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GPS shoes give dementia sufferers freedom
Tracking device broadcasts signal that can be tracked by computer or smartphone.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 12:25 GMT
EU sound limit aims to prevent hearing loss
Music players and mobile phones to show maximum decibel level to protect regular listeners of loud music.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 18:23 GMT
Black-and-white TV makes comeback in UK
Thousands of Britons remain loyal to their old television sets, 40 years after colour transmission started.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2013 13:02 GMT
Bodymetric scan developed for online shopping
Smartphone application identifies exact size and fit in bid to take uncertainty out of buying clothes on web.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2013 18:23 GMT
Obesity kills more people than hunger
Childhood malnutrition was the number one risk factor for early death in 1990, but now it ranks behind obesity.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2012 02:14 GMT
Chess boxing grows in popularity
Enthusiasts promote the increasingly popular sport as the ultimate test of physical and mental strength.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 23:24 GMT
London art 'app' shows writing on the wall
New smartphone application helps locate obscure and well-hidden works of street art across London.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 12:43 GMT
Landlords cash in on the Olympics
Residents in the East End of London are cashing in by renting out homes at huge premiums.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 19:45 GMT
UK taps medical 'app' to track severe illness
Smartphone toll helps patients and doctors access records without lengthy delays.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 09:34 GMT
'Stop and search' app for UK youngsters
Mobile phone tool helps those randomly stopped by police report their experiences - and has senior officers' backing.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 16:25 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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