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article 30 January 2015 UK
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Late risers: slow off the mark but first to finish line

Can the time you wake up really affect your sporting performance - even making the difference between winning or losing an Olympic medal? Research from the University of Birmingham says it can.

post 28 January 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Apple iPhone: profit but where's the vision?

What we have under Tim Cook is a company with rock-solid accounts, but a serious case of creative drought.

post 23 January 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Does Three + O2 = lower prices?

Is today's announcement that Three's owner is in exclusive talks to take over O2 going to bring the days of cheap mobile deals to an end?

article 23 January 2015 World
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World is now 'three minutes before armageddon'

The Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, is moved two minutes forward - meaning we are now three minutes to armageddon.

article 20 January 2015 Science
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by Will super-intelligent machines kill us all?

A fictional story goes that scientists turn on an artificially intelligent machine and the first question they ask is: "Is there a god". The machine responds "There is now".

post 16 January 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Is Cameron really planning on 'banning' Snapchat?

David Cameron says he's prepared to strike an "unprecedented" deal to tackle network attacks with Barack Obama in talks at the White House today. But is he planning to "ban" Snapchat?

post 16 January 2015
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Beagle 2 - a very British space mission

As Colin Pillinger's widow Dr Judith Pillinger put it this morning, her husband no doubt would have described it as having "hit the crossbar" rather than missing the goal completely.

post 16 January 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Google Glass - the transparent truth

Google Glass: I'm not crowing about the project's lack of success, but from the beginning I've doubted its ability to break through.

video 14 January 2015 World

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Gas leak scare triggers space station evacuation - video

A suspected ammonia leak forces astronauts to evacuate the American section of the International Space Station - but mission control says that it may have been a false alarm.