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Only way is up for three-storey homes developer

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Only way is up for three-storey homes developer

A HOUSE builder says three-storey homes are proving popular in Dorset as a way of unlocking more living space.

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Warning over Android reset systems

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Warning over Android reset systems

Using the "factory reset" option to wipe Android phones may not remove all valuable data, warn security experts.

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Supermarket lights send ‘GPS’ data

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Supermarket lights send ‘GPS’ data

A first-of-its-kind lighting system has been installed at a supermarket that tells an app where shoppers are standing and which way they are facing.

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VIDEO: Giving India’s Adivasi a voice

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Giving India’s Adivasi a voice

How a news network is bringing news to India's Adivasi tribespeople

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Google patents ‘creepy’ cuddly toys

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Google patents ‘creepy’ cuddly toys

A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.

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UK sells off unused net addresses

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on UK sells off unused net addresses

The UK government has started selling off big chunks of internet addresses that it no longer uses.

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VIDEO: A tour of London’s 3D Print Show

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: A tour of London’s 3D Print Show

As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.

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‘I feel sick’ emoji on the way

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on ‘I feel sick’ emoji on the way

You'll have to wait until 2016, but you will be able to tell your friends you feel sick with one simple picture.

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Will London’s mayor put the brakes on Uber?

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Will London’s mayor put the brakes on Uber?

In a move likely to be popular with London's black cab drivers, Boris Johnson is backing laws which could restrict growth of the taxi app Uber.

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’24-hour window’ to halt cyber-hate

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on ’24-hour window’ to halt cyber-hate

Intervention by police within the first 24 hours of a terrorist event could be key to halting the spread of cyber-hate, a new study finds.

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Poole backs campaign to unite business chambers across Dorset

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Poole backs campaign to unite business chambers across Dorset

BUSINESSES in Poole are backing the campaign to create a pan-Dorset network of chambers of commerce.

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Coming soon: the invite-only Fitness First that will cost you £1,500 to join

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Coming soon: the invite-only Fitness First that will cost you £1,500 to join

POOLE-based Fitness First has revealed details of an invitation-only health club with a joining fee of £1,500.

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VIDEO: The camera developed for your dog

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: The camera developed for your dog

BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news

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Why measure feet with iPads?

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Why measure feet with iPads?

Why a shoe company measures kids' feet with iPads

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Adult website hack compromises users

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Adult website hack compromises users

Adult Friend Finder, a casual dating website, has called in police and hacking investigators after a suspected leak of client information.

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Apple to change its iPhone font?

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Apple to change its iPhone font?

Apple is rumoured to be ditching the font you see on its mobile and tablet screens.

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AdBlock reveals browser for Android

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on AdBlock reveals browser for Android

An ad-blocking web browser for smartphones is being developed by Eyeo, the company behind the popular AdBlock Plus plug-in.

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Spyware app admits it has been hacked

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Spyware app admits it has been hacked

MSpy, a company offering software that lets people to spy on others, admits it has been hacked and had customer records leaked online.

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Grand Theft Auto sues Daniel Radcliffe film

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Grand Theft Auto sues Daniel Radcliffe film

The gaming firm's filed a lawsuit against the BBC for trademark infringement over the broadcaster’s upcoming drama Game Changer.

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The mother who ‘outed’ her daughter’s Facebook lie

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on The mother who ‘outed’ her daughter’s Facebook lie

A mother berates her teenage daughter in a Facebook film which has been watched more than 11 million times

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