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The humanoid robot that can do a backflip

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Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

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Fullscreen ‘YouTube Red rival’ to close in January

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Comedian Grace Helbig had a talk show on Fullscreen Online talent management firm Fullscreen is closing the subscription video platform it set up last year to rival YouTube's premium tier.The service promised to produce "higher quality" programmes featuring popular YouTube and social media stars.Fullscreen said it had attracted "hundreds...

Unilad Facebook account blocked

Image copyright Unilad/Facebook Facebook appears to have blocked an account for the hugely popular viral news website Unilad.The account which has 34 million followers and posts viral videos and news stories, appears to be inaccessible with any attempt to load the site's Facebook page generating an error message. It is unclear why the account has been down...

Net filters help avoid dodgy domains

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It can be hard for consumers to work out if sites they are visiting are legitimate A free service that helps stop consumers visiting websites known to be malicious has been set up by IBM and two other industry bodies. The Quad 9 service requires people to change the...

Gamers’ anger halts Star Wars Battlefront II payments

Image copyright EA Games Games publisher EA has suspended in-game purchases in its latest Star Wars title Battlefront II, following criticism from players.Gamers had complained that unlocking popular characters such as Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader took too long unless they paid for credits. EA said in-game purchases would be halted because it did not want the...

Germany bans children’s smartwatches

Image copyright NCC Image caption The German telecoms regulator urged parents to destroy children's smartwatches A German regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches aimed at children, describing them as spying devices.It had previously banned an internet-connected doll called, My Friend Cayla, for similar reasons.Telecoms regulator the Federal Network Agency urged parents who had such...

Apple delays launch of smart speaker

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple first unveiled its HomePod smart speaker in June Apple is delaying the release of its HomePod smart speaker until 2018. The electronics giant said the device, which was due to be released in December this year, still needed development work.It said the HomePod would be ready to go...

Frustrated Levein hopeful over Tynecastle return

Hearts hope months of redevelopment work will culminate in its reopening on SundayHearts manager Craig Levein admits a feeling of frustration as Tynecastle still awaits the green light to host Sunday's match against Partick Thistle.Redevelopment work on the main stand is incomplete but the club hope to be awarded a safety certificate in time.Edinburgh City Council (CEC) officials...

Customizable Sci-Fi Games – This Bloxels Star Wars Game Lets Players Make Their Own Entertainment (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) Over the years, there have been a number of Star Wars games released, but Bloxels is now giving fans of the franchise the chance to customize their play experience with a special board game kit.... http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/star-wars-game