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The Digest: Microsoft unveils fitness band… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device | The BBC "Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones. The Microsoft Band will retail for $199 (£125) on the company's online store. The device can operate for two…

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Stuart O'ConnorThe Digest: Microsoft unveils fitness band… and 5 other things people are talking about today

WATCH: CGP Grey explains the robot revolution

If you watch one video today, make it this one. YouTube star CGP Grey has just posted an astonishing video to his channel, in which he explains essentially why everyone will soon be redundant thanks to robots. Seriously - watch the whole thing - every few seconds your mind will be blown. Is it depressing?…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: CGP Grey explains the robot revolution
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Top Gear’s former Stig ‘terrified’ by driverless cars

You would think that the only thing that would terrify Top Gear's former Stig Ben Collins would have been having to work with Jeremy Clarkson. Now the former test driver for the BBC motoring show has described the prospect of driverless cars as terrifying, saying that "robots are fantastic as dishwashers but they don't make…

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Stuart O'ConnorTop Gear’s former Stig ‘terrified’ by driverless cars
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Driverless cars to take to UK roads in 2015

Flying cars will probably never be a thing, but we know that driverless cars already are. And from next year, we'll be seeing them in use on UK roads. The government has announced that from January 2015, driverless cars will be allowed to use public roads. Business secretary Vince Cable said that three UK cities…

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Stuart O'ConnorDriverless cars to take to UK roads in 2015