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AI for animals

1 hour 21 min ago
University researchers are using deep neural networks to study wildlife and enhance conservation.
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Feeling the heat?

2 hours 13 min ago
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?
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YouTube's paid music and video services come to UK

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:06
The platform will charge a fee for an ad-free experience with the ability to download content.
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Huawei rejects Australia security concerns

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:26
The Chinese telecoms company says worries about who controls it are "ill informed".
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Elijah Wood reveals techno-horror VR game at E3

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:31
Virtual reality game Transference presents the memories of a "traumatised mental patient"."
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Facebook cuts out gun-accessory ads for children

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:51
The change means children will no longer see ads for scopes, holsters and other gun accessories.
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Computer game addiction: 'I spend 20 plus hours a week gaming'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:02
Gaming addiction is listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.
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Cycle cities

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:24
Urban spaces are congested and polluted, so do we all need to get on our bikes?
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Tomorrow's Cities: The bike that tells the city what it wants

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:24
In Manchester bikes are feeding back data to the city about where they go.
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Creating Cyberpunk 2077's world

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 13:27
CD Projekt Red's quest designer Patrick Mills explains how he's created a disturbing city setting for the much-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 game.
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Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:59
The security firm halted the work after questions were asked in the European Parliament about its software.
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E3: What you might have missed

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:21
Here are the stories that may have slipped under your radar during gaming's busiest week.
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Google diversity figures show little change

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:33
The tech giant's new reports reveals that fewer than 30% of its global staff are women.
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Protests greet Brussels copyright reform plan

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:29
Critics say changes to copyright laws could "break" the net and stifle online life and creativity.
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How Assassin's Creed Odyssey is 'creating equal opportunities'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:35
The narrative director of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Mel MacCoubrey, explains how the new game's interactive features give people choice over how they play.
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The 3D magnets that go inside your body plus other news

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:52
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
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E3: The retro arcade machines that sit on your desk

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:25
A start-up has recreated classic video game cabinets but at a much smaller size than the originals.
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China's ride-hailing giant Didi to launch in Australia

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:07
China's Didi Chuxing will compete with India's Ola and Uber when it launches in Melbourne on 25 June.
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Call of Duty takes aim at Fortnite Battle Royale at E3

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 06:54
CoD is adopting a last-fighter-standing challenge, but can it beat Fortnite at its own game?
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What's it thinking?

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:11
"Deep learning" algorithms are becoming so complex their creators don't understand how they work.
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AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:09
Neural networks have given political radio journalist Jamie Dupree the ability to speak once more.
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Spider-Man: Why PlayStation is getting an older Peter Parker

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:37
Makers of the PlayStation blockbuster explain why they wanted a more mature Peter Parker.
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Tetris gets psychedelic virtual reality revamp at E3

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:28
Classic game Tetris has been a hit for more than three decades, but it is now headed in a new direction.
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Who's testing the World Cup 2018 football?

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:19
Telstar 18 - the official World Cup 2018 ball - gets put through its paces at a British university.
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Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by police

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 06:02
The move will make it more difficult for hackers, and police, to unlock handsets without authorisation.
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Sony faces growing Fortnite backlash at E3

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:31
Firm is under pressure to explain why Switch owners cannot use PS4-linked Fortnite accounts.
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Fewer people 'using Facebook for news'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:08
Fear of fake news and the toxic nature of debates are turning people away from news on social media, a study says.
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E3: Hands-on with Jurassic World Evolution video game

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:04
Dinosaurs destroy gamers' careful park-planning in the latest Jurassic World game on show at E3.
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UK rebuffed over Galileo sat-nav procurement

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:36
Delegations to the European Space Agency vote to procure another batch of spacecraft, despite British calls to delay.
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Iceland expands food delivery by drone in Reykjavik

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:31
Israeli company Flytrex is to expand its drone delivery partnership with Icelandic retailer Aha
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Smart lock can be hacked 'in seconds'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:42
A smart lock that has won an award can be broken into by anyone with a smartphone, say researchers.
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E3: Fortnite fans flock to first live stadium tournament

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:01
Fans of the runaway success Fortnite enjoy the game's first ever live event in Los Angeles.
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Fortnite's World Cup to be 'open to all'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:16
The game that has been grabbing everyone's attention now has its own World Cup event.
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Robotic fingers flex their human muscles

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:13
Researchers in Tokyo are developing human muscles that can be attached to, and used by, machines.
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Dixons Carphone admits huge data breach

