Internet Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Edward Munn on May 15, 2018

Facebook app myPersonality leaked data of three million users for four years before it was eventually suspended

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 15, 2018

This monster black hole eats the mass of our own sun every two days and is the fastest-growing quasar ever seen

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 15, 2018

Dark web data theft may have finally met its match

Google scams
Posted by Daniel Booth on May 15, 2018

The worst Google scams and how to avoid them

Maria Reiche Nazca Lines Google Doodle
Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 15, 2018

Maria Reiche – the eccentric “governess” of the mysterious Nazca Lines – is honoured in today’s Google Doodle

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Posted by Bobby Hellard on May 14, 2018

HSBC claims first trade-finance transaction with blockchain

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 14, 2018

Time travellers are welcome at Stephen Hawking’s memorial in June

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 14, 2018

Met Police’s facial-recognition software wrong for 98% of matches, report says

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Posted by Bobby Hellard on May 11, 2018

The NHS is to trial IoT-enabled medical beds at one Scottish hospital

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 11, 2018

Fake news is Bing’s golden opportunity to take on Google

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Posted by Bobby Hellard on May 10, 2018

Apple, Intel and Uber selected as part of Trump’s drone testing program but Amazon is left out in the cold

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Posted by Stefan Söldner-Rembold on May 10, 2018

Inside DUNE, the 800-mile-long science experiment hunting for elusive neutrinos

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Posted by Yunfeng Lu on May 10, 2018

A hangover pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 10, 2018

Disillusioned with YouTube, Philip DeFranco has released his own video app

Posted by Nik on May 10, 2018

How To Verify The Integrity Of Downloaded Files

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Posted by Hugo Griffiths on May 10, 2018

RIP Vauxhall OnStar: Vauxhall is killing off its Wi-Fi and concierge service across its entire range

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 8, 2018

Does my voice sound “normal”? It’s complicated, new research suggests

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Posted by Edward Munn on May 8, 2018

The sun will turn into a spectacular planetary nebula when it dies, claim scientists

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Posted by William Stanton on May 8, 2018

Google I/O 2018: Duplex, AI, Android P and Smart Displays among the highlights from last night’s event

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 8, 2018

Fasting for 24 hours regenerates stem cells, study finds

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 4, 2018

Twitter advises 330 million users to change passwords after security slip-up

Star Wars Day deals
Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 3, 2018

May the fourth be with you! The best Star Wars Day LEGO deals

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 3, 2018

This phishing scam impersonates GDPR spam

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 3, 2018

Scientists take a step closer to unlocking the genetic causes of migraines

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 3, 2018

Who should I vote for? Digital tools to help you vote in the 2018 local elections

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 3, 2018

TalkTalk voted the worst UK broadband provider – again

BMW, Ford and General Motors turn to the blockchain to reinvent the motor industry
Posted by Bobby Hellard on May 3, 2018

BMW, Ford and General Motors turn to the blockchain to reinvent the motor industry

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 release date, price and specs rumours and news
Posted by Edward Munn on May 3, 2018

Xiaomi just filed for the world’s largest IPO since Alibaba’s

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 3, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s final theory about multiverses, the Big Bang and “cosmic inflation” has just been published

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 1, 2018

Donald Trump reportedly offered Bill Gates his science advisor role. Gates turned him down

AI can spot signs of autism in brain scans of babies
Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 1, 2018

AI can spot signs of autism in babies as young as three months from brain scans

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 1, 2018

It’s the end of the line for Opera’s free mobile VPN app

Slow broadband
Posted by Alex Lee on April 30, 2018

Almost one million Brits still suffer with appalling broadband speeds, Ofcom report finds

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Posted by Edward Munn on April 30, 2018

Huawei is reportedly working on an Android alternative

How to back up Windows 10
Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on April 30, 2018

NHS believes it can solve its cybersecurity woes by migrating the health service onto

Russia's floating Chernobyl nuclear power plant
Posted by Alex Lee on April 30, 2018

Russia’s “floating Chernobyl” nuclear power plant has just set sail

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on April 30, 2018

EU rules could allow small businesses to sue tech giants like Google, Apple and Amazon

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Posted by Emma Sims on April 30, 2018

Sex robots: The end of empathy and love or a force for good?

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Posted by Edward Munn on April 30, 2018

France faces lawsuit for seizing France.com domain

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 30, 2018

This inflatable skyscraper could provide shelter in disaster zones

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 30, 2018

SpaceX is rocketing towards being the third-largest private tech company in the US

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on April 30, 2018

Google Doodle honours Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss – “one of the greatest mathematicians of all time”

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Posted by Alex Lee on April 27, 2018

This plastic can be recycled an “infinite” number of times and it could help solve our environmental woes

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 27, 2018

Are you genetically at risk of depression? Scientists find 30 new genes linked to the disorder

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Posted by Edward Munn on April 26, 2018

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new lightweight version of Windows 10 (again)

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 25, 2018

Amazon launches the Echo Dot Kids Edition to teach your children some manners

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 25, 2018

High temperatures make us hotheads: Study finds the weather impacts how we “talk” on Twitter and Facebook

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on April 25, 2018

Flaw found in hotel room keys could have given hackers access to ANY room anywhere in the world

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 25, 2018

North Korea’s internet elite has abandoned Facebook, Google and Instagram for Chinese alternatives in just six months

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Posted by Clare Hopping on April 25, 2018

Adobe Flash is nearly dead as 95% of websites ditch the software ahead of its retirement