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Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed

Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The pub chain said the parody accounts had caused it lots of issues The high court in London has ruled that Twitter must reveal the identity behind parody accounts set up to mimic the pub chain Wetherspoons. The accounts had tens of thousands of followers between them. One tweet […]

Apple to create $1bn Texas base

Apple to create $1bn Texas base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump had called on Apple chief Tim Cook to create more US jobs Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in Austin, Texas, saying the project will involve a $1bn (£790m) investment. The company already has an existing base in the city. The iPhone-maker said it […]

Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat

Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat

Image copyright Getty Images Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has responded to criticism of his 10-day meditation retreat in Myanmar, saying: “I don’t know enough and need to learn more.” Last year, Myanmar’s military launched a violent crackdown after Rohingya militants attacked police posts. Since then thousands of people have been killed and over 700,000 Rohingya […]

Broadband customers to get automatic compensation

Broadband customers to get automatic compensation

Image copyright Getty Images Many customers who experience fixed broadband or landline loss will soon automatically receive compensation. The £8-per-day deal follows a new agreement between Openreach and five of the UK’s internet service providers. It will apply only when the fault takes longer than two days to fix. If an engineer does not arrive […]

Elon Musk has 'no respect' for US regulator

Elon Musk has 'no respect' for US regulator

Image copyright Getty Images Elon Musk says he has “no respect” for the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) financial regulator. He made the comment in an interview with news channel CBS, in which he also talked about his controversial behaviour on Twitter. In September, the SEC decided to sue him for alleged securities fraud. This […]

Teen jailed for email bomb hoaxes

Teen jailed for email bomb hoaxes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGeorge Duke-Cohan’s arrest by NCA officers was captured on a bodycam A teenager who sent thousands of hoax bomb threats to schools and triggered an American airline security scare has been jailed for three years. George Duke-Cohan, 19, sparked nationwide panic and a transatlantic investigation from the […]

What's going on with Huawei?

What's going on with Huawei?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei is now the second biggest smartphone-maker after Samsung Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been the focus of international scrutiny, with several countries raising security concerns about its products. Then on 1 December, the company’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested in Canada. At a court hearing in Vancouver […]

Fortnite-maker opens PC games store to challenge Steam

Fortnite-maker opens PC games store to challenge Steam

Image copyright Aurora44 Image caption Action game Ashen will be available via the Epic store Fortnite creator Epic Games has opened an online store to sell video games for PCs. The store has been set up to rival the massive online Steam run by developer Valve that offers thousands of PC games. Epic said it […]

Japanese cafe uses robots controlled by paralysed people

Japanese cafe uses robots controlled by paralysed people

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The robots served drinks and cleared tables in the cafe A cafe staffed by robot waiters controlled remotely by paralysed people has opened in Tokyo, Japan. A total of 10 people with a variety of conditions that restrict their movement have helped control robots in the Dawn Ver cafe. The […]

BT bars Huawei's 5G kit from core of network

BT bars Huawei's 5G kit from core of network

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei and its rivals are competing to sell 5G equipment to mobile phone networks BT has said it will not use Huawei’s equipment within the heart of its 5G mobile network when it is rolled out in the UK. The British firm, however, still plans to use the Chinese company’s […]

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