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Social-media influencers: Incomes soar amid growing popularity

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 14:28
A post worth just £104 in 2014 is now banking £1,276 a report suggests.

Jet suit inventor breaks speed record off Brighton beach

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 13:54
Richard Browning says he wants to show how the technology had improved since his previous record.

General election 2019: Why social media is full of political Twitter screenshots

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 07:29
Tweets reach a limited audience, but screenshots on other platforms spread them further.

Google set to offer banking current accounts

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:11
The tech giant plans to partner with banks and credit unions in the US to offer current accounts.

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:03
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.

Election 2019: Young voters react to Facebook political ads from parties

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 22:36
Here's what they thought of paid-for adverts from the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats.

Facebook removes 11.6 million child abuse posts

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:54
The latest figures for harmful content on Facebook highlight the enormity of the challenge to remove it.

UK's first full-size 'driverless' bus tested in Glasgow

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:44
The UK's first full-size 'driverless' bus is tested in Glasgow.

Leeds' thieves caught after posing on Instagram with cars

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:19
One thief was with a stolen £60,000 Audi A6 on a site called Mr Dingers - slang for stolen vehicles.

Apple unveils 16in MacBook Pro - with updated keyboard

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:50
Keyboards on previous MacBook Pros had divided opinion - the new model's keyboard has been redesigned.

Apple Store worker 'texts himself customer's intimate photo'

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:22
After a phone screen repair, the woman was shocked to find an "extremely personal" photo had been sent.

Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:02
Demand is soaring for the metal cobalt, an essential ingredient in batteries and abundant on the seabed.

Kids' social media app ad banned on health grounds

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:25
The advertisement for PopJam is banned for encouraging children to gain followers and likes.

Project Nightingale: Google probed over US patient data deal

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:17
Regulator says it will examine the details of Google's deal with a major healthcare firm in the US.

'Berlin rocks' says Elon Musk as chooses European factory

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:52
Elon Musk tells AutoExpress Brexit uncertainty made the UK "too risky" for his first European factory.

Adobe readies for the age of smart glasses and deepfakes

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:49
Richard Taylor looks at what is new at the LA Adobe MAX Creative Conference for BBC Click.

Disney+ hit by technical glitches on launch day

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 15:40
Disney's new streaming service is reported to be down by many users as its global launch unfolds.

Tinder seeks to tackle trans harassment

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 15:35
The app is making changes so transgender users experience less harassment as they use the program.

Sonic movie: New trailer shows redesigned hedgehog after fan backlash

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 13:12
A new trailer for the Sonic The Hedgehog movie has been released after fans hated original design.

Slow websites to be labelled by Chrome browser

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:10
Users could get warnings about web pages that are poorly designed and take time to show up.