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Iranian state turns matchmaker

»Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Iranian state turns matchmaker

With a high rate of divorce among a large, youthful population, authorities in Iran have stepped in to play Cupid with the launch of a state-run internet dating website, reports the BBC's Nassim Hatam.

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How did my dad’s Uber account get hacked?

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on How did my dad’s Uber account get hacked?

The weird circular joyrides of a hijacked Uber account

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Hashtag is ‘children’s word of year’

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Hashtag is ‘children’s word of year’

Hashtag is declared 'children's word of the year' by the Oxford University Press after analysis of entries to the BBC's 500 Words competition.

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VIDEO: Could tech find your lost property?

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Could tech find your lost property?

Kate Russell tests a tracking device to see if it can find her lost property

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VIDEO: App gives rewards for snapped brands

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: App gives rewards for snapped brands

A new app offers rewards to customers who take photos of company brands inside and outside of their home.

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