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Fine art selfies

The addition to Google’s Arts and Culture app is taking the internet by storm. The new Google tool can tell you which fine art portrait you look like by taking a...
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Space junk lasers

China wants to use space junk lasers to zap the 20,000 fragments of orbital debris surrounding Earth which are large enough to inflict damage on satellites and spacecraft. Space junk lasers may...
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Autonomous homes by 2020?

Tech giants Samsung and LG have announced plans to help create autonomous homes. Both companies play to expand the AI they include in home devices along with service robots. We could...
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CES 2018 Day Three Review

Robotic strippers and intelligent toilets. Bizarre gadgets take over. Beyond the main halls of CES is where the tech on show tends to get a bit more outlandish, and frankly more...
ces 2018 day two review

CES 2018 day two review

On a day when the biggest story was a large section of the electronics at CES suddenly turning off, there was still plenty to see. The tech show is now in full...
ces 2018 day 1 review

CES 2018 Day One Review

Crazy robots prove they’re not just a passing tech fad, electric cars and Google gets wet in our CES 2018 day one review. Novelty is an easy subject to stray into...
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Laundry folding machine

Is this machine the best invention ever? One of the worst jobs around the house is dealing with all your laundry. Let’s face it, folding clothes is a pain in the backside,...
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Disposable coffee cups – do you still use them?

In 2018 will we finally be able to say goodbye to disposable coffee cups? The nation is reconsidering its use of disposable coffee cups, as MPs call for a levy and popular...
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CES Unveiled 2018 – Robots steal the show

Companion bots and an autonomous suitcase were among the highlights at this years CES Unveiled. The traditional curtain-raiser for the main event, the CES Unveiled preview show, was dominated by robots as...
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What is a bomb cyclone? Everything you need to know about the storm raging...

Storm Grayson is expected to strengthen into a bomb cylone and will bring rain, high winds, coastal flooding and several inches of snow in some areas of the UK. But what...
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Computer chip flaw affecting millions – but only geeks should be worried

Tech firms are rushing to issue software fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre computer chip flaw. A flaw computer chip flaw that affects millions of devices around the world is being...
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Facebook Messenger Kids

Facebook Messenger Kids is being trialled in the US. We take a look at what Facebook are doing and some of the reaction to the news. Facebook has launched a new version...
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Most popular gifs of 2017

Giphy the internet’s go-to library for gifs has revealed 10 of the most popular gifs of 2017, perhaps the most important end-of-year list of them all. As well as revealing what we’ve...
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Facebook fake news icon bites the dust

Social network say the Facebook fake news icon is having a negative effect. The Facebook fake news icon will no longer be displayed next to suspected fake news stories after research...
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Fake news: 7 reasons why it goes viral

Why does fake news go viral? Apparently it’s all about algorithms, human psychology and money. Now experts have come up with seven reasons why fake news goes viral. Whether we like it...
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Is this an alien spacecraft?

A huge cigar-shaped object assumed to be an interstellar asteroid could be an alien spacecraft, scientists believe. The bizarre claim was made as researchers involved in Seti – the Search for Extra-Terrestrial...

Full size remote control car drives around Silverstone

Looking for a Christmas gift? How about a full size remote control car – with a difference. Nissan made a full-size remote control car using a PlayStation controller. And they only...
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Permitting delivery robots

You may not know it but San Francisco is a hotbed for robots.  So much so that city officials have voted to restrict the use of delivery robots.  However, politicians have...

Pot calling kettle black? BBC to help students identify fake news

There has been plenty of discussion surrounding fake news. Most of us have seen it and possibly been taken in by it. It is rife on social media. Some argue fake...
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Uber hack: Millions of accounts breached

Uber haven't had a very good few months. After having their operators licence withdrawn by TfL details of a massive data breach began to emerge. Though the Uber hack happened last...