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‘Moon shot’ call on clean energy

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Experts call for "Global Apollo Programme" to tackle climate change

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The hotel concierge goes hi-tech

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Would you stay in a hotel run by robots?

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VIDEO: The robot jellyfish shredders

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How South Korea is using robots to cull the jellyfish population

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Windows 10 to be released in July

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Windows 10 to be released in July

Microsoft reveals that its next-generation operating system, Windows 10, will be made available from next month - earlier than many expected.

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Hola rocked by botnet accusations

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Virtual private network Hola downplays concerns that its 47 million users could become part of a massive botnet used for illegal activity.

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UK police data requests revealed

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on UK police data requests revealed

British police forces made 733,237 requests to view personal text, email, phone and web search data over a three-year period, according to a new report.

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US anti-terror spying powers expire

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on US anti-terror spying powers expire

US laws allowing the bulk collection of Americans' phone data expire, after Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul scuppers a Senate deal.

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Intel snaps up Altera in $16bn deal

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Intel snaps up Altera in $16bn deal

The world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, has agreed to buy smaller rival Altera in a $16.7bn deal.

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Google overhauls privacy settings

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Google overhauls privacy settings

Google creates a new privacy settings hub and interactive tool to help users control what information it gathers about them.

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The exquisite pain of life-changing throwaways

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The pain of throwing away something valuable

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Rare Apple I computer discarded

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A San Francisco recycling centre is seeking a woman who may have handed over a rare Apple I computer by mistake.

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Weather forces Solar Impulse landing

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Weather forces Solar Impulse landing

Poor weather forces solar-powered plane Solar Impulse to make unscheduled stop in Japan en route from China to Hawaii.

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VIDEO: Underwater robots aim to mimic nature

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Underwater robots aim to mimic nature

European researchers have been working on underwater robots that aim to mimic the behaviour of animals and fish.

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Passengers offered free membership as Morebus backs car club

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Passengers offered free membership as Morebus backs car club

MOREBUS is boosting Bournemouth’s car club by offering free membership to its card-carrying passengers.

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VIDEO: Security on GoPro cameras ‘too weak’

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Security on GoPro cameras ‘too weak’

A security firm says it is too easy for criminals to take control of GoPro cameras, which could then be used to spy on their owners.

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Letting the cyber-thieves get away

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Letting the cyber-thieves get away

Police forces and security firms are changing the way they tackle cyber crime by going after infrastructure rather than individuals

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Iglesias injured in drone mishap

»Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Iglesias injured in drone mishap

Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias receives treatment after two of his fingers are injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico.

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Silk Road drug site founder jailed

»Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Silk Road drug site founder jailed

Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.

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Drones take whale survey to the sky

»Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Drones take whale survey to the sky

Scientists are using drones to monitor gray whales of the coast of California.

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Cup Final instant replay app tests

»Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Cup Final instant replay app tests

Mobile operator EE and the BBC will test a mobile app at the FA Cup final which uses 4G Broadcast technology to offer instant replays to fans in the stadium.

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