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UK army to 'push limits of innovative warfare'

Sky News / Technology

The UK must "push the limits of innovative warfare" or risk being left behind amid a "darkening geopolitical picture", the new head of the British Army will warn during his first public speech in the role.

Monday, Jun 18

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'Our destiny': Trump creates US space force

Sky News / Technology

Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to create a US "space force", which he said would become the sixth branch of the American military.

Saturday, Jun 16

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Hadron Collider upgrade to unlock more 'God particles'

Sky News / Technology

A major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is under way, with scientists hoping to produce four times more "God particles" a year and unlock further secrets about the universe's existence.

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Exclusive ride on first self-driving motorbike

Sky News / Technology

Sky News has been given an exclusive ride on the first self-driving motorbike.

Friday, Jun 15

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Astronomers watch a black hole eating a star

Sky News / Technology

For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the jet of material ejected when a black hole eats a star.

14

Concerns about Google's access to NHS patient data

Sky News / Technology

DeepMind's collection of NHS patients' data has prompted an independent panel to call for the company to address concerns about how it might monetise this access in the future.

13

'Special' amber fossil of prehistoric frog found

Sky News / Technology

In the film Jurassic Park, dinosaur DNA is extracted from mosquitoes which had been preserved in amber.

12

Scientists spot 121 planets with habitable moons

Sky News / Technology

The search for alien life continues as scientists have identified 121 giant planets which could potentially have habitable moons.

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'Login with Snapchat' to rival Facebook

Sky News / Technology

Snapchat users will soon be able to use their account on the messaging service to log in to their other favourite apps.

Massive dust storm on Mars knocks out NASA rover

Sky News / Technology

A huge dust storm is raging on Mars and has knocked out NASA's Opportunity rover as harsh conditions overwhelm the planet and blocks out the sun.

Thursday, Jun 14

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Hope for spinal injury patients as paralysed rats 'cured'

Sky News / Technology

Scientists have "cured" paralysed rats with gene therapy - in a breakthrough that offers hope to people who have suffered spinal injuries.

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UK leading app development jobs across Europe

Sky News / Technology

The UK is the leading country for jobs connected to app development across Europe, according to new figures released by Apple.

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Three baby planets spotted around infant star

Sky News / Technology

Two independent teams of astronomers have discovered three baby planets forming around an infant star using a new technique.

12

Facial recognition tech could trigger legal action

Sky News / Technology

A legal challenge to prevent the Metropolitan Police from using facial recognition cameras has been launched.

10

Sony facing backlash from Fortnite players

Sky News / Technology

Players of the popular survival game Fortnite are complaining to Sony that they cannot use the same accounts on different consoles.

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Apple to stop police breaking into iPhones

Sky News / Technology

Apple has said it will change iPhone settings to block a method used by police and intelligence agencies to break into devices.

Wednesday, Jun 13

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Hackers access 5.9m bank cards at Dixons Carphone

Sky News / UK

Dixons Carphone says it has been the victim of an "unauthorised data access" in which millions of customer bank card details were targeted over the past 12 months.

Tuesday, Jun 12

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Tesla to cut 9% of workforce: 4,000 jobs at risk

Sky News / Business

Tesla has announced it is cutting 9% of staff, risking 4,000 jobs worldwide, in a move designed to improve profitability.

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Revealed: Who scientists predict will win World Cup

Sky News / Technology

Ahead of the World Cup kicking off on Thursday, scientists have offered up their predictions for the eventual winner.

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Yahoo fined £250,000 over 2014 data breach

Sky News / Business

Yahoo's British subsidiary has been fined £250,000 by the UK's data watchdog after losing the data of more than half a million people.

12

Meet Norman, the world's first 'psychopath AI'

Sky News / Technology

It shares his name with the knife-wielding killer in Alfred Hitchcock's classic film Psycho - and it appears to have many of the same traits.

Nanodiamonds behind mystery space microwaves

Sky News / Technology

Scientists have discovered the source of a mysterious microwave light emanating from a number of regions across the Milky Way galaxy.

Monday, Jun 11

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US sanctions more Russians over cyber attacks

Sky News / Technology

The US has issued new sanctions against Russians who it says assisted the Kremlin in developing offensive cyber activities.

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Researchers figure out what makes you hangry

Sky News / Technology

Scientists have figured out what puts people in an irritable mood when they need to eat.

15

Elon Musk sells first 1,000 flamethrowers

Sky News / Technology

The first 1,000 flamethrowers being sold by Elon Musk's Boring Company have been picked up by their owners.

12

Red cards 'more likely' when referees use slo-mo

Sky News / Technology

Football referees are more likely to hand out harsher penalties when replaying situations in slow motion, a new study has found.

Friday, Jun 8

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China hackers 'steal US plans for supersonic missiles'

Sky News / World

China's state hackers have reportedly stolen a large amount of highly-sensitive US navy data on its undersea warfare, including plans for supersonic anti-ship missiles on submarines.

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Memes 'will be banned' under new EU law

A new copyright law from the European Union would lead to the banning of memes on the internet, campaigners are warning.

Google makes salad emoji suitable for vegans

Google has removed the egg from its salad emoji in order to make it more inclusive for vegans.

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Liam Fox: UK 'well behind' on cyber exports

Despite being at the "cutting edge" of developing cyber security technology, the UK has struggled to compete in export environments, according to Liam Fox.