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The week's technology news
…BBC Click looks at some of the best tech news stories of the week. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


'Technology is helping education in Africa'
…According to trainer and mentor Dr James Magara, the standards of education in subsharan Africa are some of the lowest in the world. However, he does see hope, driven by the fourth industrial revolution: "Now with the universal presence of…


Police mobile technology rolled out to Highlands and Islands
… commander, Ch Supt George Macdonald, said the introduction of the mobile technology


Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times
… are projected to double by 2050. New technology has been developed that uses a combination… of facial recognition technology and your mobile phone in a bid to speed up… the technology in the future. The BBC's Simon Browning has been to test it out.…


Pigs' emotions could be read by new farming technology
… to artificial intelligence. The technology, which is in its early stages, scans the animals…


The Cold War spy technology which we all use
… unearthly musical instrument, The Thing might seem a technological curiosity… it feel to be watched at work all the time? RFID technology thwarts bird's nest…


Battling for survival on the frontier of climate change
… with innovative technology at its core hope to give islanders the tools to fight back… technology is helping many farmers in South Africa to increase productivity…


Body scanners to screen London commuters for weapons
… passengers a day. The trial will also look at how officers can use technology to reduce… and other police forces, we are keen to explore how technology can assist us in tackling…


Police officers raise concerns about 'biased' AI data
… of this technology," the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi)'s Alexander Babuta told BBC News… benefits of these technologies may be lost because police forces' risk aversion may… in their use of technology to protect the public and prevent harm and we continue…


Nature's language is being hijacked by technology
… of the countryside are now synonymous with our technological world. And, a National Trust study…