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Tiny robots can carry huge loads

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Scientists at Stanford University have been showing off MicroTugs - small robots that have superhuman strength.

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EU to install crash alert in cars

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A new EU-wide alert system to deal with road accidents, called eCall, gets the go-ahead from Euro MPs.

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Microsoft faces US phone import ban

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Microsoft faces phone import ban after it loses first round of long-running patent battle in the US.

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Valve shuts down paid ‘mod’ system

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Angry gamers have forced Valve to end an initiative that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work.

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What retirement town? entrepreneur puts Bournemouth in the spotlight thanks to greetings cards

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AN ENTREPRENEUR is launching range of greetings cards and postcards that aim to show off Bournemouth’s creative scene.

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From pot-washer to industry leader: Paul Clarke takes up new hotel role

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ONE of the leading figures in Bournemouth’s hospitality industry has been named general manager of the town’s Hallmark Hotel.

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Former trainees join the board

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TWO former trainees have been appointed to the board of Princecroft Willis (PcW) as directors.

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Men take to the catwalk for fashion show

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MORE than 200 people enjoyed a men’s fashion show.

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Home care company expands

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A COMPANY specialising in home care has expanded with the opening of a new office.

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Rally ace Penny Mallory tops list of guest speakers

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RECRUITMENT consultant Jobshop UK is to launch a series of business lunches with successful speakers.

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We need to grow together

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THE deficit is falling, so should we change path now?

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Prospect of ‘pan-Dorset’ chamber comes closer with signing of deal

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MOVES to create a pan-Dorset network of chambers of commerce to fight the county's corner have been boosted by a new member.

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Bad pension advice ‘could be costly’, expert warns

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A LEADING figure in the financial advice industry locally has added his voice to the warnings that people should act carefully over the new pension ‘freedoms’.

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‘Be real, be rad’: Experts’ advice at social media seminar

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MORE than 120 businesses learned about the potential and pitfalls of social media from some of Dorset’s top brands.

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From dining room to £1m turnover: rubber company’s expansion

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A BUSINESS that started life in a director’s dining room has passed the £1m turnover mark.

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‘Come back with confidence’: Call to Beales customers after takeover

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SHOPPERS will be urged to “come back to Beales with confidence” as the new owners of the famous retailer seek to turn the business around.

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Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry retains its prestigious status as one of the UK’s leading business support organisations

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A BUSINESS group has reaffirmed its commitment to trade and industry in Dorset after getting the seal of approval.

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People in dark corners

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What are the people like in the dark corners of the web?

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Taming Africa’s deadly transport chaos

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The start-ups taming Africa's deadly transport chaos

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Apple returns more cash to investors

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Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.

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