Technology News

Apple launches Research app to gather customers' healthcare data

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:40:00 +0000

Apple is making a bid for its customers' healthcare data by launching a new "Research app" which will collect information from iPhone and Apple Watch users and share it with academic studies.

SpaceX enjoys test-fire success - months after launchpad explosion

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:59:00 +0000

SpaceX has finally successfully completed a static test fire of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, following an explosive failure earlier this year.

Instagram making likes private for some UK users

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:01:00 +0000

Instagram is hiding the number of likes on some posts in the UK as part of a global trial to figure out how it can "remove pressure" on users.

Mystery behind interstellar 'buckyballs' revealed

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:07:00 +0000

Scientists believe they understand how mysterious interstellar "buckyballs" - complicated carbon molecules which appear scattered throughout the space between stars - are actually formed.

Motorola revives Razr flip-phone with foldable screen

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:24:00 +0000

Motorola is relaunching its Razr line of flip-phones, this time with a large foldable inner screen and a smaller screen on the outside.

How much are political parties spending on adverts?

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:36:00 +0000

For months before the election, the political parties were preparing ads on Facebook.

Herbal remedies 'interfere with cancer treatment'

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:37:00 +0000

Breast cancer patients using herbal remedies could be doing more harm than good and delaying their recovery, according to a leading breast cancer surgeon.

4C temperature increase by 2090 'will have catastrophic impact on children'

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 03:21:00 +0000

Climate change could wipe out 50 years of public health gains unless we take urgent action to stop global warming, leading medical authorities have warned.

Labour launches phone canvassing app with 'badges'

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:46:00 +0000

Labour will launch a new version of its telephone canvassing app this week, with game-like "badges" to motivate its youthful supporters, who are being billed by campaign group Momentum as "an army of phonebankers".

Apple launches new MacBook Pro after keyboard woes

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:56:00 +0000

Apple's newest version of its MacBook Pro laptop will have a completely redesigned keyboard mechanism following customer complaints.