Technology News

Google profiting from illegal weapon sales

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:02:00 +0000

Google is profiting from the illegal online trade of weapons including stun guns and pepper sprays, which are being advertised and delivered to offenders in the UK.

Woman plays violin while surgeons remove tumour from her brain

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 10:06:00 +0000

A woman has undergone brain surgery while playing the violin to ensure surgeons did not damage the part which controls the fine movement of her hands.

Elon Musk's SpaceX signs deal to send tourists into space

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:22:00 +0000

Elon Musk's company SpaceX has signed a contract with a space tourism company to send up to four passengers into orbit around the Earth.

Woman left infertile after chemo has baby in 'fertility breakthrough'

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 18:51:00 +0000

The birth of a baby to a woman who was left infertile by chemotherapy has been hailed a fertility breakthrough for women with cancer.

Teens on TikTok could have screen time limited by their parents

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:37:00 +0000

TikTok will be implementing new safety features, which means a parent can link their account to their child's and control the content they see.

Cases of cyber-flashing on trains are going 'largely unreported'

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 17:01:00 +0000

The number of women being sent sexually explicit pictures by strangers on trains more than doubled last year - but many incidents are going "largely unreported".

Eggshells suggest dinosaurs were warm-blooded

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:17:00 +0000

The debate over whether dinosaurs were cold-blooded like modern reptiles or warm-blooded like modern birds has been reignited by a new study analysing fossilised eggs.

SpaceX rocket crashes into sea after missing landing pad

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:05:00 +0000

SpaceX has lost one of its rockets after a Falcon 9 booster missed the floating landing pad.

Amazon founder commits $10bn to fight climate change

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 20:05:00 +0000

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) of his personal wealth to fighting climate change.

'Hundreds' injured at Amazon UK's 'hellish' warehouses

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:33:00 +0000

Hundreds of people have been seriously injured at Amazon's UK warehouses over the last three years, new figures suggest.