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Cities around the world inspired by Transport for London’s ‘virtual Tube’ scheme

Boris Johnson jumps on and off at leisure, but that's none of your businessBarcelona, Sao Paulo, Munich, St Louis and Shanklin on the Isle of Wight are set to emulate Transport For London’s “no-ride” tube system, by creating their own mega-ultra-light railway systems.

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Television owners ‘getting more stupid’, say increasingly intelligent televisions

TVs getting really quite high-browSmart TVs have started to object to being purchased by what they call ‘dumb viewers’. At the third annual conference of the world’s most technologically advanced sentient televisions, a committee of the smartest sets on the market expressed intense concern that a high proportion of their viewers are getting less and less intelligent.

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Berners-Lee: Don’t use the old internet, I’ve made a new one, opening Tuesday

a few glitches in the last one; all fixed now!The man credited with inventing the internet has disowned what he calls ‘a first stab at it’ and urged people to wait till next week, to experience ‘a completely new much better one.’

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Tesco face-scanners criticised for ‘brutal honesty and lack of tact’

bogofTesco is facing heavy scrutiny today after several of its new ‘face-scanners’ were accused of delivering ‘unnecessary and offensive’ suggestions to shoppers.

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Facebook users ‘running low’ on inspirational quotes

live differentThousands of Facebook users have found themselves running ‘seriously low’ on fresh inspirational quotes to share with their friends of late, the social network giant has announced today.

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