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Robots ‘could replace 250,000 public sector workers’

Robots and computers could replace almost 250,000 public sector jobs over the next 15 years, according to a new report. The Reform thinktank said using...

Government ‘needs to raise its game’ on cyber security, MPs warn

Britain's ability to repel cyberattacks is being undermined by skills shortages and "chaotic" handling of personal data breaches, according to MPs. Despite cyberattacks being one...

Misophonia: Hating certain sounds could signal brain abnormality

People who cannot bear sounds such as chewing or breathing may have a brain abnormality, researchers say. Misophonia is a condition where a person reacts...

Uber boss Travis Kalanick quits Trump business advisory group

Uber's boss has quit Donald Trump's business advisory council in a move aimed at distancing the ride-sharing app from the President's policy agenda. Travis Kalanick...

Snapchat to float but ‘may never be profitable’

The US company behind the popular disappearing message service Snapchat is to float on the New York Stock Exchange. Tech firm Snap aims to raise...

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case as profits double

Facebook and two founders of its Oculus virtual reality technology have been ordered to pay $500m after losing a lawsuit. A jury in Dallas found...

UK scientists come up with blueprint for Deep Thought supercomputer

British scientists want to build a real-life version of Deep Thought, the supercomputer seen in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. A team at the...

‘Nightmare inducing’ wheeled robot called Handle revealed

A leaked video has revealed a new wheeled robot which has been dubbed "nightmare inducing". Around four minutes into the footage, the new generation of...

Paedophile loses bid to be removed from Google

A convicted child sex offender has been told news search results of his arrest cannot be deleted from Google. The Japanese man appealed to the...

Google mistakes high NHS web traffic for cyber attack

Google is mistaking high traffic from the NHS network for a cyber attack, with some staff being temporarily blocked from accessing its search engine....

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