Graeme McMillan

Graeme McMillan

Former Digital Trends Contributor
A transplant from the west coast of Scotland to the west coast of America, Graeme is a freelance writer with a taste for pop culture and technological trends. In addition to Digital Trends, you can find his work on and

AOL sells shuttered blogs to former AOL boss

Townsquare Media has purchased four of the blogs closed at the end of April by AOL in a move that reunites said sites with the man responsible for their creations: Former AOL Content chief (and now Townsquare EVP) Bill Wilson.

China censors Wikipedia ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary

Just days before today's anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, Chinese authorities blocked the HTTPS encrypted version of Wikipedia, meaning that the only version available in the country was one that could be (and is)…
Cool Tech

From LCD Soundsystem to building a brand new sound system

LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has a new musical ambition: Building his own sound system so that clubgoers can hear music the way he intends. Oh, and he's only playing them on vinyl.

Google, Facebook, Bing under fire for not enough anti-child porn funding in the U.K.

Three of the Internet's biggest companies - Google, Facebook, and Microsoft - are coming under fire in the United Kingdom over the amount of money they've donated to a charity set up to stop child pornography online.
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Touch-sensitive robot arm can navigate through a field of clutter

A new combination of a robotic arm and "electronic skin" covered in hundreds of individual sensors has created a prosthetic that can not only navigate around the world, but also know when objects are nearby or how tightly to hold them when…

Google wants to help you make healthier food choices

Google knows it's summer and you probably want to look and feel good in your own skin. That's why it's added a table of nutritional data on various food items each time you search for something food-related.

Despite Netflix availability, the world illegally downloaded ‘Arrested Development’

Despite being widely available for just the price of a Netflix subscription, more than 100,000 people torrented the new season of "Arrested Development" on its first day of release.

Chinese military to launch cyber war games next month

The official news agency of China has announced that the country's People's Liberation Army will launch a new round of war games next month to test its military readiness. The big difference in this go-around? The inclusion of cyber…
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Fatigue Monitoring System detects when workers are too sleepy to run heavy machines

As the instructions always say, heavy machinery should not be operated while drowsy. If circumstances demand otherwise, however, at least now there's a system that will warn when the user is far too drowsy for their own - and everyone…

Daft Punk takes the Spotify crown for the second time

Daft Punk is playing in a lot of people's homes, it appears. Spotify announced that the band's new album, Random Access Memories, has already become the most-streamed new album in the service's five year history.

Anonymous steps into Kaitlyn Hunt story

Internet collective Anonymous has, again, gotten involved in attempting to right a social wrong with the release of a statement about the ongoing prosecution by Indian River County authorities of a Florida teen for having a younger…
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Netflix to double exclusive original series in 2014

If you've enjoyed original series on Netflix, including this weekend's Arrested Development: Good news. The company's CEO says there might be twice as much content on the way for next year.