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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...

Phasers At The Ready To Counter Drone Raids

Governments may spend billions on developing sophisticated radar and warning systems linked to missiles and jet fighters but did not consider cheap, disposable drones could blitz them with impunity. Drones are small mostly plastic technology that can fly short distances...

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,...

X-Rays Unlock Secrets Of 2,000 Year Old Roman Scrolls

Scientists with state-of-the-art technology are about to unlock the secrets of hundreds of charred scrolls that spent centuries buried under the ash of devastated Roman city of Pompeii. The team from the UK’s national synchrotron facility and the US University...

Apple’s Core iPhone Business Under Stress

The Apple iPhone 11 costs less than you think, but still means forking out a significant amount of money for an upmarket gadget. The new iPhone is Apple’s cheapest smartphone since the iPhone 8, but that doesn’t mean the price...

Android Updates Are No Longer Just Desserts

Google will be serving up just desserts for Android users - but not with the familiar pudding names that have become so popular. Flagged as Android Q, but released as Android 10, the latest software update for smart phones and...

Drones, Robots And Implants – The Future For Humans

A massive technology take over is on the way that will revolutionise our lives with robots, body implants and drones taking over many day to day tasks. Although the predictions are science fiction for the time being, scientists and technology...

Agent Smith Malware Infects Millions Of Android Gadgets

Dozens of Android phone apps on the Google Play store are riddled with malware that slows phones, drains batteries and hijacks screens. Online security experts have slammed 85 apps as fraudulent. Most are dressed as photo editing software or games to...

How The de Havilland Comet Opened The Skies To Travel

A mammoth aviation anniversary is set to pass this week - the first flight of the legendary Comet, the first jet powered airliner. The Comet first took to the air on July 27, 1949 and unlocked the door to cheap,...

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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...