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Porn: All you need to know about the UK’s porn block for under 18s

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images You're soon going to have to prove you're 18 or over if you want to watch porn online.It could mean handing over your email address or even credit card details to verify your age.This is because the government is going to make it a legal requirement for all porn sites to introduce age-verification software.It claims the change in the law is to protect children.But there's
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God of War: The single dad opening gaming up to new emotions

[ad_1] The God of War franchise is back and has made some major changes to its iconic lead character Kratos. No longer simply angry, violent and focused solely on revenge - the son of Zeus is now struggling with being a single parent. Newsbeat's gaming reporter Steffan Powell has been to Norway to find out how major titles in the gaming industry are trying to tackle more complex emotions. [ad_2]
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Google’s 3D scans aim to preserve historical sites

[ad_1] High resolution 3D scans of more than 25 historical sites from around the world are being released.CyArk used cutting edge digital archaeology techniques including laser scanning and drones to capture the images which have been released by the Google Arts and Culture project.The project coincides with World Heritage Day on Wednesday 18 April 2018.BBC Click’s Stephen Beckett reports.See more at Click's website and @BBCClick. [ad_2] Source link
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What does the future hold for humanoid robots?

[ad_1] Humanoid robots will be used as entertainers and in commercial spaces but will not undertake major tasks, according to the director of a company that makes robotic performers.Most artificial intelligence (AI) does not need a body to work, explains Engineered Arts director Will Jackson, adding that the human body is very hard to replicate and there is much more work to be done.BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly finds out more.
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Fake news ‘travels faster’, study finds

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A study of 126,000 rumours and false news stories spread on Twitter over a period of 11 years found that they travelled faster and reached more people than the truth.Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology also found that fake news was more commonly re-tweeted by humans than bots.They said it could be because fake news tends to be "more novel".The most common subject matter
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Burger-flipping robot taken offline after one day

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Flippy the burger robot gets to work Flippy the burger-flipping robot that started work this week in a California restaurant has been forced to take a break because it was too slow.The robot was installed at a Cali Burger outlet in Pasadena and replaced human cooks.But after just one day at work the robot has been taken offline so it