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Retailer Argos’s website has suffered problems for a second day following a revamped design of the site. It displayed an error message on some computers, but not others, saying access had been blocked because of a “high volume of visitors”. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1xDWcTW

Lauren Bowker is a designer with the Unseen, an art house working on new concepts in wearable technology. Her latest project is to design a textile which can interpret your brain waves into different colours via an electroencephalograph (EEG) headset. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1tKq2Z3

Japanese video game giant Nintendo beat market expectations to post an operating profit of 215m yen ($2m; £1.2m) in the July-to-September period. In the same quarter a year ago, the firm made an 18bn-yen operating loss. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1pXhEiO

Huggable is a project of the Personal Robots Group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab. Eight years ago, a prototype design of the robot was shown to nursery children in Avoch, near Inverness. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1u5dtZ6

Two American technology entrepreneurs have developed a gun simulator for the military that could be a hit for video gamers – but will it weigh on their consciences? Kyle Monti and Martin Holly don’t usually do technology showcase events. They are more used to military conventions. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1tft44T

Every day, anyone who is connected to the internet leaves an ever bigger trail of data behind them. But how aware are we of who is collecting this information and of who benefits from it? I spent a day without data to to explore these questions. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1xC5srS

Big data is said to be changing industries around the world. From targeted advertising to streamlining production, thousands of jobs are being created and big promises are being made. The data, however, comes from each of us, often from the moment we wake up to the time we go to bed. via Pocket http://ift.tt/135X0In
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