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‘Anti-radiation’ phone stickers still sold on Amazon

Stickers that claim to protect users against electromagnetic fields (EMF) from phones remain for sale on Amazon. The listings remain eight months after scientists told ...

Elizabeth Holmes: Has the Theranos scandal changed Silicon Valley?

Reuters For years Elizabeth Holmes was the darling of Silicon Valley, a woman that could do no wrong. The start-up she founded, Theranos, attracted hundreds of millions ...

Fortnite video chat app Houseparty to close

Epic Games Houseparty, the video-calling app owned by Fortnite-maker Epic Games, will close down in October. First launched in 2016, the app was acquired by Epic in 2019 ...

Ray-Ban Stories: Facebook reveals its video camera glasses

Facebook has revealed its first pair of “smart glasses” that contain two cameras for taking photos and videos. The specs, called Ray-Ban Stories, are a collaboration with ...

Three brings in EU roaming charges and ends global scheme

PA Media Three is the latest mobile network to announce it is reintroducing roaming charges between the UK and Europe. From 23 May 2022, customers who have taken out a ...

PayPal raises fees between UK and Europe

Reuters PayPal is introducing new fees for payments between businesses in the UK and those in Europe, from November. British businesses will be charged a 1.29% fee for payments ...

Facebook accused of allowing sexist job advertising

Getty Images Facebook has been accused of breaking equality law in the way it handles job adverts. Campaign group Global Witness said it failed to prevent discriminatory ...

Fortnite gamer’s mum becomes pro herself

Galaxy Racer The mum of one of the world’s best professional Fortnite players has signed a contract with a gaming organisation to develop her own career. Anne Fish, ...

Twitter tests bigger pictures in timeline

Reuters Twitter is testing new changes to how photos and videos appear on its apps, closer to how images appear on other services such as Instagram. The new feature will ...

Email company under fire over police data handover

Getty Images Encrypted-email company ProtonMail has faced criticism after handing over user details to the authorities. The Swiss company sells itself on its privacy features, ...