‘Dangerous’ carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay

Image copyright Which Image caption Which tested four alarms and believes there are dozens more that are equally dangerous Dozens of carbon monoxide alarms sold via Amazon and eBay have been taken offline after failing safety tests. Consumer watchdog Which? said some of the alarms seemed identical to ones that had failed tests in 2016. […]

YouTube fans to fund favourite film-makers

YouTube fans to fund favourite film-makers

Image copyright Getty Images YouTube is adding more ways for video-makers to make money, following criticism from bloggers and increased competition from rival platforms. Many video-makers have complained that changes to YouTube’s advertising policies have made it difficult for their videos to earn ad revenue. YouTube will now roll out “channel memberships” that let viewers […]

Arizona Uber crash driver was ‘watching TV’

Arizona Uber crash driver was ‘watching TV’

Image copyright NTSB Image caption The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) mapped the incident – yellow rings show metres ahead of the vehicle, orange lines centre of mapped travel and purple area the car’s path The “safety operator” of a self-driving Uber car was watching TV just before the vehicle was involved in a […]

Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep

Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The researchers say cyan could be added or taken away to prevent or encourage sleep The colour cyan – between green and blue – is a hidden factor in encouraging or preventing sleep, according to biologists. University of Manchester researchers say higher levels of cyan keep people awake, while […]

‘Dangerous’ carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay

Image copyright Which Image caption Which? tested four alarms and says dozens more are equally dangerous Dozens of carbon monoxide alarms sold via Amazon and eBay have been taken offline after failing safety tests. Consumer watchdog Which? said some of the alarms seemed identical to ones that had failed tests in 2016. Three of the […]

‘Dangerous’ carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay

Image copyright Which Image caption Which? tested four alarms and says dozens more are equally dangerous Dozens of carbon monoxide alarms sold via Amazon and eBay have been taken offline after failing safety tests. Consumer watchdog Which? said some of the alarms seemed identical to ones that had failed tests in 2016. Three of the […]

Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos

Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos

Image copyright Instagram Image caption Mr Yow has posted an apology to his Instagram account A popular Instagram photographer has apologised after being caught posting stock image library content and indicating it was his own work. Singapore-based Daryl Aiden Yow has more than 104,000 followers on the Facebook-owned service. His fame on the platform had […]

The man who was fired by a machine

The man who was fired by a machine

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “The system was out for blood and I was its first victim” “It wasn’t the first time my key card failed, I assumed it was time to replace it.” So began a sequence of events that saw Ibrahim Diallo fired from his job, not by his manager but by […]

Wimbledon tennis to be screened in 4K HDR by BBC

Wimbledon tennis to be screened in 4K HDR by BBC

Image copyright PA Image caption Garbine Muguruza will defend her Wimbledon ladies’ singles title at this year’s event The Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament is to be streamed in 4K resolution and high dynamic range colour (HDR) to UK viewers by the BBC. It will follow a current trial in which World Cup football matches are […]

O2 changes post policy after racist hate mail sent out

O2 changes post policy after racist hate mail sent out

Image caption The leaflets were addressed to “Mr Isis Terroriste” and “Mr Getout Ofengland” O2 will no longer use names on some of its mailouts, after the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme found it had sent racist hate mail to a British-Iraqi family’s home in north London. Two items were addressed to “Mr Isis Terroriste” and […]