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Posted by Joe Curtis on March 14, 2018

Tech industry expresses concern over UK’s slow growth forecasts

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 14, 2018

This Switch mod finds a use for your Sony Watchman

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on March 14, 2018

Professor Stephen Hawking has died, aged 76 – seven times he was an inspirational legend

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 13, 2018

Arizona University uses card data to predict student dropout rates

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Posted by Alex Lee on March 13, 2018

Fidget spinners named one of the most dangerous products in the EU

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 13, 2018

Sea of Thieves’ Mike Chapman on making multiplayer truly cooperative

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Posted by William Stanton on March 12, 2018

Facebook is about to lock a lot more underage users out of their accounts

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 12, 2018

Apple patents a way to keep your keyboard crumb free

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on March 12, 2018

The Division 2’s latest E3 2018 trailer paints a grim picture of Washington DC

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 12, 2018

Tim Berners-Lee: Google and Facebook are helping to “weaponise the web” and must be reigned in

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on March 9, 2018

For Mario Day on March 10, Google Maps will let Mario guide you to your destination

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on March 9, 2018

Super Smash Bros Ultimate release date: Your comprehensive guide to everything Super Smash Bros on Switch

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Posted by William Stanton on March 9, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 out now

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 9, 2018

Barack Obama is coming to a Netflix screen near you

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on March 9, 2018

Valve is making games again with a focus on VR, just don’t expect Half-Life 3 just yet

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on March 9, 2018

Teeth found at Stonehenge suggest the landmark was built as part of a lavish 4,000-year-old party or ritual

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 8, 2018

Journey through human flesh or save Marina Abramović from drowning in these experimental HTC Vive artworks

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Posted by Alex Lee on March 8, 2018

Electric clocks are running slow all over Europe thanks to a Serbian-Kosovo power dispute

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 8, 2018

Jurassic World Alive is a scaly Pokémon Go with bigger teeth

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 8, 2018

Amazon issues fix for Alexa’s random bursts of creepy laughter

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Posted by Alex Lee on March 7, 2018

Google Dog View lets you tour the Japanese city of Odate strapped to the back of fluffy Akita dogs

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on March 7, 2018

The 17 inspirational women getting their own Barbie dolls, from NASA’s Katherine Johnson to UK boxer Nicola Adams

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Posted by Chris Kerr on March 6, 2018

Far Cry 5: How Ubisoft dug deep into America’s disturbing history of cults

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Posted by William Stanton on March 6, 2018

UK porn check delayed, as government says they will be “enforceable by the end of the year”

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 6, 2018

This dongle adds a home button to the iPhone X

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 6, 2018

University of London offers first online BSc degree

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 5, 2018

Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky “crossed an ethical line”, report claims

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Posted by Alex Lee on March 2, 2018

Google’s Song Maker turns even the most talentless into musicians

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 2, 2018

The world’s biggest family tree – spanning 13 million people – reveals a lot of married cousins

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Posted by William Stanton on March 2, 2018

Battlefield V release date, UK price, modes and more: Battlefield 5 release date delayed

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 2, 2018

Facebook’s failed Explore Feed experiment shows it can’t just drop the politics

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on March 1, 2018

We’re in love with the new A-Z Royal Mint 10p set celebrating the best of Britain – complete with a coin for “queuing”

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 1, 2018

Happy St David’s Day! Google marks Dydd Gŵyl Dewi with beautiful Welsh Doodle

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on February 28, 2018

The free PS Plus games lineup for March 2018 includes the fantastic Bloodborne and Ratchet & Clank

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Posted by Edward Munn on February 28, 2018

My Tamagotchi Forever app is bringing the iconic virtual pet to your phone on 15 March

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on February 28, 2018

Children can’t hold pencils thanks to technology, but is that as bad as it sounds?

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on February 28, 2018

How to claim compensation if your train journey is delayed: Held up by Storm Emma, here’s how to get your money back

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 28, 2018

96.5% of YouTubers make less than £8,750 per year (usually a LOT less)

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on February 27, 2018

Detective game “Beckett” is a disturbing, Dadaist trip that makes you question reality

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on February 27, 2018

National Pokémon Day 2018: Get shiny Pikachu in a hat, extra Stardust and a Squirtle Snapchat Lens in the UK

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 27, 2018

Prepare for space war in “a matter of years” says US Air Force chief

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on February 26, 2018

Cities and Memory lets you visit anywhere on Earth and listen to local sounds

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on February 23, 2018

A Pokémon RPG for Switch is coming in

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Posted by Alex Lee on February 23, 2018

Shiny Tyranitar and Smack Down: June’s Pokémon Community Day is on this weekend

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on February 23, 2018

The Nintendo eShop is in hot water with European law

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 23, 2018

Steve Jobs’ typo-laden job application goes for more than £125,000

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on February 22, 2018

Watch a 1980s electric car transform into the world’s largest computer mouse

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on February 22, 2018

Citymapper’s Smart Ride is an eight-seater Uber-style taxi… just don’t call it a bus

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 21, 2018

Microsoft reveals its Xbox Games with Gold for

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 21, 2018

Jeff Bezos is building a $42 million 10,000-year clock in a Texas mountain