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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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Hypothermia (a core temperature below 35°C) is usually bad news. It can occur under general anaesthetic, causing many complications. However, it also reduces oxygen demand and blood flow in...

If you sucked away the entire atmosphere, most higher vertebrates (including humans) would asphyxiate in seconds. Other land animals would follow within a few minutes, plants within a few hours....

There are many different types of meditation, from simply focusing on breathing to trying to fathom one’s place in the cosmos. Yet despite being practised for thousands of years and being...

Websites are becoming more elaborate all the time, and a browser won't benefit from the latest applications and plug-ins if you don't have the latest version. But the most important reason for...

It is not entirely clear why Saturn possesses rings. Astronomers have developed three theories of their formation. They could have formed from material left over from the formation of the planet...

You don’t absorb vitamin D from the Sun, your skin synthesises it in response to sunlight. It’s the UVB portion of the ultra-violet spectrum that’s needed. This wavelength range...

Carbon capture means stripping the CO2 out of the exhaust gases of power stations and stashing it underground. But the notion of bringing the process to cars is still pretty way out. The obvious...

Not all of your body is at 37°C – that’s just the temperature of your core. Your skin is much cooler than that because it’s continually exchanging heat with your surroundings. This is important...