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'Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle' - TransAsia pilot admitted mistake

Cockpit transcript reveals pilot's error, shutting down working engine by mistake, shortly before TransAsia plane crashed in Taiwan in February with the loss of 43 lives<p>The captain of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people, had switched off the working …

Airplanes

Northern Ireland: Schoolboy Ronan Hughes committed suicide after 'online trick'

A schoolboy from County Tyrone is believed to have taken his own life after being tricked into posting images on a social networking site.<p>Police are …

Apple Pay

Would YOU have a robot in your house?

IT Crowd star Katherine Parkinson on her creepy new sci-fi drama Humans, from the makers of Mad Men and Broadchurch<p>The advert for “Persona Synthetics” recently broadcast on Channel 4 caused a social media sensation.<p>It was selling “Sally”, a “synthetic human” who is maid, nanny and housekeeper …

TV

How Bad Bots Are Destroying The Internet

The Internet has been described in many different ways over the years. We don’t use the term “information superhighway” much anymore, but a recent …

Bots

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ and the Rise of Hollywood’s Casual Racism

There’s a lot to like about Pitch Perfect 2. So why does it muddy itself with tone-deaf racial jokes? Worse, why is it part of an ugly trend in big …

Labour's 'Ed Stone' found hidden at an industrial estate called Westminster

Ed Miliband's embarrassing pledge stone - on which Labour carved its key election promises - has been traced to a south east London warehouse. And it turns out the owner of the firm which carved it is a Conservative<p>For many people it symbolised all that was wrong with Ed Miliband’s election …

School bans girls from wearing skirts because they make male staff 'uncomfortable'

Clampdown follows an incident when a male teacher was told 'You shouldn't be looking at my legs' by a girl he was telling off<p>A school is banning skirts because male teachers are too embarrassed to tell girl pupils their hemlines are too high.<p>Teenagers who show too much leg face being sent into an …

Tencent Is Putting More News Feed Ads Inside Its Blockbuster App WeChat

One of the 549 million people who use WeChat each month? Based in China? Expect to see more ‘sponsored’ content inside your in-app news feed because parent company Tencent is gearing up to increase monetization of the popular messaging app.<p>The company began testing advertising inside Moments, the …

Apps

5 Reasons Millennials May Struggle to Retire on Their Own Terms

Source: Flickr user ITU Pictures.<p>The Great Recession certainly did a number on Baby Boomers. With the market hitting new highs in 2007, right when baby boomers were getting ready to hang up their coats and gloves for good, the floor fell out from underneath the housing and credit markets, ruining …

Dodos still exist, say one in four Brits

Research by the WWF also finds nearly one in five Britons believe the Friesian cow is under threat<p>One in four Brits think the dodo still exists, according to new research.<p>A survey of 2,000 adults found many Brits have little knowledge about endangered species, with nearly one in five believing the …

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions

<b>Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system.</b><p>Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft development executive, said in a conference speech this week that Windows 10 would be the "last version" of the dominant desktop software.<p>His comments were echoed by Microsoft which said it would …

Software

The Most '90s-tastic Got Milk? Ads

The '90s brought us new boy bands, Friends, and celebrity-filled "Got Milk?" ads that we used to collage our notebooks and bulletin boards. It's been more than 20 years since the MilkPEP-run ad campaign first launched, and in 2014, MilkPEP created a new "Milk Life" campaign. Feeling nostalgic for …

Urban Outfitters is a hit despite offensive clothes

Urban Outfitters has a history of doing dumb things. That hasn't changed lately.<p>Last month, the company was criticized for selling a tapestry that many thought looked too much like a Nazi concentration camp uniform.<p>That followed two ridiculously insensitive pieces of apparel last year: a Kent State …

Urban Outfitters

Rare straight lightning over Zimbabwe

No zig-zagging. No branching. A lightning expert said this single, straight bolt of lightning was extremely rare …<p>A friend in Zimbabwe, Peter …

Papua New Guinea

Another round of image bugs: PNG and JPEG XR

Today's release of MS15-024 and MS15-029 addresses two more image-related memory disclosure vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer - this time, …

Jeremy Clarkson: Petition calls for BBC to bring back suspended Top Gear host

A petition has been launched urging the BBC to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson, the Top Gear host suspended after a row with a producer .<p>Just moments after …

New reports suggest Apple is finally going to give you an iPhone with 2GB of RAM this year

In preparation for this year’s major launches — including the Apple Watch, iPhone 6s and iPad Pro — Apple might be bulking up on one crucial …

MIA is an incredible artist, but she is not the spokesperson that Sri Lanka needs right now

I’ve just re-watched MIA’s interview on Channel 4 News about the recent Sri Lankan elections.<p>I love her music, and being a British Sri Lankan myself, …

Nasa reveals far side of the Moon

Nasa has released a view of the Moon that cannot be seen from Earth.<p>Using nearly five-years of mapping data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the space agency has created footage showing what it is like on the far side.<p>The far side of the Moon is home to a scarred area known as the South …

Space

Teenager 'posed for Snapchat selfie with classmate's dead body after shooting him in face'

A teenager who allegedly shot a fellow school pupil in the face before posing with his body in a Snapchat selfie has been charged with murder in the …

Huge crowd of Muslim protesters picket Downing Street to protest at Charlie Hebdo cartoons

At least 1,000 Muslim protesters gathered outside the gates of Downing Street to protest against the depictions of the Prophet Mohammed in Charlie …

Buy Cyber Dust - Microsoft Store

Rating:5/5<p>1/9/2015<p>Jay<p>Mobile<p>Absolutely love it. Only thing stopping me from giving this five stars is that I think the message send button should be …

The Dark Web Remains

The government may have won its case against Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht, but the hidden sites are getting bigger—and smarter.<p>The Wednesday conviction of Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht on seven felony charges demonstrated at least one thing pretty clearly: U.S. law enforcement can not only find, but …

Dark Web

Who are Lizard Squad and what's next for the hackers?

By Jimmy Blake and Amelia Butterly <i>Newsbeat reporters</i><p><b>Facebook has denied it was hacked and that access issues earlier were "not the result of a third party attack".</b><p>A hacker group called Lizard Squad had hinted it was responsible for the site, and Instagram and Tinder, going down.<p>Users around the …

Kim Jong-un