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Friday, Feb 23

18

Steve Jobs' error-filled pre-Apple CV on sale

Sky News / Technology

An error-filled job application written by Steve Jobs before he co-founded Apple could fetch more than $50,000 (£35,700) at an auction next month.

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Oh Snap! Jenner's tweet sees Snapchat shares fall

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A tweet by Kylie Jenner led to a $1.3bn (£930m) fall in the value Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat.

Thursday, Feb 22

23

Mini tumours grown in chemotherapy breakthrough

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Scientists have successfully grown mini versions of patients' tumours in a lab - and then tested them against dozens of drugs to find the best possible treatment.

Wednesday, Feb 21

05

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Bots and drones may lead to cybercrime explosion

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The rapid development of drones and artificial intelligence is a "game-changer" that will present a serious threat to national security if it isn't addressed.

Tuesday, Feb 20

20

Tractor beam breakthrough 'like a pair of robot hands'

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Researchers have for the first time used a tractor beam to move a levitating object around an obstacle course.

12

Venezuela to start selling 'petro' cryptocurrency

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Venezuela is introducing a new cryptocurrency as the economy struggles to cope with US sanctions and hyperinflation.

Sunday, Feb 18

02

How rural churches can boost wifi connectivity

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Rural communities with little or no wireless internet are getting an unlikely boost from churches hosting satellite dishes.

Saturday, Feb 17

15

This is cybersecurity's #MeToo moment

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Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election and cyberattacks against Ukraine were unprecedented, but precedent is rapidly being established.

11

Ireland enjoying strong technology investment

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Investment in Irish technology companies had its second strongest performance in more than a decade last year - as the presence of multi-national companies continues to transform the capital.

Friday, Feb 16

19

Thirteen charged with US election interference

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Charges have been filed against 13 employees of a Russian troll factory which is accused of attempting to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

13

Uber in UK safety drive as it battles to secure future

Sky News / UK

Uber has moved to bolster its image through a series of measures to "enhance" passenger safety in the UK.

11

Household items like perfume as bad as cars for pollution

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Chemicals in household products such as paint and perfume are now producing as much urban air pollution as motor vehicles, scientists have said.

10

Major bug crashes iPhones and disables apps

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Apple says it is working to fix a bug that can cause devices to crash.

Thursday, Feb 15

17

Petition to scrap Snapchat update hits one million

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More than a million people have signed an online petition calling on Snapchat to undo a redesign to the app.

Wednesday, Feb 14

12

Fury as Tesco takes payments months after people shopped

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Tesco has apologised for taking money from people's accounts months after they visited its Express stores.

11

Magazine in novel bid to fight ad blockers

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Instead of displaying advertisements, a popular online magazine is planning on using its audience's "unused computing power" to mine cryptocurrency.

09

Amazon Alexa ad 'triggered cat food order'

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Amazon has been cleared by the advertising watchdog after a television ad for its Echo Dot smart speaker activated a viewer's device and placed an order for cat food.

07

Warring ant troops 'pull injured from battlefield'

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An ant species that goes into battle with termites in Africa tends to its wounded, according to researchers.

Tuesday, Feb 13

19

US has 'no plan to deter Russian cyberattacks'

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The US still has no plan to deter Russian cyberattacks and has yet to get its "act together", a congressional intelligence committee has warned.

16

Beewolves had antibiotics 68 million years ago

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Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, but a species of insect called the beewolf beat him to antibiotics by about 68 million years.

15

Apple delays software features due to bugs

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Apple will delay new software features over a concern that its fast-paced release cycle is causing programmers to leave bugs in the code, according to reports.

14

'Olympic Destroyer' attack aimed to disrupt Games

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A cyberattack against the Winter Olympics was designed to cause disruption and embarrassment during the opening ceremony, say researchers.

11

Mysterious alien asteroid 'had a violent past'

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The mysterious cigar-shaped asteroid Oumuamua has been spinning through space for billions of years because of a violent incident in its past, researchers have discovered.

10

Amazon plans to lay off 'hundreds of staff'

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Online retail giant Amazon is reportedly cutting hundreds of roles at its Seattle headquarters and elsewhere in its consumer business.

06

New online tool blocks terror content

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The Home Office says it has developed new online technology to automatically detect and block terrorist online content.

Monday, Feb 12

20

Unique fish 'beats' evolutionary rulebook

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An all-female species of fish appears to have defied the normal rules of evolution by continuing to develop - despite thousands of generations of clones.

16

Can society handle ubiquitous mobile phones?

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Smartphones have changed society. Whether whistleblowers or voyeurs, we can all now record the world around us at the touch of a button.

13

Facebook losing younger users to Snapchat

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Facebook is on the decline in the UK as younger users head to rival Snapchat, new research has found.

Only dozens of images deleted from police database

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Only dozens in hundreds of thousands of photos held in a controversial police facial recognition database have been deleted, new figures reveal.