Forget the hokum that these devices are good for ‘learning strategies’. They are bad for young people’s mental health
Psychologists say that not only are phones shortening our attention spans, they are also changing our brains
IT HAS replaced the humble notepad as the author’s tool of choice, but prolific writers hunched over laptops are beginning to suffer for their art.
Millions told to check in computers and tablets
The battle between man and machine had raged for several months before Lucas Hinch decided that enough was enough. In an alleyway of Colorado Springs, a little before sunset, Mr Hinch shot his Dell
In the mid-1970s computers were still vast intimidating machines found mainly in university laboratories. It was an esoteric world, tended by white-coated boffins translating paper streams of mathematical data loudly spewing out.
Oyster growers in France have a new weapon in their battle with thieves who steal tonnes of their produce every Christmas season: electronic beacons disguised as oysters that alert gendarmes if they are moved
Sony blamed the rise of online streaming for a $1 billion writedown at its Hollywood film studio, which forced it to halve its profit forecast for the financial year.
Hundreds of workers are to lose their jobs with the scaling-back of an electronics plant and the closure of dozens of bank branches.
The advantage in having a dog as a bomb-detection tool is that it is very, very good at sniffing out explosives.