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X-rays 'top scientific invention'
The public votes the X-ray machine as the best invention over the Apollo 10 space capsule and Stephenson's rocket.
Global 'caring' portal to launch
Plans are being drawn up for a website that will aim to promote social good around the world.
Ordnance Survey opens up data
Ordnance Survey has its first commercial client for its open source data library OS OpenSpace.
Doing the rounds
Why US doctors are ditching pagers for smartphones
Android phone for SonyEricsson
The first Android mobile phone from SonyEricsson is due to go on sale in early 2010, says the handset maker.
Nokia abandons N-Gage gaming
Mobile operator says there will be no more games published and the N-Gage service will shut down by the end of 2010.
Video gamers face malware deluge
Players of online games such as World of Warcraft are becoming popular targets for virus writers, reveals research.
File-sharers are big spenders too
A survey finds that people who download music illegally also spend more buying tunes legitimately.
Brussels criticises UK on privacy
The e-mail and web browsing habits of British citizens are not adequately protected, says the European Commission.
Are too many sequels damaging video games?
Orange reveals UK iphone date
Pre-pay, business and contract customers at Orange will be able to get the iPhone from 10 November.
Fry ends row with Twitter critic
Actor and presenter Stephen Fry and another user of website Twitter apologise to each other after an online row broke out.
English wine gets a helping hand... from Space
English vineyards have signed up to use a harvest optimisation scheme based on data gathered from satellites.
How much will you give us? Thieves take 1km of phone wire
Hundreds of people are left without their landline phone service for nearly 48 hours after thieves steal 1km (0.6 mile) of copper cabling.
An internet that speaks to you
Bill Thompson welcomes moves to make the net multi-lingual.
Fallout 3 crowned 'game of year'
Fallout 3 scoops ultimate game of the year at the Golden Joysticks, with Call of Duty also taking home a trio of awards.
Satellite that will map the Earth's water cycle
Man denies 'Trojan' webcam virus
An IT expert has denied sending out a computer virus which allowed him to spy on strangers using their webcams.
How to make new programs for mobile phones overnight
Could tiny print runs of local and personal papers save newspapers?
A company that offers people the opportunity to design and print their own newspapers believes that print is still a healthy trade.