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Giant radio telescope begins search for alien life in outer space

The world's largest radio telescope has begun searching for signs of extra-terrestrial life in outer space.     The ¬£138m dish, which began operating on Sunday, measures...

Yahoo sued over ‘state-sponsored’ cyberattack that affected 500 million users

Yahoo is being sued over a cyberattack which resulted in data being stolen from 500 million users. http://video.news.sky.com/video/flash/vod/2016/09/230916YahooVt20001474658248448500.flv The US internet firm said the hack, which...

Twitter shares surge 21% on reports that it is in takeover...

Twitter shares have surged by a fifth after reports that it was the target of a possible takeover. Google and cloud computing company Salesforce were...

Yahoo admits 500 million users had data stolen in 2014 attack

Data from at least 500 million Yahoo users was "stolen" during an attack in 2014, the internet company has said. It said the hack may...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3bn to wipe out ‘all disease’

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged more than $3bn towards an ambitious plan to rid the world of disease. The Facebook founder and his...

Supercar firm McLaren approached by Apple – but denies it is...

Apple has reportedly approached McLaren about an investment or potential takeover. The Financial Times - which cites three sources it says have knowledge of the...

Academic beats FBI by unlocking Apple iPhone for £75

A British university researcher has done what the FBI claimed was impossible by unlocking an iPhone - for just £75. Earlier this year the US...

Amsterdam to get driverless ‘roboats’ on its canals

The driverless car revolution may not quite be upon us - but researchers are already planning to bring driverless boats to a famous canal...

Fitness trackers may not help weight loss

Fitness trackers worn every day by millions of people offer no useful weight loss benefit, a study has suggested. A two-year study of almost 500...

Iceland opts out of FIFA 17 game after cash row with...

Iceland has opted out of the latest FIFA video game following a row over money with Electronic Arts. The manufacturer was willing to pay about two...

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