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Was This the First Recorded Death by Meteorite?

An Indian man who died after a mysterious blast at a private engineering college could be the first recorded death by meteorite, if reports are confirmed. A bus driver, identified only as Kamaraj, was killed –…

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A Visual Photographic Collage Of China’s Air Pollution

China’s air quality is poor to say the least, recent reports of families having to use an air purifier in their own homes to avoid breathing the air is quite shocking. The atmosphere in China has…

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Sky Broadband to Block Porn by Default in 2016

From the start of 2016, UK internet service provider Sky Broadband will automatically block “adult content”, including pornography, by default, according to The Telegraph. Sky will be implementing its existing Broadband Shield content filter – a…

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New Building In London Includes “Sky Pool”

For many swimming is a relaxing past time, the feeling of water rushing over you as you dive beneath the surface and are engulfed by a fundamental element that sustains us. Many enjoy diving to the…

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Drone Munition Now Available To Consumers

Picture the scene; you look skywards and what lies before you? Some morons drone which is circling above your house, what do you do? If you live in the good old US of A, you walk…

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SkySphere – The 360 Solar Powered Tree House

Who didn’t want a tree house when they were young? Who still doesn’t love the idea of being able to climb into a small house and enjoy a view while you take a break from the…

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Ebook Piracy Sites to Be Blocked by UK ISPs

Yesterday, the UK’s High Court ordered that websites carrying pirated ebooks should be blocked by the country’s internet service providers. The court ruled that an application made by The Publishers Association grants that the sites be…

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Sky to Drop 3D Channels

Sky, TV subscription giant in the UK, has announced that they will be dropping their dedicated 3D channels. This will take place during June and will be moved over onto their ‘On Demand’ service. 3D has…

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Three Beat Sky and TalkTalk to £10.25 Billion Purchase of O2

Hutchison Whampoa, the Hong Kong-based owner of UK mobile network Three, has confirmed its purchase of rival network O2 from Spanish telecoms company Telefonica for £10.25 billion. Hutchison has trumped both Sky and TalkTalk to complete…

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Sky and TalkTalk Compete With Three for O2 Purchase

Until this week, Hutchison Whampoa, owner of the Three mobile network in the UK, was thought to be in pole position to buy rival network O2 from Telefonica. But now, Sky and TalkTalk have entered the…

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Sky Now Blocking Porn By Default

Sky Broadband has announced that it will be automatically blocking pornography and all material deemed unsafe for children aged bellow 13. The company’s “Sky Broadband Shield” will be automatically switched on for all users “in the…

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UK ISPs Hijacking Browsers to Force Porn Block on Customers

In order to comply with UK legislation by the deadline at end of December, UK ISPs – including Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, and Sky – have been redirecting users’ web connections to force them to choose…

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Sky Now Offering £10 Fibre Broadband – With 25GB Cap

What looks like a groundbreaking deal – £10 per month for fibre broadband – is easily shattered by its abysmal 25GB usage cap. Yes, Sky have announced they are to offer fibre broadband for what is…

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List of Blocked Torrent Sites in the UK Doubles

The High Court has ruled that 53 torrent websites be prohibited by UK Internet Service Providers, in the largest mass blocking yet. The list of sites include BitSoup, IP Torrents, Isohunt, Sumotorrent, Torrentdb, Torrentfunk, Torrentz, Warez…

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Turns out Brits Aren’t Signing up to ISP Filters

ISP filters, you either love them or you hate them, I personally have no use for them but families with small children do. The numbers are on the decline with less and less people wanting this…

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Now TV Lands on the PlayStation Store in UK

Sky’s media application, Now TV, has landed on PS4 consoles in the UK according to a tweet by Chris Owen, the English community manager for PlayStation Europe. NOW TV app now availablle in the UK for…

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3DMark Update Coming With a New Test Scenario For Mid-Range Systems

Futuremark’s 3DMark benchmarking suite is one of the biggest benchmarking suites that is out on the market for the testing and comparative positioning of gaming systems and as the outer reaches of performance grow on a…

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Microsoft Forced To Rename SkyDrive After Trademark Dispute With BSkyB

The Verge reports that Microsoft has been forced by a UK court to rename its SkyDrive service after Microsoft lost a trademark dispute with the British Sky Broadcasting Group, BSkyB. As part of the settlement in…

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AMD Releases Radeon Sky Series of GPUs for Cloud Gaming Systems

Cloud gaming is a trend that has been quite slow to take-off as it has been fraught with technical difficulties, a lack of affordability and a huge dependence on the advancement of network infrastructure due to…