Twitter bans account which leaked FBI and police documents

Twitter has permanently suspended an account which leaked 269 GB of FBI and police documents, covering more than 20 years' worth of potentially sensitive law enforcement information.

Posted 2020/06/24 10:46:00

Scientists prove aliens could use black holes for energy

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have proven a 50-year-old theory proposing how an alien civilisation could use a black hole to generate energy.

Posted 2020/06/24 08:33:00

Gut conditions double risk of dementia, scientists find

Adults with a gut condition are twice as likely to suffer dementia, a new study has found.

Posted 2020/06/24 06:52:00

Coronavirus lockdown drives record internet use

Internet users in the UK are spending a record-breaking amount of time online during the lockdown, according to a new Ofcom report.

Posted 2020/06/23 15:23:00

Scientists grow mini organs to see how coronavirus ravages the body

Scientists are growing miniature organs to see how the coronavirus attacks the body.

Posted 2020/06/23 08:09:00

Apple chases Android features with new iOS updates

Apple came out chasing Google in an event on Monday which announced dozens of new features for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac lines.

Posted 2020/06/22 18:49:00

Hackers leak thousands of secret FBI and police documents

Hackers have leaked almost 270 GB of FBI and police documents online, covering more than 20 years' worth of potentially sensitive law enforcement information and intelligence.

Posted 2020/06/22 10:00:00

TikTok teens and K-pop fans claim responsibility for half empty Trump rally

Teenagers on TikTok and K-pop fans have claimed responsibility for the lack of supporters at Donald Trump's campaign rally.

Posted 2020/06/21 10:28:00

Apple closing 11 US stores after rise in coronavirus cases

Apple is closing 11 stores in four US states due to a rise in coronavirus cases, just weeks after reopening them.

Posted 2020/06/19 19:03:00

Farmers call for green trade policy to help tackle climate change

The government should be pursuing a green trade policy in the wake of COVID-19 and Brexit, if it is serious about tackling climate change, according to the National Farmers' Union.

Posted 2020/06/19 17:24:00

UK ditches contact tracing app to move to Google-Apple model

The UK is abandoning its existing contact-tracing app and switching to the technology provided by Google and Apple.

Posted 2020/06/18 12:46:00

Government ditches contact-tracing app to move to Google-Apple model

The government is abandoning efforts to develop its own coronavirus contact-tracing app in order to focus on technology from Apple and Google.

Posted 2020/06/18 12:46:00

Quarter of new COVID-19 cases missed by contact tracers

At least a quarter of people who test positive for COVID-19 in the UK are being missed by contact tracers following up who they could have transmitted the virus on to.

Posted 2020/06/18 10:26:00

Twitter introduces voice tweets for audio messaging

Twitter is introducing a new voice tweet feature, allowing users to share 140 seconds of audio with each other.

Posted 2020/06/18 08:40:00

Under-20s half as likely to catch coronavirus, according to study

Under-20s are half as likely to catch COVID-19 as over-20s, making school closures less effective at stopping the spread of the virus, a new scientific study has found.

Posted 2020/06/16 13:01:00

Flushing the toilet may spread coronavirus, warns study

Flushing the toilet can create an aerosol cloud of coronavirus droplets more than a metre high which can be inhaled by others, spreading the infection, new research warns.

Posted 2020/06/16 12:26:00

20 million people watched Fortnite map change

More than 20 million people tuned in to watch the latest event in multiplayer game Fortnite, according to developer Epic Games.

Posted 2020/06/16 09:03:00

Norway to delete all data from its coronavirus contact-tracing app

Norway is to delete all of the data it captured through its COVID-19 contact-tracing app after the country's data protection authority raised concerns.

Posted 2020/06/15 11:20:00

36 alien civilisations could be communicating in our galaxy - study

There could be 36 alien civilisations in the Milky Way which are actively communicating by broadcasting radio signals into space, according to new research.

Posted 2020/06/15 08:26:00

Home DNA test data wanted to help identify genes that increase COVID-19 risk

People who have used home DNA testing kits could help scientists establish if certain genes make you more likely to die from coronavirus.

Posted 2020/06/15 06:13:00