New video format ‘halves data use of 4K and 8K TVs’

A new video-encoding technology that promises to cut data use by at least half has been announced, after three years of talks involving some of the tech industry’s largest players. The ...

Coronavirus: Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. He took the test, his fourth, on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature. Mr Bolsonaro ...

Coronavirus: Drone display says ‘thanks’ to key workers

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TikTok: Chinese app may be banned in US, says Pompeo

Would you recommend downloading TikTok? Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked that question on Monday night on Fox News. “Only if you want your private information in the ...

Microsoft and Zoom join Hong Kong data ‘pause’

Microsoft and Zoom have said they will not process data requests made by the Hong Kong authorities while they take stock of a new security law. They follow Facebook, Google, Twitter ...

Johnny Depp: Claims in The Sun he beat ex-wife ‘complete lies’, court told

Claims that Johnny Depp was violent towards ex-wife Amber Heard are “complete lies”, his lawyers have told the High Court. The actor is suing the publisher of The Sun ...

Coronavirus: Anger over US decision on foreign students’ visas

Politicians and academics have criticised a decision to withdraw US visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said ...

Coronavirus: Majority testing positive have no symptoms

Only 22% of people testing positive for coronavirus reported having symptoms on the day of their test, according to the Office for National Statistics. This hammers home the importance ...

Coronavirus: Tom Hanks ‘has no respect’ for people not wearing masks

Tom Hanks, who recovered from Covid-19 earlier this year, has said he “has no respect” for people who decline to wear a mask in public during the pandemic. The actor and ...

Johnny Depp’s case against The Sun to begin at High Court

Johnny Depp’s defamation case over newspaper claims that he abused his ex-wife Amber Heard begins on Tuesday. Mr Depp is suing The Sun’s publisher News Group Newspapers ...