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Can a wind turbine handle hurricane speed winds?

Tue, 05/09/2023 - 07:21
As wind farms expand into new areas they will need to withstand extreme wind speeds.

Why teaching robots to blink is hard but important

Thu, 05/04/2023 - 20:12
Blinking conveys more information than you might think and it's hard to make robots do it properly.

The people turning time into a currency

Sun, 04/30/2023 - 21:41
So-called "time-banking" schemes are letting people get paid in time credits for the work they do.

Fruit producers turn to nets for better crops

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 20:36
Rigging nets over trees can protect them from unwanted bugs and extreme weather.

Twitter gives fake Disney account verified status

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:45
The gold tick confirmation appeared despite the account holder saying he had not paid for it.

The wedding tech now at the heart of couples' nuptials

Sun, 04/23/2023 - 20:37
A growing number of brides and grooms are embracing technology for their big day.

Twitter blue tick: Multiple Hillarys and New Yorks as verifications disappear

Fri, 04/21/2023 - 13:43
The social media giant has erased the once-coveted verification from thousands of accounts.

Is time up for Twitter?

Fri, 04/21/2023 - 09:03
What Elon Musk's blue checkmark shake-up could mean for the platform's future.

Facebook still being used to arrange fake reviews - Which?

Fri, 04/21/2023 - 02:34
The consumer group found more than a dozen groups trading reviews for free products or payments.

Beyoncé and Ronaldo among those to lose Twitter blue check in purge

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 20:31
The social media giant has erased the once-coveted blue tick verification from thousands of accounts.

The tech entrepreneur betting he can get younger

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 20:01
Millions of dollars are being poured into research to find ways of making lives longer and healthier.

Facebook $725m settlement fund opens to US claims

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 14:21
Anyone who had a Facebook account in the US between May 2007 and December 2022 can apply.

Elon Musk threatens to sue Microsoft over Twitter data

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 01:06
The multi-billionaire was responding to the tech giant's plan to drop Twitter from its advertising platform.

US imposes $300m penalty over hard disk drive exports to Huawei

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 00:56
It is the latest move by the US government to stop sales of sophisticated technology to China.

Facebook owner Meta sees latest layoffs begin

Wed, 04/19/2023 - 16:40
The social media giant is under pressure after a sharp slowdown in its ads business last year.

Criminal Records Service still disrupted 4 weeks after hack

Wed, 04/19/2023 - 10:39
People wishing to work with children or gain emigration visas are still facing long delays.

WhatsApp and other messaging apps oppose 'surveillance'

Tue, 04/18/2023 - 09:46
WhatsApp and messaging apps unite to urge the UK government to rethink the Online Safety Bill.

Twitch: Kai Cenat banned from streaming platform

Tue, 04/18/2023 - 08:19
The streamer holds the record for most subscriptions, with more than 300,000 at its peak.

Sony World Photography Award 2023: Winner refuses award after revealing AI creation

Tue, 04/18/2023 - 06:26
Boris Eldagsen said he used the image to test the competition and to create an "open discussion".

Apple in Mumbai: Tim Cook inaugurates first store in India

Tue, 04/18/2023 - 05:31
The Apple CEO greeted customers who visited the store and posed for selfies with some of them.