100159136 googlecitybikes - The Google city that has angered Toronto
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The Google city that has angered Toronto

Image copyright Sidewalk Labs Image caption Google-affiliate Sidewalk Labs had big plans for its internet-based smart city It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet up – offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology. That would include […]

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Minecraft Earth: Minecraft's answer to Pokemon Go

Minecraft Earth is the new augmented reality version of the famous building game coming later this year. Made famous by Pokemon Go, augmented reality games allow players to bring real and virtual worlds together. Newsbeat has been among the first to see the new title in action and has spoken to the team behind it. […]

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American man accused in $9m net address theft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Net addresses have become valuable because the pool of available numbers is drying up An American man has been accused of stealing net addresses worth more than $9m (£7m) by US prosecutors. Amir Golestan of South Carolina is alleged to have tricked an organisation that controls some net addresses […]

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Tesla Model 3: Autopilot engaged during fatal crash

Image copyright NTSB Image caption The Tesla Model 3 after the crash A preliminary report into a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model 3 in the US has found Autopilot had been engaged 10 seconds before the crash. The Tesla was travelling above the speed limit when it crashed into a truck towing a trailer […]

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Nasa plans first woman Moon mission and other news

BBC Click’s Jen Copestake looks at some of the week’s best technology stories including; President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from “foreign adversaries” WhatsApp has confirmed that a security flaw in the app let attackers install spy software on their targets’ smartphones Nasa has announced plans to send […]

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Health: Apps and technology could help 'patient power'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apps are being developed to help patients manage their own medicines Could apps and wearable technology soon mean patients in Wales take more control of their treatment? Doctors and scientists are looking at ways for both drugs and conditions to be better monitored by patients themselves. One Wrexham bio-tech […]

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The doctor who invented 18 medical devices

Image copyright Jagdish Chaturvedi Image caption Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi combines his career with medical innovation – and stand-up comedy Consultant Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi is not your typical healthcare professional. He’s also an entrepreneur. Since 2010, Bangalore-based Dr Chaturvedi, has co-invented 18 medical devices to help address inefficiencies he’s spotted in the Indian healthcare system. And […]

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Global education X-Prize awards $10m

Image copyright XPrize Image caption Elon Musk gave teams their winning cheques at a ceremony at Google’s offices in Los Angeles Two teams are sharing a $10m (£7.8m) prize for advancing education among some of the world’s poorest children. Onebillion.org, which is based in the UK and Kenya, and KitKit School, from South Korea and […]

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Driverless lorry allowed on public Swedish roads

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Einride T-Pod lorry has no cab for a driver A driverless delivery lorry is being used alongside normal traffic on public roads in Sweden. The large lorry, called a T-Pod, weighs 26 tonnes fully laden and will move goods between buildings on an industrial estate. The vehicle is not […]

106983329 039445628 1 - Global virus fear prompts update for old Windows
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Global virus fear prompts update for old Windows

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Wannacry worm locked up thousands of computers all over the world Fears of a massive global computer virus outbreak have prompted Microsoft to issue security updates for very old versions of its Windows software. One patch is for Windows XP, which debuted in 2001 and Microsoft stopped supporting in […]

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MPs ask Instagram chiefs about suicide poll

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a teenage Instagram user in Malaysia Instagram executives have said they are “heartbroken” over the reported suicide of a teenager in Malaysia who had posted a poll to its app. The 16-year-old is thought to have killed herself hours after asking other […]

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Tech giants pledge to limit online terror content

Image copyright EPA Image caption New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron have launched the “Christchurch Call” Five global technology companies have pledged to limit terrorist material online. Facebook, Amazon, Google, Twitter and Microsoft will develop shared tools to detect and remove terrorist or extremist content among other measures. The pledge was […]