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The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar. Japan's On-Art Corp's CEO Kazuya Kanemaru poses with his company's eight metre tall dinosaur-shaped mechanical suit robot'TRX03' and other robots during a demonstration in Tokyo, Japan Japan's On-Art ...


Imperceptible internet scam to trick Google Chrome users to visit dodgy websites returns

The Independent

People are being warned about an old phishing technique capable of duping even the most clued-up internet users. Web developer Xudong Zheng recently created a fake version of apple.com, Most people would have no issue clicking on the link, which appears to be completely legitimate. However, its actual URL is: "xn--80ak6aa92e.com". This may or may not be the site you are looking for!


Teenagers require 'very little skill' to become cybercriminals, report reveals

The Independent

"Very little skill" is required to become a cyber criminal, according to a new report. Research from the National Crime Agency (NCA) claims that free "off-the-shelf" hacking tools, online tutorials and video guides are making it increasingly easy for young people become involved in cyber crime. The report also says that, while financial gain is a key incentive for some offenders, it isn't always key, with many instead motivated by a "sense of accomplishment" and building a reputation. The average age of the young offenders involved in the study was 17, and the NCA says they're "unlikely" to commit more traditional crimes, such as theft, fraud and sexual offences. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph.


WhatsApp: Admins of groups could be sent to prison over messages sent in their chats

The Independent

The administrators of group WhatsApp chats could be sent to prison, according to a new law. People who run accounts that see people share false or misleading information could be sent to prison under new rules meant to stop the spread of fake news in India. The new rules hold the admin of any group accountable for what is posted inside of it. Both Facebook and WhatsApp allow one or more users to manage groups, deciding who is let into it and changing its name. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph.


Bill Gates limits his children's use of technology

The Independent

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has revealed that he limits his children's exposure to technology. The world's richest person says his kids clamoured for mobile phones as young teenagers, but he and his wife Melinda ignored their complaints until they turned 14. Mr Gates, like many other parents, also imposes rules on gadget use in the house, and is constantly trying to figure out where to draw the line. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.


Bose headphones secretly collect users' details through app, claims lawsuit

The Independent

Bose is being sued for allegedly spying on customers and selling their personal data to advertisers. A lawsuit filed in federal court by Chicago resident Kyle Zak this week claims the company demonstrated a "wholesale disregard" for the privacy of consumers. Mr Zak says he downloaded the Bose Connect app after purchasing the company's QuietComfort 35 headphones, signing up by entering his name, email address and headphone serial number. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.


Thousands exposed to hackers by Wi-Fi routers

The Independent

Security researchers have discovered a range of vulnerabilities affecting a range of Wi-Fi routers. Both "high-risk" and "low-risk" issues have been uncovered in more than 20 different Linksys router models, over 7,000 of which were "exposed on the internet" when the research was conducted in the fourth quarter of 2016. The vulnerabilities could allow cybercriminals to leak information about devices connected to the router, as well as overload the router itself and deny access to a user. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.


HTC is launching a squeezable smartphone

The Independent

HTC has released a teaser for a new smartphone that's designed to be squeezed by users. The Taiwanese company is preparing to launch the HTC U, an Android-running handset that could be vastly different to any other smartphone on the market. The short teaser video shows a user squeezing the sides of a smartphone between their thumb and fingers. The clip gives little else away, but appears to confirm previous leaks from tech tipster Evan Blass, claiming that the U will have a number of sensors embedded into its metal frame. These will allow users to control the handset by either swiping or applying pressure to its sides.


Google is 'building its own Chrome ad blocker' to stop 'unacceptable' adverts

The Independent

Google is set to build its own ad blocker and add it to the Chrome web browser, according to a new report. The technology giant is expected to switch it on by default on mobile and desktop. Since Google makes most of its revenue from advertising, this seems like a highly unusual move that could seriously impact its earnings. However, there's legitimate concern that that company will take great care to protect its own interests. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google's ad blocker will only target adverts that the Coalition for Better Ads considers to be "unacceptable".


Facebook secretly building technology to read people's minds so they can 'type directly from the brain'

The Independent

Facebook has revealed its secret "Building 8" where it is crafting technology to read people's minds. As well as its brain-computer interface, the company is working on a wide range of secret projects that use technology in ways never before imagined. Those include special ways of making people sense touch and re-wiring people's brains. The company showed off some of the secretive unit's plans during a speech at its F8 conference. Until now, the team's work has been kept entirely quiet – only leaking out in job ads and other publications.