Interpol working out how to police the metaverse Sat, 04 Feb 2023 00:01:14 GMT
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The global police agency has built its own virtual reality (VR) space, for users to do training. Elon Musk found not guilty of fraud over Tesla tweet Sat, 04 Feb 2023 09:37:31 GMT
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The Tesla boss is cleared of fraud charges over a tweet about taking the carmaker back into private ownership. Twitter: Number of staff suing goes up daily - lawyer Fri, 03 Feb 2023 16:13:35 GMT
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One former senior manager tells the BBC the treatment of workers by Elon Musk was "unjustifiable". Bill Gates would rather pay for vaccines than travel to Mars Fri, 03 Feb 2023 07:13:30 GMT
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The Microsoft co-founder also believes artificial intelligence will "dramatically" transform humanity. ChatGPT firm trials $20 monthly subscription fee Wed, 01 Feb 2023 20:16:45 GMT
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The chatbot has been used millions of times since its public launch last year. Elon Musk's Tesla lost $140m on Bitcoin in 2022 Wed, 01 Feb 2023 12:58:16 GMT
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Tesla invested $1.5bn in the cryptocurrency in early 2021, and briefly accepted it as payment. Government promises robust crypto regulation Wed, 01 Feb 2023 13:42:00 GMT
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Proposals are being set out as scandals and tumbling values raise questions about the industry's future. Green projects are boosting UK growth - CBI report Tue, 31 Jan 2023 01:05:44 GMT
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Projects aimed at lowering carbon emissions are boosting growth in poorer parts of the country. Tech layoffs: PayPal cuts 2,000 jobs as global economy weakens Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:24:26 GMT
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The online payments platform is the latest technology firm to cut costs as the global economy weakens. Tech War: Biden moves to halt US exports to Huawei, reports say Tue, 31 Jan 2023 05:50:40 GMT
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Washington has been tightening its rules on exports of US technology to China for several years. JD Sports says 10 million customers hit by cyber-attack Mon, 30 Jan 2023 13:43:38 GMT
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The sportswear chain says stored data relating to its customers might be at risk following the attack. AmazonSmile closes: Charities say they will suffer Sat, 28 Jan 2023 01:34:39 GMT
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Amazon will soon close its charity scheme that allows people to donate by shopping. Lockdowns linked to tenfold rise in child sex imagery Fri, 27 Jan 2023 00:51:46 GMT
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A charity says its data highlights how predators took advantage of the worldwide Covid-19 situation. Warning over risky electric blankets sold online Fri, 27 Jan 2023 00:05:18 GMT
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The consumer rights group Which? found products being sold online that could cause electric shocks. US hacks back against Hive ransomware crew Thu, 26 Jan 2023 20:41:05 GMT
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The US Department of Justice says its operation against the cyber gang was a 21st Century stakeout. Donald Trump to be allowed back on to Facebook and Instagram Thu, 26 Jan 2023 10:44:40 GMT
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The social media firm Meta said the former US president's suspension will end "in the coming weeks". Twitter sued over antisemitic posts left online Wed, 25 Jan 2023 17:08:51 GMT
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Two groups in Germany claim the social network has betrayed users' trust. Iranian and Russian hackers targeting politicians and journalists, warn UK officials Thu, 26 Jan 2023 00:38:11 GMT
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Politicians and journalists are being targeted with espionage attacks, the UK government is warning. Microsoft says services have recovered after widespread outage Wed, 25 Jan 2023 16:32:11 GMT
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Tens of thousands of users of Outlook and Teams were affected earlier on Wednesday. US accuses Google of 'driving out' ad rivals Tue, 24 Jan 2023 20:51:26 GMT
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A federal lawsuit alleges the tech giant's anti-competitive actions mean more websites need paywalls. Elon Musk says Tesla tweet was genuine in fraud case Tue, 24 Jan 2023 19:49:17 GMT
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The billionaire is accused of defrauding investors after a tweet claiming he had support for a deal. BT customer contracts face probe by regulator Mon, 23 Jan 2023 20:37:04 GMT
