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Twitter reportedly lays off 200 more employees

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 09:18
The cuts account for about 10% of Twitter's remaining 2,000 workers, down from 7,500 in 2022.

Britishvolt bought by Australian firm Recharge Industries

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 05:24
Recharge Industries is buying Britishvolt, the start-up that collapsed in January.

Missing Chinese tech banker 'assisting' authorities

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 01:43
Bao Fan's disappearance has renewed concerns of a potential crackdown on finance and tech figures.

Lasers, drones and AI: The future of weeding

Sun, 02/26/2023 - 21:10
Using AI technology, the latest weeding systems can automatically find and spray individual weeds.

Can technology clean up the shrimp farming business?

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 15:34
Shrimp farming has been criticised for causing environmental damage - can tech clean it up?

Can mind-controlled VR games help stroke patients?

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 21:59
The neurotech firm Cogitat is among those building a system which translates brain activity into actions.

App to block child abuse images gets £1.8m EU funding

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 07:16
The project receives funding to pilot a newly-developed app to combat demand for abuse images.

Netflix cuts prices for subscribers in more than 30 countries

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 01:14
The streaming giant has faced increasing competition from rivals including Amazon, HBO and Disney.

Ozy Media founder Carlos Watson arrested for fraud scheme

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 20:32
Mr Watson "directed a scheme to defraud investors" of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors claim.

Sam Bankman-Fried hit with four new criminal charges

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 14:15
Sam Bankman-Fried is accused of making more than 300 illegal political donations.

European Commission bans TikTok on staff devices

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 09:27
The organisation, which has around 32,000 employees, says the measure is to increase cybersecurity.

Robots to do 39% of domestic chores by 2033, say experts

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 17:40
Researchers quizzed 65 AI experts on which tasks robots are likely to do in the near future.

US Supreme Court wary of removing tech firms' legal shield in Google case

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 23:45
A bereaved family accuses Google of abetting a terrorist group by recommending its videos to YouTube users.

PS VR2: Sony's next attempt to make virtual reality gaming mainstream

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 23:16
PlayStation has released its updated virtual reality headset for the PS5.

Microsoft defends $69bn Activision deal

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 15:57
Opponents, including Sony, challenged the proposal at an EU hearing held behind closed doors.