Google Play and iOS apps demand surges in India and China Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:01:25 GMT
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India set a new record for Google Play downloads in 2016, while demand for iOS software soared in China, a study says. Battery with inbuilt 'fire extinguisher' developed Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:07:42 GMT
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Flames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests. Daz Black, Ben Phillips and Tish Simmonds pay tribute as Vine closes Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:20:44 GMT
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The six-second clip-sharing service is shutting down but it's still not clear exactly why. China orders app stores to join register Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:49:51 GMT
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China's internet regulator orders mobile app stores to register themselves with it immediately. Popular porn sites blocked in Philippines Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:29:41 GMT
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Popular pornography sites XVideos, Redtube and Pornhub are blocked by two ISPs in the Philippines. Nuisance calls: BT records more than 31 million in one week Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:17:33 GMT
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More than a third of nuisance calls are about accident claims, telecoms group BT says. Facebook to roll out fake news tools in Germany Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:59:44 GMT
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Facebook is rolling out new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories. Programming in the early days of the computer age Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:08:36 GMT
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Pioneering scientist and programmer Joyce Wheeler looks back on her time spent using Edsac - one of the first modern computers S Korea corruption: Prosecutors to seek arrest warrant Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:58:47 GMT
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Lee Jae-yong is wanted over a $17m Samsung payment in a scandal that could bring down the president. Nintendo reveals Switch price and date Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:41:29 GMT
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The Japanese firm's new games console will be launched on 3 March and be priced at $299.99 in the US. Moderate screen use 'boosts teen wellbeing' Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:52:50 GMT
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A study suggests screen time may improve teenagers' wellbeing - up to a point. Bug 'exposes' WhatsApp message secrets Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:06:39 GMT
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Some messages sent through Whatsapp can be intercepted and read thanks to a bug in the app, suggests research. Phone-cracking firm Cellebrite hacked Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:38:27 GMT
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Information about the customers of Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that markets hacking tools, is stolen in a cyber-attack. Child abuse site administrator jailed for 20 years Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:57:51 GMT
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American Michael Fluckiger has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for running a site that trafficked images of child sex abuse. Drone company Lily shuts down owing $34m Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:29:18 GMT
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Customers who pre-ordered a throw-and-shoot camera drone are promised refunds as the company folds. Sony closes Guerrilla Cambridge video games studio Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:23:21 GMT
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A 19-year-old video games studio based in Cambridge is to close months after releasing a PlayStation VR title. AI takes on humans in marathon poker game Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:57:48 GMT
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An AI program will take on four professional poker players in a 20-day game. Google confirms end of internet drone project Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:48:55 GMT
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Google has confirmed it has closed its internet drone project Titan, three years after it bought the business. Xiaomi chief says mobile phone firm grew too quickly Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:54:13 GMT
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Chinese mobile phone giant Xiaomi says it grew too quickly and will not disclose its phone sales for 2016. Rudy Giuliani to lead Trump's cybersecurity team Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:09:40 GMT
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The former New York mayor previously said he was only interested in being the US secretary of state. MEPs vote on robots' legal status - and if a kill switch is required Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:09:50 GMT
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An EU report lays out a set of rules for how humans interact with robots and artificial intelligence. HTC phones tell users to wrap up warm Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:51:56 GMT
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HTC's latest smartphones try and anticipate their users' needs and prompt them into action. Fury over India flag doormats for sale on Amazon Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:35:46 GMT
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India's foreign minister threatens to rescind visas for Amazon staff over the "insulting" doormats. Lloyds online banking problems enter second day Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:45:08 GMT
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Customers of Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland express frustration with online and app banking problems. Israeli soldiers 'caught in Hamas online honey trap' Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:13:45 GMT
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The identities of real women were used to lure soldiers on social media, Israel's military says. Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:40:18 GMT
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Users who have downloaded content without paying for it may soon get an email from their provider. Radar sensor for the home which can 'see' through walls Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:18:03 GMT
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The radar imaging system is capable of detecting movement and "seeing" through walls. Silicon Valley awaits Donald Trump's presidency Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:01:46 GMT
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Silicon Valley is anxiously waiting to see how it will be affected by Donald Trump's presidency. Faraday Future provides a test ride of its FF91 car Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:08:16 GMT
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Dave Lee experiences what it is like to ride in Faraday Future's prototype electric car and quizzes the firm about its finances. One of the strongest 3D materials made and other news Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:20:02 GMT
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BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news. Aston Martin DB4 GT production to resume at Newport Pagnell Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:58:32 GMT
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Production of the iconic model is to begin again after a decade-long gap. The inside story of BlaBlaCar Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:16:40 GMT
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How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network with empty car seats. Alopecia patient calls for bald emoji to help represent hair loss Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:12:55 GMT
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A woman with alopecia launches a petition calling for a bald emoji to help represent people with hair loss. SpaceX returns to flight with Falcon 9 rocket launch Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:11:29 GMT
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The US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September. Meet Moley - the robotic kitchen Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:04:59 GMT
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BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at a prototype robotic kitchen. Developing an aeroplane that can fly itself Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:12:10 GMT
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BAE Systems is researching the feasibility of an autonomous aircraft. Lasers give insight into bird flight and other tech news Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:46:04 GMT
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BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news. Virtual reindeer and smart make-up mirrors Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:56:27 GMT
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BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at how shops are creating more engaging shopping experiences. Voice doctor Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:14:06 GMT
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Our voices can activate gadgets and authenticate ourselves to banks. But can they tell if we're ill? BlaBla billions Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:16:53 GMT
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How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network with empty car seats. Nintendo Switch hands-on Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:04:15 GMT
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Gaming expert Dan Maher has spent all day on the new Nintendo Switch console, making him one of the first people to review it. Flight plans Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:06:35 GMT
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The government denies "playing catch-up" over drone safety despite a recent increase in prosecutions. Nintendo consoles Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:00:20 GMT
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Nintendo has created some of the world's most memorable games consoles - but also had some big misses. Fitness fail Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:09:54 GMT
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The market for fitness trackers seems to be booming, but are these gadgets actually effective? Jetpack to work Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:11:26 GMT
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How will we get to work in the future, and what is being done now to ease congestion in our cities? Missing the point Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:16:27 GMT
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China is close to producing a fully domestically-made ballpoint pen after a long struggle. Mini adventure Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:21:21 GMT
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Renting a car from neighbours makes environmental and economic sense. Can tech take it mainstream? CES 2017: Clothes-folding Laundroid robot readies for launch Sun, 08 Jan 2017 03:40:04 GMT
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A clothes-folding robot that has been in development for more than a decade is at the CES tech show to promote its imminent launch. CES 2017: Roam-E drone takes flying selfies Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:07:38 GMT
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A new type of fold-up drone that follows its owner taking selfies is previewed at the CES tech show. CES 2017: The 'go anywhere' electric bike and other transport tech Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:22:26 GMT
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An electric bike designed to cope with almost any terrain is one of several personal transport innovations at CES. CES 2017: AmpMe app offers free alternative to wireless speakers Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:21:52 GMT
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A free app synchs smartphones so they play music in unison, creating a free alternative to expensive wireless sound systems.