Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow asked a professional piercer to put his Opal card chip into his left hand.
Matching DNA and personality types
Ubuntu's Unity interface is gone, which means there's one less desktop to choose from in Linux-land. And while dozens remain to choose from, Unity was one of the most polished out there. Many will miss its detail and design.…
Plus BT evaluates startups. Good luck, network kit giants
Comment Hard on the heels of Orange's Telecom Track, which will support network infrastructure startups in association with Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP), BT is evaluating startups for a similar scheme.…
The TSA took somebody's rainbow knives, and Instagram commenters were on point with their sharp responses.
Sugar's 'Hint' scraping service populates sales profiles by scraping 70 data sources
Facebook's hit two billion users. Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his creation on Wednesday to share the news.…
Redmond owned it, Google invaded. Your options
Analysis Microsoft for decades not only defined personal productivity and team collaboration using Office, Outlook and Exchange – it kept the competition at arm’s length.…
The Nest Cam IQ's 4K sensor improves image quality, but most DIYers won't want to pay.
VMworld content catalog lists live AWS services, Cross Cloud and OpenStack 4.0
The content catalog for VMworld 2017 has appeared and as usual offers a few hints about announcements at the show and the company's future plans.…
But the transport authority says that invalidates the card
Killjoys at the public transport authority in the Australian State of New South Wales are warning users of stored-value-for-public-transport "Opal Card" that turning them into implants invalidates the card.…
The massive ransomware attack has reached Australia, sending things really wonky at the chocolate factory. Ahhhhh fudge.
'How would you rate your ride?'
A police officer in Fayette County, Atlanta, has nabbed a murder suspect by appropriating the Lyft vehicle he figured the perp hoped to use as a getaway car.…
Australian airline QANTAS is partly offline, other carriers may be in trouble too
The Amadeus airline booking platform is suffering another outage, so far mostly seen in a follow-on TITSUP (Total Inability To Support Usual Performance) hitting Australian airline Qantas.…
Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 1200 chips promise a new wave of kid, pet and elderly trackers, and maybe fitness trackers too.
You can expect to start seeing fingerprint sensors underneath phone displays next year, says the chipmaker at Mobile World Congress Shanghai.
The new chip promises better battery life, graphics and performance over its previous iteration, the Snapdragon 435.
Four weeks, paid, to deal with family health crises
Microsoft has decided that family caregivers deserve support, so it's decided to take its paid leave program global.…
This isn't ransomware – it's merry chaos
Analysis It is now increasingly clear that the global outbreak of a file-scrambling software nasty targeting Microsoft Windows PCs was designed not to line the pockets of criminals, but spread merry mayhem.…
A former contractor takes a plea deal after issuing thousands of dollars worth of Uber credits to himself, family and friends.
Upcoming early-access product details revealed
Analysis Picture this. A little press conference with Primary Data at its headquarters in Milpitas, California, right in the armpit of Silicon Valley. CEO Lance Smith is briskly burbling away about his company, but us hacks are somewhat distracted.…