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OnePlus: Inside its smartphone factory

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Click gets exclusive access to a factory in Shenzhen to see how the new OnePlus 5T phone is made.

07

Singapore to use driverless buses 'from 2022'

BBC / Asia

The government plans to let commuters hail on-demand shuttles using their mobile phones.

06

Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory

BBC / Technology

Apple's main iPhone supplier has stopped illegal overtime by school age interns in a factory in China

03

Broadband firms must ditch 'misleading' speed ads

BBC / Technology

A radical shake-up of broadband advertising will change the way ISPs promote the speed of net services.

Wednesday, Nov 22

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The game which helps children talk openly about grief.

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A child psychotherapist has told BBC 5 live he’s created a game which aims to help children open up about grief.

Budget 2017: Funding for AI, 5G and digital skills

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The chancellor acknowledged the digital revolution would change the way people lived and worked.

13

Android phones 'betray' user location to Google

BBC / Technology

The devices send location data back to Google even when location services are switched off.

12

UK regulator has 'huge concerns' over Uber breach

BBC / Technology

A data breach affecting 57 million customers and drivers should not have been concealed, the information commissioner says.

10

Cyber-security hub

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The £5m research institute will help us learn how to keep hackers out of our homes.

08

Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores

BBC / Asia

Apple says it removed the call and messaging app because it does not comply with local laws.

02

Simulator trains teachers to deal with mass shootings

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In the last four years there have been more than 200 school shootings in the United States.

Tuesday, Nov 21

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Iranian charged with Game of Thrones hack

BBC / Technology

Behzad Mesri is accused of leaking details of unaired episodes and demanding a $6m ransom from HBO.

21

Water firms still using 'magic sticks'

BBC / UK

Engineers from the majority of the UK's water firms still use divining rods to locate pipes, it emerges.

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Regulator repeals US net neutrality rules

BBC / Technology

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission has pushed back net neutrality legislation.

17

More than 480 web firms record 'every keystroke'

BBC / Technology

More than 480 web firms use keystroke-tracking software, according to researchers at Princeton.

Google Pixel Buds language translation tested

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Rory puts Google's language translating headphones through their paces, with varying results.

Drones scatter mosquitoes to fight diseases

BBC / Technology

The drones can release thousands of sterile male mosquitoes to reduce the insect population.

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Tether crypto-currency operator reports $31m raid

BBC / Technology

Tether says it is taking steps to prevent thieves from cashing in the stolen funds.

Google to 'derank' Russia Today and Sputnik

BBC / Technology

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt says the search engine's algorithms can help reduce spread of propaganda.

Tencent chief 'richer than Google founders'

BBC / Technology

Ma Huateng's company is the first Asian firm to reach a market value of more than $500bn.

05

Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers

BBC / UK

"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.

02

How your electric car could be 'a virtual power station'

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As the world moves towards low-carbon electric cars, how are we going to power them all?

Can't write code?

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After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the same.

Monday, Nov 20

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Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars

BBC / Technology

Uber plans to purchase up to 24,000 cars from Volvo before 2021 to build a self-drive fleet.

Childcare website glitch leaves families struggling

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One family is having to rely on using credit cards to put food on the table and make ends meet.

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Hacking pioneer John Draper faces sex misconduct claims

BBC / Technology

A lauded hacker, known as Captain Crunch, is accused of unwanted sexual contact with teenagers.

Drone maker DJI in cyber-security row over bug bounty

BBC / Technology

The drone maker claims a researcher who contacted it had "unauthorised access" to its servers.

02

Training professional gamers in Singapore

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With the global e-sports market set to hit $1.5bn in three years, Singapore is helping train professional gamers.

Sunday, Nov 19

20

UK newspaper streams fake 'live' space video

BBC / UK

The "live" footage was posted on the paper's Facebook page, but was actually recorded in 2015.

18

Exeter couple finally ditch 1950s appliances

BBC / UK

A tumble dryer, boiler, cooker and washing machine are all still in working order.