Archive for February, 2016

Intelligence chiefs warn smartphones, fridges and TVs threaten user privacy

Intelligence chiefs warn smartphones, fridges and TVs threaten user privacy

Smart TVs, phones and other internet of things (IoT) devices are used to track and spy on people, according to intelligence chiefs. James Clapper, US director of national intelligence in the US has warned that security services may target IoT devices like smart TVs in order to spy on people. During a US Senate committee hearing on Tuesday, Clapper acknowledged[Read More...]

Gianni Graham

Young girl collects dolls for homeless children

A generous young girl in the US has embarked upon a mission to collect thousands of barbie dolls for homeless children. Young Gianni Graham wants to collect 1,000 Barbie dolls for 1,000 young homeless girls. She currently has a collection of 700, which she eventually plans to hand over to homeless shelters. Speaking to ABC News, the youngster said: “Girls[Read More...]

Scientists given permission to create GM babies

Scientists given permission to create GM babies

Scientists have been given the go-ahead to create genetically modified humans, it has been revealed. The fertility regulator known as the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) have allowed scientists to create a DNA-altering technique in embryos. As a result, researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London will conduct further experiments into creating genetically modifying people. The only thing[Read More...]