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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.

January 2018

  • Only the hardiest need apply for freezing Finnish startup fest

    Alex Scroxton - Security Editor 25 Jan 2018
  • If you’ve ever gone through the process of getting a tech startup off the ground, you’ll be familiar with the nerve-wracking process of pitching a group of stony-faced investors with your idea to ...

  • Branson’s pickle

    Ryan Priest 18 Jan 2018
  • Richard Branson has overturned his Virgin Trains stooges’ decision to stop selling the Daily Mail, instantly pouring cold water over accusations that the billionaire who sued the NHS might be too ...

  • Sophia 2020

    Ryan Priest 10 Jan 2018
  • Time now to check in with Downtime linchpin Sophia the robot, who’s been dazzling the world once again – this time at CES 2018. No, it’s not wig-cleaning day for Ray’s wife at Disney World’s “Hall ...

  • Chocolate coins, not bitcoins

    Ryan Priest 04 Jan 2018
  • Did anyone else notice how many people ruined the festive season’s pub visits by mistaking Bitcoin for something resembling an entertaining topic of conversation? Suddenly all these bozos you grew ...