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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,...

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...

Cryptocurrency – The Final Frontier for Star Trek’s Kirk

Star Trek’s Captain Kirk - actor William Shatner - has crossed the financial frontier to launch his own cryptocurrency. His start-up Third Millennia is offering a blockchain solution for collectors who need to prove their ownership and authenticity of real...

Where Bitcoin Is Worth A Score Of 11 Points

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency speak have arrived as counter-cultures as they take their place in an official dictionary. Bitcoin is among a host of new words in the Merriam-Webster Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, even though the term won a place in...

Stephen Hawking’s Star Burns Bright Among The Greats Of Science

The annals of science include some great names - Darwin, Einstein, Newton and Galileo to name a few - but Stephen Hawking star burns bright among them. Hawking’s triumph is even more impressive because he fought for decades against a...

Going Underground – The Amazing Depthscrapers

While the rest of the world was planning skyscrapers reaching to the heavens, planners in Tokyo were looking to dig deep. In the 1930s, they drafted plans for ‘depthscrapers’ to defy earthquakes by building enormous buildings reaching dozens of storeys...

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...

Crypto Ratings Fall Flat For Most Coins

Improving technology is underpinning rising confidence in cryptocurrency investors, according to rating company Weiss Crypto Ratings. The company has rated cryptocurrencies for technology improvement for long-term investors and risk and reward for short term investors. Top of the table is...

Access Alexa From Any Windows 10 Device

Just say the magic word Alexa and you can access the Amazon assistant hands free from any device running Windows 10. The latest Windows version of the upgrades the previous version which only allowed Alexa to respond if a push-to-speak...

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Beware Smartphone Juice Jacking, Warns LA District Attorney

Expats and tourists find public USB chargers to charge smartphones and other devices useful but charging stations may infect...

Historic Ban For Helmet Attack NFL Player

The longest ever national Football League suspension has been handed out to Cleveland Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett after a shameful attack on an...

Plugging Into The World’s Fastest Broadband

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to open the internet to every home in the UK by offering free superfast broadband - but...

Governments Worried Sick Over Heathcare Spending

Healthcare spending is a big issue for voters around the world - but which countries spend the most? The big surprise is the United States...

Is It Possible For Any Politician To Tell The Truth?

It’s fast becoming impossible for ordinary voters to know which politicians to believe. The days of honest statesmen brokering deals behind closed doors in smoke...