School Starts Using Facial Recognition To See When Students Aren’t Paying Attention

A business school in Paris will start using facial recognition technology, to make sure students are paying attention in class… Wave goodbye to those all-important lecture naps!

School Starts Using Facial Recognition To See When Students Aren’t Paying Attention

Fitness Trackers Are ‘Poor’ At Measuring Calories Burned

Don’t trust that fitness tracker data… While most are good at measuring heart rate, research shows they are poor at measuring calories burned.

Fitness Trackers Are ‘Poor’ At Measuring Calories Burned

Turn Any Surface Into A Touch Screen Using This Spray

Is that touchpad too small for you? Well, this spray - called Electrick - is here to help, adding touch sensitivity to any surface with a spritz.

Turn Any Surface Into A Touch Screen Using This Spray

Facebook Just Admitted Governments Exploit The Social Network To Spread Propaganda

The fake news problem goes all the way to the top (unsurprisingly), as Facebook casually admitted in a whitepaper that their social network is fertile ground for “subtle and insidious forms of misuse, including attempts to manipulate civic discourse and deceive people.”

Facebook Just Admitted Governments Exploit The Social Network To Spread Propaganda

10 Superhero Games You Need To Play Right Now

The spectrum of titles out there lean somewhat towards the bad. For every good game, you get ten terrible ones – from Aquaman to Silver Surfer. Here are ten of the best...

10 Superhero Games You Need To Play Right Now

Sick Of Being Single? This Neural Network Invents Pick-Up Lines For You

One researcher has trained a neural network to create its own pick-up lines, uploading thousands of existing lines for it to identify patterns and generate new ones. Simple question – do these chat-up lines hold up?

Sick Of Being Single? This Neural Network Invents Pick-Up Lines For You

20 Ridiculous Places That Will Now Have Stories, Because Facebook

Does everything really need stories? According to Facebook, yes they do and Redditors have been busy mocking them by photoshopping 20 more ridiculous places that will now have stories.

20 Ridiculous Places That Will Now Have Stories, Because Facebook

Here Is What The Earth Will Look Like In 2050, According To Experts

It’s the question we always ask ourselves, and one this blog’s sole purpose is to answer - what does the future look like? Well, Kaspersky has chosen to visualise our future with an interactive map called Earth 2050.

Here Is What The Earth Will Look Like In 2050, According To Experts

A New Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Game Is Coming Out This Year...

Remember that Sega Mega Drive/Genesis you have in the attic? Time to go find it, as developer WaterMelon Corp is releasing a new game for the classic console. Named Paprium , this classic beat-em-up has been in the works for four years.

A New Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Game Is Coming Out This Year...

Uber’s Released A List Of The Weirdest Things People Have Left In Their Rides

Uber has released a ‘Lost & Found Index,’ detailing some of the possessions people have reported lost. From the usual items like a missing cell phone to the weirder items like a “Meat packet” and some Valium, it’s clear the human race is still as gloriously strange as ever!

Uber’s Released A List Of The Weirdest Things People Have Left In Their Rides

An Open Letter To The Home Secretary – Orwellian Surveillance Is Not The Correct Response To The Westminster Attack

I get it. We’re all scared in the wake of the tragedy in Westminster last Wednesday. Khalid Masood’s actions in committing this atrocity are truly reprehensible. But digital communication is not at fault, and adding an Orwellian level of surveillance is not the answer.

An Open Letter To The Home Secretary – Orwellian Surveillance Is Not The Correct Response To The Westminster Attack

Ofcom Wants UK Internet Providers To Pay You When Broadband Goes Bad

Broadband problems? Under new Ofcom proposals, you will no longer have to “fight tooth and nail” for the “fair compensation” you are owed. If approved, Internet Service Providers will automatically have to pay customers for bad broadband, delayed repairs and missed engineer appointments.

Ofcom Wants UK Internet Providers To Pay You When Broadband Goes Bad

The World Wishes This Traffic-Jam-Beating Car Was Real

A car that rises up to drive over traffic… Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it is I’m afraid. While the Hum Rider is a real car, it’s simply a marketing stunt for Verizon.

The World Wishes This Traffic-Jam-Beating Car Was Real

Dear Facebook, Stop Turning Everything Into A Snapchat Story Clone

Snapchat story clones are cropping up everywhere in Facebook-owned apps and it’s not necessary. Would you ever want to post the same story across four different platforms? Or course not.

Dear Facebook, Stop Turning Everything Into A Snapchat Story Clone

This Zelda Fan Controls His House With An Ocarina

Forget everything you knew about smart homes and the Legend of Zelda… One particular fan has managed to create a home automation system that is controlled by playing the Ocarina.

This Zelda Fan Controls His House With An Ocarina

‘Harry Potter GO’ Is Not Real – Stop Being Stupid And Think Before You Share Fake News

Following the instant success of Pokémon GO in summer 2016, rumours began that developer Niantic was working on another game – simply named Harry Potter GO. This is fake news, so please stop sharing it.

‘Harry Potter GO’ Is Not Real –  Stop Being Stupid And Think Before You Share Fake News

Hackers Can Now Take Control Of Your Smartphone Using Sound Waves

A team of researchers have done something incredible yet terrifying - using sound waves to hack a smartphone, using a method that could be used to theoretically control any technology with an accelerometer.

Hackers Can Now Take Control Of Your Smartphone Using Sound Waves