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More than 1,000 scientists, including Stephen Hawking, have called for a ban on developing artificial intelligence for military use and to build robotic weapons.
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Twitter's revenue and earnings for the second quarter have beaten expectations, but co founder Jack Dorsey has said he is "not satisfied" with its user growth.
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Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe following accusations that UK and German customers are being frozen out of promotion available in other European member states.
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Investigators have said a Virgin Galactic spaceship crash was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
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LinkedIn members opening their email inbox with a groan at yet another message from the professional networking site can rest easy.
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Ford warns on China car demand
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Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market.
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Investigators say a fatal Virgin Galactic spaceship crash last year was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
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A human tooth dating to around 565,000 years ago has been found by a 16-year-old volunteer in France.
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Scientists identify the remains of four English men who were among the early leaders of Virginia's Jamestown settlement - the first successful British colony.
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Motorola's chief executive says he would love a battery tech breakthrough, but believes it will be a long time before phones last a full week between charges.
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David Cameron's plans to crack down on "dirty money" being used to buy UK property have been criticised by tax and property experts.
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Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his deputy who criticised him over a financial scandal, while the attorney-general probing the issue has been replaced.
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High Street clothing retailer Next says full-price sales rose by 3.5% in the half year to 25 July, and that profits will be higher than expected.
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Rovio Entertainment, creators of the smash hit mobile game Angry Birds, are set to release their new game, Angry Birds 2, as Jeremy Howell reports.
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Volkswagen became the world's biggest-selling vehicle maker in the first half of the year, overtaking Toyota for the first time.
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The UK economy grew by 0.7% in the three months to the end of June, official figures show.
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A kite chick in Gloucestershire which broke its beak after growing too big inside its egg, undergoes reconstructive surgery.
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Archaeologists believe they may have found the remains of a house where people who built Avebury stone circle may have lived.
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Europe's Sentinel-2a satellite, which will "carpet map" the Earth's land surface day-in, day-out, is on course to go into full operation in early or mid-October.
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The FTSE 100 opens higher, with shares in insurance group RSA jumping nearly 12% after Zurich Insurance says it is considering a bid for the firm.
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Communications regulator Ofcom accuses Royal Mail of breaching competition law after it proposed raising prices for its bulk mail delivery customers.
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More than 1,000 tech experts, scientists and researchers have written a letter warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons.
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Retailer Amazon enters the UK streaming market with Prime Music, a new service available to Amazon Prime customers as part of their annual subscription.
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Half-year profits at ITV rose by 25% as revenue increased across all divisions, but the broadcaster's share of viewing across its channels fell 4%.
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