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SpaceX rocket explodes mid-flight in astronaut 'Abort Test'

19/01/2020 • 15:32 Tech The Independent  

A 500-tonne rocket travelling 1,000mph has exploded over the Atlantic Ocean as part of a SpaceX safety …

WhatsApp down: Messaging app not working for some users

19/01/2020 • 12:02 Tech The Independent  

WhatsApp is down for users around the world due to a major …

SpaceX launch live blog: Latest updates as Falcon 9 rocket set to explode

19/01/2020 • 11:04 Tech The Independent  

Elon Musk says dramatic abort test will see Falcon 9 rocket 'destroyed in Dragon …

Hypocrisy is at the heart of Facebook’s refusal to ban false political advertising | John Naughton

18/01/2020 • 16:00 Tech The Guardian  

Executive Andrew Bosworth’s handwringing about the company’s stance should not blind us to the fact that doing nothing is extremely lucrative for it …

Daniel Susskind: ‘Automation of jobs is one of the greatest questions of our time’

18/01/2020 • 16:00 Tech The Guardian  

The Oxford economist talks about his new book on the challenges of a society with no traditional employment Daniel Susskind is an economist and …

Elon Musk set to cash in at Tesla as deliveries and shares soar

18/01/2020 • 16:00 Tech The Guardian  

The boss of the electric carmaker has a $50bn pay package ready to roll if the firm hits a $100bn valuation One of the options on a fully loaded Tesla …

$1tn is just the start: why tech giants could double their market valuations

18/01/2020 • 16:00 Tech The Guardian  

As Alphabet becomes the latest firm to achieve a 13-figure market cap, analysts still forecast years of growth ahead Alphabet, the tech giant formerly …

Panasonic unveils mini electric fire engine for narrow alleys and backstreets

18/01/2020 • 14:49 Tech The Independent  

Panasonic's reveal was a surprise CES …

SpaceX to blow up rocket in mid-air in final astronaut test

18/01/2020 • 10:23 Tech The Independent  

Nasa will take part in 'Abort Test' of Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 …

Google at a trillion dollars: How a garage startup morphed into an omnipresent leviathan

17/01/2020 • 15:57 Tech The Independent  

'They've bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit, and tilted the playing field against everyone else,' argued Elizabeth …

Facebook drops controversial plan to put ads into WhatsApp

17/01/2020 • 14:36 Tech The Independent  

Advertising strategy has proved controversial among users and app's …

EU eyes temporary ban on facial recognition in public places

17/01/2020 • 12:14 Tech The Guardian  

Draft white paper suggest prohibition lasting three to five years is being considered The EU could temporarily ban the use of facial recognition …

iPhone users could be forced to change Apple charger again under new EU rule

17/01/2020 • 10:51 Tech The Independent  

All phones having the same chargers would make users' lives easier, European politicians …

Facebook shelves plans to show ads in WhatsApp

17/01/2020 • 10:37 Tech The Telegraph  

Google owner Alphabet becomes trillion-dollar company

17/01/2020 • 09:41 Tech The Guardian  

Tech giant is the fourth US firm to achieve the valuation – after Microsoft, Apple and Amazon Google’s owner Alphabet has become a trillion-dollar …

Was anyone ever so young? What 10 years of my Instagram data revealed

17/01/2020 • 06:00 Tech The Guardian  

A new California law forced Instagram to hand over my data. It included thousands of messages and photos, but not everything In the 10 days leading …

Microsoft pledges to completely remove carbon footprint amid criticism over work with oil giants

16/01/2020 • 23:46 Tech The Independent  

'This goal is incompatible with contracts that aim to increase oil extraction, a process which we know is not sustainable' tech firm employees …

Google's parent company Alphabet hits trillion dollar valuation

16/01/2020 • 22:08 Tech The Telegraph  

Artificial intelligence: DeepMind unlocks secrets of human brain using AI learning technique

16/01/2020 • 20:54 Tech The Independent  

AI breakthrough could help neuroscientists better understand mental health …

Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030

16/01/2020 • 19:23 Tech The Guardian  

Company seeks to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits within a decade Microsoft has announced it aims to remove more carbon from the …