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Coding the future

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Why the lack of IT grads matters for the future workplace

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Taser iPhone seized by police

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Possessing a stun gun carries a maximum jail sentence of 10 years.

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Blizzard tackles Warcraft ‘cheats’

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Thousands of World of Warcraft accounts have been shut down by Blizzard as it moves to stop people using 'bots' to play the game

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Facebook ‘tramples on European law’

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The Belgian privacy watchdog criticises Facebook after releasing a damning report on its privacy policy.

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Airline launches bug bounty contest

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US airline United has launched a reward programme for security experts who find bugs in the software on its websites.

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VIDEO: Be a spy master with an Apple Watch

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The game where the player controls a virtual spy in real time using just their Apple Watch

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Reddit launches bullying crackdown

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The site says it will now investigate claims of harassment and will begin banning users guilty of it.

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Public test for Google robot cars

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Google's purpose-built robot cars are getting the green light to drive on public roads in California.

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Is Uber already harming the traditional taxi?

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Are black cabs already under threat?

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Plans for annual Dorset Business Awards unveiled

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PLANS for this year’s Dorset Business Awards have been unveiled as organisers officially launch this year’s competition.

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BH Live sees 12.9m visits in first five years with workforce doubling

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THE not-for-profit business which runs Bournemouth council's leisure and event venues has seen 12.9m visits in its first five years.

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Candy Crush maker shares plunge 14%

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Shares of the maker of popular mobile game Candy Crush fall as much as over 14% in after hours trading after it warned of weaker profits.

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VIDEO: Making houses earthquake resistant

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The tech to help houses stand up to a major earthquake

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VIDEO: ‘Jetmen’ fly over Dubai

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BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

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Why do kids watch Minecraft videos?

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A look into why Minecraft videos are proving so popular

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China reveals ambitious broadband plan

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The country's premier has announced investment that he says will increase speed and lower prices - and called upon telecoms firms to help.

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HoloLens could be stress-controlled

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Microsoft is exploring ways to make its forthcoming augmented reality headset respond to the wearer's stress levels.

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Star Trek flat on the market

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A Leicestershire flat that looks like the Star Trek Voyager is being sold by wife of a sex offender.

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Apple agrees to settle legal case

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Apple denied that it poached staff from battery-maker A123, but has agreed to settle the case, court papers show.

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Robotic tentacle targets surgery

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Engineers construct a surgical arm inspired by the humble octopus, with a tube of coffee granules playing a key role in its action.

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