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:01
The retailer says it has begun investigating unauthorised access of data held by the company.
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E3: Nintendo's Super Smash Bros Ultimate battle-tested

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:57
Hands-on with Super Smash Bros Ultimate and two of its new characters at the E3 games expo
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China's telco giant ZTE sees shares collapse 39%

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:36
ZTE's shares commence trading again in China after the firm reaches a deal with US.
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E3: Battlefield V creator resists gender attacks

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:29
The developer of the WWII game dismisses criticism of it placing a woman on the war's front line.
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Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:02
Parents complained after ads for the 15-rated film were shown before Frozen, Lego and Minecraft videos.
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Tesla to slash thousands of jobs in profitability drive

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:39
Elon Musk says laying off almost one in ten workers is needed to cut costs and boost profitability.
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E3: Nintendo Switch gets Fortnite and Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 19:08
The blockbuster battle game comes to Nintendo's handheld to coincide with the Los Angeles expo.
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Yahoo fined £250,000 over cyber-attack

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:45
The fine relates to a data breach in 2014 which affected more than 500,000 Yahoo customers.
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This car is on Autopilot. What happens next?

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:16
Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.
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Spanish football league defends phone 'spying'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:42
La Liga was found to be using the microphone and GPS on Android devices during match times.
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E3: Nolan North wants to turn movies into video games

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:12
The Tom Cruise of gaming, Nolan North, reflects on his career at E3 2018.
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TSB crisis continues eight weeks on

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:58
The problems caused by TSB's computer chaos are continuing more than eight weeks after the
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Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:58
The Children's Commissioner for England also pinpointed videos and algorithms that pump out more content.
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Uber applies for patent to spot drunk passengers

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:01
The taxi app is considering using artificial intelligence to determine "uncharacteristic user activity".
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E3: Sony PlayStation 4's kiss kiss bang bang event event

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:38
The PlayStation 4's showcase began with an embrace but soon switched to gun fights and swordplay.
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Trump and Kim USB fan raises cyber-security alert

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:24
Cyber-security experts warn about a laptop-powered fan given to reporters at the summit.
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E3: Sony PlayStation previews Last of Us Part II

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 03:27
Sony begins its E3 event with a look at the violent combat of one of its most anticipated sequels.
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Female unfriendly

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:36
How using off-putting language can mean people you want to apply for a job don't bother.
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US arrests 74 in global email scam crackdown

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:48
The US called such fraud prevalent and pledged to pursue perpetrators "regardless of where they are located".
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US officially repeals net neutrality rules

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:55
The rules demanded that net providers treated all data crossing their networks equally.
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MP Jess Phillips in web plea 'after 600 rape threats'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:39
Labour MP Jess Phillips calls for trolls on social media to lose their anonymity online.
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US debuts world's fastest supercomputer

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:23
The Summit machine can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second.
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Foxconn broke Chinese labour laws-rights group

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:32
A Foxconn plant making products for Amazon underpaid staff according to a report from China Labor Watch.
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Londonderry's 21-year-old Minecraft mogul

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:07
Blockception's content has been downloaded more than two million times since it was founded in 2015.
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Xbox One gets new Halo, Forza and Gears of War games at E3

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 07:26
Microsoft reveals several big-name sequels and hires new talent to make more exclusives of its own.
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Vegan YouTube 'drama': 'I was falsely accused of offering online sex'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 02:06
After she was targeted by another vegan YouTuber, Anna Scanlon sued for defamation.
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E3: Xbox One chief teases Halo Infinite video game

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 22:18
A first look at a new entry in one of Microsoft's biggest franchises kicks off its E3 press event.
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Swiss vote to block foreign betting sites in referendum

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:46
In a referendum, the country backs a new betting law that critics say amounts to online censorship.
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Tomorrow's Cities: Dubai and China roll out urban robots

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 03:56
Drones and robocops are starting to find a home in cities, but will they become ubiquitous?
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Donating money to homeless people using your phone

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 01:58
Tech start-ups are developing ideas to help homeless people in cities across the United States.
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Sir Elton John urges social media boycott over hate speech

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 22:22
Sir Elton John says social media giants should be boycotted if they do not tackle homophobic hate speech.
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Google bans AI for weapon use

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:44
The tech giant lays out principles to guide its AI development following outrage over military deal.
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Facebook.gg: New video game streaming service to rival Twitch

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:11
Gamers can now use the social media site in the same way as the likes of Twitch.
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Copyright law could put end to net memes

