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Has Apple Maps Found the Loch Ness Monster?
April 19th 2014 - 19:33 GMT
Apple Maps may famously struggle to help people navigate around, but it is being claimed that the service could have located the mythical Loch Ness Monster....more

Nokia Printed Out of Chocolate
April 18th 2014 - 12:01 GMT
Easter is these days at least, a time for chocolate, so Nokia have shown off a 3D printer that can print text using chocolate, and naturally, they printed their own name with it....more

The World's First Mobile Phone - from 1922!
April 17th 2014 - 16:28 GMT
Found by a researcher in the Pathe vaults, this clip from 1922 shows that 90 years ago, mobile phone technology and music on the move was not only being thought of but being trialled....more

Iranian Cleric Says Unhealthy Satellite Jamming Un-Islamic
April 15th 2014 - 13:55 GMT
Even if satellite jamming is a useful tool in protecting Islamic values, it is not permissible under Islamic law if it poses a health threat....more

US Airways Apologises for Twitter Gaff
April 15th 2014 - 11:56 GMT
The American airline, US Airways has issued an appology after its Twitter account was used to send an explicit photo in response to a customer complaint....more

Parents Urged to Turn Off Wi-Fi Services at Night
April 15th 2014 - 11:25 GMT
British parents are being urged to turn off their Wi-Fi connections in the evening to stop their children using the internet at night....more

Turkmen Satellite Launch Planned for November
April 15th 2014 - 07:25 GMT
Turkmenistan plans to launch its first communication satellite into orbit this November, National Space Agency chief Alladurdy Atayev said ...more

An NFC Equipped Airline Seat?
April 14th 2014 - 15:05 GMT
Aircraft and defense contractor, Thales has shown off what it says is an "Immersive Business Class Seat" that uses an NFC connection to preset seating preferences in a smartphone....more

Criminal Gang Jailed for £1 Million Fraud Against Vodafone
April 12th 2014 - 11:15 GMT
A criminal gang as been jailed in the UK after being convicted of hijacking Vodafone accounts in order to make premium rate phone calls....more

French President Bans Mobile Phones from Government Meetings
April 10th 2014 - 11:59 GMT
The French President has banned his government politicians from bringing their mobile phones into Cabinet meetings. ...more

Retailer Prosecuted for Downloading Photos from Repaired Mobile Phones
April 7th 2014 - 16:20 GMT
A British mobile phone retail store worker who accessed private information and photos on phones handed in for repair has been given a suspended prison sentence after appearing in Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court....more

Solar Flare Knocks Out Australian Location Tracking Services
April 7th 2014 - 08:40 GMT
Location based services relying on the Russian satellite navigation system were badly affected by a large solar flare last week....more

USA Denies Twitter-Like Service Was Designed to Topple Cuban Government
April 4th 2014 - 09:50 GMT
The US government has denied that a Twitter-like service developed by its overseas aid office that was launched in Cuba was a covert plan to spread anti-communist messages....more

Samsung Criticised Over President Obama Selfie Retweet
April 4th 2014 - 09:05 GMT
Samsung has been criticized by the US White House after it appeared to be seeking commercial gain from a photo of the US President taken with a Samsung smartphone....more

Teenage Girl Gets Trapped in a Drain Trying to Retrieve Her Phone
April 3rd 2014 - 19:12 GMT
A teenage girl who dropped her phone down a drain in the street, then climbed in to try and retrieve it -- and got stuck....more

Florida Politician Wants 30 Year Jail Terms for Texting While Driving
April 2nd 2014 - 08:45 GMT
The US State of Florida is debating a new distracted driving law that could see motorists sent to jail for 30 years if they kill someone while sending a text message....more

Private Email Addresses on LinkedIn Exposed by Browser Hack
April 1st 2014 - 14:26 GMT
The private email addresses of LinkedIn website users can be exposed using a simple web browser plug-in, it has been confirmed....more

Website Asks Users to Ditch Firefox Web Browser in Gay Rights Row
April 1st 2014 - 07:55 GMT
The increasingly controversial choice of new CEO for the Mozilla Foundation has resulted in one major website starting to recommend that its users switch away from using the Firefox web browser....more

Bad Blue Light from Smartphones Could Be Damaging Eyesight
March 28th 2014 - 12:33 GMT
A survey by an Opticians group claims that excessive use of digital screens could all be having an impact on our eye health, according to a new awareness campaign....more

Mass Arrests in China to Clamp Down on SMS Spam
March 28th 2014 - 10:54 GMT
Chinese authorities have arrested over 1,500 people in a clamp down on spam messages being sent by SMS....more

