MorphCostumes wants to do a "fancy dress revolution"

The creators of the Morphsuit believe that they can make you famous with their ‘MorphCostumes’ range.

Password confessions of a security expert

In this truly shocking and damning confession, a security expert reveals how terrible his password habits used to be, how he changed and how you can too.

Mobile app of the day: Lenshare

Want a photo sharing app which doesn’t require you to sign over ownership rights? Try Lenshare. It’s not just about photos, either, it’s more about “phideo”.

Sam Lessin, VP of product management, leaves Facebook

Lessin, who was close friends with Zuckerberg at Harvard, is leaving at the end of the month to go ‘adventuring’ for the time being.

Google senior exec Regina Dugan violated ethics rules whilst at DARPA

A report from the US Defence Department Inspector General reports that the decision to award a contract to a company she owns stakes in was a violation of ethics.

Managing BYOD's downsides, the right way

Bringing personal devices to the workplace is the new normal but, despite the benefits, there are still hidden risks and costs that need to be closely managed.

Adventures in the dark underworld of cyberspace

Typically the word "crime" conjures up images of men in balaclavas and guns, but the truth is that cybercrime is an industry worth over a trillion pounds. We delve into their dark underworld.

Intel wants to fight Parkinson’s disease with big data

Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation have created a platform to collect wearable devices data to analyze symptoms and changes in Parkinsons' sufferers.

The iPhone 6: a new kind of Kardashian

TMZ, which usually spends its time unearthing celebrity gossip and misdeeds, just make a reality star out of the iPhone 6.

FCC and Net Neutrality: no Internet and no neutrality

If you ask regulators to fix a problem they will try and regulate everything. The FCC could kill the Internet as we know it.

Survey reveals no new information

A highly informal survey of the top technology news sites reveals that most stories add little or no new information.

Microsoft Azure has a tough month

According to the Microsoft Azure status page the service has had numerous problems over the past month.

Apple shifts iCloud storage to Chinese data center

Apple has begun storing iCloud data on state-controlled China Telecom’s Internet-based storage.

Samsung buys SmartThings home automation company

SmartThings has announced that the home automation company has been purchased by Samsung.

The Phone whisperer: using sound to charge mobile phones

According to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), it may be possible to charge your smartphone with sound.

SMS audio headphones: did Intel just buy into an irrelevant brand?

At CES this year Intel showed off a set of headphones that could measure your heartbeat. Now, it is taking them to rapper 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson).

Even more tech weirdness

As an editor in the technology sector you get to see a lot of cool new things and some silly things. Here are a few more from days gone past.

The Churchill Club and The Future of the Connected Car

I attended an interesting panel at The Churchill Club this week on the coming connected/self-driving Car with executives from NVIDIA, Mercedes Benz, Nissan and a subject matter expert talking about the future.