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Silicon Valley Bank: Global bank stocks slump despite Biden reassurances

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 02:43
US authorities have stepped in to protect customers after the collapse of two American banks.

US court rules Uber and Lyft workers are contractors

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 00:48
Labour groups had opposed contractor status, saying it robbed them of rights like sick leave.

Shark Tank India: How a start-up in Kashmir is inspiring thousands

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 21:14
FastBeetle's success on Shark Tank India is motivating youngsters in the region to dream big.

Could waste plastic become a useful fuel source?

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 21:01
A process that turns waste plastic and CO2 into fuel has been developed at Cambridge University.

Vinyl records outsell CDs for first time in decades

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 17:02
Streaming may be king, but fans of physical albums are weighing in with record sales growth

HSBC swoops in to rescue UK arm of Silicon Valley Bank

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 14:02
The Bank of England and government worked all night to secure a deal involving no taxpayer money.

Silicon Valley Bank: Lessons learned from failed 'tech bank'

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 11:24
The BBC talks to some of the UK-based tech firms which had accounts with Silicon Valley Bank.

The tech helping women manage the menopause

Sun, 03/12/2023 - 21:48
A growing number of start-ups are making wearables and apps to help alleviate the symptoms.

TikTok users shrug at China fears: 'It's hard to care'

Sun, 03/12/2023 - 21:12
Political outcry about TikTok national security risks has made little dent among users.

Meta exploring plans for Twitter rival

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 14:32
Meta is looking at plans to launch a new social media app in its bid to displace Twitter.

Can VR influencers save the metaverse?

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 04:28
Some people think the vision of a virtual world is dead. But others still believe it's the future.

Is there a better way to insulate our draughty homes?

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 21:05
Aerogel is described as the most effective insulating material known to science, so why isn't it used more?

WhatsApp: Rather be blocked in UK than weaken security

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 12:52
The encrypted app will refuse to comply with the Online Safety Bill if required to scan messages.

Google company unveils drone delivery-network ambition

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 10:12
Wing hopes the technology will soon be able to handle millions of deliveries.

US-China chip war: Netherlands moves to restrict some tech exports

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 09:19
The measures will affect Dutch firm ASML, which is a key part of the global microchip supply chain.

Why do Chinese tech billionaires keep vanishing?

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 20:17
The mystery over the latest missing business leader comes as Xi Jinping tightens his grip on China.

TikTok launches Project Clover to allay China security fears

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 11:06
TikTok has launched security measures to allay concerns it could be made to share user data with China.

Elon Musk apologises to sacked Twitter worker over online row

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 00:17
The firm's boss says sorry to fired employee Halli Thorleifsson and appears to offer him his job back.

The haters and conspiracy theorists back on Twitter

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 21:35
A BBC Monitoring investigation has found hundreds of reinstated accounts on Twitter promoting abuse and misinformation.

Worker asks Elon Musk on Twitter: Have I been fired?

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 02:08
In a viral Twitter thread, Halli Thorleifsson is asked by Elon Musk what work he has done for the firm.