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Timeline: What's going on with Huawei?

 Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been the focus of intense international scrutiny lately. Several countries have raised security concerns about its products, and this week Germany considered blocking it from its next generation mobile …

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Fortnite predator 'groomed children on voice chat'

  A 41-year-old man accused of using the hit video game Fortnite to initiate sexual activity with children has been arrested in Florida. Anthony Gene Thomas of Broward County is accused of unlawful sex with a minor and possessing …

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Start-up Bird backs down in electric scooter legal row

 A scooter firm has apologised after issuing a journalist with legal threats over a blogpost about its scooters. Start-up Bird offers electric scooters in around 40 US cities, which are hired via an app. Bird accused Cory Doctorow of …

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Need to Solve a Problem? Turn to Nature!

  As inhabitants of Earth, we are surrounded by remarkable species and natural processes that have evolved and developed over the course of our planet’s long history. Over these millions of years, life has found its way into some pretty …

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One Teenager, Changing the World for Many

 At age 14, Easton LaChappelle met a 7-year-old girl who had a prosthetic arm… The limb could only open and close, and yet it cost $80,000. He thought he could do better, and do it for under $1,000. He set to work in his bedroom, and later …

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