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Robot portable printer secures cash

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An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production.

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NYPD Twitter campaign ‘backfires’

»Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.

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VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?

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BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.

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Paid work placements to be created with housing group, thanks to £50k grant

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A £50,000 grant aimed at getting the long-term unemployed back into work will help create paid work placements with Dorset businesses.

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Future of the net debated in Brazil

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Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.

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VIDEO: The return of ‘bedroom’ programming

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Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please.

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VIDEO: Hands-on with Microsoft’s Cortana

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Meet the brains behind Windows Phone's Cortana

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VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending

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A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.

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The trouble with technology stocks

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Are investors calling time on tech stocks?

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Google refunding buyers of fake app

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Google is refunding people who bought a fake anti-virus app through its Google Play store.

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VIDEO: Aircraft factory’s technology role

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The East Yorkshire aircraft factory which used to make Hawk trainer jets is now developing high technology projects.

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Russian social network founder fired

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The founder of Russian social network VKontakte says he has been fired and that his site has been taken over by allies of President Putin.

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Will family-run business be named top of the shops in national awards?

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

A SHOP in Westbourne is in the running for a national award that recognises the best homeware and gift retailers.

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Graphene ‘made with kitchen blender’

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.

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‘World’s fastest’ lift to be built

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

Hitachi says it will install a lift capable of reaching speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China.

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DCCI chief Ian Girling: patrons give their views at Bank of England briefing

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

LAST week, we held our quarterly Bank of England briefing, kindly hosted by Bournemouth Airport.

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Airbnb in court over housing laws

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Airbnb, the website that lets people rent their homes to holidaymakers, is to appear at the Supreme Court in New York.

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My business has gone global – and it all started with advert in the Echo

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

HE left school with no qualifications or prospects – but businessman Stuart Wischhusen has just relocated to California after his company’s profits grew 6,000-fold.

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Born to shine: six women offered the chance to improve their lives – could you benefit?

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

A LAW firm is offering six deserving women the chance to take part in an award-winning career and personal development programme.

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School leavers given chance to enter world of insurance thanks to apprenticeship scheme

»Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

AN INSURANCE specialist has played a key part in an industry-wide campaign to find bright recruits through a new apprenticeship scheme.

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