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European court: Skype's name too similar to Britain's Sky broadcasting

The judgment prevents Microsoft from trademarking the Skype name and logo in Europe.

By May 5, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

On today's show, we check out a website that visualizes 100,000 Wikipedia articles as a galaxy of "stars," a detailed restoration of Britain's first full-length science fiction film, and a do-it-yourself exoplanet detector made without high-powered telescopes.

By December 16, 2014

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Discovering a "Wikigalaxy" on Tomorrow Daily

A French computer science student just launched Wikigalaxy, a space-themed visualization of 100,000 Wikipedia articles you can explore at your leisure. Now you can actually tumble into a Wikipedia black hole online!

By December 16, 2014

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Explore Britain's Tate museum after dark via robot

By taking remote control of telepresence robots, you'll be able to roam the deserted halls of one of the world's most famous museums.

By August 12, 2014

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Trying -- and kinda succeeding -- at going the distance with an electric car

For Road Trip 2015, CNET drives an all-electric car 500 miles around Britain's most scenic spots to see how easy it is to take a road trip without petrol. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

By August 15, 2015

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Samsung's S6 Edge+ and Google's Alphabet soup in CNET UK Podcast 445

Google has a new parent company, Samsung has some new phones and we have to call for a tow-truck. All that and more on the UK's best tech podcast.

By August 14, 2015

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UK govt revving up for driverless cars on Britain's roads

The government will conduct a review next year to help make Britain a prime destination for making and testing driverless cars.

By December 8, 2013

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Take a tour of the HMS Belfast (pictures)

The HMS Belfast served Great Britain for two decades. Nowadays it's a tourist attraction in central London. We took a tour.

48 Images By July 7, 2015

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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Michael Douglas says social media is ruining young American actors

Technically Incorrect: Apparently young Brits and Aussies work at their craft. The Americans, on the other hand, preen on Facebook and Twitter and have become unisex.

By July 8, 2015