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Giving everyone an address

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How to get post if your street has no name

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Planes grounded by iPad app error

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American Airlines delays dozens of flights after an iPad app used by its pilots stops working.

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Nasdaq apology for Twitter mistake

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The Nasdaq stock market says its "regrets" an "operational error" which led to Twitter's results being released early.

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Judge objects to Facebook training

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A Texas judge whose Facebook posts led to a mistrial is appealing against a ruling that she take social-media classes.

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Judge objects to Facebook training

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A Texas judge whose Facebook posts led to a mistrial is appealing against a ruling that she take social-media classes.

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Popcorn Time to be blocked in the UK

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Illegal streaming app will be blocked in the UK after a successful legal challenge from Hollywood movie studios.

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VIDEO: First look at LG’s leathery phone

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Technology journalists give first reactions to LG's new flagship G4 smartphone.

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Nasa unveils shape-changing plane wing

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Nasa jointly develops a plane wing that can change shape during flight, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency.

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How a tweet wiped $8bn off Twitter

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How 25% of Twitter's value was wiped out by a tweet

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Self-aiming bullets hit moving target

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US research agency Darpa releases a new video of its Exacto guided bullets. Here's a look at those and some of their other inventions.

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Keeping watch over your home – Dorset company unveils new CCTV system

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A NEW CCTV system has been unveiled by a Dorset company to allow homeowners to watch over their prized possessions when they are away from home.

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Cinema takes big prize at award night

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A CINEMA in Dorchester has been awarded a prestigious award for its marketing in the local community.

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VIDEO: Drones help aid relief in Nepal

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Unmanned aerial vehicles are being used to help aid relief in Nepal.

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One month in: Voters’ views on the digital election

»Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on One month in: Voters’ views on the digital election

More than 1,000 would-be MPs are using social media to get their messages across, but what impact is this having on voters?

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Exploding batteries filmed in 3D

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Using thermal cameras and X-rays, engineers get a detailed view of overheated lithium-ion batteries failing and exploding.

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Exploding batteries filmed in 3D

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Using thermal cameras and X-rays, engineers get a detailed view of overheated lithium-ion batteries failing and exploding.

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Twitter reports disappointing sales

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Twitter has reported lower than expected revenue for the first three months of the year, saying that new products sold less well than forecast.

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Sweden grants Julian Assange appeal

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Sweden's supreme court grants Wikileaks founder Julian Assange the right to appeal against an arrest warrant issued over an alleged sexual assault.

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Yahoo tests ears as phone ID system

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Yahoo Labs develops a way of identifying smartphone owners by their ears, fists and palms.

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Tiny robots can carry huge loads

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Scientists at Stanford University have been showing off MicroTugs - small robots that have superhuman strength.

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