18 hours ago

Judge who offered to pay court fine for teenager who stabbed her paedophile abuser found guilty of misconduct

A judge who offered to pay a court fine for a teenager who stabbed her paedophile abuser has been found guilty of misconduct. 

Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC made the offer af read more...

6 days ago

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation

Bill Gates has given away $4.6bn (£3.6bn) to charity in his largest donation since 2000.

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2 weeks ago

Hackers could take over electricity grid using security loopholes in solar panel equipment

Hackers could take over electricity grid using security loopholes in solar panel equipment

Hackers could wipe out electricity grids through taking advantage of flimsy security loopholes in solar panel equipment, a Dutch r read more...

4 weeks ago

Munich's startup scene: Our pick of the city's new and innovative companies

Munich

It is hard to be Berlin's rival: only 11 per cent of German startups are based in Munich, whereas the capital has 31 per cent. read more...

4 weeks ago

I busted ghosts at hyperrealistic VR arcade The Void

I busted ghosts at hyperrealistic VR arcade The Void

I'm standing on an unstable scaffolding platform in downtown New York, wind blowing on my face and a proton gun firmly clutched in my hand. Two colleagues in identical uniforms with identical guns pace nearby inspecting the building’s co read more...

1 month ago

Facebook's Aquila drone completes its second flight – and manages to land safely this time

Facebook

Facebook has reached its latest milestone in the bid to provide internet to even the most remote locations of the globe.Its Connectivity Lab has completed the second full-scale test flight of the firm's Aquila high-altitude aircraft, almost a read more...

1 month ago

Terrified of public speaking?

Terrified of public speaking?

Public speaking isn't easy. It's actually, like, kind of a problem that affects, um, roughly 74 per cent of people.Whether it's long pauses, or the use of 'hedging' language (see previous sentence), read more...