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Want a peasant-free social network? This one costs just $9,000 to join

22 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Want a peasant-free social network? This one costs just $9,000 to join
Social media users looking to join a more exclusive website may want to try Netropolitan, described as “an environment where you could talk about the finer things in life without backlash.”

Google X firm develops vibrating spoon to help Parkinson's sufferers eat

11 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Google X firm develops vibrating spoon to help Parkinson's sufferers eat
Lift Labs, which was acquired recently by the search engine giant, has created a spoon that counteracts the user's tremors, allowing them to eat more easily.

Fox and Disney set to sign up for Sony's online streaming service

11 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Fox and Disney set to sign up for Sony's online streaming service
Following the announcement of its partnership with Viacom, talks are ongoing between Sony and other major content providers prior to launch of its Internet-based TV platform.

What do you meme Facebook is down?

05 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
What do you meme Facebook is down?
The world had a brief taste of the 20th century yesterday when Facebook went down for 20 minutes. Users turned to other social networks to poke fun at the outage.

Album sales may be in the toilet, but it’s good that music streaming services are winning

31 Aug 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Album sales may be in the toilet, but it’s good that music streaming services are winning
We discuss why it’s definitely a positive thing that music streaming services are triumphing over flagging album sales.

Lizard Squad hits multiple game services after PSN, including Xbox Live and Twitch

26 Aug 2014  by Darren Allan
Lizard Squad hits multiple game services after PSN, including Xbox Live and Twitch
The “hacktivist” group has been very busy over the bank holiday, and still is today, with DDoS attacks on Twitch and Tumblr as well.

Man jailed for nearly three years after pirating Fast And Furious 6

22 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Man jailed for nearly three years after pirating Fast And Furious 6
Philip Danks, of Walsall, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison after uploading an illegal copy of the film, costing Universal Pictures "millions of pounds."

Minecraft maestro creates working hard drive in game

21 Aug 2014  by Alysia Judge
Minecraft maestro creates working hard drive in game
They may only be able to hold five kilobytes of data between them, but users have been pushing the open-world building game Minecraft to its limits by constructing a pair of functioning hard drives.

Twitter trolls hit bum note with Gary Lineker over darkest day in his England career: Time to use the 'right to be forgotten'?

21 Aug 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Twitter trolls hit bum note with Gary Lineker over darkest day in his England career: Time to use the 'right to be forgotten'?
The legendary former Englandstriker has been subjected to a barrage of unsavoury comments from everybody's least favourite Twitter users of late, for an incident that happened over 20 years ago.

Bedford is the most generous town in the UK, according to JustGiving

21 Aug 2014  by Darren Allan
Bedford is the most generous town in the UK, according to JustGiving
The online charity donation platform has worked out the numbers relative to population, and come up with a top ten of the most generous places.

Tour the wilderness of Iceland without leaving your desk with Google maps

21 Aug 2014  by Alan Buckingham
Tour the wilderness of Iceland without leaving your desk with Google maps
If Iceland happens to be on your bucket list of places to see, and the trip isn't in your budget at the moment, fear not - Google Maps can give you a glimpse of the country