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Men allegedly tortured by UK troops plan to go to court over report

Lawyers of men jailed without trial want to take body responsible for investigating case to court<p>Lawyers acting for two men who were jailed for 10 years without trial and say they were tortured after being seized by British troops in Iraq, plan to take the body responsible for investigating the …

Senate Committees

Atari threatens TxK developer Jeff Minter with copyright claims

Veteran video game company says indie developer’s PlayStation Vita title TxK is too similar to its Tempest series<p>Veteran British game developer Jeff Minter is embroiled in a legal dispute with Atari, over his PlayStation Vita game, TxK.<p>Atari has alleged that the title, which appears to be …

Atari

Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II: car review

Worried your new Rolls-Royce will clash with your wardrobe? Don’t panic, they’ll do it any colour you like<p><b>Price £181,865</b><b><br>MPG 20.8</b><b><br>Top speed 155mph</b><p>“Lipstick, nail varnish, shoes, handbags, plastic storage bin, Red Setter…” James, Rolls-Royce’s jovial UK communications director, is listing some of the …

Luxury Lifestyle

Mummified Monk Found Inside Buddha Statue

The master of impermanence becomes a permanent resting place.<p>When Buddha said “Peace comes from within,” he probably didn’t mean <i>inside</i> an actual Buddha statue. But Netherlands-based Drents Museum recently discovered that one of their Buddhas was hiding a secret: crouched inside was a monk who had …

Archaeology

Clash of Clans mobile game was most popular Super Bowl ad in 2015

Budweiser, Nissan, Snickers and other brands’ big-game commercials have not been as popular online as Finnish developer Supercell’s<p>Mobile games developer Supercell’s Super Bowl commercial for Clash of Clans has been more popular on YouTube than rival ads from an array of traditional brands.<p>The …

Advertising

Apple Watch update: will you be wearing one soon?

With the first models due in April, the most eagerly awaited product since the iPad is predicted to sell in the millions<p>“Development for Apple Watch is right on schedule, and we expect to begin shipping in April,” Apple chief executive Tim Cook told analysts in a recent financial earnings call.<p>The …

Smartwatches

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Wi-Fi