Technology

BT Internet outage blamed on creepy ginger student

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The loss of Internet for millions of BT customers has been blamed on a creepy student trying to watch his housemate in the bath.

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Conspiracy theorists celebrate 47th anniversary of fake moon landing

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The world’s conspiracy theorists are celebrating today – the 47th anniversary of the first claim that the moon landings were nothing more than an elaborate ruse.

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Twitter somehow doing just fine without Milo Yiannopoulos

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Social network Twitter is doing just fine, thank you very much, despite banning right-wing conservative and proponent of hate speech Milo Yiannopoulos.

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“When I were a lad we had to catch our own pokemon”, says Grandad

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A grandad thinks you’ll be interested in how kids today are doing it wrong, we can reveal.

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Pokemon Go: a NewsThump guide

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Pokemon Go is proving to be the biggest craze in the UK since deely-boppers or voting Labour but, let’s face it, the world of Jigglypuffs and Pokestops can be a confusing one and so we present the NewsThump guide to Pokemon Go.

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Google teaches self-driving car to understand ‘wanker!’ hand gesture

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In a major step forward, Google has successfully taught their prototype self-driving car to understand several common road hand-signals, including ‘wanker’, knobhead’, and ‘swivel on this.’

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Release of Mario Kart Go! for Satnav ‘hopefully won’t cause too many accidents’

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Mario Kart Go! for Satnav devices is expected to cause ‘minimal casualties’ when used on the open road, according to manufacturers after the launch today.

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Pokemon Go! achieves self-awareness, initiates Judgement Day

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Pokemon Go! has achieved self-awareness and initiated Judgement Day, according to disquieting reports.

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‘Southern Rail Go’ augmented-reality app to let delayed commuters catch virtual trains

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‘Southern Rail Go’ aims to calm frustrated commuters who are fed up with their train not arriving by allowing them to ‘catch’ virtual trains that pass their station.

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Security experts warn wars will begin with soldiers pursuing Pokemon across borders

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Experts in international security have warned that Pokemon Go could trigger several devastating new wars around the world, as troops stationed in tense border regions are likely to cross borders in order to catch Pokemon on the other side.

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