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.
27 February 2014 01:51 PM
Described as 'a radical departure' from traditional robots, the Super Ball Bot (above) could one day help humanity explore distant planets
'Dad will die as he lived, covered by horrible crocheted blankets': US comedian Laurie Kilmartin live-tweets her father's death
27 February 2014 11:58 AM
Online vigil has attracted thousands for its poignant, darkly humorous tweets
27 February 2014 10:51 AM
The device will be targeted at government and contractors, but Boeing say that details are state secrets and will be "“permanently withheld”
27 February 2014 09:37 AM
Cybersecurity firm reports that some companies will be unaware that their customers' data has already been breached
27 February 2014 09:02 AM
Is it just me or is it getting crowded in this galaxy?
26 February 2014 04:01 PM
The popular game streaming service more than doubled its viewers from 2012 to 2013 - landing on the Xbox One won't hurt these figures
26 February 2014 03:17 PM
From a piece of the oldest matter on Earth to fibres from an Ancient Egyptian mummy's wrap - these resin blocks contain the wonders of the world
26 February 2014 01:08 PM
Rival messaging app clocks 5 million new users in a single day, boasts that it will never sell out and is more secure than SnapChat
26 February 2014 11:24 AM
A PR worker has reported that they were verbally abused and robbed for recording patrons oft he bar with the wearable technology
26 February 2014 10:14 AM
Don't expect to see them on supermarket shelves any time soon, but this sort of bacterial innovation might be key to making healthier fermented sausage
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
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