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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: 'We suck' at dealing with trolls

The microblogging service's chief is taking personal responsibility for the platform's slow response to user abuse and harassment, according to memos obtained by The Verge.

By February 4, 2015


Man hacks Kinect to help his mother e-mail after stroke

Chad Ruble's mother can't use keyboards. So he used a Kinect and some open-source code to devise a system that lets her wave her hand to select emoticons and function buttons.

By September 9, 2012


Lindy CAT5e infrared extender hides gear, prevents nagging for just £80

Boxes here, boxes there. Something needed to be done, or Mrs Crave was going to start getting cross. So we put everything in a cupboard, but we couldn't control it. Until the Lindy IR blaster arrived.

3 Images By September 22, 2010


3D printed meat: It's what's for dinner

Peter Thiel's philanthropic foundation gives up to $350,000 to a company named Modern Meadow, which plans to use 3D bioprinting to create an "edible prototype" that's a meat replacement.

By August 15, 2012


Lindy mains conditioner: Cleans filthy power

Dirty electricity messing up your AV gear? Lindy has the solution, with its six-way mains cleaning and surge protecting power strip

By December 3, 2008


Lindy 4-port HDMI switch: For people with too many devices

If you've got more HDMI devices than you have HDMI sockets on your TV, don't worry, grab some of that hard earned pre-economic-crisis cash and get a switch like this

By June 26, 2008


Shut down Webcam use, judge tells school district

A federal court orders the Lower Merion School District to shut down the technology that allowed it to remotely activate Webcams on its school-issued laptops.

By February 24, 2010


School accused of off-campus Webcam spying

A Philadelphia-area school district has deactivated the Webcams in school-issued laptops after a lawsuit accuses it of remotely activating the cameras to watch students' behavior at home.

By February 18, 2010


The tech empire strikes back! Woz worms on

Steve Wozniak doesn't even have to go into a dance-off on this week's "Dancing with the Stars." It seems that the techies finally brought out the vote.

By March 24, 2009


Profigold PROS1002: For when your HDMI needs switching

If you've got an older TV you might not have enough HDMI sockets for all your HD equipment. Don't worry though, Profigold wants to help with its delightful switcher

By December 11, 2008