Tahir Siddique

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Freedom campaigners warn against EU ministers pushing for 2-speed internet

While the US voted to protect open internet, Europe is accused of permitting ‘every imaginable breach of net neutrality’<p>European ministers are pushing for new laws which would “permit every imaginable breach of net neutrality”, internet freedom campaigners have warned.<p>Days after the US voted to …

Ubuntu's answer to Android is finally here, but it still needs work

At long last, the first Ubuntu phones are here. It's been more than two years since Canonical first showed off its Linux-based mobile platform, and fans have been clamoring for consumer devices ever since. The Ubuntu Edge never made its ambitious $32 million crowdfunding target, and the first …

Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

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Why Ants Handle Traffic Better Than You Do

Could studying ants reveal clues to reducing highway traffic jams? Physicist Apoorva Nagar at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology thinks the answer is yes.<p>Nagar says he got interested in the topic when he came across a study by German and Indian researchers showing that ants …

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A day in the life of Britain’s sexiest man

There are, presumably, a great many people who dream about what they will say when the day comes that they get to meet David Gandy – but I have to confess I wasn’t one of them. So when I found myself, six months back, sitting across from him in the ‘interview room’ of the Sun Hill police station, I …

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

From slaves to the sidewalk: Bill Cosby's African art collection – in pictures

Photograph: Franko Khoury/National Museum of African Art,<p>Untitled (Odalisque)1956-57, printed 1999 Gelatin silver print National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Merton Simpson in memory of Sylvia H. …