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Robot snaps on yellow RUBBER GLOVES, preps to invade Canada

Most right-minded humans are nervous that robots might one day decide to wipe us all off the face of the planet. But might the flesh-and-blood creatures be a threat to the silicon species? That's the question posed by the creators of a new mechanised hitch-hiker, which is set to travel from coast to coast across Canada on a …
Jasper Hamill, 05 Aug 2014
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Carmageddon

Reg Hardware Car Week Has there ever been a driving game quite as gleefully bloodthirsty, so nihilistically violent and as downright daft as Stainless Games' Carmageddon? The blood red hued baldy leering out from the front of the box set the tone: this isn't a game about simulating the driving experience, or even winning …
Tony Smith, 07 Mar 2012
Pirates ahoy!

Street-savvy Microsoft tries to pop the pimply face of piracy

Microsoft has tagged schoolkids as the UK's worst culprits for illegally downloading files from the net. The company, in its latest swoop on software piracy, today put out the results of a new study - dubbed Real Thing - which was based on a survey of just 270 children and 1,200 adults aged 16 and above. It found that 54 per …
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Jul 2008
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Is BT tight-fisted or what?

"There's no such thing as a free lunch," BT spokespeople always say when asked about why the telco won't introduce flat-rate pricing plans for Net access as is the case in the US. The something-for-nothing culture regarding toll-free telephone calls that has existed in the US simply wouldn't be feasible in Britain, they say. You …
Tim Richardson, 03 Sep 1999