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Dropbox, iCloud and Snapchat have all denied being “hacked”, but all three services have seen either passwords, pictures or videos leaked from their services in the last few months.

Do you use "cloud" storage to backup your files? Do you use "cloud" storage to backup your files?

Dropbox, iCloud and Snapchat have all denied being “hacked”, but all three services have seen either passwords, pictures or videos leaked from their services in the last few months.

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Dancers avoid dizziness when pirouetting by keeping their eyes locked on a fixed point and then whipping their head around quickly when they can’t twist their neck any further. Ice skating...

Digital prints and even CD-R discs will eventually fade with time but it is perfectly possible to transfer any digital files, including photos, from one hard disk to another as you upgrade your...

Some of the earliest timepieces were sundials. In the northern...

It has been known for decades that our closest galactic neighbour, the Andromeda Galaxy, is heading toward our own Milky Way at around 120km/s. But until recently, astronomers were unsure whether...

According to data from the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite, the temperature of space is 2.725K (2.725 degrees above absolute zero). This agrees with the temperature predicted to come...

Yes. A cloud of water droplets at -30°C will fall to the ground as particles of ice.

The Star Trek replicator is imagined to be a low-resolution version of the transporter, which disassembles bulk matter or waste material into energy and then uses this to rebuild molecules in...

The Mini-Ice Age roughly spanned the era from 1200 to 1850, when countries in the Northern Hemisphere particularly experienced exceptionally cold winters. The River Thames often froze, from 1607...