Volkswagen Beetle: car review
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Volkswagen Beetle: car review

VW’s quirky coupé has been rejuvenated, and this time it’s gone right back to its…

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Facebook and Twitter are being used to manipulate public opinion – report
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Facebook and Twitter are being used to manipulate public opinion – report

Nine-country study finds widespread use of social media for promoting lies, misinformation and propaganda by…

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Uber admits underpaying New York City drivers by millions of dollars
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Uber admits underpaying New York City drivers by millions of dollars

Tens of thousands of drivers are eligible for a refund, after company admits it took…

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Facebook fined £94m for ‘misleading’ EU over WhatsApp takeover
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Facebook fined £94m for ‘misleading’ EU over WhatsApp takeover

European commission says fine is a ‘clear signal’ to companies that they must comply with…

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Google’s Waymo invites members of public to trial self-driving vehicles
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Google’s Waymo invites members of public to trial self-driving vehicles

Spin-off company opens up cars to hundreds of Phoenix residents, following aggressive pitching from state…

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Volvo V90: car review
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Volvo V90: car review

Wellie wearers rejoice! The much-loved classic Volvo estate is back and it’s bigger and cleverer…

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13  Inventions You Have No Idea Are Chinese
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13 Inventions You Have No Idea Are Chinese

So many of these common inventions were created a long time ago by the Chinese.

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How the internet found a better way than illegible squiggles to prove you’re not a robot
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How the internet found a better way than illegible squiggles to prove you’re not a robot

The evolution of Captcha has taken us from identifying weird letters to training AI by…

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Elon Musk: I can fix South Australia power network in 100 days or it’s free
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Elon Musk: I can fix South Australia power network in 100 days or it’s free

The Tesla founder says he can build a 100MW battery storage farm within 100 days…

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Nokia 3310 is back – and it even has Snake
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Nokia 3310 is back – and it even has Snake

The ‘indestructible’ handset returns, complete with one-month standby time, colour screen and bags of nostalgia

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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism
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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism

Microsoft founder and philanthropist tells Munich security conference genetic engineering could be terrorist weapon

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MARS sol 1463, Curiosity Rover
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Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft file opposition to Trump’s travel ban
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Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft file opposition to Trump’s travel ban

Legal brief on behalf of almost 100 tech firms argues immigration ban is illegal and…

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How artificial intelligence could help make the insurance industry trustworthy
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How artificial intelligence could help make the insurance industry trustworthy

NYC-based Lemonade hopes to reverse the poor reputation of insurance companies by using tech and…

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How to stop arguing and actually change someone’s mind on social media
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How to stop arguing and actually change someone’s mind on social media

There are ways to get your point across more effectively. Avoid shouting into the abyss…

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Amazon launches £20,000 literary prize for Kindle authors
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Amazon launches £20,000 literary prize for Kindle authors

Kindle Storyteller award is open to authors writing in English who launched their books on…

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Nintendo Switch: it’s a handheld first, not a console
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Nintendo Switch: it’s a handheld first, not a console

Analysts are worrying about how Nintendo’s new machine will replace the Wii U, but we…

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Samsung blames two separate battery faults for Galaxy Note 7 fires
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Samsung blames two separate battery faults for Galaxy Note 7 fires

Tests on tens of thousands of devices found that both original and replacement batteries were…

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Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars
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Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket months after explosion
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SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket months after explosion

Engineers burst into cheers when rocket landed on barge in Pacific OceanLaunch was first since…

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