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Eggshells suggest dinosaurs were warm-blooded

The debate over whether dinosaurs were cold-blooded like modern reptiles or warm-blooded like modern birds has been reignited by a new study analysing fossilised eggs.
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Posted 2020/02/18 12:17:00

SpaceX rocket crashes into sea after missing landing pad

SpaceX has lost one of its rockets after a Falcon 9 booster missed the floating landing pad.
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Posted 2020/02/18 09:05:00

Apple says coronavirus will hurt iPhone production and profits

Apple has warned it will not meet its financial targets due to the impact of coronavirus on production and sales in China.
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Posted 2020/02/18 07:33:00

Amazon founder commits $10bn to fight climate change

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) of his personal wealth to fighting climate change.
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Posted 2020/02/17 20:05:00

Solar powered plane which could be airborne for a year completes first flight

A solar-powered electric aircraft which could stay airborne for a year has completed its first test flight.
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Posted 2020/02/17 11:11:00

Tesla ordered to stop clearing trees at German factory site

Tesla has been ordered to stop cutting down trees at the site in Germany where it is planning to build its first car and battery factory in Europe - after environmentalists objected.
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Posted 2020/02/17 10:19:00

Cash-paying quiz app HQ Trivia goes bankrupt

HQ Trivia, the quiz app which was meant to pay contestants cash prizes, has gone bankrupt and closed down with the quiz's host paying the final prize out of his own pocket.
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Posted 2020/02/17 09:12:00

Met Office to get £1.2bn supercomputer to better predict severe weather

A supercomputer which can forecast weather and climate 18 times faster than current technology is set to be developed.
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Posted 2020/02/16 21:36:00

Unreleased Nintendo PlayStation console goes up for auction

Almost 30 years after it was canned, an unreleased games console built together by industry giants Sony and Nintendo has gone up for auction.
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Posted 2020/02/13 19:34:00

Airlines may need to reduce passengers to take-off due to climate change

Airlines may have to cut passenger numbers, fly to fewer long-haul destinations or only operate from airports with longer runways in the future because of global warming, scientists say.
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Posted 2020/02/13 08:20:00

The real reason why COVID-19 got its name

Spanish Flu, MERS, Ebola  - names of diseases which have struck fear into people around the world because of their ability to cause death and misery.
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Posted 2020/02/12 10:27:00

Ofcom set for new powers to regulate harmful social media content

Ofcom is set to be handed new powers to regulate social media companies and protect users from harmful content, the government has announced.
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Posted 2020/02/12 09:06:00

Apple, Huawei, Samsung: How do the top phones on the market compare?

Buying a phone these days can easily set you back £1,000. So what makes the major models on the market worth that kind of cash?
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Posted 2020/02/11 11:37:00

My son was murdered by a teenager he met through online gaming

One in seven young people have said it is easy for individuals to be abusive online, according to a new survey to coincide with Safer Internet Day.
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Posted 2020/02/11 11:17:00

Samsung unveils next generation of smartphones

Samsung is unveiling three new smartphones at today's Unpacked event, the Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra, which will be launched from 13 March 2020.
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Posted 2020/02/11 10:14:00

Alien radio signals detected repeating on 16-day cycle

Astronomers have detected alien signals - that is, signals from a foreign galaxy - being emitted in an unusually regular 16-day cycle.
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Posted 2020/02/11 09:18:00

US charges Chinese military hackers with Equifax breach

The US has charged four members of the Chinese military with hacking into the credit rating agency Equifax and stealing the personal data of Americans as well as the company's trade secrets.
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Posted 2020/02/10 15:18:00

Samsung teases new flip phone during Oscars ceremony

Samsung teased a new flip phone during this year's Academy Awards ceremony, ahead of the company's signature Unpacked event on Tuesday.
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Posted 2020/02/10 11:39:00

Amazon pulls out of Barcelona show over coronavirus fears

Amazon is the latest technology company to completely pull out of attending this month's Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Posted 2020/02/10 09:10:00

Solar Orbiter blasts off to unlock mysteries of the Sun

The Solar Orbiter has blasted off from Florida on its way to unlock the mysteries of the Sun.
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Posted 2020/02/10 03:23:00