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post 01 April 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Does Facebook really know all about you?

Facebook allows you to see why it's sending you the ads it selects for you. But just how accurate is the world's best-informed social network?

post 24 March 2015
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Mysterious crash of one of the world's safest aircraft

The Airbus A320 involved in the Germanwings crash is one of the world's safest aircraft. And based on the limited details available, experts are describing the incident as bizarre.

post 23 March 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Taylor Swift buys domain name to thwart smut obsessives

I have a sense that Taylor Swift has become the latest high profile victim of a bizarre phenomenon that borders on blackmail.

post 19 March 2015
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog The solar eclipse: how you can view it

On Friday we will see the deepest eclipse of the Sun so far this century. For most of us, of course, the view will be ruined by cloud, fog and rain just as it was for the total eclipse in 1999.

article 17 March 2015 UK
The progression from graphite to graphene (Getty)
What is graphene? The key questions

A new wonder material discovered by two Russian scientists at Manchester University, graphene promises to transform people's everyday lives. But what is it? And how will it be used?

article 17 March 2015 World, Spain
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Don Quixote author Cervantes remains 'found'

Investigators in Spain believe they have found the remains of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, author of the classic Spanish novel Don Quixote de la Mancha.

post 12 March 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Does GCHQ really only use 'a fraction' of its data?

The findings in today's intelligence and security committee report seem at odds with the picture presented by documents from the whistleblower Edward Snowden.

post 12 March 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Surveillance declared legal - but would a new law change anything?

There are different rules about what the spy agencies can do in Britain, compared to the rest of the world - will a replacement law give the same protection within and outside the UK?

post 09 March 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Apple Watch: why it isn't the new iPhone

The depressing truth: the watch doesn┐t have to be a killer product to keep its place in Apple's stable.