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UK joins US in banning uncharged gadgets from some flights

The UK's Department for Transport says passengers on some journeys will have to prove their devices are powered up "or face not being allowed to bring the device onto the aircraft."

By 9 July 2014

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U.K. to ban wearing Google Glass while driving, report says

Britain's Department for Transport issues a preemptive strike by suggesting that wearing Google's glasses behind the wheel will be against the law.

By 1 August 2013

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UK government spends £2.7m on online road-safety game for kids

The Department of Transport spent over £2.7m creating and running an online game called Code of Everand designed to teach kids how to cross the road -- even though very few children ever played it.

By 15 January 2011

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​NSW Police 'makes no apologies' for collecting Opal Card data

As NSW Opal Card users face having their movements tracked by police without a warrant, the NSW Police Commissioner has defended the practice.

By 16 July 2014

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Uber defies Government warnings, launches ridesharing to public

Despite warnings, Uber has opened its ridesharing service to the public and gone on a marketing offensive offering free rides from Kings Cross.

By 1 May 2014

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​Government threatens legal action for Sydney UberX drivers

UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.

By 18 June 2014

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Uber defends ridesharing after Taxi Council's talk of "risk"

Uber has defended the safety and reliability of its new ridesharing service, which has come under fire from the taxi industry for posing "an unacceptable risk to the public".

By 29 April 2014

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads in January

The UK government has approved trials of self-driving cars on public roads next year.

By 30 July 2014

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Flying drone meets 3D printer, buzzwords hit critical mass

A new flying drone has been equipped with materials that harden to form a sticky foam, giving it potential applications in hard-to-reach areas.

By 13 May 2014

Review

TDK Life on Record TREK Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker

The TDK Life on Record Trek Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker delivers very good sound for its size and affordable price, and it's well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.

12 July 2014

4 stars Editors' rating 12 July 2014

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