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City scraps influencer plan for George Floyd murder trial

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 12:38
Minneapolis was planning to pay social media influencers to post "city-approved" messages.

Last of Us 2 leads Bafta Games Awards nominations

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 11:36
With 13 nominations, the action-adventure horror game has the most nominations in history.

Volvo Cars bets on electric vehicles

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 05:18
Volvo is only going to sell electric cars by 2030, the Swedish firm says.

Fortnite: From piano player to pro gamer - aged just eight

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 00:12
Joseph Deen tells the BBC about his ambitions after signing with a professional esports team.

'Fake accounts used my pictures to sell sex'

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 22:48
Women tell BBC Scotland how scammers used their images on fake accounts advertising sex work websites.

Zoom sees more growth after 'unprecedented' 2020

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 22:17
Zoom boss calls working from home "new reality" and predicts growth - but not at last year's pace.

Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threats

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 17:54
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.

'Drunk' robot vacuums spark complaints from owners

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 15:11
Some Roombas have been behaving strangely following a recent software update from parent company iRobot.

Recipeasly: Food website removed after blogger backlash

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 14:15
Copying content without consent could be a breach of copyright, lawyers say.

Are in-app purchases ruining mobile video games?

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 11:49
How mobile games make money is a big talking point on the latest episode of gaming podcast Press X to Continue.

Military trials training for missions in virtual reality

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 06:01
BBC's Zoe Kleinman experiences software which creates virtual training simulations for the military.

'Farms are going to need different kinds of robots'

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 00:07
A growing number of tech firms are helping farmers better look after their animals and crops.

The influencer effect: 'Love Island star transformed my business'

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 01:38
Influencers can have a bad reputation but for some people they have proved to be a business lifeline.

Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in Bitcoin trade

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 00:12
A devaluing currency and hard economic conditions make cryptocurrencies attractive despite the risks.

Drivers locked out of their cars at Royston Tesco

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 16:41
Police have received about 100 reports of key fobs not working and say the cause is not yet known.

Monsters, mania and the unstoppable march of Pokémon

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:35
Several waves of Pokémania have swept the globe, keeping this lucrative franchise relevant for 25 years.

Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:31
There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app.

Bitcoin energy use 'bigger than most countries'

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:22
Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?

Ros Atkins on... Is Facebook too powerful?

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:01
Ros Atkins looks at the consequences of Facebook's power on events in Myanmar, Washington DC and Australia.

MyHeritage offers 'creepy' deepfake tool to reanimate dead

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 13:48
Genealogy firm admits some might find the controversial technology "uncanny or creepy".

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