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Glacier technology feels the heat

Fri, 10/09/2009 - 03:49
British technology designed to measure glaciers may hold the secret to predicting landslides, scientists believe.

Smart choices

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 18:01
A pick of the current crop of smartphones

Tiny 'nuclear batteries' unveiled

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 12:15
A team of researchers in the US has demonstrated a tiny battery powered by the decay of radioactive isotopes.

Cuba bloggers test official limits

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 08:46
Cuba's dynamic emerging blogging community has recently been testing the limits of free expression in the Communist-run state.

Napster's cut-price relaunch

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 06:02
Napster relaunches its service, offering unlimited music streaming plus five MP3 downloads for a £5 monthly fee.

IBM 'in anti-competition probe'

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 04:29
IBM is being investigated by the US Department of Justice over allegations of anti-competitive behaviour, a trade body says.

Camera boosts RAF's Afghan crews

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 04:05
The RAF says a new specialised camera is giving its crews in Afghanistan a clearer picture of enemy forces.

The Eigen harp. Do you drum it, strum it or stroke it?

Thu, 10/08/2009 - 02:45
The BBC's Tim Masters tries out the Eigenharp - described by its developers as "simply the most expressive electronic musical instrument ever made".

Children draw a vision of 2020

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 18:43
Labour-saving devices, magic pens and chef robots are among designs for a project asking children to predict future

'Phishing' raids in US and Egypt

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 15:18
Police in the US and in Egypt arrest dozens of people accused of links to an alleged identity theft ring targeting US banks.

EU approves new Microsoft pledges

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 11:56
The European Union voices its approval for Microsoft's latest pledges to curb its anti-competitive practices.

Destination Venus

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 11:30
Russia plans a new mission to the 'morning star'

Web mail scam propagates itself

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 08:40
The phishing scam that has affected thousands of web mail users is spreading, according to a security firm.

New Yorkers text hi-tech beavers

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 06:30
An experiment taking place in New York is allowing people to 'text' wildlife to find out the state of the city's rivers.

Q&A: Phishing

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 05:55
What it is, what it does, and how to avoid it

Plastic card fraud falls by 23%

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 05:43
The amount of fraud being committed on plastic cards fell in the first half of the year, according to industry figures.

Amazon's Kindle to launch in UK

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 04:48
Amazon's popular e-book reader the Kindle is set to be released in 100 countries, including the UK, with 3G access.

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 03:11
Ukraine v England: A big match for Broadband Britain

Blogger marks 10 year milestone

Wed, 10/07/2009 - 03:03
Blogger is ten but how relevant is blogging now?

Getting smart

Tue, 10/06/2009 - 18:01
How smartphones are changing our digital lives


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