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How technology gives you the freedom to explore new ideas

How technology gives you the freedom to explore new ideas Sometimes all it takes is a shift of focus to make a company successful, thankfully mobile tech makes it possible 20 Oct 2017 Sponsored

You can see Uranus with the naked eye this week

You can see Uranus with the naked eye this week To spot the planet, look for the unmistakeable V of Pisces, and find what looks like a greeny-blue star 20 Oct 2017 Space

The inventor of the Facebook Like: 'There's always going to be unintended consequences'

The inventor of Facebook Like on the survival of our species The Silicon Valley engineer behind the Like button has a utopian vision for the future involving omniscient AI' 20 Oct 2017 Life & Culture

Brits are overpaying their mobile bills by £22 a month

Brits are overpaying their mobile bills by £22 a month 23% of over 65s are caught out 20 Oct 2017 Mobile phones

The Australian Defence Force wants to train its soldiers with VR

Australian Defence Force wants to train its soldiers with VR Australian government hopes that VR experiences will help troops deal with pressures of the job 20 Oct 2017 Virtual reality

Canada's spy agency releases its own anti-malware tool to the public

Canada spy agency releases its anti-malware tool source code The CSE says its scalability makes it an ideal fit for enterprise applications 20 Oct 2017 Security

A new understanding of alien atmospheres is bringing us closer to finding life

One step closer to finding life on other planets We're getting better at spotting 'Goldilocks Zones' 20 Oct 2017 Science

New Audi A7 Sportback : Updated high-tech tourer unveiled in Ingolstadt

The new Audi A7 Sportback is here Audi has revealed an updated version of its flagship cruiser 20 Oct 2017 Cars

Researchers learn how to beat online betting sites, and promptly find their accounts limited

Researchers beat gambling sites – until bookies fight back Researchers from the University of Tokyo expose online gambling's Achilles' heel 20 Oct 2017 Science

This little wearable will make your voice more secure

This little wearable will make your voice more secure A new device makes voice-recognition safer by adding in an extra step of authentication 20 Oct 2017 Technology

Unintended consequences': The father of Facebook Like on filter bubbles, accountability and the survival of our species

The father of Facebook Like on the survival of our species The Silicon Valley engineer behind the Like button has a utopian vision for the future involving omniscient AI' 20 Oct 2017 Life & Culture

Why sad Disney movies are good for your child

Why sad Disney movies are good for your child Disney teaches young children about death, a new study says 19 Oct 2017 Life & Culture

The US army has its sights set on all-electric tanks

The US army has its sights set on all-electric tanks In 10 years, some of our brigade combat teams will be all-electric' 19 Oct 2017 Cars

Twitter can automatically hide neo-Nazis and white supremacists, but chooses not to

Twitter can silence neo-Nazis, but chooses not to Where the law insists, Twitter proves it can be a lot more vigilant 19 Oct 2017 Politics

Take a journey back in time with this interactive map of the Earth's ancient plates

The detailed map of the Earth's hidden plates Almost 100 hidden tectonic plates are described in the 'Atlas of the Underworld' 19 Oct 2017 Science

Is Elon Musk overly fixated on going to Mars? Richard Branson thinks so

Richard Branson thinks Musk should look to Earth, not Mars The Virgin founder believes that we should be concentrating on fixing Earth up 19 Oct 2017 Space

Turn your iPad's camera into a button with this hack

Turn your iPad's camera into a button with this hack Astro HQ, the company behind a drawing app Astropad, has designed its latest app to turn the iPad's camera into a button 19 Oct 2017 Technology

Anyone with £760 can use mobile adverts to track you

Anyone with £760 can use mobile adverts to track you Advertising networks should do more vetting of the parties that want to buy adverts 19 Oct 2017 Technology

Burn EV burn: Putting out a Tesla Model S fire is VERY hard

Burn EV burn: Putting out a Tesla Model S fire is VERY hard Electric car fires are a massive pain to put out 19 Oct 2017 Cars

This simple receiver could make your home broadband 30 times faster and stop providers throttling you

This receiver could make your broadband 30 times faster The receiver sends signals direct to customers meaning they don't have to share bandwidth with others on the network. 19 Oct 2017 Networking

Why being human still matters in the world of cybersecurity

Why being human still matters in the world of cybersecurity When the adversary is a wily and creative human, only man and machine working together can defeat them 19 Oct 2017 Security

Scientists have found the perfect spot to set up camp on the moon

Scientists have found the perfect spot for a moon base Lunar lava tubes make would make for a great home away from Earth 19 Oct 2017 Space

This dinky PlayStation 4 gamepad is ideal for the tiny-handed

This dinky PS4 gamepad is ideal for the tiny-handed Sony-licensed gamepad should make gaming easier on the small-handed 19 Oct 2017 Games

Google's AlphaGo can now teach itself from scratch to beat humans

Google's AlphaGo can teach itself to beat humans This is the first time an artificial intelligence has become better at humans at the strategy game Go without any human input 18 Oct 2017 Artificial Intelligence

Google drops its calorie-counting Maps update following user backlash

Google drops its calorie-counting test after backlash Measuring miles walked in mini cupcakes proved to be a rare Googly misstep 18 Oct 2017 Life & Culture

Lego is celebrating the women of Nasa with four new figures

Lego is celebrating the women of Nasa with four new figures Build the Hubble Space Telescope, develop software for space missions or launch the ISS 18 Oct 2017 Space

