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Taking a look at the lighter side of IT - technology may be a serious business but it rarely fails to raise a smile too.

June 2013

  • Roach rescue

    Caroline Baldwin - Business Editor 26 Jun 2013
  • Last week Downtime informed you about how cockroaches were being experimented on using electrical backpacks to control their movements in a bid to tread Parkinson's disease. Now, the disgusting ...

  • I'm on the foam!

    Caroline Baldwin - Business Editor 26 Jun 2013
  • It's a rare morning when Downtime does not need a large shot of caffeine to get us off to a productive start, but one coffee shop in Taiwan seems to have taken the idea of your own personalised ...

  • All is forgiven Google. This is the discovery of the Century.

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 26 Jun 2013
  • People complain about Google Street View all the time. Many see it as an invasion of their privacy. But downtime doesn't agree. In fact it believes Street View's discovery of a species of half man, ...