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The battle for Gen Z social shoppers

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 23:09:47 GMT

If TikTok is banned in the US, where might its social shoppers go?

Could brain-like computers be a 'competition killer'?

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 23:24:11 GMT

Computers built like brains could be much more energy efficient than current designs.

Concern rises over AI in adult entertainment

Thu, 06 Jun 2024 23:19:56 GMT

AI in adult entertainment could have negative effects on society and individuals, experts say.

Why is Nvidia boss the 'Taylor Swift of tech'?

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 04:39:53 GMT

Jensen Huang is at the forefront of an AI boom, which coincides with Nvidia's rise as a leading chip firm.

Are renters a new electoral coalition?

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 23:45:32 GMT

Margaret Thatcher had Essex Man and New Labour boasted Mondeo Man. Now it's the turn of Renter Ruth.

Have Milei's first six months improved the Argentine economy?

Sun, 09 Jun 2024 23:10:08 GMT

Javier Milei has been Argentina's president for half a year - how has it gone?

'Insane' amounts of data spurs new storage tech

Tue, 11 Jun 2024 23:03:29 GMT

Storing information with holograms and in glass is being proposed to deal with a deluge of data.

Octopus to repay £3bn to taxpayers for Bulb rescue

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 11:08:05 GMT

The government will recover almost all the cost of temporarily nationalising Bulb in 2021.

Why Canadians are angry with their biggest supermarket

Thu, 06 Jun 2024 02:01:04 GMT

Food prices, including a $40 chicken, has stoked fury and calls for big foreign supermarket chains to come to Canada.

Microsoft back as most valuable firm as Nvidia slips

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:06:36 GMT

The artificial intelligence chip giant briefly took the top spot from the software company this week.

The rise and rise of fashion giant Shein

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 21:34:53 GMT

The retailer could be heading for London's stock market, but its rise has not come without controversy.

Warning over tax being paid on state pension

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 23:11:46 GMT

Tax on pensions is a key issue raised by you through the BBC's Your Voice, Your Vote project.

Government borrowing in May is highest since Covid

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:34:50 GMT

Borrowing reaches £15bn, less than forecast but lays bare challenges facing the next government.

UK's richest family convicted of exploiting servants

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:25:10 GMT

Four Hinduja family members were given prison sentences ranging from four to four-and-a-half years.

Price hikes and boycotts: Is trouble brewing at Starbucks?

Sun, 09 Jun 2024 00:09:10 GMT

The coffee giant is suffering as customers "lose it" over price hikes and other controversies.

Upset PLT customers banned over too many returns

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 12:27:34 GMT

Many have hit out at the brand online, suggesting they would return fewer items if sizing was consistent.

How mobile phone networks are embracing AI

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 23:02:43 GMT

Providers are increasing using artificial intelligence to maintain a reliable service.

Why the EU might be about to make Chinese electric cars more expensive

Mon, 10 Jun 2024 23:01:25 GMT

Brussels is widely expected to introduce tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles coming to Europe.

How 'Swiftonomics' is impacting the music industry

Sat, 08 Jun 2024 14:59:54 GMT

The Eras tour, which has arrived in Edinburgh, is reckoned to be pushing her wealth well north of $1bn.

Could AI put an end to animal testing?

Wed, 05 Jun 2024 23:05:20 GMT

Artificial intelligence systems are increasingly being used to help test new drugs and chemicals.

'We are creating new crops five-times faster'

Wed, 12 Jun 2024 23:06:31 GMT

How artificial intelligence is increasingly helping the arable farming sector.

British Gas sorry for pursuing man over wrong £2,500 bill

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 10:30:28 GMT

The firm told a man it was sending his details to a debt collector over an incorrect £2,500 bill.

Tata Steel workers call first strike in 40 years

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:34:53 GMT

It is the first time in 40 years that UK steel workers have taken strike action.

Huge Saudi construction projects 'might get scaled down'

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 23:03:08 GMT

Funding concerns are expected to see Saudi Arabia reduce its giant building schemes.

Firm fined for selling China-made cars as Italian

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 04:48:39 GMT

Italian officials said DR Automobiles misled customers into thinking its cars were made in Italy.

Manchester Airport 'back to normal' after power cut

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 08:26:54 GMT

A power cut caused cancellations of departures and arrivals at Manchester Airport.

Criminal charges recommended against Boeing

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 07:30:52 GMT

The US Department of Justice has until 7 July to make a final decision on whether to prosecute the firm.

Post Office system not a scandal, insists ex-union boss

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:36:48 GMT

George Thomson tells an inquiry that Horizon is "robust", provoking anger from sub-postmasters.

Too much of a good thing? Spain's green energy can exceed demand

Sun, 16 Jun 2024 23:06:49 GMT

Spain is looking at storing electricity or increasing demand to solve electricity oversupply.

Tories pledge focus on pubs and clubs in 'first 100 days'

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 08:54:01 GMT

The Conservative Party says it would review licencing laws in a bid to boost the night-time economy.

China and EU to hold talks on electric car tariffs

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 22:13:35 GMT

The EU and China still disagree about the import taxes, but have agreed to discuss them further.

Gareth Jenkins: An 'unreliable god' at the heart of the Post Office scandal

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 23:02:52 GMT

Why the former Fujitsu engineer is such a key figure in the Post Office scandal.

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