Technology offers an enchanting new look at long-forgotten worlds

The British Library has digitised part of its collection of globes, some of which have never been photographed before

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How to clean your device properly

SPONSORED | Tips on what to use to wipe your screen and the chemicals never to use on your phone

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Can Quibi land a role in mobile entertainment?

The potential challenger to YouTube and Netflix has backers including Alibaba and Goldman Sachs

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KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: Choose your own adventure: making deliberate choices about a techie, post-virus world

Many firms have had to scramble, and many more to fundamentally rethink what productivity looks like when you’re judged on output and not proximity

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How video chat app brings the party to your house during lockdown

Houseparty, which allows spontaneous gatherings, is replicating social life for millions stuck indoors

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Cloud computing buildup sparks a scramble for African data centres

The continent accounts for less than 1% of total available capacity despite being home to about 17% of the world’s population

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KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: What to do about protecting SA women from predators lurking on dating apps

Would a public digital database provide safeguards against sexual assault, or spark mayhem?

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Norwegian oil rig gives Spot the robot dog a long leash

The robot will be tested for its ability to run inspections, detect leaks, gather data and generate reports

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Twitter’s users are worthless — but monetisable

Even Twitter doesn’t use Twitter, but ensuring its users are actual users means it can sell ads to show them, writes Tim Culpan

Nvidia joins the battle for gamers with new streaming service

Competition is increasing in the emerging market for cloud-based play

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Assenting to possible trauma just part of the job for Facebook content moderators

Employees at a European facility have been asked to sign forms acknowledging that their work could cause mental-health issues

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KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: Your P@55w0rd is obsolete, time to rethink your personal cyber security

Cyber crime costs the global economy $2.9m every minute and 80% of these attacks are password related, writes Kate Thompson Ferreira

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What innovators are doing to reduce harmful e-waste

There are moves afoot to mend electronic goods rather than trash them, while data collection can reduce break-downs in future

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Be smart: get smart devices to run other gadgets in your home

Samsung seems to be leading the pack with its Ballie companion robot on show at CES tech fair last week

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Will gaming be the next addiction targeted by authorities?

After decades of immunity from interference, a clampdown on this lucrative industry could soon follow

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Telling tales — how audio has buoyed the book industry

Skilled narrators are cashing in on the boom, but will robots become replacements?

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