James Howells accidentally threw away a hard drive containing the cryptographic "private key" needed to access the digital currency
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Monday 18 November 2013
Sony says these "isolated incidents [...] represent a very small percentage of total units shipped to consumers to date"
Tuesday 05 November 2013
The latest innovation in hard drive technology has taken years to perfect but means quieter, more energy efficient hard drives that fit more data in the same space
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Slow PCs and laptops have entered the top seven list of our everyday annoyances
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Starting as a teenage apprentice cutler, Carl Elsener went on to turn a relatively simple penknife into the global phenomenon that is the multi-functional Swiss Army Knife. He worked for the Swiss family firm Victorinox for 70 years, 57 of them as CEO, and retained the honorary, almost spiritual title "Senior Leader" until his death at the age of 90.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Teresa Solana is already known to us, as are her terrible twins, through two previous crime novels. Again translated by Peter Bush, The Sound of One Hand Killing is, however, the first in the series in which Solana and her twin Barcelona private eyes, Borja ("Pep") and Eduard Masdeu, actually meet on the page.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
A smart-TV device you'd have to be an android to love
Friday 04 January 2013
Computer game flies again after Kickstarter crowdsourcing hit
On The Menu: Jessica's Recipe Bag; Joseph Joseph; Da Mhile whisky; Paxton and Whitfield; Coya restaurant
Thursday 20 December 2012
This week I've been eating... Jessica's Recipe Bag
Thursday 23 August 2012
If you regularly wreck mobiles, need a watch that can take a kicking or fancy a water-proof MP3, check these out...
Tuesday 01 May 2012
MI6 and a senior detective were accused today of failing to disclose vital evidence in the death riddle of spy Gareth Williams.
Thursday 19 January 2012
When you're asleep or away from your house, do you worry about looking after your property? What are you doing to protect against vandalism, break-ins, or car and garden theft?
Tuesday 20 December 2011
An unwelcome silence threatens the next film of the French actor, Jean Dujardin, whose silent movie, The Artist, is wowing audiences around the globe.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
The computing giant Intel Corp has become the latest technology firm to warn its profits will take a hit because of the continued fallout from Thailand's autumn floods.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Punters were plugging back into Pace yesterday as the beleaguered set-top box maker – which has issued three profit warnings in a year – was finally on the receiving end of some good news.
Friday 12 August 2011
Over 30 years on from his 1979 bestseller A Married Man, Piers Paul Read revisits the mid-life crisis. Geoffrey Jomier is a retired barrister living in Hammersmith.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition