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Scientist: Hawking is 'brain in a vat'

commentary To celebrate Stephen Hawking's 71st birthday, a fellow scientist suggests that perhaps it is the machines rather than the man who should be celebrated. She compares him to Darth Vader.

By January 12, 2013

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Tech worker dies in vat of sulfuric acid

An 18-year-old worker at a circuit board factory in Redwood City, Calif., apparently passed out over a vat of acid, fell in and died.

By September 24, 2007

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3D-printed bio-shoes could repair themselves

It doesn't take long for avid runners to wear down a new pair of shoes. But some day runners and walkers alike may be able to pop protocell shoes into a vat of liquid to regenerate overnight.

By December 12, 2013

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Play.com stops selling direct, will be a marketplace only

Play.com will no longer sell its own goods from March, acting instead as a marketplace for other retailers.

By January 9, 2013

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Geeksphone Revolution switches between Android and Firefox OS

The Geeksphone Revolution, which lets you try out Firefox OS without burning your Android bridges, goes on sale on 20 February.

By February 12, 2014

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Tefal ActiFry goes Mini for countertop convenience

The Tefal FZ2000 ActiFry Mini is a smaller version of the reduced oil cooker. By using a stirring paddle and circulating hot air to cook, the kitchen appliance requires very little oil.

By February 3, 2014

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Microsoft fails to explain UK-US price difference for Xbox One

At £429, Microsoft's new console is significantly more expensive than in the US, where it's $499 (£320). What's going on?

By June 11, 2013

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Microsoft Surface Pro coming to the UK in May

Microsoft's proper Windows 8 tablet, the Surface Pro, is heading to Blighty "before the end of May", the company promises.

By April 24, 2013

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Nokia gets Sirius with rumoured Windows tablet

More details are emerging of the rumoured Nokia Windows tablet, codenamed Sirius.

By September 13, 2013

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GTA V is cheaper in Britain than the US or Europe

It's the opposite of rip-off Britain -- thanks to our massive supermarkets and cut-throat online retailers, GTA prices are lower here than many countries.

By September 16, 2013