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Google driverless cars take to public roads in Phoenix

09/06/2017

Google is allowing people use its driverless car service, with the firm's sister company Waymo, operating a free "early rider" programme in Phoenix, Arizona. Hundreds of families are expected to join in, with a fleet of 500 minivans equipped with Waymo’s self-driving technology...

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Snapchat Spectacles – whatever next? Genius or fad-in-waiting?

02/06/2017

Just when we thought that the world of social media couldn’t get any more bizarre, Snapchat Spectacles has been launched in the UK & Europe. The spectacles, that take photos and records videos are the brainchild of Snap Inc, the company behind the social network...

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Tinder files legal objection against one-man dating app

18/05/2017

Tinder has filed a legal objection to a dating platform created by one lone British man, upon which he is actually the only male date. The app, Shinder, was created by Shed Simove, to find himself a partner...

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Top tips to avoid falling for email phishing scams

12/05/2017

In January, it was reported that a phishing scam was putting Netflix users' credit card and personal information at risk. The scam sent users an email, pretending to be from Netflix, asking them to update their membership details. It included a link displaying a fake log-in page, asking for payment information – another page then appeared requesting their name, address and date of birth...

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New Microsoft Surface laptop

04/05/2017

Microsoft’s new Surface laptop has been unveiled, aimed at competing with the Macbook Air. The Surface will be available on 15th June starting from £770. Its features include a 34cm screen and 14 hours of battery life. A new edition of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is also being aimed at schools, designed to run on low-cost computers...

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