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Censorship claims emerge as TikTok gets political in India

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 00:34
A TikTok influencer says his videos on Hindu-Muslim unity have triggered censorship on the app.

Making beautiful colours without toxic chemicals

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 00:26
Dyeing clothes uses a lot of water and chemicals, but new tech is drawing on nature for colours.

Amazon: Christmas sales soar as other retailers struggle

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 23:14
Sales were up 20% over the festive season in sharp contrast to weakness at other retailers.

Katie Hopkins' Twitter account suspended

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 22:01
The controversial commentator's account is suspended for violating the anti-hate policy.

Sonos apologises for revealing customer email addresses

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 18:07
It was writing to people who were unhappy about a decision to stop updates to the firm's older speakers.

Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 17:36
A British start-up has developed a new drug much more quickly than traditional methods by using AI.

Nintendo Switch overtakes 1990s SNES console in sales

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 14:12
The Switch is now Nintendo's third best-selling console after overtaking the SNES of the '90s.

Facebook settles facial recognition dispute

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 13:06
The tech giant makes a $550m settlement to users over storing biometric data without user consent.

Weapon-spotting tech tested by Las Vegas casino

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 07:43
Sensors can be placed discretely in a building's entrance or turnstile creating an invisible fence.

Coronavirus: Technology giants join China shutdown

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 05:46
Google, Microsoft, and Amazon among the global companies taking action as the deadly virus spreads.

Transgender flag and women in tuxedos among new emojis

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 04:40
The list of symbols to be released later this year offers more options to represent gender.

Most children sleep with mobile phone beside bed

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 01:56
The devices are "dominating" the lives of young people, says research.

Facebook: Privacy scandals take toll on profits

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 23:25
The firm recorded its first annual decline in profits in at least five years in 2019.

Facebook adds more ad tracking controls in the UK

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 16:49
Facebook will let people see which companies are sharing their information with the social network.

Transport: Translink buys its first hydrogen-fuelled buses

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:54
Water is the only exhaust emission from the vehicles built by Ballymena-based firm Wrightbus.

BBC suspends Red Button text switch-off

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:48
The service's closure is suspended a day before it was due to have started being phased out.

BT to charge people £50 for keeping old wi-fi routers

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 12:48
People will be asked to send their wi-fi router and TV box back at their end of the contract.

5G: EU issues guidance on 'high-risk' suppliers

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 11:52
Member states have been given until the end of April to draw up security measures for 5G networks.

Microsoft issues second 'final' Windows 7 update

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 11:03
The end of support for the ageing operating system turns out to be not quite the end.

Avengers: Endgame - How we made the visual effects

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 07:59
Framestore's Stuart Penn explains the challenges of making Avengers: Endgame.