Google braced for giant Android fine from EU

Google braced for giant Android fine from EU

Image copyright Getty Images/Google Image caption Some reports suggest the fine will top 3 billion euros Google will learn if it faces a record fine over its Android operating system in the coming hours. The European Commission has claimed the US tech giant’s mobile device strategy unfairly strengthened its dominance of search. The regulator can […]

‘Netflix effect’ poses challenge to British TV

‘Netflix effect’ poses challenge to British TV

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Shows like The Crown have helped Netflix woo potential subscribers Video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK, new data from Ofcom has revealed. The media regulator says British TV will have to change the way it […]

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Image copyright Reuters Graphic videos showing children being abused remain on Facebook despite numerous requests to have them removed, an undercover film has suggested. Moderators also do not remove posts that violate hate speech and routinely ignore posts from children who may be under-age. The allegations are made in a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary. Facebook […]

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google says the new service will benefit job hunters and employers Google has secured several of the UK’s largest recruitment services for a local version of its jobs-hunting tool. Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such as LinkedIn and […]

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now worth $150bn (£113bn), according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Jeff Bezos’s net worth has increased by over $60bn in the last 12 months, which makes him the world’s richest man. This places his worth higher than that of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who has previously […]

Theresa May prepares for a grilling from MPs

Theresa May prepares for a grilling from MPs

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May will address Conservative MPs later following a week which has shown up her party’s Brexit divisions. The meeting will be the prime minister’s last chance to rally backbenchers before the summer recess. It will cap off a day which includes Prime Minister’s Questions and an appearance by Mrs May […]

Trump sheds light on his crucial error at Putin summit

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Nelson Mandela: Why some young South Africans think he ‘sold out’

One hundred years after the birth of Nelson Mandela, racial inequality in South Africa is still a major issue. Some young people have begun to reassess his legacy, calling him a “sell-out”. The BBC went to Nelson Mandela Bridge in central Johannesburg to ask young South Africans for their views of the anti-apartheid icon. Nelson […]

Thai cave rescue: Saying sorry to cave spirit Nang Norn

As the rescued Thai boys recover from their ordeal in the Tham Luang cave, members of their community are seeking forgiveness from the cave’s spirit, Nang Norn. Video by Tessa Wong. Thai cave rescue: Saying sorry to cave spirit Nang Norn

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

Image copyright Reuters Graphic videos showing children being abused remain on Facebook despite numerous requests to have them removed, an undercover film has suggested. Moderators also do not remove posts that violate hate speech and routinely ignore posts from children who may be under-age. The allegations are made in a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary. Facebook […]

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