Twitter lays off hundreds of staff

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Twitter says it is cutting 336 jobs, roughly 8%, of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring of the business. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Laser razor kicked off Kickstarter

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A crowdfunding campaign for a razor blade which its US creators claimed could remove facial hair with a laser beam has been suspended. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

People ‘prefer bored robots’

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Robots that make mistakes and show human emotions fared better in tests with humans than their perfect counterparts. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Australia data law comes into effect

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Large amounts of phone, internet and location data must now be kept for two years by Australian telecommunications companies, as a new law comes into effect. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology