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Man-in-the-middle biz Blue Coat bought by Symantec: Infosec bods are worried

<b>Analysis</b> Symantec’s deal to to buy Blue Coat, the controversial web filtering firm, for $4.65bn will bolster its enterprise security business.<p>But …

'Yes I'm obsessive': The 50,000-hour paintings of Ben Johnson

The artist Ben Johnson has painted every building on the Liverpool skyline in one picture. He painted all 30,000 tiles of the Dome of the Rock, each with seven layers of paint. And he's spent the equivalent of 17 years on one artwork.<p>He is, he admits, a bit obsessive.<p>His work has been shown at …

Art

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

Are We Alone? Have We Always Been? How Do We Know?

A report from DARPA's Wait, What? conference<p>ST. LOUIS — It's the loneliest question in the cosmos: Are we, creative and intelligent and flawed as we are, really all there is? Are we alone, and have we always been? Is there anybody else out there?<p>Leave it to the people of DARPA to think not only of …

Researchers claim that Google could 'rig the 2016 election'

Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, and colleague Ronald E. Robertson …

Readymag Offers Easy, Minimalist Web Design Templates

Visuals are very important in today’s communication, and of course this includes your web presence. Sites with good content tend to be ignored if the …

Web Design

Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the …