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    Why technology is about more than hype

    Earlier this summer technology commentators collectively rolled their eyes at the news that a smartphone app called Yo… more

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    Tech in 2014: What we’ve learned so far

    The technology year never starts slowly because CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, takes place in Las Vegas at the… more

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    How can gadgets improve your health?

    The dominant theme of this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was undeniably wearable tech. Almost everyone… more

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    Interview: Nest and the thermostat that watches you

    Nest, which has just been bought by Google, is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer company. Shane Richmond talks… more

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    What are the key technology trends of 2014?

    What does 2014 hold for the technology world? One of the exciting things about technology is that it's never really… more

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    Five stories that defined tech in 2013

    The year in technology is never quiet. In the consumer world, 2013 saw the launch of the latest – and perhaps last… more

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    The robot that learns on the job

    Today’s robots are often associated with the large industrial ones used in constructing automobiles. However, this… more

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    Tech briefing: the dark side of new devices

    British newspapers recently went into a frenzy following reports that police in Manchester had seized a 3D printer and… more

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    How technology makes pine behave like mahogany

    “Everybody would like to use tropical wood. It looks fantastic, it acts fantastic. It's a beautiful material,” says… more

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    How biotech is turning HIV into a weapon against cancer

    The idea that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a global scourge since the 1980s, could play a role in curing… more

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    What this holiday season’s gadgets tell us about technology

    With the US Thanksgiving break, which marks the beginning of the “holiday season,” just six weeks away, the… more

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    The ethics of biotech breakthroughs

    Experimental stem cell treatments, advanced bionic limbs and DNA-targeted therapies are just a few of the extraordinary… more

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    Wearable technology: the past, present and future in five gadgets

    Wearable technology is one of the year’s key technology trends. Here is a round-up of five wearables, tracking their… more

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    Tech briefing: iPhones, ‘phablets’ and smartwatches

    We might be only midway through September but the world of consumer technology is already preparing for Christmas. Over… more

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    Interview: Airbnb and the future of tourism

    Airbnb has just been named a 2014 Technology Pioneer company. Shane Richmond talks to its co-founder, Nathan… more

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    What pioneering technology tells us about the 21st century

    What does the Firefox web browser, which you might use on your own computer, have in common with the AlloMap blood… more

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    Top ten social media tips for businesses: Part 2

    Practicalities 6. Don’t try to do too much Social media is always on and conversations about your brand can… more

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    Top ten social media tips for businesses: Part 1

    Getting started 1. Determine your goals It’s easy to say that companies should have a social media presence but… more