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Image copyright Marble Image caption The Marble robot is being tested in San Francisco but currently has a member of staff walking behind it San Francisco officials have voted to restrict where delivery robots can go in the city, in a blow for the burgeoning industry. Start-ups will have to…

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DanTDM has been named the highest-earning YouTuber of 2017 – making £12.3m this year, according to Forbes magazine. The 26-year-old, from Aldershot, started off making videos of himself playing Minecraft and Pokemon. He’s got more than 16 million subscribers and has had more than 10 billion views of all his…

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Image copyright Getty Images The Electoral Commission is investigating whether the Labour-supporting Momentum group broke finance rules during the 2017 general election. The elections watchdog says its probe will consider if Momentum’s returns included accurate donation information. It said questions over compliance risked harming voter confidence. Momentum said: “Much of…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption At the start of the year Bitcoin was valued below $1,000 Bitcoin crossed $14,000 (£10,460; €11,870) on Thursday, surging $2,000 in less than 24 hours. The cryptocurrency began the year below $1,000 but continues its sharp rise despite warnings of a dangerous bubble. Bitcoin…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alpha Go Zero was more successful at playing with white pieces than black Google says its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence program has triumphed at chess against world-leading specialist software within hours of teaching itself the game from scratch. The firm’s DeepMind division says that…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rodgers worked with Daft Punk on their number one single Get Lucky Musician Nile Rodgers has revealed he recently underwent cancer surgery and that his prognosis is “100% recovery”. The Chic co-founder said doctors had discovered a “mysterious growth” on his right kidney that…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit Secretary David Davis is quizzed by committee chairman Hilary Benn The government has not carried out any impact assessments of leaving the EU on the UK economy, Brexit Secretary David Davis has told MPs. Mr Davis said the usefulness of such…

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Image copyright Amazon Image caption Amazon’s Fire TV devices are advertised as providing access to YouTube Google plans to stop Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices being able to use YouTube from the start of 2018. The search giant has also blocked a workaround that Amazon introduced to restore YouTube access…

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Image copyright Getty Images Plans to introduce a “frowning pile of poo” emoji have been flushed from the latest proposals by the group in charge of creating the symbols. The symbol was floated as one of many to be introduced in 2018, but it angered typographers who said it was…

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Image copyright PA Image caption Christine Keeler worked as a model in the 1960s Christine Keeler, the model embroiled in the 1963 Profumo affair, has died aged 75, her son has said. Seymour Platt said Ms Keeler had been ill for several months with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He told…

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