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What Does Your Phone Say About You?


If you use a BlackBerry, you could very well be a pessimist. If you use an iPhone, you're likely an optimist, but chances are your manners are suffering because you're using it too much.

N Joseph Woodland Obituary


Almost every product you buy now carries a barcode, and its familiar black-and-white lines are used in more than 5bn transactions each day. Its co-inventor, N Joseph Woodland, who patented the idea 60 years ago, has died aged 91.

Internet Remains Unregulated After UN Treaty Blocked

On The Internet

A proposed global telecoms treaty that would give national governments control of the internet has been blocked by the US and key western and African nations. They said they are "not able to sign the agreement in its current form" at the end of a International Telecoms Union (ITU) conference in Dubai.