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Burnout: ‘Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired’

“I was working non-stop. The company was almost like a love affair. I call it ‘my greatest love affair’, because it felt so, so important. “My identity was ...

Meng Wanzhou ‘irreplaceable’ to company, says Huawei executive

Huawei’s chief security officer has told the BBC the firm’s chief financial officer is “irreplaceable”. Meng Wanzhou is fighting extradition from Canada to ...

GM’s Cruise unveils its first driverless vehicle

Cruise, the self-driving car start-up, majority owned by General Motors, has unveiled its first vehicle designed to be driverless. The electric-powered Cruise Origin was developed ...

Glenn Greenwald: Brazil accuses journalist of cyber-crimes

Brazilian authorities are seeking to bring charges against Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who published Edward Snowden’s intelligence agency leaks. Mr Greenwald has been accused ...

Disney+ to launch a week earlier than planned in the UK

The new streaming service Disney+ is to launch on 24 March in the UK, a week earlier than originally planned. Pricing has also been revealed – it will cost £5.99 per month ...

Regus sales staff data exposed after undercover job review

Job performance details about more than 900 employees of a major office-space provider have been published online by accident after a staff review. Sales staff at Regus had been recorded ...

Influencers ‘being offered thousands for sex’

Top social media influencers are being propositioned daily by strangers with offers of thousands of pounds in return for sex, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. One ...

Facebook blames ‘technical issue’ for offensive Xi Jinping translation

Facebook has apologised for translating Chinese President Xi Jinping’s name from Burmese to English into an obscenity on its platform. The translation gaffe came to light on ...

AO Air’s face mask uses fans for cleaner breathing

A US start-up has developed a face mask that uses powered fans to clean and cool the air breathed by the wearer. This not only allows the owner to control how powerful the effect should ...

Can Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ carbon goal succeed?

Tech giant Microsoft has announced two bold ambitions: firstly, to become carbon negative by the year 2030 – meaning it will be removing more carbon from the air than it emits ...