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Rehabilitation physician Henk van de Meent (left) with Johan Baggerman.
Credit: Image courtesy of Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Controlled prosthetic arm

Controlled prosthetic arm Clinicians based at Radboud University in the Netherlands have successfully attached a click-on robotic arm which uses Bluetooth to allow patients to control it with their thoughts. In 2010, truck driver John Baggerman was involved in a serious road accident and had his arm amputated. Now he has become the first person in the Netherlands – and […]

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Happy 10th birthday iPhone

Happy 10th birthday iPhone

Happy 10th birthday iPhone – the device that defined mobile computing Imagine a world without mobile touchscreen devices, where the App Store wasn’t a thing and we still had headphone jacks. Well, we still have headphone jacks on most devices, but without the release of Apple’s iPhone, the touchscreen, the App Store, and the countless other gimmicks the smartphone released […]

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The Nokia 6 –  first smartphone since 2014

The Nokia 6 – first smartphone since 2014

The Nokia 6 will be the brand’s first smartphone since 2014 The first Nokia smartphone launched since 2014 is going on sale in China for £200.   The Nokia 6 runs on Android Nougat and is manufactured by Foxconn under an agreement with HMD Global, the Finnish company that purchased the right to the Nokia brand in 2016. The phone […]

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Yahoo cyberattack

Yahoo cyberattack

Bosses say it was a different attack to one in 2014 that was revealed in September and involved 500 million accounts. Bosses say it was a different attack to one in 2014 that was revealed in September and involved 500 million accounts. Yahoo says it believes more than one billion user accounts may have had data stolen in a cyberattack […]

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Amazon’s Prime Air drone

Amazon’s Prime Air drone

A video shows the craft taking off from a warehouse and making a 13-minute flight to deliver the package in a garden. Online shopping giant Amazon says it has successfully delivered its first package to a customer using a drone. ‘Richard B‘ is one of two people taking part in a trial to help test the technology near Cambridge. The company released a video showing the […]

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Uber is already carrying out tests with self-driving cars in Pittsburgh

Uber – artificial intelligence lab

Uber launches artificial intelligence lab   Ride-sharing service Uber has acquired a New York-based artificial intelligence start-up which it hopes can speed up its progress in creating self-driving cars. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will see Uber gain 15 specialist researchers who will form a new division at the company known as Uber AI Labs. Geometric Intelligence’s co-founder Gary […]

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