New, cheaper, copper technologies like VDSL may help get broadband to the last 10% of us. But see the paragraph at the end - how come the EU think evryone can get basic broadband? Perhaps they used a survey on the web and asked "can you get internet access?"!
What if your smartphone could guess your girlfriend’s mood swings or tell you that your boss is not having a good day? Now it can. Researchers at Rice University have built a prototype software for smartphones that can detect people's moods. Users are able to understand how and when to communicate with one another. Take a look at this article and see how it works: http://www.techworld.com.au/article/466164/next_frontier_application_context-awareness_mood/