Missing supermassive black hole baffles scientists

Scientists are baffled by a missing supermassive black hole which should by normal expectations sit in the centre of a distant galaxy.

Posted 2021/01/06 11:07:00

Trump bans transactions with eight Chinese payment apps

With just a fortnight remaining before the inauguration of Joe Biden, Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps and their developers.

Posted 2021/01/06 09:48:00

UFO report set to be released in US

A report revealing more details about the US government's taskforce researching Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs), more commonly known as UFOs, is set to be released.

Posted 2021/01/05 10:29:00

Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, UK judge rules

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, a judge at the Old Bailey has said.

Posted 2021/01/04 07:36:00

Bitcoin tops $30,000 for first time

Bitcoin has topped $30,000 for the first time, extending a rally that saw its value climb by 300% in 2020.

Posted 2021/01/02 18:10:00

Internet users say farewell to Adobe Flash Player as it is officially discontinued

An internet plug-in that was responsible for some of the internet's best-loved viral animations has officially been discontinued.

Posted 2021/01/01 08:38:00

TikTok faces potential legal challenge from 12-year-old girl

Social media giant TikTok faces a potential legal challenge on behalf of all children who use the video-sharing platform.

Posted 2020/12/30 17:08:00

Suspect held after possible poisoning of Game Of Thrones video game tycoon

A suspect has been detained over the potential poisoning of the billionaire founder of a Chinese company that makes a Game Of Thrones video game, police in Shanghai have said.

Posted 2020/12/28 19:24:00

Trials begin of antibody treatment that could prevent COVID-19 in those recently exposed

A new antibody treatment is being trialled amid hopes that it could prevent people from developing COVID-19 after being exposed to the disease.

Posted 2020/12/25 23:03:00

New mineral discovered on rock mined in Cornwall over 200 years ago

A new dark green species of mineral has been discovered by scientists examining a rock which was mined in Cornwall around 220 years ago.

Posted 2020/12/23 10:11:00

I tried to sell Tesla to Apple, says Elon Musk

Tesla boss Elon Musk has revealed he once attempted to sell his electric car company to Apple.

Posted 2020/12/23 07:03:00

Tech giants unite against company accused of WhatsApp hack

Some of the biggest technology companies in the world, including Google and Microsoft, have joined Facebook's legal battle against the private spyware company NSO Group.

Posted 2020/12/22 13:53:00

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey unfollows Donald Trump

Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey has unfollowed Donald Trump's personal account just a few weeks ahead of the inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden.

Posted 2020/12/22 10:28:00

Apple set to launch electric car production by 2024

Apple has made advances in its secret self-driving car project and is set to launch production by 2024, according to reports.

Posted 2020/12/22 09:51:00

Facebook removes app features over privacy rules

Facebook has removed a number of features from its Instagram and Messenger apps in Europe due to what it says is an update to EU privacy rules - including security features it uses to scan for child abuse content.

Posted 2020/12/21 11:48:00

Blood pressure readings should be performed on both arms

New research has produced "robust evidence" that a difference in blood pressure readings between arms is linked to a greater risk of heart attacks, strokes and death.

Posted 2020/12/21 09:35:00

Meteor shower and conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in busy night for stargazers

Stargazers will be able to see the year's final display of shooting stars tonight.

Posted 2020/12/21 04:10:00

Russia hacking hit UK organisations, security source says

A small number of UK organisations are known to have been affected by a suspected Russian hacking campaign that has also penetrated top secret US government agencies.

Posted 2020/12/18 20:14:00

Mike Pompeo blames Russia for hacking of US government which also affected UK

A senior member of Donald Trump's administration has accused Russia of carrying out a massive cyber hack that penetrated top secret US government agencies.

Posted 2020/12/18 20:14:00

Eli Lilly eyes stake in AI drug developer BenevolentAI

BenevolentAI, the British-based technology company which uses artificial intelligence to aid the drug discovery process, is close to securing a major strategic investment from Eli Lilly, the global pharmaceutical giant.

Posted 2020/12/18 11:25:00