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The UK Council for Child Internet Safety will draw up a list of approved sites offering advice about topics such as sex and drugs

First Wi-Fi Tube stations announced

The first London Underground stations linked to WiFi were announced today, with millions of Tube travellers able to get online in the coming weeks.

Sit back, sup up and start surfing in a Heineken Hub

For the first time ever, enjoy exclusive daily online i content and WIN gadgets and more with your favourite pint, courtesy of the Heineken Hub

Matthew Bell: The Emperor's New Clothes (13/05/12)

Ever since 'Friends', coffee shops have ruled the high street. Our writer debunks the myth that they are still cool

The $1bn city where human beings are not welcome

A scientific ghost town in New Mexico's oil and gas country will hum with the latest next-generation technology – but no people.

One of Number Thirty Eight's stylish bedrooms

B&B and beyond: Number Thirty Eight, Clifton, Bristol

A Georgian house perched on top of one of Bristol's highest hills has been given a new lease of life, says Christopher Wakling

WiFi at Tube stations for Olympics

Tube passengers will have access to free WiFi during the Olympic Games. Platforms at 80 stations will have wireless coverage after Transport for London appointed Virgin Media to provide the service.

Laird offloading an antennas arm

The fast-changing world of smartphones has prompted technology company Laird to sell part of its traditional mobile handset antennas business for £20m.

Hotels from hell: Basil Fawlty cut corners, but small acts of kindness will help encourage guests to return

Mark Jones: Treat guests badly and they won't come back

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Sony's Vita console sales hit 1.2 million

Sony's latest handheld games console, the PlayStation Vita, has sold 1.2 million units worldwide.

How do I: Protect my phone from wi-fi fraud?

Smartphone owners who use wi-fi on the go are increasingly vulnerable to fraudsters.

Jill McDonald: Supersizing McDonald's - Britain's big cheese

The UK McBoss of the fast-food chain, tells James Thompson her recipe for success during a recession

Next gets boost from surging online sales

Lord Wolfson, the chief executive of Next, hailed the growing popularity of wi-fi at home for driving another sharp jump in its online sales, which helped the fashion retailer post third-quarter results ahead of expectations.

Bed down on the bus to Scotland

Britain's first budget sleeper coach service was launched yesterday, with London to Scotland fares starting at just £1.

The hi-tech road: The latest breed of affordable family cars is fitted with top-notch technology

Wi-fi enabled. Touch-screen packed. Fitted with space-age sound systems...

Business Diary: Sleeping with the senior managers

Here's another example of market research that there was really no need to commission given the predictability of the results.

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