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Internet Music Service Out Of Tune With Copyright Law

The internet dilemma of who owns the rights to content has just taken a new twist with a ruling by the High Court in London. Judges were asked to determine if online radio service could broadcast music from internet services...

Password Don’t Hack It As Internet Security Any More

Online security experts have nagged us to come up with uncrackable passwords for years - only to announce that passwords are no good at keeping data safe and should be scrapped. Passwords don’t work, says the UK’s official fraud prevention...

New Chapter Opens For Fortnite After Black Hole Blitz

Time seems to have no meaning with the realm of online video game Fortnite. Within a few days of players amazed and astonished when the game was wiped out by a massive asteroid that left just a pulsing black hole,...

How Advertisers Secretly Steal Your Login Details

Ever wondered why you those pesky adverts follow you around the internet after you have searched for something to buy online? One reason is ad spammers are stealing your email address without you knowing with secret forms. A team of web...

Does Project xCloud Mean The Death Of Gaming Consoles?

Microsoft is ling up alongside Sony and Google with a game streaming service that is likely to be the death knell for consoles. The Seattle software giant is launching Project xCloud in the autumn to compete with Sony’s PlayStation Now...

What The World’s Been Searching For Online In 2017

With millions of searches every day and a huge slice of the world’s available information and knowledge available, just what were the most popular searches on Google in 2017? The everyday queries show our obsession with celebrities, technology and the...

Assange Accused Of Hacking In Wikileaks Extradition Hearing

Feelings against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have polarised in recent days as his extradition hearing starts in London. Admire him or loathe him, there seems to be no middle ground. Assange gave himself up to police after the Ecuador embassy in...

Myspace – Years Of Data Gone But Not Forgotten

Social networking site for creatives Myspace has been withering away for a long time. Started in 2003 by Tom Anderson and Chris Dewolfe, the site was the place to be online. How times have changed and the final nail in the...

How Long Do Little Things Take To Drive You Mad?

Growing old may come with a lot of health and mobility disadvantages - but the one big gain is gaining more patience. More than one in four over 65s say they are very patient when faced with irritation, compared to...

Microsoft Grabs GitHub In $5bn Shopping Spree

Open Source code sharing repository GitHub has been swallowed by tech giant Microsoft in a multi-billion dollar deal. The exact value of the cash to change hands remains a secret - but GitHub has 26 million users and recently had...
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Internet Music Service Out Of Tune With Copyright Law

The internet dilemma of who owns the rights to content has just taken a new twist with a ruling by the High Court in...

And The Word Of The Year For 2019 Is…

English is changing all the time as new words fall in and out of fashion, and the latest in vogue phrase is ‘climate strike’,...

Wildfires – How Science Is Helping To Dampen The Flames

Wild fires raging in some corner of the world seem to be hot off the press and in the news a lot. Huge fires have...

ISIS Dictator Al-Baghdadi Dies A Brutal Death

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi blew himself up rather than be captured by US special forces as he was chased down by military dogs...