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iPhone 4 launch day: Surrey goes iCrazy

The hysteria over iPhone 4 is spreading across the whole country like wildfire -- we hung with our homies in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

By June 24, 2010

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Scientists create 'world's darkest material': Vantablack

The Dark Side has some catching up to do. A new nanotech material claims the crown for being the darkest material ever created.

By July 14, 2014

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Ride the Oculus Rift to outer space!

Researchers at the UK's Surrey Space Center are trying to fund a novel way for the 99.999992 percent of us who've never been to outer space to virtually get there.

By March 4, 2014

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Cyclist heads down freeway, blames GPS

A UK man using his phone to find a shortcut ends up cycling down a freeway, until police catch up with him.

By February 25, 2014

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Gang foiled in plot to take over Santander UK's computers

A criminal gang tried to take control of Santander's computers to steal millions, and they used some pretty basic tech, too.

By September 14, 2013

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Google Nexus fired into space to see if screams are audible

A science project to warm the cockles of a xenomorph's acidic heart: The first smartphone satellite will test the "Alien" tagline so you don't have to.

By February 25, 2013

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Cell phone germs as art: Gross or gorgeous?

Molecular biology students test their phones for bugs -- and find lots of them. Some even look like flowers and distant galaxies.

By February 20, 2013

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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Rural fibre broadband given green light from Europe

The European Union has approved a rural broadband boost to bring the Web to areas to Britain currently starved of Web access.

By November 21, 2012

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Android 'smartphone satellite' aims for space

With smartphones gaining power while shedding size, British researchers say it's time to use them as primary computers for satellites.

By January 24, 2011