Wiley permanently suspended from Twitter over antisemitic posts

Wiley's Twitter account has been permanently suspended following a 48-hour string of antisemitic posts over the weekend.

Posted 2020/07/29 08:54:00

UK signs deal for 60m doses of potential coronavirus vaccine

Britain has signed a deal for the supply of up to 60 million doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Posted 2020/07/29 05:33:00

Wiley removed from Facebook and Instagram after antisemitic posts

Wiley has been banned from Facebook and Instagram for a series of antisemitic posts - just days after he was temporarily blocked from Twitter for the same reason.

Posted 2020/07/28 16:12:00

Twitter puts Donald Trump Jr on time out

Twitter gave the president's son a 12-hour time out from tweeting on Tuesday after he posted a link to a video containing what Twitter said was misleading information about COVID-19.

Posted 2020/07/28 14:10:00

1,000-year-old eye potion found to tackle antibiotic-resistant infections

A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections can be used to tackle antibiotic-resistant infections, scientists say.

Posted 2020/07/28 08:32:00

Eight things you need to know about the Mars 2020 launch

NASA's Mars 2020 mission is set to launch this Thursday, taking the Perseverance rover to the red planet, armed with some of the most sophisticated scientific instruments ever sent into space, to explore if Mars could have ever harboured life.

Posted 2020/07/27 13:59:00

China dominates top 20 cities with most CCTV - but UK has one very high entry

London has the third highest number of CCTV cameras of any city in the world - and is the only one in the West in the global top 20, new figures reveal.

Posted 2020/07/27 02:30:00

Garmin obtains decryption key after ransomware attack

Smartwatch maker Garmin has obtained the decryption key to recover its computer files from a ransomware attack last Thursday, Sky News has learned.

Posted 2020/07/26 17:03:00

Why do some people still refuse vaccinations?

Scientists around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against coronavirus.

Posted 2020/07/24 10:10:00

Smartwatch maker Garmin taken offline after suspected cyber attack

Smartwatch maker Garmin has become the latest apparent victim of cyber criminals, with a suspected attack taking offline its website, mobile app and customer service call centres.

Posted 2020/07/24 10:09:00

Coronavirus lockdowns drive record growth in Twitter usage

Twitter has reported a sharp rise in daily user numbers thanks to coronavirus lockdowns around the world - but has seen revenues tumble as advertising spend was hit by the pandemic and protests in the US.

Posted 2020/07/23 13:21:00

China launches rocket to Mars to search for ancient life forms

China has joined the search for signs of life on the red planet by launching its own Mars rover into space.

Posted 2020/07/23 07:53:00

Revealed: How a Premier League club almost lost £1m to hackers

Hackers froze turnstiles at a football game and tried to steal a £1m club transfer fee in recent cyber attacks on UK sport, a new report has revealed.

Posted 2020/07/22 15:21:00

QAnon: The bizarre pro-Trump conspiracy theory growing ahead of the US election

It has been described as a right-wing conspiracy theory, an emerging religious movement, and even as a domestic terrorism threat in one FBI bulletin - but what exactly is QAnon?

Posted 2020/07/22 11:06:00

First photo of sun-like star with two planets captured

Scientists at the European Southern Observatory have taken the first ever direct photograph of a sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.

Posted 2020/07/22 10:37:00

Rare gene could be why some women have less childbirth pain, say scientists

Women who do not require pain relief during childbirth might have a rare genetic variant, according to scientists.

Posted 2020/07/22 09:48:00

Jeff Bezos sees personal wealth climb by £10bn in just one day

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became $13bn (£10bn) richer in a single day on Monday after shares in his company surged nearly 8%.

Posted 2020/07/22 06:16:00

LinkedIn cuts 960 jobs as pandemic hits demand for hiring

Professional networking site LinkedIn is to cut 960 jobs as the coronavirus hits demand for its recruitment products.

Posted 2020/07/21 13:09:00

Darktrace to pick banks for blockbuster London float

British cybersecurity company Darktrace is preparing to pick banks to spearhead a blockbuster flotation that could become a rare bright spot in a moribund London market for company listings.

Posted 2020/07/21 10:35:00

Scientists release largest-ever 3D map of the universe

Scientists have released the largest ever three-dimensional map of the universe, proving that it is basically flat and filling in an 11 billion year gap in its history.

Posted 2020/07/21 08:36:00