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A simple guide to the Prism controversy

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who pulled back the curtain on the United States' internet surveillance programme Prism, has been<p>hailed as a hero …

Want a hoverbike? Then fund this Kickstarter project

Nothing screams "THE FUTURE!" over the sound of multiple huge propellers while flying through the wetlands quite like a Hoverbike. Malloy Aeronautics …

Scrabble and Ogilvy Paris offer free Wi-Fi to those with good spelling skills

Scrabble has teamed with Ogilvy Paris for a campaign which rewards those who spell correctly with free Wi-Fi.<p>The ‘Scrabble Wi-Fi’ campaign sees …

Google to Launch Wireless Internet Provider Services

You’ve probably heard about Google Fiber, Google’s own internet service provider plans that have brought faster internet to certain cities than ever …

Mercedes-Benz plan will put QR codes on cars to speed up rescues

We joke that most people don't like QR codes, but those codes link to a lot of information through one snapshot -- and Mercedes-Benz may just use that efficiency to save lives. The automaker is putting the symbols on vehicles so that emergency crews just need a phone camera scan for easy access to …

Why 'SoLoMo' Isn't Going Anywhere

If you've ever wondered who to blame for a particular tech buzzword, there's a decent chance the culprit will either be a startup founder or a …

When Did the 'Second Screen' Become a Thing?

As we approach upfront season — the time of year when television networks show off their slate of programming to advertisers — one of the biggest …

Add Wi-Fi to Practically Anything With This Arduino-Compatible Chip

You can add it to a motion detector. You can add it to a security camera. Heck, the creators of a tiny new Wi-Fi board even joke that you can add it …

iPhone patent may save your life, prevent drunk phone calls

Apple has won a new patent for a phone which can intelligently detect the best means of contacting someone.<p>Confused? Let us explain. The iPhone would …

Patents

New adverts 'could track your eyes' in supermarkets

<b>An advertising system which is able to track your eye movements while you shop has been created by researchers based at Lancaster University.</b><p>The Sideways project uses software to locate faces and eye movements of shoppers captured on camera.<p>It could allow for video screens which change adverts …

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11 technologies that are going to kill us all

Technology can excite and delight, but of course it can devastate and destroy too. Many of the technologies we take for granted are spin-offs from …

Intellectual Property

iPhone 6: Release date, rumours, features and news

Update: Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus and Apple watch launched in slew of new products from Apple<p>As widely rumoured, Apple has unveiled a slew of …

Samsung explores touchless tablet interaction with brainwave technology

Try and wrap this one around your noggin. Samsung is currently working with researchers at the University of Texas on a project involving EEG caps that harnesses the power of one's mind to control tablets and smartphones, and if that weren't enough, the company's actually hoping to take it …

Mobile phone's 40th anniversary: from 'bricks' to clicks

Mobile phone technology has come a long way since the first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago – but there is a lot more innovation ahead, …

What Does That Second Screen Mean for Viewers and Advertisers?

The more screens you have, the more likely you are to engage in media multitasking. To find out what all that means for programmers and advertisers, …

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