Kodak Bitcoin mining ‘scam’ evaporates

Kodak Bitcoin mining ‘scam’ evaporates

Image caption The Kodak KashMiner appeared at CES in January The company behind a Kodak-branded crypto-currency mining scheme has confirmed the plan has collapsed. In January, a Bitcoin mining computer labelled Kodak KashMiner was on display on Kodak’s official stand at the CES technology show in Las Vegas. But critics labelled it a “scam” and […]

Amazon Alexa: is it friends with your kids?

Amazon Alexa: is it friends with your kids?

Image copyright Google Image caption Google Home is marketed as a family device. The tech giants are racing to get digital assistants into our homes – the Amazon Echo Dot currently has a 40% discount during Amazon Prime Day – but debate rages over whether they are suitable for children. There have certainly been teething […]

Uber investigated over gender discrimination

Uber investigated over gender discrimination

Image copyright Getty Images Ride hailing firm Uber is being investigated by US authorities over a complaint about gender discrimination, the BBC understands. As first reported in the Wall Street Journal, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began investigating the firm in August 2017. Investigators have been interviewing former and current Uber employees and […]

Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country’s second deadliest terror attack

Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country’s second deadliest terror attack

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan (c) prays with relatives of a local candidate who was killed Pakistan is mourning the deaths of 149 people, including nine children, in the country’s second deadliest militant attack since its independence. A suicide bomber hit a campaign rally in Mastung, in the south-western province […]

British caver ‘could sue’ Elon Musk over Twitter attack

British caver ‘could sue’ Elon Musk over Twitter attack

Image caption Vern Unsworth (R) helped bring top international cave rescuers to the mission, including Rob Harper (L) A British cave diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from deep within a cave has said he is considering suing tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. In now-deleted tweets, Mr Musk had called Vern Unsworth a “pedo guy” […]

Thai cave rescue: Classmates’ paper cranes of hope for Adul

One of the schoolboys in the Thai cave rescue has a special present waiting for him when he goes back to school. Adul Sam-on’s classmates made 1,000 paper cranes while they prayed for his safe return. Video by Tessa Wong. Thai cave rescue: Classmates’ paper cranes of hope for Adul}

Brexit: Government scrapes through Customs Bill vote

Brexit: Government scrapes through Customs Bill vote

The government has narrowly avoided a defeat on its Customs Bill after agreeing to Brexiteers’ demands to change its wording. MPs voted by 305 to 302 to support an amendment that critics said would undermine Theresa May’s recently-announced negotiating position. The government announced earlier it was backing the amendment, tabled by Brexiteer Tories. This sparked […]

Justine Greening’s call for new Brexit referendum rejected by No 10

Justine Greening’s call for new Brexit referendum rejected by No 10

Media captionJustine Greening: “This deal keeps no-one happy” Downing Street has rejected Justine Greening’s call for a fresh referendum on the UK’s exit from the EU, saying it will not happen “in any circumstances”. The former education secretary argued the final Brexit decision should be given back to the people and out of the hands […]

Labour MPs want new anti-Semitism code

Labour MPs want new anti-Semitism code

Image copyright PA Image caption Jeremy Corbyn has previously said he is “sincerely sorry” for the pain caused by “pockets of anti-Semitism” in the Labour Party Labour MPs have voted overwhelmingly to back a call for the party to change the way it defines anti-Semitism. The Parliamentary Labour Party backed a motion to adopt in […]

Trump: ‘I didn’t know Putin, there was nobody to collude with’

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