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Who is the laziest?

www.bbc.co.uk

How live streaming of player data is giving sports fans unprecedented levels of analysis.

Thursday, Jul 20

20

BMW 'favouring Oxford' to build new electric Mini

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Sources have said the car giant is leaning towards the UK, despite concerns over Brexit.

Kodi magazine 'directs readers to pirate content'

BBC / Technology

The guide is being investigated by the Federation Against Copyright Theft.

17

Two huge 'dark web' markets shut down

BBC.com

The AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were known for trade in drugs, weapons and malware.

16

Google Maps adds the International Space Station

BBC / Technology

The International Space Station becomes the first "off planet" addition to the interactive tool.

13

Dark net guns shipped in old printers

BBC / Technology

A study into the sale of firearms on the dark net finds "cause for concern" for police and government.

Why Bitcoin risks becoming a victim of its own success

BBC / Technology

The Bitcoin community must agree how to tackle a slowdown in transaction times to avoid a schism.

11

Laptop ban: US lifts restrictions on Saudi Arabian flights

BBC / Middle East

Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.

10

OnePlus admits 911 emergency call glitch

BBC / Technology

Its flagship OnePlus 5 phone would restart if people tried to call the emergency services.

06

Would using an eye scanner make mobile banking secure?

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TSB customers will be able to try out iris scanning technology to access their bank account.

02

WhatsApp video messages 'blocked'

BBC / News

Chinese authorities also appear to have stopped users sending photos and voice messages.

Meet Rob Spence, the film-maker with the camera eye

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Film-maker Rob Spence used his bionic eye to record a mini documentary about cyborgs.

Wednesday, Jul 19

16

Google to add 'news feed' to website and app

BBC / Technology

A Facebook-style feed of news stories and videos will be rolled out across Google's services.

15

Virgin complaint bans Sky broadband ad

BBC / Technology

The advert claimed Sky broadband was "super reliable", which the Advertising Standards Authority disputed.

08

Is WhatsApp being censored in China?

BBC / Asia

The messaging service has faced service disruptions, but it censorship, or is there another explanation?

Exclusive: Despacito breaks global streaming record

BBC / Entertainment

Luis Fonsi's single becomes the most-streamed song of all time, overtaking Justin Bieber's Sorry.

02

Hands-on with the sci-fi shooter Destiny 2 Beta

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A pre-release online beta where fans can experience how the new game plays has been released.

Instagram tops cyber-bullying study

BBC / Technology

Seven per cent of young social media users said they had been bullied on the photo-themed app.

Tuesday, Jul 18

19

Petya cyber-attack still disrupting firms weeks later

BBC / Technology

Some businesses hit by the Petya cyber-attack have not yet returned to normal operations.

18

Google Glass smart eyewear returns

BBC / Technology

A revamped version of the technology company's augmented-reality eyewear is to be sold by software partners.

15

Openreach mulls full fibre rollout for 10 million in UK

BBC / Technology

Openreach, newly split from BT, is considering faster fibre services but wants help from industry.

Robot 'drowns' in fountain mishap

BBC / Technology

The wheeled security robot in Washington DC tumbled into a fountain at an office building.

14

Hacks 'probably compromised' UK industry

BBC / Technology

The analysis was made by GCHQ, according to a document seen by technology website Motherboard.

13

Bermuda shipwreck digitally recreated by divers

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The seas around Bermuda have more shipwrecks per mile than any other place on Earth.

Robotic furniture zooms across rooms

BBC.com

A robotics start-up creates voice-controlled furniture that moves to maximise space in small flats.

07

Japan's zero-gravity space drone sends first pictures from ISS

BBC / Asia

Life on the International Space Station has been photographed by an impossibly cute drone from Japan.

03

Afghan female robotics team land in US

BBC / Asia

An Afghan all-girl robotics team who were initially denied visas arrive in the US for a competition.

Telescopes to reach nine billion light years away

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New radio telescopes far more powerful than any used before aim to shed light on extra terrestrial activity.

02

Meet the 'doctors' who will talk to you whenever you like

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Could health apps and AI-powered chatbots replace your traditional local doctor?

Monday, Jul 17

23

Netflix now has 104 million subscribers worldwide

BBC / Business

Shares in the video streaming firm surge in after-hours trading on better-than-expected results.