April 14, 2016  3:32 PM

Computer Weekly admits to its part in Whittingdale controversy (no, not *that* controversy…)

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick

The UK government culture secretary John Whittingdale - the minister in charge of overseeing the British media industry - has been in embroiled in allegations this week after reports suggested that

February 26, 2015  9:28 PM

The end isn’t nigh, it’s already here

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
5G, BBC, zombies

The BBC has recently launched a show on its maybe-soon-to-be digital channel BBC Three.

The premise...

August 11, 2014  10:50 AM

Brits prove they are obsessed with the weather

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
BBC, rain, Temperature, United Kingdom, Weather

Britons download the BBC's weather app 19,000 times a day, with eight million downloads since its

March 7, 2013  12:07 PM

Latest Ice Cream Sandwich causes cyber security threat for Android owning Eskimos

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Android, BBC, Cyber security

A Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been hacked to reveal its contents by researchers who put the device in a freezer for an hour.

According to the BBC, the device when reached a temperature of -10C,...

February 27, 2013  11:31 AM

Don’t eat horse meat – print it instead

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
3D Printing, BBC, Facebook, Paypal, Printers, Tesco

The world of late has been full of vegetarians loudly crowing about their lifestyle choices after everyone else discovered they had been eating horses in their beefburgers and Findus lasagne.

But if one US start-up is successful, veggies might have even more reason to get on their high...

February 26, 2013  10:34 AM

Zombie bird robotics

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
BBC, Bird, Frankenstein, PICAXE

A Frankenstein-wannabe has worked with a team of engineering students and a taxidermist to raise a bird from the dead.

The American Scientist used robotics to operate the wings of a deceased swamp sparrow in order to study the aggressive behaviour of...

February 14, 2013  11:30 AM

Lonely this Valentine’s Day? Buy a Facebook girlfriend

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
BBC, Facebook, Fiverr, Google

Move over Romeo and Juliet, there is a new love story in town.

Forget wasting £5, or even £15, on an oversized novelty stuffed teddy this Valentine's Day, even if it sings Unchained Melody when you push its paw. Dave...

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April 5, 2012  1:29 PM

Could we soon have flat pack robots?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
3D Printing, BBC, robot

The BBC recently reported that a US-based project could see the average person designing and printing a robot within 24 hours. Surely this would be more fun than building flat park furniture from everyone's favourite Swedish...

February 2, 2011  11:30 AM

The Computer Weekly royal wedding – now on the BBC!

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BBC, Facebook, social media

Amid all the fuss about Prince someone-or-other marrying an online saleswoman from Reading late last year, most (but not all) of the media missed what was undoubtedly the real news - the Computer Weekly royal wedding.


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