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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By 29 July 2014

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Unified Weapons Master offers high-tech gladiatorial combat

Two combatants clad in high-tech armour battle it out with classic weaponry in a modern arena. That's sport of the future according to Unified Weapons Master.

By 16 July 2014

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By 12 June 2014

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The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.

By 24 June 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana doesn’t speak Spanish, for now

The virtual personal assistant to be released with the new Windows Phone 8.1 update will speak in English and then Chinese. Spanish won’t be available until 2015.

By 4 April 2014

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New Sony Xperia C3 is all about the selfie

The Sony Xperia C3 packs a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a flash for feeding your selfie habit.

By 8 July 2014

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Electronics store makes interviewee dance to Daft Punk

A UK man says that Currys electronics store humiliated him by making him dance for a job. The store subsequently apologizes.

By 7 September 2013

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Manchester United joins Twitter as @ManUtd

The Premier League champsions' account promises behind-the-scenes news and photos, and has racked up over 100,000 followers in a few hours.

By 10 July 2013

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How modern tech makes photographing the World Cup a snap

A lot's changed for veteran shooters like Getty Images' Richard Heathcote. Powerful tools speed the tourney's best shots to fans.

By 8 June 2014

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Google, Microsoft ramp up fight against online child pornography

Web giants agree to modify search algorithms to exclude search terms associated with photos and videos containing sexual abuse of children.

By 18 November 2013