Category Archives: Internet

15Jun/15

Latest U.S. hacking targets millions’ personal data

(REUTERS) – If you work in Washington and had an affair or smoked a joint, you might be exposed.

The Associated Press is reporting on a new hack attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
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30Apr/15

Humanoid robot unveiled at internet conference in Beijing

“Yangyang”, a humanoid robot with a variety of realistic expressions, goes on display at an internet conference in Beijing

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26Apr/15

Free home heating offered by e-Radiators

DELFT AND NIEUWPOORT, THE NETHERLANDS (REUTERS / NERDALIZE AND ENECO) – The e-Radiator offers free energy to householders….and there’s no catch, insist its designers.

It’s a dual function computer server installed in family homes.

Computing firms get free storage for their server, instead of having to use large data centres….while the heat generated from number crunching can warm a room.
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15Apr/15

Entrepreneur creates website to help Chinese avoid “strange” English names

Entrepreneur creates website to help Chinese learners of the English language steer clear of English names that might sound strange.

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06Apr/15

Twitter complies with Turkey’s request, ban lifted

Twitter removes picture of slain prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz as hostage, sees Turkey’s temporary ban lifted.

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31Mar/15

Chris Martin, Rihanna back new Jay Z streaming music service

Hip hop musician-mogul Jay Z unveils his new streaming video company Tidal, with an all star line-up of investors on hand including Madonna, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, and a credo read out by Alicia Keys of the company that aims to go head to head with competitors including Spotify and Apple’s Beats.

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20Mar/15

Tick-tech – time for new Swiss watch?

(EVO) – Few places can claim to have as much time as Basel.

But then the Swiss city is hosting the world’s most important watch show, kicking off this year not with a bang, but with a beep.

“Smart” is the key word here.
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