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The robot that can pick up virtually any object

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:11:27 GMT

Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.

The first cash machine came into use 50 years ago today

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:12:26 GMT

It is 50 years to the day that the first cash machine came into use. How has it changed over the years?

Broadband minister: Getting fast Broadband is a 'choice'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:41:22 GMT

Having super fast broadband is a 'choice' argues former broadband minister

Why lionfish are being hunted by robots in Bermuda

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:11:08 GMT

Bermuda is using robot technology to control the population of venomous lionfish.

Hyperlane: A special lane for self-driving vehicles

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:08:58 GMT

A US company is proposing special lanes on roads purely for self-driving vehicles.

Sheryl Sandberg: Tools like Facebook 'used for evil and good'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:09:16 GMT

How Facebook's new initiative plans to tackle extremist and hate speech online.

How safe is your internet router?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:50:30 GMT

Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.

Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:52:24 GMT

Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

Google Glass announces update and other tech news

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:28:33 GMT

BBC Click's Kathleen Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:59:33 GMT

The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.

Aadhar: Why is India's biometric scheme so controversial?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:17:53 GMT

More than a billion biometric cards have been issued, but the scheme is deeply controversial.