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Low-key GCHQ protest under way

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A low-key protest by online activists has started outside the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

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Has the humble password had its day?

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What new techs can reliably establish our identities?

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Robot printer ‘comes to your desk’

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Fuji Xerox develops robotic printer that can move around a lounge or office to bring documents to the person who printed them.

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David Cameron gives home based business a boost

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THE owner of a Dorset home cleaning company attended a business conference the Prime Minister was also a guest of.

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VIDEO: Tech review: This week’s headlines

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A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.

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2.6m historic pictures posted online

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An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

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Google trials drone deliveries

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Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.

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Police seize video gamer live on cam

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Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.

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‘Fashionable’ smartwatches announced

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South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple.

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FBI probes JP Morgan ‘cyber-attack’

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The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.

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Meet the planning company behind £100m projects across Bournemouth

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A Bournemouth company has helped over £100 million of development in the town get off the ground.

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Get on your bike for business grants

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Local businesses are being offered another chance to apply for a new travel grant from Dorset County Council, with up to £3,000 per application up for grabs.

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Lockheed Martin in space junk deal

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US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.

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Millions knocked offline in US

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A fault on Time Warner Cable's network left its 11.4 million broadband internet subscribers without a connection.

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VIDEO: Twitter’s map of Mid-East conflict

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How people react to Gaza on social media

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TV white space could be a lifesaver

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Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?

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VIDEO: ‘White space’ internet developed

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David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband.

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Landmark court cases deleted from net

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Numerous records relating to civil rights cases have disappeared from the US government's online legal archive.

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HP recalls million of power cords

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HP is asking the owners of more than six million power cables to send back the cords to avoid the risk of being burnt by the kit.

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Star Trek X Prize finalists named

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Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.

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