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Smithsonian bans selfie sticks

World’s largest museum okays selfies, but opts for ‘preventative’ restrictions.

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Smartphones are addictive, say experts

Might as well face it: the more you use your phone the harder it is to let go of it.

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Proposed EU data rules concern Twitter

Twitter says the new data protection rules being considered by the EU could curtail its growth in Europe.

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Smithsonian bans selfie sticks
March 4 2015 at 12:32

World’s largest museum okays selfies, but opts for ‘preventative’ restrictions.

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Smartphones are addictive, say experts
March 4 2015 at 12:31

Might as well face it: the more you use your phone the harder it is to let go of it.

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Proposed EU data rules concern Twitter
March 4 2015 at 12:00

Twitter says the new data protection rules being considered by the EU could curtail its growth in Europe.

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IS threatens to kill Twitter boss
March 4 2015 at 09:17

Security stepped up after backlash to networking site closing 2 000 extremist accounts.

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Smartest timepiece ever?
March 4 2015 at 11:02

Even Apple’s smartwatch can’t match up to post-atomic Japanese clock.

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Relax – your laptop battery won’t kill you
March 4 2015 at 11:00

Just because planes won’t carry lithium ion batteries doesn’t mean you need to start worrying about your electronic devices.

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Weaselling a ride – woodpecker style!
March 4 2015 at 09:14

Cunning weasel caught hitching a ride on a passing bird.

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Italy moves to boost broadband network
March 4 2015 at 06:14

The Italian government has approved a plan to bring its high-speed broadband network into line with EU targets.

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Apple edges Samsung in smartphone sales
March 4 2015 at 06:08

Apple sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time since 2011.

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Hi-tech protection for ancient plants
March 3 2015 at 12:22

Cycads are easy targets for poachers eyeing a quick buck - but Kirstenbosch is trying a hi-tech approach to end the crime.

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