Monkeys test toughness of new car

A group of monkeys at Knowsley Safari Park were offered a unique treat last week when they were encouraged to destroy a visiting car. But fortunately, it was not a paying customer who had their vehicle set upon by more than 40 of the sanctuary’s baboons, as it...

Facebook trials pay to post system

People using Facebook may get the option to pay to promote their posts if a pilot programme proves popular. The social networking site has launched a trial of the idea with its users in New Zealand, who are being offered the option of spending up...

Consumers happy with new online privacy laws

The majority of people who use the internet may be satisfied that new laws regarding the use of cookies on websites are a step in the right directions. Cookies – small files containing personal details such as browsing habits – are used by many websites to...

Personal clouds’ to become the hub of digital lives

The growing popularity of personal cloud services is set to see the technology eclipse PCs as the primary hub for consumers’ digital lives in the next few years. This is according to a study by Gartner, which predicted these services will be central to many...