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Robot fashion designers? Scientists develop AI system to design clothes

Could this be a stepping stone to robot fashion designers in the near future? Scientists have developed a system that can design new clothes based on people’s personal taste using artificial intelligence...
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Rescue dogs and gaming

How rescue dogs are helping the gaming industry create more realistic animations Researchers have enlisted the help of rescue dogs to create a library of movement data from different breeds to make...

Drone strikes are more dangerous than birds

Drones that collide with planes cause more damage than birds of the same size because of their solid motors, batteries and other parts, a study has found. Researchers say standards designed to...
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Top five gifts for kids this Christmas

We’ve got a great range of activity toys for kids this year.  Check out our top five choices below.  But don’t forget the batteries. Remote control battling robots Bring robot wars into the...
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Top five gifts for the home this Christmas

We don’t just spoil each other at Christmas.  We often treat the house as well. Many of us will be frantically decorating and renovating in the run up to the big day. ...
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Top five gifts for geeks this Christmas

Geeks are notoriously difficult to buy for.  To help you out we’ve put together a gift list any geek would be happy to receive this Christmas. MSI PL62 7RC gaming laptop The high-performance...

Top five gifts for her this Christmas

Stuck for gift ideas?  Try these suggestions. GoPro Hero 5 Camera So easy to use this is the best GoPro yet. This camera is amazingly powerful.  It is versatile and waterproof and can be...
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Top five gifts for him this Christmas

Gadgets and gear for the man cave.  Here are our top five suggestions for gifts this Christmas. Hubsan X4 micro quadcopter with built-in camera Unleash your inner pilot with this micro quadcopter. ...
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School for hackers

The government have announced a £20million pilot scheme to interest teenagers in cyber-security. Aimed at 14-18-year-olds the Cyber Discovery programme is part of a £1.9billion investment in beefing up the UK’s protection...
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Tesla unveil first electric truck

Tesla have unveiled their first electric articulated truck.  The ‘Semi’ was unveiled in Los Angeles and will go into production in 2019.  Tesla claim the vehicle will “deliver a far better...
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China tops supercomputers list

China now dominates the world of supercomputers.  The Chinese have overtaken the United States and have more supercomputers in the top 500 machines than any other nation. A survey by Top500 shows...
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Self-driving taxis are now a thing

Waymo have taken a huge step forward in driverless car technology.  They are so confident in their cars they are launching a self-driving taxi fleet in Phoenix, Arizona.  And for the...
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Internet giants roasted by US Senate

Honestly.  Who would want to be a billionaire social media mogul nowadays? There you are trying to make an honest buck only to get pelters from politicians accusing you of profiting from...
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Humans fight back

Robotic march to world domination halted.  Kind of. Robots can flip burgers, fly planes, and crush the best human players at GO.  The advances in artificial intelligence have left us all glancing...

Guide to USB Encryption

Encryption, the process of scrambling data to a level where only  the correct key or device can decrypt the message. Encryption of USB devices is integral in boosting the security process...
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When going viral isn’t so great

Apple fires engineer after daughter’s video goes viral Most YouTuber’s would kill to have a viral video.  A video going viral equals more publicity and can bring fame and fortune. But Brooke Patterson’s...
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Fourth industrial revolution could create thousands of jobs

The fourth industrial revolution could generate over £450-billion in the next ten years.  It could also create thousands of new jobs.  But only if political and business leaders get their collective...
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Updated – Do politicians want to ban encryption?

Read the full article or follow the link to our update. Read update Senior British and US politicians are worried about end-to-end encryption.  But not because the applications which use it are...
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World’s first 3D printed concrete bridge

The Dutch love their cycling.  They’re also big on technology, efficiency, and sustainability.  And a new project seems to tick on the boxes. Dutch engineers claim to have built the world’s first...
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Artificial Intelligence is Go

DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence project, has taken a huge step forward.  It has successfully enabled a machine to teach itself how to play the ancient Chinese game of Go.  Without any...