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The man turning mud into eco-friendly 'concrete'
Gnanli Landrou has invented a special powder that turns earth into a greener version of concrete
28.05.2022 - 01:09
Twitter fined $150m in US for selling users' data
Federal investigators say the social media company broke rules on giving personal data to advertisers.
27.05.2022 - 16:21
Twitter investor sues Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid
The lawsuit alleges the multi-billionaire's "wrongful conduct" has caused Twitter shares to plunge.
27.05.2022 - 09:47
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Why I now train around my period
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill launches an app giving women exercises according to their menstrual cycle.
27.05.2022 - 03:08
Soaring fertiliser prices force farmers to rethink
Research into replacements for nitrogen-based fertilisers has been spurred by high prices and climate concerns.
27.05.2022 - 01:06
The 22-year-old 3D-printing schools
Maggie Grout has started an NGO that will 3D-print schools where access to education is not guaranteed.
27.05.2022 - 01:01
But the company says the changes don’t allow Meta to collect, use or share your data in new ways
26.05.2022 - 18:04
How graphene and algae could help build space habitats
Scientists are researching how people might construct homes to live on other planets.
26.05.2022 - 17:59
Tether device aims to detect risky routes for cyclists
The Tether box collects data of cars passing too close to cyclists, creating a map of hazardous areas.
26.05.2022 - 17:56
Google probed by competition watchdog over ad dominance
The Competition and Markets Authority launches an investigation into Google's advertising practices.
26.05.2022 - 16:09
Robot developed that’s smaller than a flea
Researchers at Northwestern University in the United States have created robots less than 1mm big.
25.05.2022 - 20:02
Newport Wafer Fab: Chinese buyout of UK's biggest chip plant to be reviewed
The UK government says it will make a national security assessment of the sale of Newport Wafer Fab.
25.05.2022 - 19:04
Dyson working on home robots
The company is setting up a major robotics research centre in the UK.
25.05.2022 - 18:51
Female avatar sexually assaulted in Meta VR platform, campaigners say
Campaigners join calls by some Meta shareholders for an assessment of on potential harms users face.
25.05.2022 - 16:32
Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.
24.05.2022 - 12:45
Cryptocrash: ‘I was arrested for knocking on Luna boss's door'
A man says he lost millions, and then was arrested for trying to talk to crypto boss Do Kwon.
24.05.2022 - 01:59
Airbnb to quit China as lockdowns restrict tourism
Stays in China made up only 1% of Airbnb's revenue for the last few years, a source said.
24.05.2022 - 01:42
Clearview AI fined in UK for illegally storing facial images
The facial recognition database firm must pay more than £7.5m and delete data it holds of UK residents.
23.05.2022 - 14:19
The sci-fi technology tackling malarial mosquitos
Gene drive development makes a genetically modified gene that spreads widely within populations.
23.05.2022 - 01:05
Formula milk: Online groups hunt for baby milk during US shortage
A shortage of infant formula across America has led parents to share supply locations online.
21.05.2022 - 01:29
WhatsApp to launch customer-business chat feature
Cloud-based software will offer more personalised business using the popular messaging app.
20.05.2022 - 18:24
Canada to ban China's Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks
The UK, US, Australia and New Zealand have also barred the Chinese telecoms equipment makers.
20.05.2022 - 13:45
Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers
The growth of "smart" farm machinery is increasing the risk of hacking of food and farming systems.
20.05.2022 - 05:10
Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?
Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user's eye.
20.05.2022 - 01:03
Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight
The social media platform says it will put false claims from official accounts behind warning notices.
19.05.2022 - 22:08
Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes
Optical-fibre cables could spot tsunamis or the effect of climate change on currents, researchers say.
19.05.2022 - 21:11
Buffalo shooting: NY probes 'bone-chilling' social media role
Prosecutors will ask whether social platforms were "used to stream, promote, or plan" the murders.
18.05.2022 - 23:18
President Rodrigo Chaves says Costa Rica is at war with Conti hackers
The Conti cartel, which is thought to be run from Russia, has upped its ransom demand to $20m (£16m).
18.05.2022 - 17:17
Netflix cuts 150 US-based jobs after losing subscribers
The US streaming giant is forced to lay off staff to minimise cost of viewers quitting the service.
18.05.2022 - 15:34
How Gen Z is hooked on cryptocurrency and NFTs
A growing number of young people are getting into crypto trading - despite the risks.
18.05.2022 - 01:05
Social platforms' Buffalo shooting response called inadequate
Campaigners accuse technology companies of failing to block and remove content posted by the attacker.
17.05.2022 - 19:26
Elon Musk warns Twitter deal stuck without fake account proof
The deal to buy Twitter can't "move forward" without proof of spam account numbers, Mr Musk says.
17.05.2022 - 17:14
New app to help spot online spies
MI5 backs a new app to help people spot online approaches by foreign spies in disguise.
17.05.2022 - 11:13
US warns over risk of hiring North Korea IT workers
The remote workers allegedly aim to help fund Pyongyang's advanced weapons programmes.
17.05.2022 - 06:08
Will swapping out electric car batteries catch on?
One Chinese carmaker has plans for thousands of stations in Europe where you can switch batteries.
17.05.2022 - 01:05
Europeans' data shared 376 times daily in advertising sales, report says
A new report, based on industry figures, shows how often web users' data is shared during ad sales.
16.05.2022 - 17:00
The new jet set - why private plane usage has soared
The pandemic led to more people using private jets, but is the increase set to continue?
16.05.2022 - 01:02
Asteroid mining: Helping to meet Earth's natural resource demands
With Earth's natural resources running out, people are looking to mineral-rich asteroids to meet demand.
14.05.2022 - 02:00
Why the volatile price of aluminium matters
From door frames to aircraft and food packaging - how soaring prices will impact the world economy.
13.05.2022 - 01:06
Meta being sued by ex-Facebook content moderator
The man worked in Kenya, and says he was paid under £2 an hour to review posts including beheadings.
12.05.2022 - 18:02
Crypto crash: Stablecoin collapse sends tokens tumbling
The sudden demise of TerraUSD sends other crypto coins into a downward spiral.
12.05.2022 - 16:38
Royal Mail wants fleet of 500 drones to carry mail to remote UK communities
Fifty drone routes could bring mail to remote communities such as the Hebrides and Isles of Scilly.
12.05.2022 - 01:31
Why India's poorest children are falling further behind
Lack of access to smartphones and computers is widening the education gulf in India.
10.05.2022 - 01:05
Is it fair for fantasy football managers to rely on AI?
Some managers think artificial intelligence helps remove their bias but others think it's cheating.
09.05.2022 - 00:49
Why one firm is banking on carbon fibre bikes in Europe
Europe's bike firms want to source more components closer to home, including carbon fibre frames.
06.05.2022 - 01:01
£5m Virtual Reality centre launches in Portsmouth
The university centre received more than £3m in government funding to help businesses create VR.
04.05.2022 - 03:10
Electric hydroplane boat: ‘It feels like we’re flying’
With the hull out of the water, the craft uses 80% less power than a boat would conventionally need.
12.04.2022 - 13:30