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Uber office in Guangzhou ‘raided’

»Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Uber office in Guangzhou ‘raided’

Private online car-hire service Uber has its offices in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou raided by authorities, according to reports.

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Airbus to sue over German spying row

»Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Airbus to sue over German spying row

Aviation giant Airbus says it will file a criminal complaint over allegations in the media that German spies helped the US carry out industrial espionage.

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Step forward for quantum computing

»Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Step forward for quantum computing

Scientists have made progress towards correcting the errors that are expected to arise in quantum computing.

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Tesla unveils battery to power homes

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US electric carmaker Tesla Motors unveils batteries that can power homes and businesses in a bid to expand beyond its vehicle business.

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Law firm merger to create one of the biggest practices in the area

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ONE of Poole’s leading law firms is to merge with another business in a deal which will create one of the biggest practices in the region.

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LinkedIn cuts revenue forecasts

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Shares in the professional social network site LinkedIn fall sharply after the company cuts its revenue forecast.

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VIDEO: What is Chicago’s ‘Array of Things’?

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: What is Chicago’s ‘Array of Things’?

How Chicago is embracing big data to create a better understanding of the way cities work.

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VIDEO: The robots that can park a car

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: The robots that can park a car

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

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Russia beefs up anti-piracy laws

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Russia beefs up anti-piracy laws

Russian websites that help people download pirated movies, music and software are being warned by the authorities to mend their ways.

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Tech shapes the future office

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Tech shapes the future office

How the tech giants are shaping the new workplace

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Radio 1 head of music on Apple threat

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Radio 1 head of music on Apple threat

The head of music at BBC Radio 1 says Apple's streaming service plans could change the music and radio industries.

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Apple Watch does not like tattoos

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Apple Watch does not like tattoos

Apple acknowledges some of the functions on its new smartwatch may not work properly when it is worn over tattoos.

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Secret app ‘worth $100m’ shut down

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Secret app ‘worth $100m’ shut down

One of the founders of high-profile tech start-up Secret is shutting down the anonymous messaging service.

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Google ‘should be allowed in exams’

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Google ‘should be allowed in exams’

Internet search engines such as Google should be allowed in public examinations, an exam board chief says.

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Secret fails fast – but did Silicon Valley fail too?

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Secret fails fast - but did Silicon Valley fail too?

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Windows ‘open’ for Apple and Android

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Windows ‘open’ for Apple and Android

Microsoft is releasing software tools that make it easier to run popular Apple and Android apps on Windows mobile devices.

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Sony expects profit to quadruple

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Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony expects operating profit to more than quadruple because of higher gadget sales and cost-cutting measures.

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3,000 Woolworths workers await ruling on payoffs, seven years after they were axed

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on 3,000 Woolworths workers await ruling on payoffs, seven years after they were axed

Thousands of workers at high street stores which went out of business are set to hear if they have won a long battle for compensation.

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VIDEO: What is 4D printing?

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: What is 4D printing?

You might have heard of 3D printing, but what about 4D? We've heard from the team who are printing in time...

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Not exporting? 60% of small businesses in Bournemouth ‘missing out on growth’

»Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Not exporting? 60% of small businesses in Bournemouth ‘missing out on growth’

SIXTY per cent of small businesses in Bournemouth are missing out on growth opportunities by limiting themselves to domestic markets, it is claimed.

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