This pug with butterfly wings is claimed to be the first augmented reality pet

It’s called the Puggerfly, and owners can feed it, play with it and even watch it twerk.

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Facebook revenue and user numbers increase despite data scandal

The social network’s business remains strong despite scrutiny over user privacy.

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Amazon has created an Echo Dot just for kids

Children can now have their own parent-controlled version of voice assistant Alexa.

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Incredible 3D-printed bionic arms released in world first

The NHS-tested arms are a particular boon for children and young people.

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Samsung is trialling TV shows in virtual reality

The tech giant has created a bundle of content called Pilot Season.

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Your next pair of glasses could be made from recycled water bottles

These glasses and sunglasses are made from 15 recycled water bottles per pair.

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Everything you need to know about the new look Gmail

New features in include nudges, snooze mode and new malware detectors.

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Twitter adds six million new users as it reveals financial results

The social media giant also turned a profit for the second consecutive quarter.

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WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit in EU to 16 ahead of data protection changes

The Facebook-owned service is raising the limit from 13.

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Cyber attacks hit charities and businesses

The Government report detailed how organisations of all sizes are at risk of being targeted by fraudsters and hackers.

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Q&A: What is GDPR and what does it mean for data privacy?

The new EU laws come into force on May 25.

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GDPR: New EU data privacy laws just one month away

The General Data Protection Regulation will give users more access to their personal data and more greatly punish mishandling.

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How would you like to work as a robotic rights advocate?

Empathic technology designer and cellular agriculturist could also be roles for the future.

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New app could help make cannabis use safer

‘Am I Stoned’ app has been designed to help users understand their impairment.

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Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of new data law rollout

The social media site is adding new tools to tell users how it processes their data.

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You can relive last year’s solar eclipse thanks to Google Maps

The Street View Camera captured all angles of the phenomenon as it drove through a Missouri road.

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Spotify rolls out new music choice features for free users

A mobile app re-design and on-demand playlists are being introduced for non-paying users.

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These light-up earphones are what listening to music in the future looks like

Chinese firm Meizu are behind the glowing music accessories.

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Amazon launches in-car deliveries in US cities

The owners of selected connected cars – which use mobile internet technology – can request that parcels are left in their parked vehicle.

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Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row ‘highly inaccurate’, says academic

Aleksandr Kogan told MPs the data he harvested ‘made little sense’ for political adverts, insisting Facebook provides the necessary tools.

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Facebook to allow appeals over removed content

The social network has announced plans to allow appeals over items it removes as it publishes its internal guidelines.

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Google parent firm Alphabet reports strong financial results

Revenue and income are up for the technology giant.

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How a robot helped teenager fulfil Goodison Park dream

Innovative technology allowed young Toffees fan to get the full mascot experience.

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Smart bollards in China spray water at jaywalking pedestrians

Facial recognition technology is also being used to identify offenders.

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Facebook insists it does not sell data to advertisers

The social network has published new details on how its advertising data works.

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Apple announces support for UK Year of Engineering scheme

The tech giant will hold interactive sessions for school children to encourage them to enter the industry.

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This environmentally friendly folding metal straw fits onto a key ring

The new product is seen as an antidote to single-use plastic and has raced past its Kickstarter goal.

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Battery technology breakthrough could spark new generation of smart glasses

US researchers have created a technique that uses up to 10,000 times less power in wearable cameras.

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How cash expert Martin Lewis has risen to become a consumer hero

Since setting up the MoneySavingExpert.com website in 2003, the consumer champion has helped millions of people.

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Martin Lewis to start legal case against Facebook over ‘scam’ adverts

He said people have handed over thousands of pounds in good faith, only to find the advert has nothing to do with Mr Lewis or his company.

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This amazing ring allows people to play instruments using hand gestures

The Neova ring allows musicians to add sound effects using a variety of hand gestures.

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Bill Gates invests in plan to cover Earth in video feed satellites

EarthNow wants to provide continuous coverage of the planet as it evolves.

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Alexa can now make family announcements across the whole house

Alexa Announcements enable users to broadcast a message to every Echo device under one roof.

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Should you buy… God Of War?

Kratos is back but he’s a father now – is the Ghost of Sparta starting to show his age?

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Low cost and great battery, Nokia 2 gets its pitch right

Noel Campion says the new Nokia 2 will please those looking for a low cost smartphone offering long battery life

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Intel is killing off its new smart glasses project

The wearable device was only announced in February.

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This gym will let you watch TV via a tablet strapped on a trainer’s back while you run

Would you jog outdoors more if it meant you could watch your favourite show?

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Chevrolet owners can now pay for petrol from inside their cars

Some drivers in the US can for at Shell petrol stations from the driver’s seat.

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Microsoft brings its antivirus software to Google Chrome

Windows Defender is now available as a Chrome extension.

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People have been sharing the games that define them

Gamers have taken to Twitter to name the four titles that mean the most to them using the hashtag #GameStruck4.

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Scientists hail machine which keeps liver ‘alive’ outside body pre-transplant

It is thought the process, normothermic machine perfusion, could have a ‘transformative effect’ on organ waiting lists.

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Samsung’s new smart oven can cook multiple meals with different settings at the same time

The Dual Cook Flex can split the main oven in two and individual cook dishes to specific settings in each compartment.

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You can now design your own Snapchat face filters

Snapchat has released seven new templates for its Lens Studio, and integrated GIPHY into lens creations.

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Sega is bringing Sonic the Hedgehog to the Nintendo Switch

The original game is part of a bundle coming to the Switch this year.

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Q&A: How is Facebook using facial recognition technology?

The social network will ask users in the UK this week if they would like Facebook to use the technology on their photos and videos.

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Pornhub is now accepting cryptocurrency to offer anonymous payments

The adult entertainment site will accept Verge to pay for all purchases.

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Facebook begins asking UK users to consent to facial recognition

The social network will ask users to choose new privacy controls as it prepares for new EU data regulation.

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Which broadband, landline, mobile and pay TV firms receive most complaints?

Ofcom has published its latest quarterly complaints league tables for telecoms and pay TV providers.

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Uber’s Indian rival Ola wants to put 10,000 electric vehicles on the road in a year

And one million by 2021 as part of Mission: Electric.

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