Twitter investor sues Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid
Fri, 27 May 2022 07:47:43 GMT
The lawsuit alleges the multi-billionaire's "wrongful conduct" has caused Twitter shares to plunge.
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Why I now train around my period
Fri, 27 May 2022 01:08:11 GMT
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill launches an app giving women exercises according to their menstrual cycle.
Facebook owner Meta updates its privacy policy
Thu, 26 May 2022 16:04:59 GMT
But the company says the changes don’t allow Meta to collect, use or share your data in new ways
Google probed by competition watchdog over ad dominance
Thu, 26 May 2022 14:09:23 GMT
The Competition and Markets Authority launches an investigation into Google's advertising practices.
Dyson working on home robots
Wed, 25 May 2022 16:51:50 GMT
The company is setting up a major robotics research centre in the UK.
Female avatar sexually assaulted in Meta VR platform, campaigners say
Wed, 25 May 2022 14:32:37 GMT
Campaigners join calls by some Meta shareholders for an assessment of on potential harms users face.
Tether device aims to detect risky routes for cyclists
Thu, 26 May 2022 15:56:24 GMT
The Tether box collects data of cars passing too close to cyclists, creating a map of hazardous areas.
Newport Wafer Fab: Chinese buyout of UK's biggest chip plant to be reviewed
Wed, 25 May 2022 17:04:23 GMT
The UK government says it will make a national security assessment of the sale of Newport Wafer Fab.
Cryptocrash: ‘I was arrested for knocking on Luna boss's door'
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:59:26 GMT
A man says he lost millions, and then was arrested for trying to talk to crypto boss Do Kwon.
Airbnb to quit China as lockdowns restrict tourism
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:42:32 GMT
Stays in China made up only 1% of Airbnb's revenue for the last few years, a source said.
Clearview AI fined in UK for illegally storing facial images
Mon, 23 May 2022 12:19:20 GMT
The facial recognition database firm must pay more than £7.5m and delete data it holds of UK residents.
The sci-fi technology tackling malarial mosquitos
Sun, 22 May 2022 23:05:12 GMT
Gene drive development makes a genetically modified gene that spreads widely within populations.
Formula milk: Online groups hunt for baby milk during US shortage
Fri, 20 May 2022 23:29:04 GMT
A shortage of infant formula across America has led parents to share supply locations online.
WhatsApp to launch customer-business chat feature
Fri, 20 May 2022 16:24:41 GMT
Cloud-based software will offer more personalised business using the popular messaging app.
Canada to ban China's Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks
Fri, 20 May 2022 11:45:35 GMT
The UK, US, Australia and New Zealand have also barred the Chinese telecoms equipment makers.
Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers
Fri, 20 May 2022 03:10:45 GMT
The growth of "smart" farm machinery is increasing the risk of hacking of food and farming systems.
Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight
Thu, 19 May 2022 20:08:46 GMT
The social media platform says it will put false claims from official accounts behind warning notices.
Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes
Thu, 19 May 2022 19:11:45 GMT
Optical-fibre cables could spot tsunamis or the effect of climate change on currents, researchers say.
President Rodrigo Chaves says Costa Rica is at war with Conti hackers
Wed, 18 May 2022 15:17:33 GMT
The Conti cartel, which is thought to be run from Russia, has upped its ransom demand to $20m (£16m).
Buffalo shooting: NY probes 'bone-chilling' social media role
Wed, 18 May 2022 21:18:49 GMT
Prosecutors will ask whether social platforms were "used to stream, promote, or plan" the murders.