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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

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US launches criminal probe into CIA leak

A federal criminal investigation is being opened into the public release of documents said to detail alleged CIA hacking tools.

A federal criminal investigation is being opened into the public release of documents said to detail alleged CIA hacking tools.

Business

Car industry looks beyond mergers at the Geneva motor show

At the Geneva motor show the focus is on the future of carmaking with the rise of electric vehicles, automated driving and car sharing.

At the Geneva motor show the focus is on the future of carmaking with the rise of electric vehicles, automated driving and car sharing.

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North Korea test fires four more missiles

North Korea has fired four more ballistic missiles, three of which fell into the sea near Japan.

North Korea has fired four more ballistic missiles, three of which fell into the sea near Japan.

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Nintendo launches vital Switch console

Nintendo has launched its new Switch games console, which is crucial to the Japanese company's future.

Nintendo has launched its new Switch games console, which is crucial to the Japanese company's future.

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Uber in London to appeal driver "literacy" ruling

London transport regulators want to force private drivers to prove the level of their reading and writing skills in English

London transport regulators want to force private drivers to prove the level of their reading and writing skills in English

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Record-breaking year for Mobile World Congress

Time to pack away the selfie sticks as Mobile World Congress, the annual technology and telecoms trade show, wrapped up in Barcelona.

Time to pack away the selfie sticks as Mobile World Congress, the annual technology and telecoms trade show, wrapped up in Barcelona.

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Nokia calls up nostalgia at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The latest smartphones were on show at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where Huawei tried to make an impact with the P10 and P10 Plus models in the absence of direct competitors Apple and…

The latest smartphones were on show at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where Huawei tried to make an impact with the P10 and P10 Plus models in the absence of direct competitors Apple and…

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Mobile privacy explained by kids

As we spend more and more of our lives using our mobile phones and they get connected to almost anything from houses to cars to fridges, privacy has become one of the main concerns raised at the Mobil

As we spend more and more of our lives using our mobile phones and they get connected to almost anything from houses to cars to fridges, privacy has become one of the main concerns raised at the Mobil

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We watch a billion hours of YouTube a day?!?!

At least a billion hours of content are being consumed by YouTube users each day, Google-owner company reveal

At least a billion hours of content are being consumed by YouTube users each day, Google-owner company reveal

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Business Line road trip to Barcelona - this is IT!

This week Business Line is entirely focused on IT. Reporting from the Mobile World Congress we check out technology trends for 2017 and beyond.

This week Business Line is entirely focused on IT. Reporting from the Mobile World Congress we check out technology trends for 2017 and beyond.

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Germany unveils new passport design

The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first time on Thursday.

The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first time on Thursday.

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Tesla says on track for volume production of Model 3 electric car

Tesla has reassured investors by confirming that its vital mass-market Model 3 electric car is on track to be produced in large number by September.

Tesla has reassured investors by confirming that its vital mass-market Model 3 electric car is on track to be produced in large number by September.

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Apple iPhone anticipation pushes up share price

Apple’s shares continue to rise, hitting new all-time highs in anticipation of the launch of its 10th anniversary iPhone later this year.

Apple’s shares continue to rise, hitting new all-time highs in anticipation of the launch of its 10th anniversary iPhone later this year.

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Yahoo pays the price for massive data breaches in Verizon deal

Verizon - which is buying Yahoo's core internet business - has cut the purchase price to reflect the financial impact of two massive cyber attacks.

Verizon - which is buying Yahoo's core internet business - has cut the purchase price to reflect the financial impact of two massive cyber attacks.

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Swedish Supermarket chain ICA tattoos its fruit and veg

Swedish supermarket giant ICA is trialling laser marking its sweet potatoes and avocados in search of an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic stickers or…

Swedish supermarket giant ICA is trialling laser marking its sweet potatoes and avocados in search of an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic stickers or…