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NATO prepares for world's largest cyber war game

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:19:00 +0100

Military cyber security specialists are preparing for the largest cyber war game in the world, which kicks off tomorrow as the fictional NATO member state of Berylia comes under attack.

Wealthiest 1% 'polluter elite' are driving global carbon emissions, says new report

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:43:00 +0100

The world's wealthiest 1% produce twice as much carbon emissions as the poorest 50%, according to a new report.

'Game-changing' PPE recycling turns masks and gowns into school chairs

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:48:00 +0100

Specialist thermal heating machines which convert used PPE into reusable plastic blocks within one hour have been installed inside five NHS hospitals.

Nasal spray could prevent COVID virus invading human cells

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 17:54:00 +0100

A biotech company comprised of scientists from the University of Bristol is launching a bid to start a clinical trial of a nasal spray treatment for the coronavirus.

Facebook takes down official page for French town called Bitche

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:48:00 +0100

Facebook has been criticised after taking down the official page for the French town of Bitche.

Siri appears to leak Apple special event planned for 20 April

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:33:00 +0100

Apple has not yet announced when its next special event will be, but the news appears to have leaked to the company's voice assistant Siri.

NHS COVID-19 app update blocked for breaking privacy rules

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:12:00 +0100

An update to the NHS COVID-19 app has been delayed after it was blocked by Apple and Google on privacy grounds.

Technical issue delays historic flight for Mars helicopter Ingenuity

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:57:00 +0100

The first ever flight on another planet has been delayed until at least 14 April, NASA has said, following the discovery of a technical issue with the Ingenuity mini-helicopter stationed on Mars.

Clubhouse boss denies exclusive app was hacked after user data leak

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:31:00 +0100

Paul Davidson, the chief executive of the panel-discussion app Clubhouse, has denied that the company was hacked following reports that user data was circulating online.

Amazon wins vote preventing Alabama warehouse workers from unionising

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:07:00 +0100

Amazon workers have voted not to unionise at one of the company's warehouses in Alabama in a major victory for the company.