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UK Courtrooms will be made fully digital by 2016

By 2016, all courtrooms in England & Wales will be made fully digital, the government has confirmed – ridding of what they also called “an outdated reliance on paper”. The changeover will cost ...

Myspace relaunches with complete site overhaul and multi-million PR campaign – will it work out?

There was one pioneering social media conglomerate, MySpace. It was a network built around being a commodity for both personal communities and business communities, with band’s in particular using it as the ...

British Government launches one million pound global prize for Inventors

The British Government will today unveil a global prize, aiming to entice the next Einstein, Fleming or Newton out their to solve the biggest problems of our time. It will appeal to all scientists and inventors ...

Brendon Lynch of Microsoft talks Privacy in the face of Ubiquitous computing

Privacy is a huge issue in this age of Ubiquitous Computing, there’s no doubt about that. Brendon Lynch has cited that ”part of the solution is that we need to bridge offline and online identities in ...

Original Apple-1 Computer and letter from Steve Jobs go for $671,000 at Auction

At an auction in Germany this weekend, electrical engineer Fred Hatfield’s Apple-1 computer sold for $671,400, thirty seven years after he first purchased it. It was one the technology giant Apple’s ...

Top 5 pieces of Robotics news from the past week

It’s been an undeniably monumental year in the year of Robotics. Yet, it’s understandable when you can’t keep up-to-date the nuances of every week which creeps by. So, we’ve decided to create a ...

Google ‘All Access,’ launches – aims to take down Spotify? Or more ad info for the cloud?

Google All Access, the brand new streaming music service that was announced by Google on Wednesday, is a brave move for the mega-company. They’ve been born into a world of tough competitors: Pandora, Spotify, ...

Skin Cells converted into Embryonic Stem Cells by OHSU Researchers

Oregon Health and Science University have made an unprecedented breakthrough. Their researchers have managed, for the first time successfully, to convert human skin cells into embryonic stem cells, it was ...

Samsung make 5G Breakthrough and ready for 2020 release

Sorry, 4G aficionados, but Samsung have successfully developed the world’s first 5G system. BREAKTHROUGH The 5G will be ready for release by 2020, apparently, paving way for a breakthrough of massive sorts, as ...

Sony’s Closed-Caption glasses for the hard-of-hearing hit theatres this month

By the end of this month, Regal Cinemas will have distributed closed-captioning glasses to more than 6,000 theaters across the country. What are they? The Sony Entertainment Access Glasses are similar to 3-D ...