Trump steps up war against TikTok with new executive order

Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning any US transactions with the Chinese company that owns the video-sharing app TikTok.

Posted 2020/08/07 02:14:00

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Posted 2020/08/06 21:44:34

Hidden penguin colonies discovered in Antarctica

Eleven new colonies of emperor penguins have been discovered in Antarctica, scientists have revealed.

Posted 2020/08/05 13:58:00

Beirut blast: What is ammonium nitrate and why is it so dangerous?

If, as seems to be the case, the Beirut explosion was caused by thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse, the blast demonstrates the deadly potential of this common agricultural chemical.

Posted 2020/08/04 23:41:00

Samsung unveils latest gadget line-up - including new gaming and foldable phones

Samsung has revealed its new premium flagship smartphone, the Note 20, alongside the new S7 tablet, Galaxy Watch 3, a new foldable handset, and its redesigned Galaxy Buds.

Posted 2020/08/04 15:38:00

Twitter faces $250m fine for misusing phone numbers and email addresses

Twitter could be facing a fine of up to $250m (£190m) for misusing users' personal information.

Posted 2020/08/04 12:20:00

Google unveils new low-cost Pixel 4a smartphone

Google has unveiled its new low-cost Pixel 4a smartphone and announced future devices including the Pixel 5.

Posted 2020/08/04 09:50:00

New York in two hours and Sydney in five - Virgin gives first look at supersonic jet project

Virgin Galactic has revealed designs for a supersonic passenger plane capable of flying three times the speed of sound.

Posted 2020/08/04 03:01:00

What data does TikTok collect on you?

Chinese-owned app TikTok has been accused of harvesting its users' data, and was even described as a potential national security risk by White House officials.

Posted 2020/08/03 10:12:00

Trump backs Microsoft buyout of TikTok after threat to ban Chinese video app

The Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok could be sold to Microsoft after an apparent change of mind by President Trump.

Posted 2020/08/03 00:52:00

Outbreaks at mink farms investigated to see if coronavirus can be passed to humans

Scientists are investigating whether minks can pass on coronavirus to humans, after outbreaks at farms in Spain and the Netherlands.

Posted 2020/08/02 08:29:00

Astronauts head towards splashdown off Florida coast as powerful storm approaches

Two NASA astronauts are due to return to Earth with a rare splashdown off Florida, as a powerful storm heads towards the state.

Posted 2020/08/01 23:43:00

TikTok hits back as Trump threatens to ban app in US

Chinese video-sharing app TikTok has responded to Donald Trump's threat of a US ban by declaring: "We're not planning on going anywhere."

Posted 2020/08/01 16:10:00

Teenager from Bognor Regis one of three accused over Obama-Kardashian hack

A teenager from Bognor Regis is one of three people accused over the Twitter hack that saw the accounts of politicians and celebrities compromised.

Posted 2020/07/31 19:54:00

Will we ever find life on Mars?

On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss NASA’s launch of the Perseverance rover - the first leg of returning rock samples to Earth with the hope of finding microbial life and paving the way for humans to go to the planet.

Posted 2020/07/30 14:57:00

Are young people to blame for new rise in coronavirus cases?

The World Health Organisation has warned that young people could be driving spikes in coronavirus across Europe, with the continent said to be on the edge of a second wave.

Posted 2020/07/30 13:12:00

Lift off! NASA launches new Mars rover to search for signs of alien life

NASA has successfully launched its new Perseverance rover to Mars, beginning a mission to search for signs of alien life on the planet.

Posted 2020/07/30 12:12:00

Botox injections could be used to treat depression, study finds

Botox injections could be used to treat depression, according to an ongoing clinical trial in the US.

Posted 2020/07/30 08:38:00

Warning over flammable skin cream linked to deaths and injuries

More than 50 people have died or been seriously injured over the last 10 years after their emollient cream dried on fabric and caught fire, health and fire chiefs have warned.

Posted 2020/07/29 15:51:00

Scientists discover why coronavirus causes loss of smell

Scientists say they have discovered why coronavirus causes people to lose their sense of smell.

Posted 2020/07/29 13:40:00