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VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application

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The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.

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Google tries ad-free net experiment

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Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.

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Robots face new creativity test

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A US professor is proposing a successor to the famous Turing test devised to spot when artificial intelligence becomes "human".

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VIDEO: Games tech boost for movie planning

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Researchers at Abertay University in Dundee look to have given the blockbuster a boost by applying computer games technology to the film industry.

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Police make computer hijack arrests

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Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.

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Please clamber around the exhibit

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The Tate Gallery goes 3D with Minecraft

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Embrace the arts, engineers told

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Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.

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Warnings on ‘complex’ Android virus

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Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.

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VIDEO: YouTube studios for internet stars

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YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.

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Hoburne Naish named best family fun holiday park for second year

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A HOLIDAY destination in New Milton has been named the best family fun holiday park in the south for the second year running by holiday company Hoseasons.

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Current business rate system ‘out of date with way modern businesses run’

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THE current business rates system is out of date with the realities of modern business, an expert from Dorset-based property firm Goadsby has said.

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Uber in Singapore taxi app regulation

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Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.

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Crowd investing opens up high finance

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How crowd investment platforms are shaking up start-up land

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VIDEO: The drone that fights fires

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BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

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Russian site lists breached webcams

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Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds.

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VIDEO: ‘Childbirth pain’ lessons for men

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A hospital in China is trying to teach fathers-to-be about the experience of giving birth.

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Google and Rockstar end patent suit

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Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - agree to settle a patent litigation suit.

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VIDEO: Can Candy Crush strike lucky twice?

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The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.

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VIDEO: Warning over webcam streaming sites

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The public is being warned about a Russian website that is streaming live footage from thousands of webcams in people's homes.

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Iran frees ‘Blogfather’ Derakhshan

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Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.

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