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Real-life Pixar lamp wants to play hide-and-seek

An adorable Arduino-controlled desk lamp comes to life like a real-world Luxo Jr. from Pixar. It can even flip its own switch on when it doesn't want to sleep.

By Dec. 3, 2012


Cookie law set to shake up UK websites, but won't be enforced for a year

Expect browsing to get a whole lot more tiresome as websites will have to explain each and every cookie, thanks to changes to online privacy laws from the EU.

By May. 26, 2011


European ePrivacy directive cooks up anti-cookie laws

The European ePrivacy directive has ruled that websites and companies must have your explicit consent to install cookies on your computer from 25 May. What do the new rules mean for you?

By Mar. 9, 2011


Sky Player asks permission to spy on you

Sky has sent an email to customers explaining the changes coming with AdSmart, a targeted advertising system that builds a profile on you

By Nov. 11, 2009


How to improve your Android security

Android is the mobile equivalent of Windows -- hugely popular and open to security threats such as malware. Here's how to keep safe.

By Oct. 17, 2012


BT customers get free broadband speed boost

If you're frustrated by your 8Mbps maximum broadband speed, BT has a little treat in store for you: greatly increased broadband speed, as long as you're connected to a capable exchange

By Jun. 4, 2009


Everything you need to know about the Large Hadron Collider, CERN and the Higgs boson

Need to impress a sexy physics fan or wow your boss with your massive brain? Our idiot's guide to the LHC will turn you into an expert in five easy steps

By Nov. 27, 2009


Episode 622: Do robots sweat like electric sheep?

Wait, do electric sheep sweat? This is kind of a recursive little conversation. In other news, no free Vista for you!

By Dec. 12, 2007