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Instagram making likes private for some UK users to ‘remove pressure’

Instagram is hiding the number of likes on some posts in the UK as part of a global trial to figure out how it...

Mystery behind interstellar ‘buckyballs’ revealed by scientists

Scientists believe they understand how mysterious interstellar "buckyballs" - complicated carbon molecules which appear scattered throughout the space between stars - are actually formed. The...

Motorola relaunching Razr flip-phone with a foldable screen

Motorola is relaunching its Razr line of flip-phones, this time with a large foldable inner screen and a smaller screen on the outside. The inside...

Electric cars could get green number plates to make them easier...

Drivers of zero-emission vehicles could be given green number plates to make it easier for them to benefit from schemes designed to promote cleaner...

It’s time to terminate killer autonomous robots, UN told

Killer autonomous robots that use algorithms and sensors to determine when to kill people should be banned, the UN has been told. The Campaign To...

Google to update Pixel 4 software after security concerns

The new Pixel 4 smartphone will soon be updated to require eyes to be open for its face unlocking feature after concerns were raised...

The phone ‘skin’ that can ‘feel the user’s grasp’

An artificial skin that wraps around a mobile phone can "feel the user's grasp", researchers have said. The spongey-looking jacket, created using two layers of...

Scientists to ‘birth’ cancerous tumour in lab-grown human tissue

Cancer will be grown in a lab by scientists trying to find ways to stop the disease before it develops. A new transatlantic research alliance...

Milky Way: Supermassive black hole at centre of our galaxy ‘recently’...

The black hole at the centre of the Milky Way recently exploded according to new research, shooting expanding beams of energy into deep space...

Amazon re-hires woman fired after visiting dying relative in hospital

An Amazon warehouse worker in Sacramento who was fired after visiting a dying relative in hospital has been re-hired with back pay for time...

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