Elite faces competition after launch

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Space trading game Elite: Dangerous is set to launch on 16 December but will face stiff competition from similar games currently in development. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Huge raid shuts 400 dark net sites

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A joint operation between Europol’s cybercrime centre and the FBI has resulted in the shutdown of a significant number of dark net sites. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Brighton and Hove Deploys Free WiFi Service Across 13 of its Libraries

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The Brighton and Hove City Council in East Sussex (England) has announced that 13 of its local libraries will now be able to offer free WiFi wireless Internet access thanks to their new hotspot deployment, which was conducted alongside The Cloud (BSkyB). Apparently the Jubilee Library, which welcomes over 1 million visitors each year, was…

VIDEO: Potter versus 3D printer

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Traditional potter Geoff Kenward goes head to head with 3D printer Mark Bloomfield, making their cases for their respective techniques. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

VIDEO: Using robots to fight Ebola

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts is looking to repurpose a robot named Baxter to help with the fight against Ebola. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

US retailer lost 53m emails in hack

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US retail giant Home Depot makes further revelations about a massive hack attack earlier this year, saying 53 million customer email addresses were stolen. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Arrest over drone at fireworks event

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A man is arrested on suspicion of flying a drone over a Manchester fireworks display which attracted more than 30,000 people. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology