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Google's robot plan for the next 'moonshot'

The Moon

Just days after Amazon announced it was working on delivery drones, Google reported it has been quietly acquiring robotic companies to make its own futuristic vision come to life. In just the past six months, the giant has bought seven such businesses.

Xbox One and the inconvenience of gamers

Xbox One Controller

This is surely just me, I think. I'm looking at the Friends page of the Xbox One interface, trying to work out who is online. But the mass of square icons indicating all of my Xbox-owning pals doesn't immediately provide that information – it's just a mass of profile pics and data.