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Tech company announced plans to microchip employees

Tech company announced plans to microchip employees

A tech company in the US is becoming one of the first in the world to microchip its employees, it has been revealed. The chips will enable staff members to pay for food and drink in the company’s break room, open doors, login to computers and use the photocopier. Three Square Market, which designs software for break rooms, said that[Read More...]

Facebook under fire for refusing to remove child porn content

Facebook under fire for refusing to remove child porn content

There has been much in the news lately about Facebook taking steps to remove fake news from its website. Back in March, the social media giant flagged prominent warnings on its site advising users not to trust news stories that could not be confirmed by an official or well-known source. When users logged into their Facebook account, it would display[Read More...]

Scientific studies prove existence of meridians

Scientific studies prove existence of meridians

A new scientific study has recently confirmed the existence of meridians, which researchers have referred to as the “primo-vascular system”. According to scientists at Seoul National University, this system is a crucial part of the cardiovascular system. As part of the study, researchers injected a special staining dye which coloured the meridians. By injecting the dye onto acupuncture points, they[Read More...]

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...]

Google under fire for ‘spying feature’

Google under fire for ‘spying feature’

Google has come under fire for a controversial new spying feature that can track a user’s entire search history and determine their location. Its Timeline service, available on both mobiles and laptops allow users of the firm’s online maps to see the places they frequent most often. The service can even look through pictures to find those users have taken[Read More...]