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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...

Microsoft Update May Smash Your Windows

A brand new Windows 10 mega update is on the way - but Microsoft warns the software upgrade may crash some devices. The update is the second planned major change to the operating system this year and offers repairs for...

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...

Tech Firms To Boost Smart Home Security

Security for smart home technology found in millions of homes is due to be beefed up for consumers. Manufacturers of gadgets from routers to smart televisions will have to make sure their devices defeat hackers for the lifetime of the...

Bitcoin’s Not As Popular As Most Insiders Believe

Bitcoin buyers are not the slick cryptocurrency money-men that most people think, according to new research. They are more likely to be men aged between 20 and 44 spending less than £200 from their disposable income on their investments. The profile...

Instagram Scam Nets More Than £3m For Fraudsters

Instascam is the latest social media get-rich-quick phenomenon that is sweeping around the web - but it’s a fraud that has cost hundreds of investors more than £3 million. Police are warning that fraudsters are advertising investment schemes on Instagram...

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Coronavirus Pushes Leading Economies Towards Recession

Every month of coronavirus lockdown will slash 2% in annual GDP growth of the world’s major economies, according to...

Huge Surge In Usage Won’t Impact Broadband

Thousands of people are being forced to work from home but will power supplies, broadband and mobile phone services cope? The response from utility firms...

Wim Hof Featured In The UK’s EU Song Contest Video

Legendary Ice Man Wim Hof is a star extra for Britain’s Eurovision Song Contest hopeful James Newman. Hof appears in the video for the song...

Harvey Weinstein Faces Jail After Rape Charge Convictions

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s fall from grace was completed when a jury at the New York  Supreme Court found him guilty of rape. Weinstein was...

Manchester City Set To Appeal Ban From Europe

The world of football is waiting with bated breath to see if Manchester City lodges an appeal against a two-year ban from European football. The...