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Amazon warehouse workers set to strike on Prime Day

9th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon warehouse workers in the US are going on strike on the first day of the company’s Prime Day sales to protest about working conditions. The GMB union says it will also be protesting at the company’s UK distribution centres. Workers at the company’s fulfilment centre in Shakopee, […]

SpaceX's Starship facility in California hit by blaze

9th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteSpaceX’s prototyping facility in Cocoa, California, was hit by a fire on Monday which damaged equipment and infrastructure, according to local reports. No people were injured in the small blaze, which is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault. A spokesperson for the city told Florida […]

IBM patents smartwatch which unfolds into tablet

9th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteIBM has received a patent for a smartwatch which unfolds into a smartphone and then can be further extended into a tablet. As one the largest technology companies in the world, IBM has received more US patents than any other company each year for the last 26 years, […]

Instagram introduces two new anti-bullying features

9th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteInstagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and allow victims to secretly block their tormentors. The new feature notifies users when Instagram’s algorithms suspect that their comments might be considered offensive before they actually post. It […]

Jodrell Bank named a Unesco World Heritage site

7th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been added to the Unesco list of world heritage sites with special significance. Owned by the University of Manchester, the observatory comprising a collection of radio telescopes has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades. It is home to […]

Lunar satellite captures stunning images of solar eclipse

6th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteStunning pictures of a rare total eclipse that blocked out the sun above Chile and Argentina have been captured by a satellite orbiting the moon. Thousands of people – including tourists, locals and astronomers – gathered to see the solar spectacle earlier this week, with the two South […]

Electric cars: All you need to know about the future of motoring

5th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteJaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant – joining many other manufacturers in producing the cleanest cars possible. And with an expected end to the sale of new cars that are unable to drive more than 50 […]

Facial recognition trials show government at its worst

4th July 2019 | 0

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Facebook & Instagram users hit by login, status and image issues

3rd July 2019 | 0

Facebook confirm that the site is experiencing issues with images being uploaded and sent. The Twitter account for the social networking giant confirmed the Facebook issues which have affected users across the globe. The Facebook Twitter posted: “We’re aware that some people are having trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our […]

NASA tests new rocket launch abort system

3rd July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteNASA has successfully tested its new launch abort system – ensuring that astronauts can escape from on top of a rocket if a launch is going wrong. The Orion spacecraft’s abort system needs to be faster than a rocket in flight so it can pull the astronauts to […]

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