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Millions of old gadgets 'stockpiled in drawers'

Public urged to "recycle their tech" as rare, valuable materials in millions of old devices languish in UK homes.

Google sign language AI turns hand gestures into speech

The tech giant is sharing its hand-tracking software to allow others to develop translation apps.

'World's oldest webcam' to be switched off

Set up in 1994, the weather-watching webcam in San Francisco will be shut off at the end of August.

Reddit plans short video-streaming trial

The streams will be moderated by humans and only a handful will be available, said the social news site.

Cerebras reveals world's 'largest computer chip' for AI tasks

The chip, which is larger than an iPad, is designed for complex artificial intelligence systems.

BBC News tries out Three's 5G for the home

The service has launched today in London, but BBC reporter Chris Fox had problems with the signal.

King's Cross investor seeks facial recognition answers

The BT Pension Scheme, which funded the area's redevelopment, asks about use of facial recognition.

PewDiePie and Marzia Bisognin marry at Kew Gardens

The couple have been together for eight years and wed at the famous London attraction.

Minecraft graphics to be more 'realistic'

However, the update will only be available to those with expensive Nvidia RTX graphics cards

US delays Huawei trade ban for another 90 days

The reprieve allows US companies to do business with Huawei for a further 90 days

'I bought a house thanks to my bullet journal'

Millions of people have shared #bulletjournal or #bujo hashtags on Instagram, so how do they work?

E-Scooters: Should they be legal on public roads?

Some riders are calling for regulation rather than an outright ban.

Twitter 'adopts' a Berkshire grandad following viral video

82-year-old Keith melted millions of hearts when a video of him painting his granddaughter's nails went viral.

Robotic Buddhist priest joins temple and other news

BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the week’s best technology stories.

How reliable is AI at telling us about ourselves?

An art project is looking at how machines might perceive the world compared to humans.

Electronic tongue puts fiery foods to the test

Human taste buds tire very quickly, but the machine can maintain accuracy regardless of the heat.

#BulletJournal: Seven million beautiful ways to save money

#BulletJournal: The new trend that is helping people to save money.

The Fortnite coach who helped create teenage millionaires

Hugh Gilmour failed to qualify for the Fortnite World Cup, so has turned to coaching instead.

The International 2019: What does it take to become a gaming millionaire?

Gaming is a near billion-dollar industry, but what kind of pressures do young e-sports stars face?

The people policing the internet's most horrific content

Website content moderators have to see some very disturbing material. How do they cope?

'How I lost £25,000 when my cryptocurrency was stolen'

Investing in digital currencies is fraught with danger, not just because the prices are so volatile.

Hong Kong protesters turn to Uber and Pokemon

Demonstrators make use of high-tech services to keep their struggle alive and evade being tracked.

Libra: Could Facebook’s new currency be stopped in its tracks?

How Facebook’s Libra could be stopped in its tracks

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'I bought a house thanks to my bullet journal'

Millions of people have shared #bulletjournal or #bujo hashtags on Instagram, so how do they work?

E-Scooters: Should they be legal on public roads?

Some riders are calling for regulation rather than an outright ban.

Twitter 'adopts' a Berkshire grandad following viral video

82-year-old Keith melted millions of hearts when a video of him painting his granddaughter's nails went viral.

Robotic Buddhist priest joins temple and other news

BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the week’s best technology stories.

How reliable is AI at telling us about ourselves?

An art project is looking at how machines might perceive the world compared to humans.

Electronic tongue puts fiery foods to the test

Human taste buds tire very quickly, but the machine can maintain accuracy regardless of the heat.

Japan's newest flying car takes to the air and other news

BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the week's best technology stories.

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