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A fossilized jawbone of what scientists claim is one of the very first humans has been discovered un Ethiopia. The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000...

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Sony has revealed a new edition of its virtual reality helmet Morpheus, which it says it plans to put on sale in 2016. The new...

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Ford has launched e-bikes at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), as part of its plans to extend its footprint beyond cars. Increasingly car manufacturers...

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Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon Sense ID 3D Fingerprint Technology - a new type of fingerprint sensor said to be able to read prints...

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IKEA has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC). The Home Smart...

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Samsung has unveiled two versions of its next flagship phone Galaxy S6, one of which has a screen that curves round its sides. The Galaxy...

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The first full-scale Hyperloop will be built in central California in 2016. Hyperloop is a new transportation method imagined up by entrepreneur Elon Musk. The 5-mile...

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Rescuers are trying to refloat about 90 stranded pilot whales after more than 100 died on a beach on New Zealand's South Island. The rescuers...

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The new NOOK is as much a tablet PC as it is an eReader, which actually works in the user’s favor when it comes...

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Chinese and the US researchers suggest that the innermost core of the Earth has another, distinct region at its center. The team believes that the...

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Netflix has launched its services in Cuba, as diplomatic relations between the US and the communist island continue to thaw. The internet movie and television...

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Samsung is warning customers to avoid discussing personal information in front of their Smart TV set. The warning applies to TV viewers who control their...

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The consumption of non-renewable resources has been increasing around the world at a rapid rate. New technologies have made it possible to harness solar...

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Apple has posted the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company. The giant tech reported a net profit of $18 billion in its...

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Facebook was down across much of the globe for a time on January 27, before returning to normal service. Millions of users were unable to...

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Malaysia Airlines official website has been attacked by hackers claiming to be from the "Lizard Squad - Official Cyber Caliphate". The national carrier's homepage currently...

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Mountain-size asteroid 2004 BL86 will pass in the vicinity of Earth on January 26, 2015. The space rock is roughly a third of a mile...

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Twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who clashed with Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook, are seeking approval for a Bitcoin exchange overseen by US regulators. The brothers...

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An actuator is a motor accountable for controlling or moving a mechanical system. It follows that such gear can move a system in a...

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Windows 10 will bring Microsoft's voice-controlled assistant Cortana to PCs, the company has revealed. Microsoft also unveiled the HoloLens headset that it said would one...

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Without sounding cliché the future is certainly paved in robots, or at least robotic design. Society has come a long way, and only continues...

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According to the New York Times and Der Spiegel, the US knew North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures hack because it had secretly...

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According to US scientists, 2014 was the warmest year on record, with global temperatures 0.68C (1.24F) above the long-term average. The results mean that 14...

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Samsung's first Tizen powered smartphones have gone on sale. The Z1 handsets are available in India for 5,700 rupees ($92) and, according to Samsung, offer...

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SpaceX says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform has failed. The vehicle...