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Facebook whistleblower on how extreme opinions shape your news feed
November 02, 2021

Frances Haugen is suggesting her former boss Mark Zuckerberg step down as she reveals more on the dark arts influencing the social network’s internal algorithms. The Queen tells Cop26 climate summit l

Cop26 &, extreme heat and mega floods ‘new normal’
November 01, 2021

A World Meteorological Organisation report warns heat waves over 50C to become usual as global warming shapes planet. Cop26: ‘One minute to midnight for climate crisis, warns Boris Johnson, despite co

Space mission Cosmic Kiss - next stop the moon?
October 29, 2021

Mark Zukerberg’s announcement that Facebook will now be known as ‘Meta’ has sparked a huge reaction - both serious and comical. We find out from an astronaut why trips to the moon might be closer

Another day another Facebook drama
October 28, 2021

Another day another Facebook drama. The social media site orders its staff to ‘preserve all internal communications’ as legal threat looms. The company has been under scrutiny since a former empl

The world’s first ‘thinking’ robot
October 27, 2021

Japanese scientists have created the first ever ‘thinking’ robot. The machine was able to move around and dodge barriers on its own - thanks to the use of its brain-like neurons. Scientists in China c

Space latest: Have we found the first planet outside our galaxy?
October 26, 2021

Nasa scientists may have found signs of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy. If confirmed, the world would be thousands of times further away than the many exoplane

Tesco: suspected hack of website and app
October 25, 2021

Tesco shoppers were left frustrated over the weekend as the website and app were both down. The UK’s largest supermarket said its online services were affected due to an “attempt to interfere with its

Halyna Hutchins: Calls to ban blanks in Hollywood after death
October 22, 2021

Top movie director Paul Feig has joined calls for blanks to be banned from movie sets. It’s after the death of 42-year-old Halyna Hutchins on the set of new movie Rust. Trump's new social network over

Why Apple and Google are making their own chips
October 21, 2021

Youtuber Arun from Mr Whose The Boss tells us why Google and Apple have begun making their own processing chips, and what the thinking is behind Samsung’s new Z-flip colours.Donald Trump sets up his o

Google's first Pixel Pro device with an AI focus
October 20, 2021

We take a look at Google’s brand new Pixel 6 devices, which come with the tech giant’s own Tensor processor, a new array of cameras and updates for five years. Facebook has been fined over £50million