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Japanese cafe makes use of robots managed by paralysed individuals

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption The robots served drinks and cleared tables within the cafe A restaurant staffed by robotic waiters managed remotely by paralysed individuals has opened in Tokyo, Japan. A complete of 10 individuals with a wide range of circumstances that prohibit their motion have helped management robots within the Daybreak Ver cafe. The robotic’s controllers earned 1,000 yen (£7) per hour – the usual charge of pay

Fortnite: The world-famous recreation that is by no means topped the charts

Picture copyright Fortnite Fortnite is greater than a recreation – it is a international phenomenon. Not many titles in recent times have merited their very own clothes vary or saved England footballers glued to their screens after coaching. The recognition of the survival recreation, with its tense Battle Royale format, has grown and grown over time. It now has 200 million registered gamers worldwide – final January it had 40

Cuba provides 3G cellular web entry to residents

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Cubans will likely be invited to hitch the 3G community between Thursday and Saturday Cuba’s inhabitants is to be supplied web entry through a 3G cellular community from later this week. Telecom supplier Etecsa mentioned residents would be capable to start subscribing to the service from Thursday. Till now, locals have principally relied on wi-fi hotspots and web cafes and the 3G service has

Fb’s seized information revealed by MPs

Picture copyright Getty Photographs The UK’s parliament’s pretend information inquiry has revealed a cache of seized Fb paperwork. The correspondence – which includes internal emails sent between members of the social network’s staff – have been obtained from the chief of a software program agency that’s suing the tech big. About 250 pages have been revealed, a few of that are marked “extremely confidential”. Fb had objected to their launch.

Google’s Wing supply drones head to Europe

Picture copyright Wing Google’s dad or mum firm, Alphabet, will take a look at its drone supply service in Finland subsequent 12 months, it has introduced. Helsinki would be the first European location for Wing, which has been testing drones in Australia. Its plane will ship packages weighing as much as 1.5kg (three.3lbs) inside minutes of an order being positioned. A number of firms, together with Wing and Amazon, are

Barack Obama Beats Donald Trump In Twitter 2018 Showdown

Former President Barack Obama options excessive in Twitter’s most “preferred” and quoted tweets of 2018. President Donald Trump doesn’t. However the incumbent within the White Home did scoop the title of “most tweeted about political determine” within the U.S. within the social media platform’s annual roundup, which it launched Wednesday. That shouldn’t come as a shock, nonetheless, given the quantity of “executive time” Trump dedicates to bashing rivals and hyping up

Barack Obama Beats Donald Trump In Twitter 2018 Showdown

Former President Barack Obama options excessive in Twitter’s most “preferred” and quoted tweets of 2018. President Donald Trump doesn’t. However the incumbent within the White Home did scoop the title of “most tweeted about political determine” within the U.S. within the social media platform’s annual roundup, which it launched Wednesday. That shouldn’t come as a shock, nevertheless, given the quantity of “executive time” Trump dedicates to bashing rivals and hyping up

VTech flags pill flaw after BBC Watchdog probe

Picture copyright VTech Picture caption VTech permits mother and father to find out which internet sites their youngsters can go to with the pill Youngster gadget-maker VTech’s web site is selling a safety repair for its flagship pill, following an investigation by BBC Watchdog Dwell. The Storio Max – which known as the InnoTab Max within the UK – suffers a software program flaw that would enable hackers to remotely

Odeon defends £50 hi-tech cinema costs

Picture copyright Odeon Picture caption The newly refurbished Odeon Leicester Sq. opens later this month Odeon has responded to criticism over the costs it’s charging for seats at its new hi-tech cinema in London, the place tickets will price as much as £51 ($64). It instructed the BBC the costs had been just like tickets for theatre or dwell sports activities. The newly refurbished Odeon Leicester Sq. will re-open later

Fb bans the sale of group teams

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Fb has banned the promoting of administration rights for group teams. This follows BBC Information uncovering a number of incidents of group homeowners being approached about promoting their pages. Last month, nearly all 25,000 members of a west London group left in protest after discovering out it had been bought by the individual operating it. One purchaser informed BBC Information they purchased teams to advertise their