Dennis Cooper fears censorship as Google erases blog without warning

The author and artists 14-year-old blog, in the same vein as his transgressive novels, was taken down by Google even erasing an unfinished book Two weeks ago, writer and artist Dennis Cooper was checking his Gmail when something peculiar happened: the page was refreshed and he was notified that his account had been deactivated along … Read more

Digital currency Steem soars 1,000% in value in two weeks

Currency behind social media website Steemit, in which users are rewarded or paid based number of thumbs up, has rocketed to more than $150m in value Steem, the digital currency behind the new social media website Steemit, soared more than 1,000% in value on Tuesday to more than $150m, two weeks after it first paid … Read more

Space tech meets aviation: The hypersonic revolution

(CNN)London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour? That’s travel at 25 times the speed of sound — or barely enough time to take in an in-flight movie. Few areas of aviation generate wilder predictions than hypersonic flight — but a team in Germany might just have cracked it. … Read more

Social Media posts can help prevent suicide

Social Media posts – Why scientists think your social media posts can help prevent suicide Image: vicky leta / mashable Take a moment to look at your emoji keyboard.Scroll through the angry face, ghost, stiletto, doughnut, flashlight and cigarette until you reach the hearts. There it is: love. Amid the mundane and humorous, those vibrant, … Read more