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Robot turns out to be man in suit

Image copyright MBK Media Image caption The “robot” turned out to be a man inside a suit A robot on show at a Russian state-sponsored event has turned out to...

Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93

Image copyright Eyevine/New York Times Image caption Evelyn Berezin said her word processor would help secretaries become more efficient at their jobs The woman who...

Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Ms Brockell said many other bereaved parents had contacted her to tell of similar experiences The mother of a stillborn child has...

Streets with UK’s slowest and fastest broadband named

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption One in eight homes had download speeds below 5Mbps, according to uSwitch A village street in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire, has...

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada

Image copyright Reuters The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been granted bail by a Canadian court. Meng Wanzhou was arrested on 1 December...

Google chief denies political bias claims

Media captionWATCH: ‘If you Google the word idiot, a picture of Donald Trump comes up?’ Google chief Sundar Pichai has faced accusations of political bias...

Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Image copyright Huawei Image caption The Honor View20 was shown off by Huawei’s product manager, Jimmy Xiong, in Hong Kong Two smartphone-makers have unveiled...

Seven things to watch as Google’s CEO appears before Congress hearing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google’s Sundar Pichai failed to show up at a Senate hearing earlier this year and was represented by an empty chair...

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Image copyright Woebot Labs/Touchkin Image caption Woebot and Wysa are part of a new wave of mental health chatbots Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates...

O2 ‘to seek millions’ in damages over data outage

Image copyright Getty Images Mobile operator O2 is understood to be seeking millions in damages from supplier Ericsson after last week’s day-long data network...