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Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

Image copyright Thinkstock The Chancellor is to promise a major expansion of Britain’s superfast broadband network in a bid to boost the post-Brexit economy. In a...

Elon Musk to fix Tesla ‘braking flaw’

Image copyright Tesla Tesla boss Elon Musk has admitted there is a braking issue in its Model 3 cars but promised a firmware update to fix it “in the next few...

Zuckerberg’s European Parliament testimony criticised

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg stayed beyond the allotted 75 minutes but did not answer all questions put to him Facebook founder Mark...

Greenwich University fined £120,000 for data breach

Image copyright University of Greenwich The University of Greenwich has been fined £120,000 ($160,000) by the Information Commissioner. The fine was for a security...

U-turn over Facebook chief’s EU meeting

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg previously answered two days of questions from US lawmakers In a change of plan, the public will be able to...

Apple Powerbeats headphones in ‘sweat-proof’ legal action

Image copyright BeatsbyDre Image caption The Powerbeats headphones’ advertising showed images of people using them while working up a sweat A US judge has ruled...

‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’? People can’t decide

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “It’s definitely Yanny, Laurel.” This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a “laurel”....

God of War: Giving gaming new emotions

The God of War franchise is back and has made some major changes to its iconic lead character Kratos. No longer simply angry, violent and focused solely on revenge...

Shark-spotting drones help keep swimmers safe

Drones capable of detecting sharks and helping save stranded swimmers are being used by lifeguards in Australia. The Westpac Little Ripper drones use the artificial...

The robot helping to deliver water in rural India

A robot that helps rural Indian villagers transport water is being trialled as part of a study by the University of Glasgow and Amrita University. The customised Husky...