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  • Is this the world's shortest commercial flight?

    October 6, 2017 11:51 AM 22

    A route operated between Scotland's Orkney Islands clocks in at just 80 seconds. If only all commercial flights were as long (or short) as the hop between two of Scotland's Orkney Islands, which at just 80 seconds, can lay claim to being the shortest scheduled passenger flight in the world. On the remote collection of islands comprising an archipelago

  • Batman game includes photo of assassinated Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov

    October 6, 2017 11:12 AM 23

    Telltale Games has yet to explain the bizarre use of a real dead body in its game. The latest episode of Telltale Games' Batman series, The Enemy Within, includes a real life photo of Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov after he was assassinated in December 2016 during the opening of an art exhibition. Karlov was shot point blank by a Turkish police officer

  • Email sign in not working for UK Customers

    October 3, 2017 9:58 AM 24

    Yahoo email users are suffering a major outage this morning with thousands left unable to access their email accounts. The popular service appeared to hit problems at around 10:20, with some users still reporting issues. Users have taken to Twitter to complain about the problems with many complaining they can't log in into Yahoo mail. One Yahoo fan said: "Yahoo

  • This Limited Edition Xbox Controller Is Inspired By The Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    October 1, 2017 11:14 AM 32

    The controller goes on sale on 7 October, but if you want one you’ll have to move fast because just 2500 will be made. 2000 of them will just be the regular controller, priced at $299.95, while the other 500 come as part of a bundle costing $365.95 and feature some customisable parts, as well as a scale model of the car. That’s pretty expensive for a controller

  • 'Good riddance': Twitter reacts as Trump's HHS secretary Tom Price resigns over private jet scandal

    September 30, 2017 8:32 AM 18

    "Guess the 'Price' was not 'right' for any of us," Star Trek star George Takei tweeted. US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price resigned on Friday (29 September) after igniting a firestorm of criticism over his use of costly private jets for official government business. His departure came shortly after Trump said he was disappointed in the health

  • Third of British workers would be happy to have a robot boss

    September 29, 2017 11:14 AM 19

    One in 10 workers think a "roboboss" would be more efficient than a human. Nearly a third of British workers would be happy to have a robot as a boss, a new study has suggested. A poll of 1,000 workers by cloud accounting software provider FreeAgent revealed that 31% would work for a robot boss, while 11% believe a "roboboss" would be more efficient

  • Whole Foods hacked: Customer payment card details stolen from in-store restaurants and taprooms

    September 29, 2017 5:10 AM 16

    Whole Foods, the popular grocery chain recently acquired by technology giant Amazon, suffered a data breach that saw hackers gain access to credit card data of customers who made purchases at some of its in-store taprooms and restaurants. The popular grocery chain said on Thursday (28 September) that it recently received information regarding "unauthorized

  • Nasa partners with Russia to build first space station near the moon

    September 28, 2017 7:00 AM 20

    The US space agency said it wanted to expand human presence into the solar system. Nasa and the Russian space agency Roscosmos will be working together to build a "deep space gateway", which could include a space station in the vicinity of the moon. A joint statement was signed on 27 September during the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held at Adelaide

  • Australia to get its own space agency: Not a Nasa, but closer to the UK's

    September 25, 2017 6:45 AM 20

    The agency will concentrate on launching satellites tailored for Australian needs. Australia is all set to join the global space industry with its own federally funded national space agency. The Oceanic country remains one of the few developed nations that does not have a space agency of its own. The international space industry is growing rapidly and is reported

  • London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in city

    September 23, 2017 1:14 PM 44

    In the large list of calamities that could happen to you on a given day (let’s not dwell on the possibilities), forgetting your wallet at home is a pretty minor one. 1. I live about 45 minutes outside of Austin and didn’t realize the wallet was missing until I was long gone. I couldn’t just run home on a break and retrieve it. 2. I didn’t have any cash of any kind around