Johnny Depp signs on to play John McAfee in a film of his life

The John McAfee movie maybe filmed in bath salts-avision HIGH PITCHED ROALD DAHL RUINER JOHNNY DEPP has signed up to what we reckon will be the role of his life. While some actors have taken on critically acclaimed roles as Stephen Hawking, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, Depp will be playing the INQUIRER's favourite technology person, the marvellous John McAfee. We assumed that the film will focus on the genes......
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Snoopers' Charter: 16,000 public sector staff empowered to spy on web browsing records

16,000 public sector staff empowered to spy on web browsing records MORE THAN 16,000 public sector staff have been empowered by Section 4 of the Investigatory Powers Act to snoop on people's web browsing records. And that's before the estimated 4,000 staff at security agency MI5, the 5,500 at GCHQ and 2,500 at MI6 are taken into account. That's according to the responses from a series of almost 100 Freedom of I......
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Google Updates: Of Pi, Pixel and Pikachu

They're updates about Google, it's where we get the name In case you missed them: Hangouts is losing SMS Support Chrome is most secure browser Android devices aren't getting enough patches Nest can be pwned by burglars Android O dev preview is here Hate ads lead to Brit brand boycott IT HASN'T been a great week for Google what with all the sabre rattling over its placement of adverts next to hate ......
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Instagram wants people to meet in person and use two-factor authentication

Think and factor twice before posting your cat on Instagram EVERYONE FORCING THEIR HOLIDAY AND ARSE PHOTOS AT YOU 2D EXPERIENCE Instagram wants to arrange of gathering of is people and has finally adopted two-factor authentication. Instagram's plan to bring people together probably makes sense to it, but we wouldn't be fancy going. Imagine all the duck face ladies brandishing handbags and hair extensions, and a......
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5 jobs introverts can't wait to see replaced by robots

WE'RE FOREVER hearing about how the robots are coming for our jobs, and soon there'll be no gainful employment for real flesh-and-blood humans. In fact, I fully expect it to be a key campaign point for the 2030 election. But for some people, there are definite upsides to the robot revolution. Sure, it might sound harsh to wish for lots of people to lose their jobs, but that's how societal progress works - loads of jobs don't exist anymore. ......
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Outlook, Skype and Xbox Live down as Microsoft suffers another outage

Microsoft experiences its second major outage in a fortnight USERS ACROSS Europe and parts of the US are reporting that Microsoft services including Outlook, Skype and Xbox Live are currently down.  The issues began around 5pm UK time, with almost 2,500 reported incidents occurring in a short space of time according to website Down Detector website. Users, naturally, have taken to Twitter to moan about the prob......
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Spanish dude reveals terrifying sex robot that wants to be romanced

Samantha, you don't have to wear your pink dress tonight HEY THERE ROMEO, ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A COLD FEELING, blank staring, sex sack of potatoes with which you spend your evenings and weekends? Well wait no more. There is a man in Spain who has made a thing that might meet your needs, but would probably terrify anyone else who came across it Meet Samantha, the plastic hole bot. We met her in the Metro newspape......
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Google Updates: Tiny JPEGs, no big screen Assistant, big ask from Judge

PREVIOUSLY IN THE INQUIRER: Twas Beauty and the Beast that killed Google Home Drive gets borked on Windows because Google dropped its load prematurely DeepMind learns how to think more like a human DeepMind NHS hookup isn't transparent enough apparently Chrome 57 is a third less greedy Allo is giving away your search history Android Phones with preinstalled malware? Yeah, that's a thing Google and Levis make a smart jacket Ju......
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GCHQ rubbishes claims it wiretapped Trump during presidential campaign

GCHQ rubbishes claims it wiretapped Trump BRITISH COMMUNICATIONS INTELLIGENCE AGENCY GCHQ has rubbished claims that it wiretapped Donald Trump during the US presidential campaign, describing the claims "utterly ridiculous". White House press secretary Sean Spicer cited claims made on US TV channel Fox News earlier this week by political commentator Andrew Napolitano, a former New Jersey judge. Napolitano had sa......
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