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:44
Digital rights group warns that proposed changes to copyright laws in Europe could signal "end of internet".
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Fortnite player first to reach elusive game island

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:47
A YouTuber has shown how a glitch in Fortnite let him return to the game's 'spawn island'.
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Airbnb cancels thousands of bookings in Japan

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:13
The online home-sharing giant cancels thousands of reservations due to a new law around home-sharing.
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The 360 degree phone camera 'revolution'

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 01:34
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
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Electric thrills

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 01:29
Electric motorbikes are fast, clean, and quiet - could they eclipse electric cars?
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Electric thrills

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 01:28
Legislation against vehicle pollution is giving electric motorbikes a boost around the world.
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Ship hack 'risks chaos in English Channel'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 16:30
A researcher reveals a way to trigger ship collision alarms that he says would prevent travel through the English Channel.
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Ransomware hits Atlanta police dashcam footage

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:03
The video footage was among many "mission critical" systems disabled by a ransomware attack in Atlanta.
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Premier League TV rights: Amazon to show 20 matches a season from 2019-2022

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:03
Amazon will show 20 Premier League matches a season for three years from 2019, after winning one of the final two broadcast packages.
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Amazon $1.2m gadget scam couple jailed

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:52
The couple exploited Amazon's customer service policy by claiming electronics they ordered were damaged.
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Hacking 'hero' Marcus Hutchins faces more malware charges

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:47
Marcus Hutchins, credited with stopping an attack that hit the NHS, faces more charges in US.
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Aira helps blind people see through the eyes of others

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:27
Aira is a new service using technology to give visually impaired people more freedom.
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The beauty of vloggers

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:14
More money is being spent on make-up than ever before. How much do we spend, and has YouTube influenced what we buy?
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Emirates looks to windowless planes

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:13
The airline is testing virtual windows instead of real ones, paving the way for lighter and faster planes.
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Cambridge Analytica boss spars with MPs

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:34
Alexander Nix defends his role at Cambridge Analytica in a testy meeting with MPs.
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Amazon and eBay pull CloudPets smart toys from sale

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:43
The online retailers are among several shops removing CloudPets toys because of cyber-security flaws.
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Job application tool PageUp suspects data breach

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:14
PageUp has notified data authorities in Australia and the UK where it has clients.
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Chinese city gets 'smartphone zombie' walkway

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:46
A busy Chinese city hopes that a smartphone-only lane will make pedestrians feel safer.
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The Twitter crime mystery that gripped Spain

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:55
When a social media user unpicked an apparent crime in 100 tweets, all was not as it seemed.
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Microsoft's underwater data centre

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:58
Microsoft sinks a data centre in the sea off Orkney to see whether it can boost energy efficiency.
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100 Women: The modern face of the 'DIY abortion'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:37
Global online searches for abortion pills have more than doubled over the last decade, BBC analysis of Google searches shows.
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ZX Vega+: Indiegogo calls game over on Sinclair console

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:52
Indiegogo says it is calling in debt collectors after the campaign failed to meet its demands.
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TSB investigated over IT meltdown

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:44
The bank's boss was too optimistic about fixing problems that locked out customers, watchdog says.
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Facebook confirms data-sharing agreements with Chinese firms

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 07:09
The network confirms it has a deal with Huawei and others, but says no data left users' phones.
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Universal broadband speed plan 'unambitious', say Lords

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:22
Lords say a planned minimum broadband speed is too low and may constrain economic activity.
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Asus 'phone with a fan' among weird gadgets at Computex

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 16:45
Unusual new laptops and phones are on show at the Computex event in Taiwan.
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Finally there are ginger emojis

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:54
Ginger emojis and a few others make a debut.
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David Dobrik and Liza Koshy announce split in emotional video

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:21
YouTube couple reveal they separated six months ago due to the pressures of work but will remain best friends.
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Facebook and Twitter replacement sought by Kim Dotcom

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:37
The MegaUpload founder tweeted that he would like to see the creation of a new social network.
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Dangerous waters

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:05
In a warming world, extreme weather and natural disasters are on the rise. Can tech help us prepare?
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The robots taking on your housework

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:03
A simulator teaches robots how to perform tasks by breaking them down into small steps.
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Apple lets Siri chat to other apps

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:11
A new function called Shortcuts allows the virtual assistant to command third-party apps.
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Apple Watch use at lights leads to fine for student

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:39
The student was convicted after being caught using her Apple Watch at traffic lights
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