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The government wants our cars to 'talk' to each other

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is throwing its weight behind vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication systems. After years of experimentation and a real-world trial in Ann Arbor, MI the government is (almost) ready to make peer-to-peer networking a required safety feature on all new cars. …

The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

PSA: Missed Call From A Mystery Number? Be Careful.

The people who read our site are a pretty savvy lot. You know not to accept checks from distant princes. You can spot a phisher from a mile away.<p>But here’s one that might be new for you: scammers are apparently trying to exploit your “missed call” screen, now.<p>The scam, simplified: They call you, …

Mobiles have not usurped landline phones, survey shows

Despite 94 per cent of Britons now owning a mobile phone, the landline still remains an important communication tool with 63 per cent of adults using it once a week, rising to 86 per cent for the over 55s<p>Landline telephones are still in wide use, despite the vast majority of Britons now owning a …

Could Apple be using sapphire glass for a solar-charging iPhone 6 screen?

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>There’s been a lot of talk about sapphire glass since Apple(s aapl) CEO Tim Cook sat down for an interview with ABC News last …

Phone Booths Converted Into Awesome Public Fish Tanks

It's safe to say that if you use a pay-phone these days, you went wrong somewhere in life. They still have uses mind you, handy if you need to seek …

Step Inside A Russian Home Built Completely Upside Down

Previously you've taken our hand and followed us inside the world’s narrowest house, poked around in Japan’s smallest ever home and even taken a peek …

This Iranian Man Hasn't Bathed For Over 60 Years

This is 80 year old Amou Haji, he lives in a remote part of southern Iran. But it's not his isolated existence that's the most worrying thing about …

Bitcoins and virtual currency - how do businesses cope?

<b>Bitcoin speculators have made millions of pounds in the last few months as the value of the internet-based virtual currency has exploded.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessTapping into the IT cloud crowd2014: The year of encryptionStress test: Are you fit for work?2013: The year we all went …

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Alcohol Kills 80,000 a Year

<b>Alcohol kills 80,000 people every year in the Western Hemisphere.</b><p>The journal <i>Addiction</i> has published a study that says about 79.456 deaths in the …

Google Does Contacts

Tech company Google (you may have heard of it) isn’t only stepping into glasses—it’s stepping right into your eyes. On Monday, Google announced a …

Sunshine Lowers Your Blood Pressure

<b>1) Is lolling by the pool actually healthy for you?</b><p>Known as the “silent killer,” high blood pressure has been the main or partial cause of death for …

6 bodyweight workouts that actually build muscle

How You Can Burn More Calories Just By Chewing Gum<p>How an Overweight Dad Overhauled His Life—and Lost 110 Pounds<p>The Busy Man's 15-minute Bodyweight …

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Laziness Is Changing Your Brain

<b>1) Exercise might be the best way to keep your brain from falling apart.</b><p>Recent studies have shown that exercise can beef up brain power by producing …

The power grid is starting to look more like the internet and that’s a good thing

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The electricity grid has slowly been adopting some of the technologies that have been mainstays of the internet, like …

iPhone 6 Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the iPhone 6?<p>When it was released in 2014 the iPhone 6 was one of the hottest smartphone on the market. Featuring a completely rethought …

Study shows 99% of mobile malware in 2013 targeted Android devices

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Cisco<p>Stay safe, Android(s goog) users: According to Cisco’s(s csco) annual security report, 99 percent of all malware …

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U.S. says 12 companies, including BitTorrent and NFL teams, broke EU privacy rules

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced that a dozen U.S. companies, including sports teams like the Atlanta Falcons …

Google Glass wearer removed from AMC theater under suspicion of recording

Despite the many uses for Google Glass, this new class of wearable devices is inevitably meeting some growing pains (pictured above is 7'3" Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, a Glass wearer who has experienced some growing pains) as the world gets used to them. One wearer successfully fought a …

Google tests the performance limits of D-Wave's quantum computers

We've long known that D-Wave's quantum computers are specialized tools rather than Swiss Army Knives, but just how good are they at their intended tasks? Google has just conducted some benchmarking to find out, and the short answer is that these systems are very good -- but they have definite …

Inside a custom-built data centre

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When it comes to new markets, one size does not fit all

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Vector Market<p>The 1958 novel <i>The Ugly American</i> was a fictionalized study of American jingoism in action. …

This group just created a address book for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The internet of things is coming, but few normal people want to be the intermediary between dozens or the hundreds of …

New Water-Repellant Surface Destroys Water

Damn near everything is water-resistant, but water-repellant is quickly replacing it as top dog in the crusade to avoid water at all costs. A new …

Is Bitcoin a potential weapon of mass economic destruction?

Why are we giving Bitcoin house room? Surely it is akin to a counterfeiting scam promoted by people who like the idea of their computer making them rich without lifting much more than a finger?<p>The story on Wednesday of the Newport IT worker James Howells who threw away a hard drive with £4m worth …

Zaha Hadid's sport stadiums: 'Too big, too expensive, too much like a vagina'

One looks like a futuristic bicycle helmet, stretched across its Tokyo site in an aerodynamic sweep. The other has been said to resemble a vagina, rising out of the Qatari desert in a great vulvic bulge.<p>Both are in fact sinuous sporting stadiums by the London-based Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, who …

Children learn sexism at school – so that's where we should begin to fight it

High-profile cases in Rochdale and recent reports into gangs suggest that the sort of girls who are harrassed and abused are weak and friendless, girls whose chaotic homes lives leave them vulnerable. Yet, while law-abiding parents are reading these stories as if they are missives from Mars, …

Fans in shock at death of 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker

Actor Paul Walker has died in a car crash in Southern California. His death has left his fan base across the world in shock.<p>The star of the ‘Fast and Furious’ movies was a passenger in the red Porsche which burst into flames when it crashed. He and the driver were pronounced dead at the …