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Norway first country to switch off FM radio

DAB radio is coming to Norway as the country becomes the first to switch off FM. But in this avid radio nation, will everyone be able to listen?

DAB radio is coming to Norway as the country becomes the first to switch off FM. But in this avid radio nation, will everyone be able to listen?

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Nuns have fun on YouTube

The savvy Belgian Benedictine sisters have launched their own channel and it is already proving to be a holy hit.

The savvy Belgian Benedictine sisters have launched their own channel and it is already proving to be a holy hit.

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OPINION: Robots could put most humans out of work. What then?

By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand Robots will replace many humans: perhaps most humans in the workplace.

By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand Robots will replace many humans: perhaps most humans in the workplace.

Business

Amazon makes drone delivery history

Internet retailer Amazon has made its first drone delivery in Europe and the first ever directly to a customer. It took place in Cambridge, England.

Internet retailer Amazon has made its first drone delivery in Europe and the first ever directly to a customer. It took place in Cambridge, England.

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Trump woos Silicon Valley's elite

Donald Trump holds an "introductory session" with powerful technology executives promising to make "fair deals".

Donald Trump holds an "introductory session" with powerful technology executives promising to make "fair deals".

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Japanese transport app offers 'drunk mode' to partygoers

A Japan-based application development company has come up with a novel way to help its customers during the festive party season. Ekispert, makers

A Japan-based application development company has come up with a novel way to help its customers during the festive party season. Ekispert, makers

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HyQ - the four-legged robot for disaster zones

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

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Brexit at the London TechCrunch Disrupt exhibition

Virtual and augmented reality, health technology and mobile tech were centre stage at the annual TechCrunch Disrupt startup event in London.

Virtual and augmented reality, health technology and mobile tech were centre stage at the annual TechCrunch Disrupt startup event in London.

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Students and NASA design suit for Mars

A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…

A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…

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Fighting dementia with gaming

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

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Nuclear diamonds could solve clean energy problems

A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.

A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.

Business

Uber loses UK driver employment case

Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British employment tribunal has ruled, dealing a major blow to its business model.

Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British employment tribunal has ruled, dealing a major blow to its business model.

Sport

Smart Stadiums leading the way in boosting fan experience

The focus of attention on the second and final day of the World Football Summit in Madrid was firmly on technological development of the game and the fan…

The focus of attention on the second and final day of the World Football Summit in Madrid was firmly on technological development of the game and the fan…

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Vodafone fined over customer failings

Britain's telecoms regulator has fined Vodafone a record amount for what it called "serious and sustained" failings in its dealings with customers.

Britain's telecoms regulator has fined Vodafone a record amount for what it called "serious and sustained" failings in its dealings with customers.

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Apple profits fall for the first time in 15 years

Apple's annual earnings have dropped for the first time in 15 years as it posted a third successive quarter of declining iPhone sales.

Apple's annual earnings have dropped for the first time in 15 years as it posted a third successive quarter of declining iPhone sales.

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The robot with a racket

This badminton-playing robot was put through its paces at the World Robot Conference in Beijing.

This badminton-playing robot was put through its paces at the World Robot Conference in Beijing.