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Ofcom says it is looking into whether two BT companies, EE and Plusnet, have breached rules. ChatGPT: Microsoft to invest billions in chatbot maker OpenAI Mon, 23 Jan 2023 17:43:25 GMT
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It announces a "multi-year, multibillion dollar investment" with OpenAI to accelerate breakthroughs. Spotify cuts jobs in latest round of tech layoffs Mon, 23 Jan 2023 14:43:38 GMT
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The music-streaming company says it is shedding 6% of its workforce. Ticketmaster apologises for Taylor Swift tour sales fiasco Tue, 24 Jan 2023 19:12:16 GMT
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The company says it faced an "unprecedented" software attack when the star's Eras tour went on sale. Merriam-Webster buys Wordle-style hit game Quordle Mon, 23 Jan 2023 14:25:54 GMT
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US dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster buys Quordle, a Wordle-style five-letter-word guessing game. Cyber-crime gangs' earnings slide as victims refuse to pay Thu, 19 Jan 2023 13:07:47 GMT
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New research points to a positive trend with ransomware gangs' profits dropping 40% in 2022. Climate change: Bill Gates backs Australian start-up targeting cow burps Tue, 24 Jan 2023 04:16:45 GMT
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Livestock - such as cows - produce methane when their stomachs are digesting hard fibres. Crypto lender Genesis files for bankruptcy Fri, 20 Jan 2023 09:10:21 GMT
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The cryptocurrency lender’s collapse is the latest blow to the sector. New FTX boss John Ray could bring back bankrupt crypto firm Thu, 19 Jan 2023 18:36:35 GMT
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John Ray said he may restart the platform to try to recover "value" for customers who lost money. Dentists warn of permanent damage from clear braces ordered online Fri, 20 Jan 2023 03:01:03 GMT
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One man said his teeth were not strong enough to bite an apple after wearing aligners bought remotely. Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs Fri, 20 Jan 2023 12:30:16 GMT
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Six per cent of Alphabet's workforce will be lost worldwide, and US staff will be affected immediately. AI image creator faces UK and US legal challenges Wed, 18 Jan 2023 11:05:16 GMT
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Getty Images, one of the worlds biggest picture agencies, is taking action against Stability AI. Microsoft to cut 10,000 jobs as spending slows Wed, 18 Jan 2023 17:51:50 GMT
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Chief executive Satya Nadella says cuts will cost $1.2bn (Ł972m) as tech firms scale back staff numbers. Bitzlato crypto founder charged with $700m financial crimes Wed, 18 Jan 2023 21:47:28 GMT
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Bitzlato co-founder Anatoly Legkodymov is accused of helping to process $700m in illicit funds. Gamers say goodbye to Google's Stadia as platform shuts Wed, 18 Jan 2023 03:29:49 GMT
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All purchases are being refunded - but there are worries some games will be lost forever. 'I use Call of Duty to speak to my family in Iran' Thu, 19 Jan 2023 06:21:22 GMT
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Iranians in Birmingham reveal how turmoil in their homeland affects their health and livelihoods. Elon Musk trial: Prospective jurors call him narcissistic, smart Wed, 18 Jan 2023 06:43:57 GMT
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He could be ordered to pay billions of dollars in damages if he loses the fraud lawsuit over a tweet. FTX: Collapsed crypto exchange says $415m was hacked Wed, 18 Jan 2023 02:56:35 GMT
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Last week the company told a bankruptcy judge in Delaware that it had recovered over $5bn in assets. Netflix offers pay package of up to $385,000 for flight attendant Wed, 18 Jan 2023 04:06:12 GMT
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The role on its private jets requires "discretion and outstanding customer service skills". Twitter's bird statue sells for $100,000 at auction Wed, 18 Jan 2023 21:58:53 GMT
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After axing staff and scrapping perks, Twitter offloads surplus supplies Nick Cave says ChatGPT's AI attempt to write Nick Cave lyrics 'sucks' Tue, 17 Jan 2023 11:47:27 GMT
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The musician responds after a popular chatbot produces lyrics "in the style of Nick Cave". Wikipedia criticises 'harsh' new Online Safety Bill plans Tue, 17 Jan 2023 08:17:31 GMT
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The legislation shouldn't treat community-run sites like big tech firms its foundation says. Twitter: Five ways Elon Musk has changed the platform for users Mon, 16 Jan 2023 15:56:17 GMT
