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Star Wars toys blast off

It’s Force Friday and around the globe fans have been queing overnight to snap up the newest Star Wars toys.

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Video views: Snapchat rivals Facebook

Social media app Snapchat says Live Stories helped double its video views to four billion daily in just three months.

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Intel looks to quantum computing

Chip maker Intel puts $50m and engineering resources into an alliance on quantum computing.

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Satellite failure costs Nasa $1bn

A key instrument on a $1-billion Nasa satellite has failed, reducing the ability to capture data to measure the moisture in Earth's soil.

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Star Wars toys blast off
September 4 2015 at 11:02

It’s Force Friday and around the globe fans have been queing overnight to snap up the newest Star Wars toys.

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Cats get their own street view
September 4 2015 at 10:09

Combine two of the internet’s favourite things and the result is a street map of Japan from a cat’s perspective.

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Video views: Snapchat rivals Facebook
September 4 2015 at 10:11

Social media app Snapchat says Live Stories helped double its video views to four billion daily in just three months.

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Intel looks to quantum computing
September 4 2015 at 10:09

Chip maker Intel puts $50m and engineering resources into an alliance on quantum computing.

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Google targets second major music market
September 4 2015 at 09:26

Search giant rolls out streaming service to rapidly growing Japanese market.

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Satellite failure costs Nasa $1bn
September 4 2015 at 09:07

A key instrument on a $1-billion Nasa satellite has failed, reducing the ability to capture data to measure the moisture in Earth's soil.

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Monkey tibia found in underwater cave
September 4 2015 at 09:08

Scientists date species of fossil monkey found in underwater cave in Dominican Republic to be 1 million years old.

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Earth’s trees falling at alarming rate
September 4 2015 at 09:07

Earth is home to just over 3 trillion trees, but they are being lost at an alarming rate because of human activities.

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Nations not following MERS advice - experts
September 4 2015 at 09:07

Governments are not doing all they should to tackle the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, a committee of health experts said.

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Sadness can make the world grey
September 4 2015 at 09:07

According to psychologists, sadness can make it difficult for us to distinguish between different colours.

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