unveiled its Grand S II smartphone at CES 2014, boasting a clever voice recognition feature that allows it to be unlocked by …

Corning claims Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass as world first - Pocket-lint

Mucky fingers are bad, they spread disease. Corning doesn't want to be a part of perpetuating that so it's come up with what it claims is the world's …

Winter Weather = Bad Mood? It's More Complicated Than That.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With a deep freeze taking over much of the U.S., bad weather is the talk of the nation. Turn on the TV, and you'll find a lineup of weathermen and women gravely forecasting more snowstorms and colder temperatures.<p>Between the …

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The US declared war on poverty 50 years ago. You would never know it

This 8 January marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's declaration of "unconditional war on poverty". The statement came in a state of the union address that, because of its often drab prose, has rarely drawn much praise. But a half century later, it's time to re-examine the case …

Buy-to-let property supremo shuts door on housing benefit tenants

One of Britain's best-known landlords has issued eviction notices to every tenant who is on welfare, and told letting agents that he will not accept any more applicants who need housing benefit.<p>Fergus Wilson, who with his wife Judith owns nearly 1,000 properties around the Ashford area of Kent, has …

A Hardware Geek's Bid to Revolutionize Gaming

The Founder of Oculus VR, Palmer Luckey is developing a virtual reality 3D headset billed as game-changer for interactive content.

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30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

Every year, the reporters at Forbes look for up-and-coming stars in the industries we cover. We search for people who are doing groundbreaking work, disrupting traditional business models, and establishing themselves as leaders. You can see the results today in a package of stories we call 30 Under …

Jimmy Savile victims call for single inquiry

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1041000/1041132_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525266847_a68f105f7da96e9f71d9927575b2f4c7<p><b>Victims of Jimmy Savile are calling for a single inquiry into how the ex-BBC DJ and presenter managed to evade justice.</b><p>There are more than 30 …

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Watch Out Google, AddSearch — Like Swiftype — Wants To Stop In-Website Search From Sucking

The in-website search space is hotting up. Because well, let’s face it, most site search still sucks. The reason for that is that firstly search is a hard, expensive problem to crack. And secondly Google, the dominant search player offering an in-website search product, hasn’t got a huge incentive …

A war veteran with PTSD is the first person to buy legal weed in Colorado

Colorado's marijuana dispensaries opened their doors to recreational users this morning, but their first customer was far from someone just looking to have a good time: Sean Azzariti, a Denver-area veteran of the Iraq war who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), instead purchased …

Bedroom tax hits 60,000 families with carers

About 60,000 families living in council homes where there is someone caring for an elderly or disabled relative have been caught out by the “bedroom …

Ruth Marcus: Snowden, the insufferable whistleblower

Time has not deflated Edward Snowden’s messianic sense of self-importance. Nor has living in an actual police state given the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower any greater appreciation of the actual freedoms that Americans enjoy.<p>Insufferable is the first adjective evoked by Snowden’s …

Global war on the poor? Uncanny similarities between Australia and UK coalition policies

<b>(not satire)</b><p>Go back in time a bit.<p>A coalition government of conservatives and liberals – backed by the Rupert Murdoch press – wins the general …

US and UK struck secret deal to allow NSA to 'unmask' Britons' personal data

The phone, internet and email records of UK citizens not suspected of any wrongdoing have been analysed and stored by America's National Security Agency under a secret deal that was approved by British intelligence officials, according to documents from the whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>In the first …

Xbox One

• Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Jump to PS4 …

Xbox One Reviewed: Games and Hardware

It's been a bumpy six months since Xbox One was unveiled. During that period, Microsoft has scrapped its controversial plans for licence-only game …