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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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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…

Business

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.

Business

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.

Business

Tesla goes all-in on self-driving

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

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Robots really are trying to take over Hollywood

Making creative decisions using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence; it all sounds terrifying to people who make a living in the TV and film industry.

Making creative decisions using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence; it all sounds terrifying to people who make a living in the TV and film industry.

Business

Still sceptical about virtual reality? You shouldn't be

Despite its strong presence on the programme at MIPCOM 2016 – one of the world’s leading markets for entertainment content – virtual reality still

Despite its strong presence on the programme at MIPCOM 2016 – one of the world’s leading markets for entertainment content – virtual reality still

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How to play vinyl records with Britain's new plastic five pound note

While the value of the British pound sterling has been on the decline over the last few weeks, some music-loving Brits have found an alternative use

While the value of the British pound sterling has been on the decline over the last few weeks, some music-loving Brits have found an alternative use

Business

Ukraine targets IT to drive economy

“Ukraine is a country of a great potential” – this is a message heard at each panel of the Kyiv International Economic Forum this year. The

“Ukraine is a country of a great potential” – this is a message heard at each panel of the Kyiv International Economic Forum this year. The

Business

Bored at the bank? Pepper is here to help

Mini robots called Pepper have been rolled out at a bank in Taiwan to entertain customers as they wait, and try to sell them financial products.

Mini robots called Pepper have been rolled out at a bank in Taiwan to entertain customers as they wait, and try to sell them financial products.

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Piece of coal deciphered as ancient biblical text

A team of scientists at the University of Kentucky working with biblical scholars in Jerusalem have succeeded in revealing the contents of what looks like a lump of…

A team of scientists at the University of Kentucky working with biblical scholars in Jerusalem have succeeded in revealing the contents of what looks like a lump of…

Business

Google takes on Apple and Samsung with its new smart phone

Google has launched a new line in smartphones along with other gadgets designed to take on electronic giants like Apple and Samsung.

Google has launched a new line in smartphones along with other gadgets designed to take on electronic giants like Apple and Samsung.