Archive for March, 2018

Corbyn deletes personal Facebook account

Andrew Robinson
The party seeks to distance itself from pro-Corbyn online groups whose members have made anti-Jewish and violent comments.

Donald Trump steps up attacks on Amazon

Andrew Robinson
The president accuses the online retail giant of scamming the US Postal Service.

Tesla in fatal California crash was on Autopilot

Andrew Robinson
The company says a Model X vehicle involved in a fatal crash in the US was in Autopilot mode.

US may tie social media to visa applications

Andrew Robinson
A state department proposal could require visa applicants to detail all their social media handles.

Met Police chief: Social media leads children to violence

Andrew Robinson
Britain’s most senior police officer says social media “revs people up” and leads to stabbings and murders.

Quantum computing: The 20 second challenge

Andrew Robinson
Five experts give the briefest of introductions to what might be the next computing revolution.

What is quantum computing?

Andrew Robinson
Microsoft says its researchers are close to a breakthrough that could revolutionise computing.

Lindsay Lohan loses GTA V privacy case appeal

Andrew Robinson
The actress fails to convince judges that a character in Grand Theft Auto V was based on her.

Facebook ‘ugly truth’ growth memo haunts firm

Andrew Robinson
The firm denies it believes that growth at all costs is “good” even if it leads to deaths.

iQiyi: ‘China’s Netflix’ shares dip in US stock debut

Andrew Robinson
Shares in Baidu’s iQiyi streaming platform fell below their opening price on Wall Street’s Nasdaq.