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Tracking the toxic air that's killing millions

5 hours 26 min ago
Artificial intelligence is giving us more accurate air pollution forecasts, potentially saving lives.

Huawei row: 'Inquiry to be held' into National Security Council leak

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 19:16
A formal inquiry will be held into leak from National Security Council meeting, the BBC is told.

Microsoft hits $1 trillion market valuation

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:49
It is one of only three public companies to have achieved the milestone, along with Apple and Amazon.

Russia's Facebook is now balanced, as all things should be

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 14:13
Social media website VKontakte temporarily removes 400,000 users by mimicking Avengers: Infinity War.

US Uber drivers plan 12-hour shutdown over pay and conditions

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 13:48
The drivers' protest coincides with the ride-hailing firm's debut on the stock market.

Huawei 5G row: Government 'cannot exclude' criminal investigation

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 13:14
A cabinet minister condemns the leaks from a National Security Council meeting about a UK 5G network.

Failed Zozosuit hits company profits

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 11:53
A failed experiment with a body-measuring suit has eaten away at fashion retailer Zozo's profits.

Neo-Nazi's Facebook account left active

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 20:35
The social network says it is investigating why the profile was not removed - as it had promised.

Huawei 5G row: Ministers demand leak inquiry

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 20:15
One senior minister said leaking from the security council - the "holy of holies" - was extraordinary.

Dick Barnes, pioneer behind oldest working computer, dies

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:35
Dick Barnes co-designed the machine used by engineers who built the world's first commercial nuclear reactor.

Hate speech: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube told off by MPs

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 14:18
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are accused of not doing their jobs as they face questions from MPs.

Huawei: Why UK is at odds with its cyber-allies

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 12:49
The US has been pressing other nations to ban use of the Chinese firm's 5G kit on security grounds.

Microsoft Paint: Fans rejoice as art app saved 'for now'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 10:51
After suggestions Paint could be removed from Windows, Microsoft says it's staying - "for now".

Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:12
Reports suggest the UK will allow the Chinese company to provide equipment for a 5G data network.

Jacinda Ardern leads effort to curb online extremism

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 04:42
New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote terrorism.

Donald Trump meets Twitter's Jack Dorsey at White House

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 02:43
Twitter says CEO Jack Dorsey spoke with the president about "the health of public conversation".

How virtual reality may help Grenfell survivors 'let go of emotions'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 01:44
England footballer Les Ferdinand is using VR to try to help young men deal with the trauma of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Netherlands 'hosts most child sex abuse images'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:59
About half of such images reported to the Internet Watch Foundation in 2018 were hosted in the Netherlands.

Google Wing drones approved for US home deliveries

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:18
Drone home delivery company Wing will start deliveries in rural Virginia "within months".

Google 'retaliating against harassment protest organisers'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:01
Organisers of walkouts in protest at Google's treatment of women say they are facing backlash at work.