James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent online, and his work appears in print too. In the past he has written freelance for Wired, the New Statesman and the Financial Times.
09 July 2014 03:42 PM
Because nothing says 'I love you' like demanding someone's GPS data
09 July 2014 02:55 PM
The bowling-ball sized robots navigate around zero gravity environments using small blasts of CO2 - Google's 3D-sensing technology will let them 'see'
09 July 2014 12:56 PM
New England is the second state in America to use specially-trained canines to find hidden electronics such as hard drives and USB sticks
09 July 2014 11:36 AM
Newly-published documents leaked by Edward Snowden provide the first proof of individual citizens being monitored by US spy agency
09 July 2014 10:50 AM
Local programmers used information provided by the Israeli military to create a 'Yo' username that sends notifications when rocket strikes are predicted
09 July 2014 09:23 AM
Mobile travelled from Oklahoma to Hokkaido and back 'without one scratch'
09 July 2014 09:09 AM
Users of the social media site musn't let rumours of child abuse lead to false allegations, say UK media lawyers
04 July 2014 04:44 PM
A new leak of NSA surveillance software suggests the US spy agency uses indiscriminate surveillance to target the privacy conscious
04 July 2014 01:37 PM
The thumb-guard is made from a hybrid material that stiffens when straightened, allowing workers to assemble cars with less strain
04 July 2014 01:06 PM
Anger continues to spread as COO Sheryl Sandberg fails to apologise for study
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter
NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action
- 2 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 War is war: Why I stand with Israel
- 5 Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...