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Vodafone 4G rolling out to Birmingham, others this weekend

Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield will all have 4G from Vodafone turned on this Saturday.

By September 26, 2013

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Science finds a way to stop your headphones -- and your DNA -- getting tangled

There are few things more annoying than having to unpick a tangled knot of headphones or cables, but scientists say they've found the answer.

By July 2, 2014

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Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?

By June 8, 2014

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Teacher allegedly breaks into student's phone

A UK teacher allegedly takes drastic action to prove that a student is in an "inappropriate relationship."

By May 19, 2014

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'Internet of Things' network connects parking spaces and smartwatches

British company Arqiva has revealed plans for a low-power, battery-preserving network to connect up smart devices in 10 UK cities next year.

By May 16, 2014

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San Jose one of the least open-minded dating cities in US, says survey

In a survey of almost 1 million dating profiles conducted by online dating site Zoosk, San Jose, home of so much that is tech, is the second-least open-minded dating city in the US. It's even less open-minded than Birmingham, Ala.

By April 13, 2014

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Drones, eco travel and more at the Gadget Show Live 2014

We popped along to the Gadget Show Live to see what shiny kit was on display at the UK's largest consumer technology show.

By April 8, 2014

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Lego robot sets new Rubik's Cube world record

CubeStormer 3 solves a Rubik's Cube in 3.253 seconds, beating its own robot predecessor CubeStormer 2.

By March 18, 2014

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Eating food off the floor may be OK, scientist says

A microbiologist experiments with dropping food on various surfaces to see how much bacteria they pick up. Carpet is, apparently, not bad at all. And the five-second rule might be just right.

By March 13, 2014

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Watch a Boeing 767's landing gear strained to its limits

A 767 landing at the UK's Birmingham airport in extreme conditions shows the full flexibility of its equipment.

By February 17, 2014