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Vertu for Bentley matches your phone to your ride, for just £10,700

The luxury phone and car manufacturers team up for an Android smartphone with a 24-hour concierge service.

By October 14, 2014

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Want your kids to do better in school? Send them outside

At a time when we spend more of our time indoors, a new study suggests that kids regularly exposed to nature do better on standardized tests.

By October 16, 2014

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BBC turns to WhatsApp to share Ebola information

Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.

By October 16, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Thirteen-year-old says she'll be the first human on Mars

Declaring that "failure is not an option," Alyssa Carson wants to go further than any human has gone before. She's already been to NASA's Space Academy three times.

By October 9, 2014

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How a hair-raising billboard aims to beat cancer

An interactive billboard in a Stockholm subway reacts in a most striking way to deliver its message whenever a train arrives.

By October 7, 2014

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Google is looking into rude 'English person' search result

Google seems to be aware of an unfortunate search quirk that brings up an insulting word when surfers enter the term 'define an English person'.

By December 14, 2011

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Real-time, real-world captioning comes to Google Glass

A new app for Google Glass captions conversations in real-time.

By October 2, 2014

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Microsoft shows off Sway presentation app for Office

The application, available today in preview form, is the newest member of the Office family.

By October 1, 2014

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Bitcoin converter Circle opens to the public worldwide

The company's service allows consumers to swap established currencies for the digital kind without the speculating inherent in trading exchanges.

By September 29, 2014