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AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

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Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

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VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise

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BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.

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Hailo says Uber blocked investors

»Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.

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Dark Souls II named game of the year

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DayZ, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Assassins Creed are also among the winners.

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The Queen sends her first tweet

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The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

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VIDEO: Information Age exhibition opens

»Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

One of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by the Science Museum has been opened by the Queen in London.

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Businesses urged to consider trading with Latin America at export event

»Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

TRADE and investment minister Lord Livingston will visit Bournemouth during Export Week, which runs from November 10-14.

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Unveiled: nine-hole golf course set to become top practice facility in major expansion

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A GOLF centre has unveiled plans to more than double in size.

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VIDEO: Scientists create real hoverboard

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

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VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back

»Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off

How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.

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Job centres to get digital makeover

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

Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

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Are robots too cute for comfort?

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

Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern

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Silicon Valley’s billion dollar failures

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

Silicon valley's billion dollar start-up failures

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Online abuse ‘hits 40% of adults’

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

Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.

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‘Anti-Facebook’ investors dig deep

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

A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

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US ‘probes hackable’ medical devices

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

US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.

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VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

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

As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

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Madeley rape threats complaint filed

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

A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made against their daughter, the TV presenters say.

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Piracy police to be given more money

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The City of London Police get more funding to fight piracy, while two people are arrested for allegedly selling hard drives full of music and videos.

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Zuckerberg’s Chinese gets mixed reviews

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

Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.

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