Woman Hospitalised After Excessive WhatsApp Typing
March 27th 2014 - 08:23 GMT
A woman used the WhatsApp messaging service so much over the last Christmas holiday, that she ended up in hospital....more

Artist Takes Photos of People Texting While Driving and Puts Them on Billboards
March 25th 2014 - 09:55 GMT
A San Francisco-based artist has been taking photos of people driving while using a mobile phone, then enlarging them and posting them around the city, and on his website....more

People Accidentally Adopt a Polar Bear in Text Message Autocorrect Mistake
March 25th 2014 - 09:05 GMT
Recently, smartphone text messaging autocorrecting has lead to a number of charity donations aimed at funding Cancer research going towards adopting a polar bear....more

US Spies Hacked into Huawei Systems -- Report
March 23rd 2014 - 14:46 GMT
The US spy agency is reported to have aggressively targeted China's Huawei and secured access to the source code for some of its hardware,...more

Microsoft Caught Up in Email Privacy Row
March 21st 2014 - 07:50 GMT
Microsoft has tightened its internal procedures after it's staff were found to have read private emails being sent through its Hotmail email service....more

Fraudster Bombarded with the Works of Shakespeare - by SMS
March 19th 2014 - 17:50 GMT
A person who was ripped off when buying a second hand games console from an internet website has got his revenge, by texting the entire works of Shakespere to the fraudster -- one SMS at a time....more

Viviane Reding's Twitter Account Hacked
March 19th 2014 - 08:41 GMT
EU Commissioner, Viviane Reding had a momentary embarrassment with her Twitter account, when for a short time, it promoted a spammer....more

Man Who Killed Texter in Cinema Was Also Texting
March 14th 2014 - 07:00 GMT
A dispute over sending a text message in a cinema resulted in a retired policeman shooting the phone user earlier this year....more

Rubik's Cube Solving Robot Powered by Samsung Smartphone Aims for World Record
March 13th 2014 - 08:14 GMT
A robot powered by a Samsung smartphone is aiming to break the world record for solving the Rubik's Cube at a UK science fair this weekend....more

Thai Man Killed by Electrocution from Fake IPhone Charger
March 11th 2014 - 11:42 GMT
An investigation into the death of of a Thai man last November has found that the iPhone charger he used was a fake that short circuited....more

One for the Road: Stephen Hawking's New Computer
March 7th 2014 - 05:49 GMT
Intel engineer Travis Bonifield recently returned from Cambridge, U.K., after delivering a new computer system to Hawking. ...more

Wake Up to Bacon with This IPhone Accessory
March 6th 2014 - 18:08 GMT
Wake up to the smell of freshly cooked bacon, with a new iPhone accessory that has been released by the Oscar Mayer Institute for the Advancement of Bacon....more

Dell Defends Charge for Firefox Installation Work
March 6th 2014 - 13:14 GMT
The web browser and smartphone OS vendor, Mozilla says that it is investigating reports that Dell charges customers to install its free web browser....more

US Court Rules That Upskirting is Legal
March 6th 2014 - 06:53 GMT
There have been calls for an urgent change to the law on privacy in the US State of Massachusetts after a court ruled that taking photos from underneath a ladies skirt could be lawful....more

Apple Wants Court Order Before Handing Over Deceased Mother's Account Details
March 5th 2014 - 14:45 GMT
Apple has told a British family that they would need to secure a court order before it can hand over the access details to their deceased mother's iPad....more

Ukraine Telecoms Affected by Cyber Attacks from Crimea
March 5th 2014 - 11:50 GMT
Ukraine's security services chief says that the country's telecommunications have come under attack from equipment being installed in Crimea by the Russian military....more

Voters Using Smartphones Made Fewer Errors in Mock Election
March 4th 2014 - 16:10 GMT
Voters who cast their ballots via smartphones made fewer errors than they did when voting via traditional methods in a mock election, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University....more

Key Speaker at Vodafone Event Doesn't Own a Mobile Phone
March 4th 2014 - 08:45 GMT
A notable speaker at a Vodafone funded conference told the audience that she doesn't own a mobile phone....more

Samsung's Sweet Selfie Success
March 3rd 2014 - 15:15 GMT
The most tweeted photo in the short history of Twitter was taken last night and was so popular that it even crashed the Twitter website for a while....more

UK Spies Monitored Hundreds of Thousands of WebCam Chats
February 27th 2014 - 15:40 GMT
The UK spy agency, GCHQ was able to tap into webcam conversations running over Yahoo! webservers and capture images from them for its own surveillance programme, according to documents from the NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden....more