Minecraft's my Nirvana. I found it hard, it's hard to find. Oh well, whatever... Never Mined

7 hours 30 minutes ago
What on Earth are you playing at, Microsoft?

Column  The future often arrives looking like an expensive toy. From the first microcomputer to the latest self-piloting drone, these "toys" hide a larger truth: they're the canvas upon which our imagination plays, as we dream up braver, bolder visions. We think physically, with our bodies, and our toys help us get our hands around what we think.…

Mark Pesce

Tim Peake's Soyuz lands in London after jaunt around the UK

10 hours 36 minutes ago
No word if a trip through Manchester was scarier than atmospheric reentry

Having spent the last 20 months being lugged around the UK, the Soyuz capsule used to ferry British Astronaut Tim Peake safely back to Earth is returning to London's Science Museum.…

Richard Speed

No Huawei out: Prez Trump's game of chicken with China has serious consequences

13 hours 44 minutes ago
No cybersecurity rules means networks are destined to be balkanized

Analysis  Chinese telecom giant Huawei – the most prominent target of the Trump administration's decision to declare a national emergency to protect American IT infrastructure by banning technology provided by foreign adversaries – on Monday received a reprieve that allows it to do business with US suppliers.…

Thomas Claburn

Irish data cops are shoving a probe right into Google's ads

22 hours 36 minutes ago
Doubleclick complaint alleges Chocolate Factory's data handling breaches GDPR

Updated  Ireland's Data Protection Commission has launched a formal investigation into adtech giant Google over alleged breaches of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), potentially costing the company £1.12bn.…

Gareth Corfield
6 minutes 36 seconds ago
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