Thursday, May 4, 2017

First light for world's biggest X-ray laser

The world's biggest ever X-ray laser has generated its first beam of light in a 3.4km-long underground facility beneath Hamburg.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Facebook hiring 3,000 staff to police content

Mark Zuckerberg has said he will hire an extra 3,000 staff to combat extremist and distressing content, especially in videos, on Facebook.

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'Seeing' bionic hand created with 99p camera

Scientists in Newcastle have developed a cheap way of helping amputees with prosthetic limbs reach out and grasp objects - a bionic "hand that sees".

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Where is the UK's best place for 4G connection?

The UK's mobile 4G access varies wildly across the UK, with some of the biggest cities having the worst connections.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Apple reports surprise fall in iPhone sales

Apple's revenues and iPhone sales came in below market expectations for the second quarter of its financial year.

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Rocket launches secret US spy satellite

A top-secret spy satellite has been launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX company, with the rocket booster landing itself just nine minutes later.

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Oil platform brought to shore for scrapping

One of the oldest and largest oil rigs in the North Sea has been successfully brought ashore after 40 years at sea.

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