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Apple confirms acquiring Shazam for reported $400m

Apple has confirmed acquiring Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m. Apple which revolutionised music with the introduction of the the iPod and iPhone, said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service. “We are thrilled that Shazam and …

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Have you been losing Followers on Instagram? How to see who unfollowed you

Ever looked at your Instagram following thinking you were about to break another 100, but you just dip below it everytime? Obviously people are always unfollowing and following people on social media, you have the right to do so and people will use that right in whatever way they wish. …

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These kickass telepresence robots are the next best thing to teleportation


Ever needed to be in two places at once? Well, thanks to miracles of modern engineering, you finally can be … sort of. Using an internet-connected telepresence robot, it’s now possible to see, hear, and navigate spaces that you do not physically inhabit. For obvious, reasons, this ability is extremely …

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Ghana: Talented University Dropout Designs Bicycle Which Rides On Water

Kudos to a young man in Ghana has got himself trending online after designing a bicycle which rides on water. The young man identified as Frank Darko revealed that he was a final year student at the Takoradi Technical University, Ghana – pursuing a course in Graphic Design before he …

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Croydon to become home to UK’s second tallest skyscraper

Croydon could soon be home to the UK’s second tallest building after plans to build a 68-storey skyscraper were given the go-ahead. London Mayor Sadiq Khan recently signed off plans to build One Lansdowne Road, a complex containing the 944ft tower along with a slightly smaller 41 storey building. Work …

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The world’s largest aircraft just tore itself apart in a field


The world’s largest aircraft suffered more problems over the weekend when it slipped free from its mooring mast before automatically tearing apart and coming to rest in a crumpled heap in a field. Two people sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident. It’s the second disaster to hit …

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