March, 2012

March 8, 2012  3:04 PM

Vince Cable put a cap in my ass

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

The trend to make business applications easier to use through what is known as Gamification could have the side effect of public services being delivered at gunpoint..

March 8, 2012  12:17 PM

How the New iPad was developed

falani Profile: falani
4G, Apple, ipad, television

An instant messaging conversation between two Apple execs, Tom and Stephen, was recorded and can now be exclusively unveiled right here on Downtime detailing how the New iPad was put together.

Tom: Thanks for helping me, I'm so behind on the next iPad and I...

March 8, 2012  10:11 AM

Oooooooh, would you like me to lap dance for you?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
CeBIT, Germany, Hanover, robot

At this year's CeBIT expo in Hannover, Germany, British robot-designer/artist Giles Walker showcased his pole-dancing robots. 

Yes, you read that right. Pole-dancing robots. Alan Partridge would be proud. 


March 7, 2012  12:10 PM

Dell probably not do that again

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Chester, Dell, police, SWAT, texas

This may be a year old but it has just started circulating around social media sites again and, as you'll find out, it is too good to ignore. 

Two Dell employees from Round Rock, Texas are surely be filled with regret after a secret internal marketing campaign landed...

March 5, 2012  5:30 PM

Is this a publicity stunt hiding a data breach?

WAshford Profile: WAshford

Only Mercedes would use potentially groundbreaking camouflage technology to market a new high-tech vehicle, but it does raise questions about the source of the technology.

To promote the zero-emissions F-Cell Mercedes, the German car maker somewhat counter intuitively applied...

March 1, 2012  4:01 PM

Less people listen to God’s messenger than Demba Ba

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
pope, twitter

At last the true extent of the reach of the Catholic Church could soon be easily measurable.  News that the Pope has joined Twitter will have statisticians on red alert.

While I am sure Pope Benedict XVI will get more...

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