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UK tightens rules around self-drive cars

Driverless cars – a technology ready to roll or not? The Department for Transport has outlined plans to tighten the rules for the testing of fully self-driving cars. The authorities […]

Disability-themed emojis approved for use

The introduction of dozens of new accessibility-themed emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The new characters include hearing aids, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs, white “probing” canes and guide dogs. […]

Virgin Media tests 8Gbps broadband

The speed test was verified by testing service Sam Knows A handful of homes in Cambridgeshire have tested broadband speeds of 8Gbps, as part of a trial by Virgin Media. […]

Does Facebook get an unfair press?

There was a grumble of resentment coming from the firm’s Menlo Park headquarters as it celebrated its 15th birthday. “We’ve given you the gift of a connected world – why […]