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Don’t take those Spigen Galaxy S6 cases too seriously

Here we go again. Spigen, the well-known case manufacturer, is trying to squeeze out some early SEO juice by putting up cases for a highly anticipated device that is still weeks away. It happened with the One (M8), Nexus 5, and a few other devices, and it’s now happening with the Galaxy S6.<p>The …

Electronics Industry

Bill Gates Worries About Machines Gaining Super Intelligence

Gates also reveals that he has two dogs, likes sauce on his BBQ and his big regret is not learning a foreign language.<p>Even the father of the mainstream personal computer is worried that machines might one day get too smart.<p>“I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence,” Bill Gates …

Kik CEO: “Hey internet are you listening? Messaging has peaked”

Image copyright Kik.It has certainly been an interesting month for messaging apps in the U.S.Around the same time the New York Times penned its …

Apps

BT Promises 500Mbps Broadband For The UK…Eventually

UK telecoms provider, BT has announced plans to deliver broadband speeds of up to 500Mbps to homes and small business across the UK. It says it’ll achieve that by using G.fast, a standard for local loops shorter than 250 meters which can offer speeds of up to 1Gbps.<p>The company will begin testing …

Telecoms

U.K. Telco BT Sets Out ‘500Mbps’ Broadband Plan By 2025

As the U.K.’s political parties sweat their policy wonks to come up with voter-friendly manifestos ahead of the General Election in May, incumbent telco BT has dropped a reminder that broadband upgrades will never be big enough nor fast enough for digital’s cutting edge unless politicians find the …

Google agrees to make its privacy policy clearer in the UK

Three years ago Google merged more than 60 privacy policies into one gargantuan document, in the hope it would be simpler and more readable for its customers around the world. Some people were skeptical of the changes and, despite Google's best efforts to explain itself, the company was pulled into …

Tunnel vision: London’s Crossrail enters its final leg

Elizabeth, one of the last tag team of Crossrail tunnelling machines, has made the first breakthrough into the City of London, 40 metres below ground under Liverpool Street. The moment when the 6.2 metre-wide drill head cut through the wall into the hollowed-out future station marked the start of …

Trains