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‘How smart home tech helps me live independently’

Adam, who has Down’s syndrome, lives independently in a tech-filled home he shares with housemates. The house is part of a project which uses smart devices, sensors and bespoke applications to enable people with learning disabilities to live without in-home carers. Adam showed BBC Click’s Paul Carter how the technology …

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NHS e-health systems ‘risk patient safety’

Image copyright Getty Images Hospitals across England are using 21 separate electronic systems to record patient health care – risking patient safety, researchers suggest. A team at Imperial College say the systems cannot “talk” to each other, making cross-referencing difficult and potentially leading to “errors”. Of 121 million patient interactions, …

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‘How smart home tech helps me live independently’

Adam, who has Down’s syndrome, lives independently in a tech-filled home he shares with housemates. The house is part of a project which uses smart devices, sensors and bespoke applications to enable people with learning disabilities to live without in-home carers. Adam showed BBC Click’s Paul Carter how the technology …

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Labour pledges to electrify UK bus fleet

Image copyright Getty Images Labour plans to make the entire UK bus fleet electric by 2030 with a £4bn investment, if it wins the general election. This would reduce bus emissions by more than 70%, cutting air pollution and helping to tackle climate change, the party said. But Conservatives claim …

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Heavy fine for Chinese firm over unlicensed game

Image caption A notice announcing the fine appeared on a Chinese government website A game launched in China without government approval has landed the company behind it with a heavy fine. It is the first time such action has been taken since China reformed its gaming regulator last year. In …

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Kashmir users kicked off WhatsApp

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Streets in Kashmir are mostly deserted since the lockdown came into effect on 5 August Users in Kashmir are being kicked off WhatsApp because of inactivity, the BBC has learned. It is a side-effect of the four-month internet blackout, imposed by the Indian government …

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First fine for Chinese firm over unlicensed game

Image caption A notice announcing the fine appeared on a Chinese government website A game launched in China without government approval has landed the company behind it with a heavy fine. It is the first time authorities have taken such action in China since reforming its gaming authority. In this …

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Electric eel lights up Christmas tree and other news

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