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YouTube's decade: sharing works

Tiffany of the musical group Girls' Generation poses with her Video of the Year award at the YouTube Music Awards in New York November 3, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

The 10-year-old site provides a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast opinions, talents, interests, and of course, cats.

Fake IDs getting harder to spot

New technology is making it "virtually impossible" to tell genuine drivers licences and ID card from forged ones.

Has Google already peaked?

NSA shutting data collection programme

gadgets

Life-size mech highly realistic

he 8-meter high Patlabor AV-98 Ingram is being exhibited as a promotion for the upcoming film The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen.

Movie manga robot model measures eight meters high and weighs 3.5 tonnes.

New iPhone snuck into ad?

Apple may have accidently published an image of the rumoured iPhone 6C on its website.

A robot is being built to help call centre staff deal with irate customers.

Meet the world's angriest robot

What's scarier than an evil robot? A human who's spent 10 minutes on hold.

games

Wowed by the world of the Witcher

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

REVIEW: The Witcher 3 is an instant classic and arguably the best epic adventure game ever made.

Rockstar sues BBC over GTA film

Game Changer docudrama starring Dan Radcliffe allegedly using Grand Theft Auto trademarks without permission.

Sustainavile

In-app purchase for charity

Free-to-play Sustainavile has all proceeds from microtransactions go to the Save the Children.

social networking

Decoding your status update

What you chose to put on Facebook could reveal some uncomfortable truths about your personality.

UK research into Facebook users shows we're all basically desperate, vain jerks.

Tweeting your way to unemployment

Losing a job in just 140 characters is all too easy.

Connor Franta at the 2014 VidCon at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

YouTube redefines celebrity

Connor Franta isn't a singer, chef, comedian or athlete, but he's angling to be Oprah for millennials.

Apps

In-app purchase for charity

Sustainavile

Free-to-play Sustainavile has all proceeds from microtransactions go to the Save the Children.

Auckland Airport travel app

New app takes into account real-time flight information and traffic congestion.

App developer Colin Groves has produced a phone application which will ring the Mooloo bell for you. Hundreds of phones can also ring in unison, controlled by a stadium operator. 
Hamilton

No more bloody knuckles video

Would you ring an electronic mooloo bell?

Video

Hoverboard record broken

A Canadian man has smashed the world record for hoverboard travel.

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