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Hacker gets two years in jail for celebrity ‘swatting’

Hacker gets two years in jail for celebrity ‘swatting’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption First Lady Michelle Obama was one of many people to have their data exposed by Mir Islam A US hacker who put the personal data of celebrities and officials online has been sentence to two years in jail. New Yorker Mir Islam also made bogus calls that resulted in armed […]

The DIY diabetes kit that’s keeping us alive

The DIY diabetes kit that’s keeping us alive

Image copyright Alistair Samuelson Image caption Alistair Samuelson uses open source code to track the blood sugar levels of his son George “I was sending a seven-year-old to school with a drug that could kill him,” says Alistair Samuelson, whose son George, now nine, has type 1 diabetes. Frustrated with traditional monitoring and its risks, […]

Three announces mobile ad-block trial

Three announces mobile ad-block trial

Image copyright Three Mobile service provider Three has confirmed it will block advertising on its network for a day-long trial in June. In February, the company said it wanted to give its customers “control, choice and greater transparency” over the adverts they received. But the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) said Three’s approach was too “broad” […]

Cooling technologies become red hot

Media captionIce blocks make fridges less ‘stupid’ On a warming planet, demand for cooling is increasing. But if we obtain that cooling from electricity generated by fossil fuels, it makes warming worse. So, the world needs new clean, cool technologies. And British inventors are rushing to provide them. One invention from a garage in Bishop’s […]

Apple fights call to block Facetime

Apple fights call to block Facetime

Image copyright Apple Image caption VirnetX wants Apple to be prevented from offering its Facetime and iMessage services A patent-licensing firm is seeking to force Apple to suspend its Facetime and iMessage services claiming it has suffered “irreparable harm” as a result of the tech giant’s actions. VirnetX was awarded $625m (£426m) in February after […]

Chinese backlash over Windows 10 push

Chinese backlash over Windows 10 push

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Microsoft has been keen to get users of Windows 7 and 8 to upgrade Microsoft is facing criticism from Chinese users about the way it is trying to persuade people to upgrade to its Windows 10 operating system. Chinese microblog site Weibo said users had now made more than […]

PayPal founder is ‘comic book villain’

PayPal founder is ‘comic book villain’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Peter Thiel said Gawker had been ‘bullying people’ Gossip site Gawker has called PayPal founder Peter Thiel a comic book villain who mounted a “vindictive campaign” of lawsuits against the site. Gawker lost a $140m lawsuit Mr Thiel funded on behalf of former wrestler Hulk Hogan two months ago […]

Mayan Indians In Ancient Egypt? And Lost Ancient High Technology?

Mayan Indians In Ancient Egypt? And Lost Ancient High Technology?

Join us in June 2017: http://www.khemitology.com Never heard of Elephantine Island? It is in southern Egypt and contains many mysteries which are decoded in this video. From the presence of Mayan Indians in Egypt to obvious examples of Lost Ancient High Technology. Video Rating: / 5 Kids these days don’t know how good they have […]

New Technology That Proves We Are In The Future 2016 #23 | Minds Eye Design

New Technology That Proves We Are In The Future 2016 #23 | Minds Eye Design

Some of the latest cool new technologies and inventions for 2016 we absolutely love. http://www.mindseyedesignmedia.com New Technology That Proves We Are In The Future 2016 #23 In 2016, new technologies, gadgets and inventions will hit the market in the artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality, smartphones and 3D that could pave the way for […]

New bank cyber-attack detected by Swift

New bank cyber-attack detected by Swift

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Hackers targeted the Bangladesh central bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York A cyber-attack, similar to one that saw $81m (£56m) stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank, has hit a second bank. The warning about the second attack came from Swift, which oversees the financial messaging network that […]