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‘Cyber-archaeology’ salvages lost Iraqi art

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on ‘Cyber-archaeology’ salvages lost Iraqi art

A project is underway that uses tourist photos to make 3D digital reconstructions of artworks destroyed by IS in Iraq.

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VIDEO: Net neutrality: Whose side are you on?

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Net neutrality: Whose side are you on?

Net neutrality is often cited as one of the key issues that will shape the future of the internet - but what does it mean?

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The Quiet Zone: Where mobile phones are banned

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on The Quiet Zone: Where mobile phones are banned

Where mobile phones are banned for 13,000 square miles

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Mouchel named as sponsor for 2015 Bournemouth Air Festival

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Mouchel named as sponsor for 2015 Bournemouth Air Festival

BOURNEMOUTH council’s outsourcing partner Mouchel is the partner sponsor for this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival.

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Proton failure to delay Inmarsat

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Proton failure to delay Inmarsat

The roll-out of Inmarsat's Global Xpress network, the UK's biggest commercial space venture, is facing several months of delay because of a Russian rocket failure.

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Did the flight hacker really do it?

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Did the flight hacker really do it?

FBI document reveals flight hacker told them he was able to issue commands to the aircraft engines from his seat.

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Injured turtle gets 3D printed jaw

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Injured turtle gets 3D printed jaw

A 3D-printed beak has been made for a sea turtle badly injured in a collision with a boat's propeller.

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Gucci sues Alibaba over ‘fake goods’

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Gucci sues Alibaba over ‘fake goods’

The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods.

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VIDEO: Young tech whizz aces Microsoft exam

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Young tech whizz aces Microsoft exam

A six-year-old British boy has become one of the youngest people to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

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888 in takeover approach for Bwin

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on 888 in takeover approach for Bwin

UK online gaming group 888 says it has made a takeover approach for rival Bwin.party, whose brands include Partypoker, Partycasino and FoxyBingo.

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Fassbender portrayal of Jobs revealed

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Fassbender portrayal of Jobs revealed

A trailer for Danny Boyle's new film about Steve Jobs offers a first glimpse of actor Michael Fassbender as the late Apple co-founder.

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VIDEO: Giving lifts a live virtual window

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Giving lifts a live virtual window

Most lifts are characterless cocoons we use every day. One firm wants to change that by giving them a virtual window.

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People who still use old gadgets

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on People who still use old gadgets

Why do people still use old gadgets?

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The next generation: new digital Argos store comes to Homebase

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on The next generation: new digital Argos store comes to Homebase

ARGOS says it has created 19 jobs by opening the latest of its new digital stores inside a Homebase in Poole.

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VIDEO: How a server could heat your home

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: How a server could heat your home

How a radiator fitted with a computer server could heat your home at no cost

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Europe ‘fails’ on conflict minerals

»Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Europe ‘fails’ on conflict minerals

Europe's proposed laws on "conflict minerals" will fail to have any impact on trade in raw materials, claim rights groups.

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The misbehaving multimillionaire

»Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on The misbehaving multimillionaire

How misbehaving at school made one man a multimillionaire

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Mobile bans ‘improve school results’

»Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Mobile bans ‘improve school results’

Banning mobile phones from schools has the effect of providing pupils with an extra week's education over an academic year, researchers say.

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Step inside the secret robot house

»Posted by on May 16, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Step inside the secret robot house

Robot house sleepover at the home that hums

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VIDEO: Spending the night with robots

»Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Spending the night with robots

The BBC's Zoe Kleinman stays overnight at a home packed with different types of robots and sensors in London.

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