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As electronic devices get smaller and more complicated, it can be hard to know exactly when something is looking at you or listening to you. Two recent news stories help make that point.
As smartwatches become more popular around the world, governments and other groups are warning that many smartwatches for children are unsafe.
Humans are not the only ones who use dating sites and apps to find a mate. Frogs and cows are also finding partners through creative use of technology.
If you were born without a body part, could you build that part out of Lego? That's what a teenager from Andorra has done - several times, in fact.
Unusually heavy rains in Queensland, Australia have caused massive flooding. The government was forced to open the Ross River Dam, flooding up to 20,000 homes.
An undersea cable that connects the island nation of Tonga to the internet has broken. As a result, Tongans will be without their main internet connection for several weeks.
Scientists at the University of Washington have come up with an unusual way to help farmers get information about the plants in their fields: putting sensors on the backs of bumblebees.
Grocery stores are testing different ways of delivering orders using self-driving cars. Companies are experimenting more as self-driving cars get better and the pressure from online stores like Amazon gets stronger.
Raising reindeer is an important business in arctic countries like Finland and Sweden. Now people who keep large groups of reindeer in Finland are trying to use GPS and the Internet to track their animals.