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Firefox colour change option will make browsing more personal

Web browser Firefox has a new customisable option which allows users to change its colour to suit their tastes and needs. The new Firefox colour change option is one of two...
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Eco-friendly internet from sunken data centre

Microsoft has sunk a data centre off the coast of Orkney to create quicker and eco-friendly internet. The 40ft cylinder is powered by tidal turbines and wave energy converters, using the water to cool...
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New Apple data privacy tools target Facebook

The new Apple data privacy tools will “shut down” the ability of social networks such as Facebook to track users on the web. The technology giant has unveiled new features in its...
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Redhead emojis finally arrive

The world can rejoice as new redhead emojis have finally been added. From today there’s a plethora of emojis which come with ginger locks for both men and women.
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World’s longest flight to be launched

Don't take the the world's longest flight if you're easily bored. Passengers will fly non-stop between New York and Singapore, covering a distance of around 9,500 miles and spend almost a...

Car-share firm Zipcar to launch 300 electric vehicles

Zipcar says 325 Volkswagen e-Golfs will be on the streets by the end of 2018. Zipcar is to introduce more than 300 electric cars to its vehicle-sharing network in London, starting...
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Tesla Model 3 on the road

Elon Musk has announced the new Tesla Model 3, which he claims will reach 60mph in just 3.5 seconds. Tweeting the news, Musk said the new version of the Tesla Model 3...
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New broadband advertising rules

New broadband advertising rules means providers can no longer advertise ‘up to’ speeds available to as little as 10% of customers. I mean - who knew they could do that??? Home broadband...
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Mobile banking to overtake desktop

By next year, 47% of current account holders will be likely to use mobile banking on a regular basis, data specialists CACI said. Mobile banking on phones and tablets will become more...

Self-cleaning plane seats could soon be a thing

Fears of flying in a microbe-infested airplane seat for hours at a time may soon be over according to an aircraft seating manufacturer. The self-cleaning plane seats featuring anti-bacterial fabric will...
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First Boring Company tunnel under LA almost finished

Elon Musk has revealed the first Boring Company tunnel under LA is almost complete, and he hopes to offer free rides to the public soon. In a new video posted to his...
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Facial recognition software used by police wrong 90% of the time

Facial recognition software should be dropped by police amid concerns it is “almost entirely inaccurate”, campaigners have warned. Figures revealed in response to Freedom of Information requests by Big Brother Watch have...
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How to change your Twitter password

The social media site is advising users to update their passwords after a bug was discovered. We look at how to change your Twitter password and keep your account secure Twitter users...
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Delivery bots invasion

Autonomous robot firm Starship Technologies are to launch 1,000 delivery bots. The machines are coming to work and education campuses in the UK, Europe and US. A company specialising in autonomous delivery...
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Smart bollards in China spray water at jaywalking pedestrians

Traffic police in China are using water-spraying smart bollards and facial recognition technology to clamp down on jaywalkers. New smart bollards have been introduced to the downtown area in the city of...
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Facebook facial recognition – will you opt in?

Facebook has begun asking users in the UK to allow the platform to use facial recognition technology to identify them in photos and videos. Facebook facial recognition technology has been used...
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How to find out if your Facebook data was shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook users do not have to wait to be notified that their data was shared with Cambridge Analytica – a tool on the social network enables users to quickly find out...
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Mercedes ViaVan takes on Uber

Mercedes ViaVan is now operating in zones one and two of London. A new rival to Uber has launched in London – ViaVan – a firm jointly owned by Mercedes-Benz and...
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Facebook scraping inevitable

A security expert has said the value of the data made attempts at Facebook scraping and profile harvesting inevitable. Terrific. In that case maybe someone should have done something about it...
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Reddit changes its look

The Reddit changes are aimed at making the the social network more welcoming to users. Only 1% of users will experience the new Reddit changes for the time being, but it will...