Technology

Meta claims breakthrough in 'superpower' AI translation as it interprets more than 200 languages

Automatic universal translation has long been a science-fiction dream. A new paper from artificial intelligence researchers at Facebook's parent company…

Hacker offers to sell Shanghai police database holding details on one billion Chinese residents

A hacker is offering to sell a gigantic Shanghai police database that he says contains sensitive information on around one billion Chinese residents…

Microsoft's £50.5bn acquisition of Call of Duty firm to be scrutinised by UK watchdog

Microsoft's proposed acquisition of the the troubled Call of Duty and Candy Crush gaming firm Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn (£50.5bn) is being…

Amazon being investigated in UK for practices which may give customers 'worse deal'

Amazon is being investigated by Britain's antitrust watchdog over concerns that some of its practices in the UK may be anticompetitive and result in…

Personalised cancer vaccine trials produce 'really hopeful' results

A personalised cancer vaccine made from individual patients' own DNA has produced "really hopeful" early results.

'My whole world shattered' - How one boy's struggle against neuroblastoma could bring a game-changing…

Claire Scott had just given birth to a baby girl by C-section. Barely 24 hours later she had discharged herself and was ignoring her own pain while…

Drones to deliver chemotherapy drugs in half an hour in NHS trial on Isle of Wight

The NHS will trial the use of drones to deliver life-saving chemotherapy drugs within half an hour.

Could you be replaced by a robot? One in three businesses plan to invest in automation due to staffing…

One in three businesses are planning to invest in automation as a top priority amid staffing shortages, a survey has suggested.

Copenhagen shootings suspect uploaded YouTube videos of him holding guns day before shopping centre…

The day before the shooting at a shopping mall in Copenhagen, a man believed to be the 22-year-old suspect arrested by Danish police uploaded several…

New giant water lily species discovered at Kew is world's largest

A famous giant water lily named after Queen Victoria and held at Kew's Royal Botanic Gardens for 177 years has been revealed as a species new to science.

Jeff Bezos clashes again with Joe Biden's White House over US economic woes

Jeff Bezos has clashed with US President Joe Biden's administration on Twitter over the cost of petrol for American consumers.

Army's Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked and flooded with crypto spam and images of Elon Musk

The British Army has launched an investigation into a breach of its Twitter and YouTube accounts.

Astronauts suffer 'significant' bone loss during space missions - raising concerns for future trips…

An academic-led study of astronauts has revealed the devastating impact space travel has on the human skeleton.

Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade dies from cancer as his dad posts message he'd prepared for followers

The YouTuber and Minecraft gamer known as Technoblade has died from cancer, aged 23.

'Cryptoqueen' Ruja Ignatova added to FBI's Most Wanted list

A Bulgarian woman, also known as "Cryptoqueen", has been added to the FBI's list of its 10 most-wanted fugitives.

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