Phil Muncaster rounds up the top stories this week, including the launch of the UK Pirate Party, government snooping allegations, a new Microsoft Nokia deal, and the pros and cons of the iPhone and Android application marketplaces.
Could be used for everything from search-and-rescue robots to wearable tech
Don't require the rare material being mined from the mountains of South America
IBM hopes that its new tool will avoid bias in artificial intelligence
Found by calculating the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars