Category: Tech

Each of us streamed 1,036 songs last year (and most of them were by Ed Sheeran)

UK music fans streamed 68.1 billion songs last year, an average of 1,036 songs per person.

Ripple becomes second most valuable crypto-coin

Deals with banks and credit card firms drive a rise in the value of the Ripple crypto-currency

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

The World Health Organisation will include gaming addiction in its disease bible for first time.

Nintendo Switch is fastest-selling US home console

The Japanese gamemaker's latest device is America's fastest-selling home console.

White noise video on YouTube hit by five copyright claims

A man says his original recording of white noise has faced five accusations of copyright infringement.

Psychedelic toasters fool image recognition tech

Colourful patterns can fool image recognition software, a team of Google researchers suggests.

Meltdown and Spectre: How chip hacks work

Here's why computer processors are vulnerable to hackers thanks to two recently discovered bugs.

CES 2018: Tech preview of the show’s coolest new products

Our gadget picks include an electric body suit, sensors that track you at home and some crazy cars.

What are the Spectre and Meltdown bugs affecting Apple and Android devices, is there a patch and are you at risk from hackers?

APPLE, Google and Microsoft are scrambling to fix a major security bug that could leave your passwords and private information exposed to hackers. Two different versions...

Where is Xur in Destiny 2 from the weekend of January 5 and what items is the exotic merchant selling?

XUR – the weapon and gift merchant of the Destiny world and Agent of the Nine – is a key part of the game and appears each weekend at different locations around the...