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  • Gmail Login: How to sign in and out of Google Gmail accounts?

    October 2, 2018 2:05 PM 42

    Gmail, short for Google Mail, is free to use, and enables you to send and receive emails online. The service is now the most popular email platform online, with more than a billion active users. The website received a huge redesign in April, introducing a new host of functions. Here we explain how to sign in and out of your Google Gmail accounts, in case you need a refresh

  • Hotmail sign up and Login: How to create a Hotmail email account?

    October 1, 2018 4:00 PM 46

    You may remember Hotmail, MSN Hotmail or Windows Live Hotmail as a popular email service in the 1990s and early 2000s. Despite many people still having accounts, it was replaced by Outlook in 2013. If you still have a Hotmail or Live account and are worried you may not be able to use it for much longer, just relax. Microsoft currently don't have any plans

  • Senior Tory MPs' phone numbers exposed in Conservative Conference app flaw

    September 29, 2018 1:48 PM 34

    The Conservative Conference app allowed anyone to see the emails and numbers of attendees and to change their photos and details. The app did not require a password to access attendees' accounts - making it possible to access the email addresses and mobile phone numbers of Chancellor Philip Hammond and former foreign secretary Boris Johnson. Sky News has found

  • Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become moon space tourist

    September 18, 2018 1:39 AM 40

    It is not yet clear how much he has paid for the trip on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or when it is likely to take place. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared "I choose to go the the Moon" after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk at the company's headquarters in California. The ex punk band drummer made his money in online fashion with his company

  • Tech breakthrough as AI robots used to invent crazy new PIZZA recipes

    September 15, 2018 4:32 PM 13

    In a scenario the Terminator franchise didn’t see coming, artificial intelligence has been used to invent posh pizza toppings by students in the US. The project by Massachusetts Institute of Technology students aimed to prove robots could be a force for good by teaching an AI, named Strono, hundreds of pizza recipes. Strono then used what it had learned

  • Pluto IS a planet: Scientists in major space U-turn with shock claim

    September 15, 2018 11:43 AM 24

    The definition which demoted Pluto is “sloppy” according to University of Central Florida planetary scientist Philip Metzger. • Has cleared debris from the area around its orbit (i.e. is the largest gravitational field in its orbit) This last criteria saw Pluto be reclassified to a dwarf planet because it is circled by objects which together have a greater

  • 'Extreme concern' after 60 laptops and gun went missing from MoD in 2017

    September 9, 2018 10:00 AM 35

    MPs express "extreme concern" over the thefts, but the Ministry of Defence says it securely encrypts data to thwart criminals. A total of 60 laptops, four desktop computers and 48 USB memory sticks were either lost or stolen in 2017. It has also been revealed that a Glock 17 pistol was recorded as allegedly stolen in Barbados and that a small amount

  • Kids ‘AT RISK’ of making wrong decisions influenced by ROBOTS

    September 5, 2018 3:40 PM 37

    University of Plymouth scientists saw that children ignored their own judgement and copied robots in a test. The boffins set up a test where young participants simply had to point out which two lines matched in length. But with robots added to the mix, children would copy their answers even when obviously wrong, resulting in scores of just 75%. When the test was repeated

  • NASA astronaut becomes first to quit training for 50 years

    August 30, 2018 8:00 AM 37

    The former SpaceX engineer is the first astronaut to quit NASA training for more than 50 years, citing "personal reasons". Robb Kulin, 35, a former SpaceX engineer from Alaska, is the first astronaut candidate since 1968 to have departed from the training. The last candidates to have left before becoming fully-fledged astronauts were John Llewellyn and Brian

  • Lyudmila Rudenko: Who was the influential chess champion honoured by Google Doodle?

    July 27, 2018 8:20 AM 39

    A colourful Google Doodle dominates the search engine’s homepage today. The Doodle marks 114 years since chess champion Lyudmila Rudenko was born. The pioneer is considered “one of the world’s most influential chess players”, according to the blurb. Google writes: “Today’s Doodle – which draws artistic inspiration from 1960s graphic art and posters – reimagines