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Search for world’s smartest city

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What technology should cities choose?

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Finalists chosen for Dorset Business Awards

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THE finalists for this year’s Dorset Business Awards have been chosen.

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Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

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Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.

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Tablet tennis a game-changer for WTA

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The women's game looks set to change forever

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Nasa shares free sounds from space

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The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.

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Engineering firm lands multi-million dollar business jets contract

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DORSET-based engineering company Meggitt PLC has won a major contract for a new line of business jets.

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Concern raised over UK use of drones

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The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.

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VIDEO: Creating a $110 earthquake detector

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Creating an earthquake detector out of everyday household parts

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Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

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Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

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Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

»Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.

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Spy chief’s parting warning on online privacy

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Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy

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Up for auction: Mercedes that hasn’t been on the road for 36 years set to fetch £90k

»Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

A SHOWROOM condition 1962 Mercedes that has not been on the road for 36 years will be the star of a Poole auction.

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Would you ‘beg’ to pay for Tinder?

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Tinder's founder says people using the app will want new unnamed features so badly that they'll be happy to pay for them.

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VIDEO: Chloe Jasmine: Trolls should get a job

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Chloe Jasmine has told Newsbeat she was "gloriously unprepared" for the abuse and death threats she would receive while on the X Factor.

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Tractor beam breaks distance record

»Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Scientists have turned a laser into a reversible "tractor beam" that can repel or attract objects.

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Students build Oculus Moon robot

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US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.

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Young chef at Chewton Glen hotel graduates after elite three year course

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A commis chef from the Chewton Glen hotel in New Milton was among 18 outstanding young students graduating from an elite course.

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Bournemouth BID celebrates “fantastic results” over last 12 months

»Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

THE body set up to boost business in Bournemouth’s coastal suburbs says it has achieved ‘fantastic results’ in the last 12 months.

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DCCI chief: Shock Sunseeker news shows us we still have some way to go before economy recovers

»Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

LAST week we heard the very sad and somewhat surprising news that Sunseeker are about to make up to 300 Poole-based staff redundant, clearly a major blow for the local economy, writes Ian Girling, DCCI chief executive.

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Audi claims self-drive speed record

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Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.

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