Facebook to increase UK employees by 500 in 2017

Facebook to increase UK employees by 500 in 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook’s Nicola Mendelsohn announced the expansion at the CBI conference Facebook will expand its presence in the UK by 50% when it opens its new London headquarters in 2017, the US technology giant has announced. It will hire 500 additional employees, including engineers, marketers, project managers and sales staff. […]

100 Women 2016: The women challenging sexism in e-sports

Media captionThe BBC’s 100 women teams follow Julia and Steph at one of the biggest tournaments of the year in Paris. Very few women enter the world of professional gaming, and those that do often face harassment and a huge gender pay gap. Two of the top female gamers talk to the BBC about how […]

Facebook fake news: Zuckerberg details plans to combat problem

Facebook fake news: Zuckerberg details plans to combat problem

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Zuckerberg said he did not want Facebook to become “arbiters of truth” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has outlined plans for how he hopes to combat fake news on the site. Facebook became mired in controversy after some users complained fake news changed the outcome of the US election. Mr […]

WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

A personal transporter that is light enough to carry in a shopping bag has been developed in Japan. Inventor Kuniaki Sato told the BBC’s Chris Foxx that the device was aimed at commuters. However, many countries prohibit such devices being used in public places. WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus first went on sale nearly two years ago Apple has started offering a service to fix a fault on iPhone 6 Plus phones known as “touch disease”. Touchscreens on smartphones that have this problem gradually become unresponsive. The fault was highlighted by gadget […]

WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

A personal transporter that is light enough to carry in a shopping bag has been developed in Japan. Inventor Kuniaki Sato told the BBC’s Chris Foxx that the device was aimed at commuters. However, many countries prohibit such devices being used in public places. WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus first went on sale nearly two years ago Apple has started offering a service to fix a fault on iPhone 6 Plus phones known as “touch disease”. Touchscreens on smartphones that have this problem gradually become unresponsive. The fault was highlighted by gadget […]

WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

A personal transporter that is light enough to carry in a shopping bag has been developed in Japan. Inventor Kuniaki Sato told the BBC’s Chris Foxx that the device was aimed at commuters. However, many countries prohibit such devices being used in public places. WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Apple to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ for a fee

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus first went on sale nearly two years ago Apple has started offering a service to fix a fault on iPhone 6 Plus phones known as “touch disease”. Touchscreens on smartphones that have this problem gradually become unresponsive. The fault was highlighted by gadget […]

WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag

A personal transporter that is light enough to carry in a shopping bag has been developed in Japan. Inventor Kuniaki Sato told the BBC’s Chris Foxx that the device was aimed at commuters. However, many countries prohibit such devices being used in public places. WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan’s car-in-a-bag