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  • (What’s the story) morphing Tory?

    Ryan Priest 20 Nov 2019
  • “You dressed up party lines as a fact-check service. That is dystopian,” Emily Maitlis told Conservative Party chairman James Cleverly on Newsnight after the leadership debate. But like a child ...

  • Deepfake it until you make it

    Ryan Priest 14 Nov 2019
  • What are the chances of deepfakes poisoning the integrity of the UK’s current General Election? Probably a lot higher now a think tank has created clips of the two frontrunners endorsing each other ...

  • Enema at the Gates

    Ryan Priest 06 Nov 2019
  • The Conservatives’ doctored version of Keir Starmer’s Good Morning Britain interview left out our favourite bit: an arms-folded Piers Morgan insisting he’s “absolutely fine” with 26 billionaires ...

  • Life comes at you up to 1.5 times faster

    Ryan Priest 30 Oct 2019
  • The world of entertainment has come down on Netflix like a ton of bricks for trialling a feature that allows content to be watched at different speeds. We don’t know. Is this really such a big ...

  • Hack the Kop – the Reds are sitting ducks

    Alex Scroxton - Security Editor 24 Oct 2019
  • Liverpool may be flying high at the top of the Premier League table right now, but when they get home after a hard-fought 90 minutes, their fans are the most likely to have had their personal data ...

  • Plush giraffe perturbation

    Ryan Priest 16 Oct 2019
  • A robot hand has been taught by OpenAI to successfully solve a Rubik’s Cube in an average time of four minutes. “So what?” you ask, being the unbearable Rubik’s Cube expert you are. It’s true, mere ...

  • Rebekah Vardy’s out of the party

    Ryan Priest 09 Oct 2019
  • Coleen Rooney has detailed the detective work that went into unmasking Rebekah Vardy as the alleged mole of her private Instagram account. Adopting the standard celebrity statement release protocol ...

  • Mark Zuckerberg’s existential threat

    Ryan Priest 02 Oct 2019
  • When we heard that some of Mark Zuckerberg’s Q&A sessions with his Facebook massive had been released by The Verge, we hardly expected to witness a grand reveal of them all kicking off their ...

  • Alexa takes the L

    Ryan Priest 26 Sep 2019
  • Amazon has revealed it will soon be introducing an option for users to change its Alexa virtual assistant’s voice to that of self-appointed Kangol ambassador Samuel L Jackson. The announcement ...

  • Board yourself before you bore yourself

    Ryan Priest 18 Sep 2019
  • Gatwick has announced it will become the UK’s first airport to use facial recognition cameras for passenger boarding on a permanent basis, condemning those of us who aren’t quite yet in sync with ...

  • That don’t impress Ma much

    Ryan Priest 11 Sep 2019
  • Over to Hangzhou now, where the richest man in China has thrown himself the mother of all retirement bashes by performing in front of an audience of 60,000 employees. Alibaba founder Jack Ma donned ...

  • The wrong trainers

    Ryan Priest 05 Sep 2019
  • Now, don’t get us wrong: we’re as jittery about living in a future of wearable technology as the next milquetoast loser. Some nights we can’t even sleep due to the nagging noughties fear that our ...

  • Don’t upset the Apple Card

    Ryan Priest 28 Aug 2019
  • Apple has reiterated its searing contempt for the hoi polloi that uses its products by releasing a physical credit card you’re not supposed to put in your wallet. The titanium card is, in Apple’s ...

  • God is a fridge

    Ryan Priest 15 Aug 2019
  • A teenage girl has turned to her family’s smart fridge in a desperate quest to reach Twitter followers, after her mum confiscated her electronic devices one by one. The 15-year-old, known to her ...

  • 8chan history

    Ryan Priest 07 Aug 2019
  • As we watched a former porn site merchant’s video statement, him sat there in front of a Benjamin Franklin backdrop to the sound of a military bugle call, defending 8chan’s white supremacist ...

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