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Video referees to be used at Russia 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia will feature video referees, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced

The 2018 World Cup in Russia will feature video referees, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced

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Uber aims for flying taxi service by 2023

Uber stated ambitions to test a flying taxi service by 2020 to go into operation by 2023 at their inaugural Elevate Summit in Dallas, Texas.

Uber stated ambitions to test a flying taxi service by 2020 to go into operation by 2023 at their inaugural Elevate Summit in Dallas, Texas.

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Flying cars now available for pre-order

Some of the world’s most lavish supercars took a backseat to futuristic flying cars at the Top Marques Monaco luxury car show.

Some of the world’s most lavish supercars took a backseat to futuristic flying cars at the Top Marques Monaco luxury car show.

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Wikipedia founder launches site to counter fake news

Wikitribune will bring together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to produce news articles

Wikitribune will bring together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to produce news articles

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How to stop a technological take-over

Technological progress brings far-reaching benefits, but it also poses increasingly serious threats to humankind. With governments and citizens already struggling with the consequences of recent innovations – from job displacement to security risks – technology policy is likely to take center stage

Technological progress brings far-reaching benefits, but it also poses increasingly serious threats to humankind. With governments and citizens already struggling with the consequences of recent innovations – from job displacement to security risks – technology policy is likely to take center stage

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Silicon revolt as big US tech firms say no to Trump's visa crackdown

A gaggle of America's biggest hi-tech companies have called for a silicon veto of President Trump's tightening of controls on HB1 visas, saying they threaten jobs and competitivity.

A gaggle of America's biggest hi-tech companies have called for a silicon veto of President Trump's tightening of controls on HB1 visas, saying they threaten jobs and competitivity.

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Smart bandages will use 5G data to monitor wounds

Swansea University is trialling a new bandage that can pick up blood clotting or spot infections and send the information back to the patient’s doctor…

Swansea University is trialling a new bandage that can pick up blood clotting or spot infections and send the information back to the patient’s doctor…

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Uniti Sweden: the diversity behind the electric car of the future

Launched in January 2016 as an independent startup, Sweden-based Uniti first made it to the headlines with the crowdfunding campaign in which, in just two days, they achieved their goal of raising 500

Launched in January 2016 as an independent startup, Sweden-based Uniti first made it to the headlines with the crowdfunding campaign in which, in just two days, they achieved their goal of raising 500

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Twitter fights trolls, changes its default image setting

Twitter said it will abandon its egg-shaped default profile picture as users increasingly associate the avatar with abusive online behaviour.

Twitter said it will abandon its egg-shaped default profile picture as users increasingly associate the avatar with abusive online behaviour.

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Putin accused in US Senate

After a string of resignations from Donald Trump’s team over their ties with Russia, both the US House and Senate continue to investigate alleged Russian hacking apparently aimed at getting Trump…

After a string of resignations from Donald Trump’s team over their ties with Russia, both the US House and Senate continue to investigate alleged Russian hacking apparently aimed at getting Trump…

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Clothing to make you better, faster, safer, smarter

What if clothes could warn you when you were getting stressed; alert you if your baby was suffering from a fever; or act as a hands-free torch.

What if clothes could warn you when you were getting stressed; alert you if your baby was suffering from a fever; or act as a hands-free torch.

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Europe sets sights on supercomputer future

Ministers from seven European countries have signed a declaration in Rome, as they set their sights on seizing a share of the supercomputer future.

Ministers from seven European countries have signed a declaration in Rome, as they set their sights on seizing a share of the supercomputer future.

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UK follows US in imposing electronic device flight ban

Both Britain and the United States announced cabin baggage restrictions on larger electronic devices on Tuesday, amid aviation security fears.

Both Britain and the United States announced cabin baggage restrictions on larger electronic devices on Tuesday, amid aviation security fears.

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US imposes electronic device ban on some Middle East flights

Donald Trump’s government said on Tuesday that it is banning airline passengers travelling to the US from several mainly Muslim countries from carrying large electronic devices in their cabin…

Donald Trump’s government said on Tuesday that it is banning airline passengers travelling to the US from several mainly Muslim countries from carrying large electronic devices in their cabin…

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Beijing Park rolls out toilet tissue security

A Beijing park has introduced facial recognition for toilet tissue dispensers in one of the city's busiest public toilets in a bid to wipe out the scourge of toilet roll thieves.

A Beijing park has introduced facial recognition for toilet tissue dispensers in one of the city's busiest public toilets in a bid to wipe out the scourge of toilet roll thieves.

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Pet fitness trackers are gaining rapid popularity

Wearable technology is no longer reserved for humans. Now pet owners can purchase fitness tracking collars for their cats and dogs to monitor many different aspects of their pets.

Wearable technology is no longer reserved for humans. Now pet owners can purchase fitness tracking collars for their cats and dogs to monitor many different aspects of their pets.

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A second robot staffed hotel opens in Tokyo

Dinosaur receptionists were on standby on Wednesday (March 15) as a second hotel staffed mostly by robots and automatons opened in Tokyo.

Dinosaur receptionists were on standby on Wednesday (March 15) as a second hotel staffed mostly by robots and automatons opened in Tokyo.

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Cyclists use GPS app to create art

When you think of street art, Banksy and his contemporaries might be the first creatives that spring to mind, but a new wave of artists are using a less permanent form of expression to create their ma

When you think of street art, Banksy and his contemporaries might be the first creatives that spring to mind, but a new wave of artists are using a less permanent form of expression to create their ma

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Intel drives ahead with Mobileye purchase

US microchip maker Intel is buying Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye which could give it a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector.

US microchip maker Intel is buying Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye which could give it a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector.

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Washing machine in India launched with "curry" function

A company has unveiled a washing machine specifically catered to the Indian market. It has a curry stain washing function

A company has unveiled a washing machine specifically catered to the Indian market. It has a curry stain washing function

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The human cost of our obsession with smartphones

A look at the components of smartphones - and how they are mined - reveals a dark side to the mobile industry

A look at the components of smartphones - and how they are mined - reveals a dark side to the mobile industry