IBM will diagnose your ills

IBM is packing off its Watson software to the health industry where it is going to be telling people what is wrong with them.

Intel says Haswell will save its X86 bacon

The PC will be saved from its much predicted doom by the glorious power-saving ability of the Haswell chip, at least according to the prophecy of Intel's chief technology officer Justin Rattner.

Google finds itself under further government pressure

British Parliament appears to be a little concerned that the search engine Google might not have been telling the whole truth the last time it showed up.

Unplugging: On Cro-Mags, stabbings and overdoses

On July 7th, a hardcore show at New York’s Webster Hall was shut down due to an incident involving the band Cro-Mags and their co-founder and former bassist Harley Flanagan.

Industry heavyweights & startups converge at the TM Forum in Dublin

Walking into a mobile trade show, you’re immediately hit with company names you recognize from everyday tech life. 

Humans descended from 'sewage bacteria'

Oh dear, oh dear. A week or two ago, I found myself on a city street listening to a very cross man on a soap-box explaining that evolutionary theory couldn't possibly be correct, as he remembered his grandfather and his grandfather wasn't a monkey.

Magnetic monopoles imaged for first time

Scientists have captured direct images of the long-theorized but never before seen magnetic monopoles. Monopoles - magnets which have just a single pole - were theoretically conceived by the British-Swiss physicist Paul Dirac, who showed in the 1930s that their existence is consistent with  quantum theory.