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Twitter users say the social network has "a different vibe" since the billionaire took charge. Industrial espionage: How China sneaks out America's technology secrets Mon, 16 Jan 2023 22:08:24 GMT
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The true extent of commercial spying is unknown but experts say it is "pervasive". Cat's eyes: How a pub trip made the world's roads safer Sat, 04 Feb 2023 23:50:56 GMT
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How the late inventor of cat's eyes, Percy Shaw, got his eureka moment. Car-sharing app offers private vehicles for hire Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:11:58 GMT
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BBC Click's Nick Kwek test drives a car from a firm offering an alternative to traditional rentals. Musk's Boring Company shows off Las Vegas tunnels Tue, 24 Jan 2023 17:14:06 GMT
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The BBC's James Clayton visited the tunnel network carrying passengers in Tesla cars. Punchbags become smart with activity-tracking cover Thu, 26 Jan 2023 10:08:06 GMT
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BBC Click’s Lara Lewington tries out some of the latest fitness technology. I have low vision, so I built an app to help others like me Fri, 20 Jan 2023 11:53:22 GMT
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Adjustable smartphone camera filters change how things look, helping users see more easily. Have we fallen out of love with voice assistants? Fri, 03 Feb 2023 17:03:10 GMT
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Worries over privacy and the cost of living have curbed interest in voice assistants like Alexa. How to add 'sizzle' to meat-free products Tue, 31 Jan 2023 00:06:31 GMT
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Firms are creating artificial animal fats that they promise will make meat-free products taste better. North West Computer Museum aims to give new life to old consoles Sat, 28 Jan 2023 01:14:47 GMT
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This new computer museum is ready to help you try and bring it back to life. Hemp makes a comeback in the construction industry Fri, 27 Jan 2023 00:07:49 GMT
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A revival of hemp cultivation in Portugal has spurred the use of hemp blocks in construction. Heat pumps: The 'geeks' obsessing over their new heating systems Tue, 24 Jan 2023 00:10:44 GMT
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More people are heating their homes with heat pumps and some are getting data obsessed. The race to make diesel engines run on hydrogen Fri, 20 Jan 2023 00:23:22 GMT
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Ordinary diesel trucks could be converted to a hydrogen-diesel mix, according to researchers in Australia. 'It had just vanished' - the shock when tech fails Tue, 17 Jan 2023 00:29:33 GMT
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Cloud computing is a popular way for firms to buy computing but, when it fails, chaos ensues. Lucky Girl Syndrome: Smug TikTok trend or life-changing positivity? Sat, 14 Jan 2023 00:03:17 GMT
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Lucky Girl Syndrome promotes positive thinking, manifesting good vibes and is spreading online. India targets China's dominance in mobile phones Fri, 13 Jan 2023 12:46:53 GMT
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There's some way to go, but India hopes to build its own world-class mobile phone industry. Gadgets unveiled at CES but Russia is banned Wed, 04 Jan 2023 10:55:22 GMT
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Thousands have come to Las Vegas for one of the world's largest technology shows. Could floating solar farms survive out at sea? Tue, 10 Jan 2023 00:08:52 GMT
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Engineers are working on building solar farms robust enough to survive in the open ocean. Ukraine war: What does facial recognition software make of Putin’s backdrop crowd? Fri, 06 Jan 2023 23:05:40 GMT
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There's been speculation public meetings with President Putin have been staged. Flying boats and other tech for cleaner shipping Fri, 06 Jan 2023 00:04:26 GMT
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The shipping industry is experimenting with foils, sails and fuel to make itself less carbon intensive. Tech trends 2023: Flying taxis and satellite phones Fri, 23 Dec 2022 00:06:10 GMT
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From the latest in electric aircraft to the satellites that connect to phones, next year's emerging tech. The cargo hauling aircraft with no pilots on board Tue, 20 Dec 2022 00:04:17 GMT
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Rejecting deliveries to the doorstep, some drone makers are betting on bigger pilot-free aircraft.