Watch the world's first giant robot battle

Watch the world's first giant robot battle US team Megabots took on the Japanese team Suidobashi, and emerged victorious after three gruelling rounds 18 Oct 2017 Robotics

Microsoft reveals the Surface Book 2

Microsoft reveals the Surface Book 2 Packing five times the graphical power of its predecessor, the Surface Book 2 looks like one to watch 18 Oct 2017 Laptops

Nielsen is trying to crack the Netflix data mystery by eavesdropping on TVs

Nielsen is trying to track Netflix streaming data The company will start measuring how popular shows are on Netflix, by listening to customers' TVs 18 Oct 2017 Business

This is what jealousy does to the brain

This is what jealousy does to the brain Scientists are unlocking the neurochemistry of our emotions by making monkeys jealous 18 Oct 2017 Bioscience

An electric jet startup hopes to become the Uber of the skies

An electric jet startup hopes to become the Uber of the sky An Israel-based startup hopes to make self-piloting air travel as cheap as a bus ticket 18 Oct 2017 Startups

Facebook accepts its responsibility to help curb online bullying

Facebook accepts its responsibility to help curb bullying Facebook acknowledges it has a duty to offer the best tools' to protect young people 18 Oct 2017 Social Media

38 more Amazon Dash Buttons now mean there are 106 reasons not to leave the house

You can now buy over 100 Amazon Dash Buttons Felix and Encore and Flash, oh my 18 Oct 2017 Smart home

38 more Amazon Dash Buttons now mean there are 106 reasons not to leave the house

Short: You can now buy over 100 Amazon Dash Buttons Felix and Encore and Flash, oh my 18 Oct 2017 Smart home

Amazon wants a drone to recharge your electric car on the move

Amazon wants a drone to recharge your EV on the move Amazon has patented a system for using drones as flying batteries for electric vehicles 18 Oct 2017 The Future

Facebook has worked with Intel on a deep learning AI chip

Facebook has worked with Intel on a deep learning AI chip Intel says its new Nervana neural network processor will speed deep-learning training by 100 times 18 Oct 2017 Artificial Intelligence

An AI has been taught to make moral decisions like humans

An AI has been taught to make moral decisions like humans Researchers aggregated millions of human responses to teach an AI how to behave when faced with an ethical dilemma 17 Oct 2017 Cars

Meet Vincent, the AI artist bringing your sketches to life

Meet Vincent, the AI artist bringing your sketches to life Can AIs and humans work together in harmony? Vincent is the artist AI trying to prove we can 17 Oct 2017 Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft unveils the Surface Book 2

Microsoft unveils the Surface Book 2 Packing five times the graphical power of its predecessor, the Surface Book 2 looks like one to watch 17 Oct 2017 Laptops

Polestar 1: Meet Volvo's 600hp, hybrid GT car

Polestar 1: Meet Volvo's 600hp, hybrid GT car Polestar started life as a Volvo tuning firm, but now it's a Tesla rival 17 Oct 2017 Cars

Astronauts have smuggled fidget spinners onto the International Space Station

Astronauts have smuggled fidget spinners onto the ISS Look at it go! 17 Oct 2017 Space

LIGO has finally solved the mystery of the universe's missing gold by 'watching' stars smash into each other

LIGO solves mystery of the universe's missing gold The discovery was made after studying a so-called kilonova spotted in a burst of gravitational waves detected on 17 August 2017 17 Oct 2017 Science

Netflix plans to use its recent price hikes to invest $8 billion in original films and anime

Netflix to invest $8 billion in original films and anime Netflix has previously said it wants 50% of its library to be original content in the next few years 17 Oct 2017 Business

LIGO has finally solved the mystery of where gold and platinum comes from in the universe by 'watching' stars smash into each other

LIGO solves mystery of where gold comes from in the universe The discovery was made after studying a so-called kilonova spotted in a burst of gravitational waves detected on 17 August 2017 17 Oct 2017 Science

Netflix plans to use its recent price hikes to invest $8 billion in original films and anime

Netflix to invest $8 billion in original films and anime Netflix wants 50% of its library to be original content in 2018 17 Oct 2017 Business

Facebook buys tbh – a positive app for teens

Facebook buys tbh – a positive app for teens Anonymous rating app will operate independently of its new owners, but founders will become Facebook employees 17 Oct 2017 Business

Arizona restaurant closes after pro-Trump Facebook post

Arizona restaurant closes after pro-Trump Facebook post Cup It Up American Grill shuts up shop after Facebook post goes down poorly 16 Oct 2017 Social Media

Breakthrough study confirms that sugar exacerbates cancer

Breakthrough study confirms that sugar exacerbates cancer A nine-year long study has confirmed that sugar feeds cancer cells, making them grow at a faster rate than normal 16 Oct 2017 Bioscience

Arizona restaurant closes after pro-Trump Facebook post

Arizona restaurant closes after pro-Trump Facebook post Cut It Up American Grill shuts up shop after Facebook post goes down poorly 16 Oct 2017 Social Media

'If your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected:' The full scale of the WPA2 flaw is revealed

The terrifying scale of the WPA2 Wi-Fi flaw is revealed The flaw is being referred to as 'KRACK' and could allow hackers to decrypt Wi-Fi traffic hijack connections 16 Oct 2017 Security