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Safety test proposal for drone users

Anyone who buys a drone in future in the UK may have to register it and take a safety test. That could be the outcome of a government consultation on strict new drone safety rules….


Uber defies demand to cease self-driving

Uber has been told its self-driving cars are illegal – but it is refusing to take them off San Francisco’s roads. The company started testing the vehicles this week, but the Department of Motor Vehicles…


‘One billion’ affected by Yahoo hack

Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. The internet giant said it appeared separate from a 2014 breach disclosed in September,…




Nokia smartphones to return in 2017

Do you pine for the days of your Nokia 3210? When phones were simple and the Finish company was cutting edge? That’s the kind of nostalgia that the Nokia brand will be banking on when…


Five of the best phablets for 2016

If a big screen for watching videos, playing games or simply to fit more on the screen when browsing, emailing and texting is what you’re after, these are the best phablets available right now. Apple…




Tesla announces new gigafactory in European expansion

Tesla is making a “significant investment” in expanding its European operations, its CEO, Elon Musk, told investors on Tuesday, announcing a new “gigafactory” battery production plant and an automated manufacturing research centre. The expansion follows…