Lithium ion batteries continue to gain phenomenal traction in the automotive sector – need for alternate energy sources to reinforce the trend

In an era where clean energy is continually being propagated, lithium ion battery industry has been gaining exceptional prominence, given that the product is extensively used in phones, computers, cordless power tools, battery operated vehicles, and more. The popularity of this business space has been validated through a recent instance, when smart battery systems firm […]

Lithium ion batteries continue to gain phenomenal traction in the automotive sector – need for alternate energy sources to reinforce the trend

In an era where clean energy is continually being propagated, lithium ion battery industry has been gaining exceptional prominence, given that the product is extensively used in phones, computers, cordless power tools, battery operated vehicles, and more. The popularity of this business space has been validated through a recent instance, when smart battery systems firm […]

Behind Cambridge Analytica lay a bigger threat to our democracy: Facebook | Jennifer Cobbe

The information commissioner (ICO), the UK’s data protection regulator, has concluded its long-running investigation into Cambridge Analytica. As had been expected by many, this found no smoking gun. Despite concerns about its data practices, the short-lived political consultancy ended up functioning as a distraction. But there are still real reasons to be concerned about the […]

She was a farmworker. Her grandson is a Lyft driver. A fight for workers’ rights unites them

More than 40 years ago, Maria Cardona laid her livelihood on the line to demand change in the hot central California fields where she picked grapes and other produce for $1.75 per hour. Cardona, now 80 years old, was tired of how farmworkers like her were treated – the low wages, the backbreaking labor, the […]

She was a farm worker. Her grandson is a Lyft driver. A fight for workers’ rights unites them

More than 40 years ago, Maria Cardona laid her livelihood on the line to demand change in the hot central California fields where she picked grapes and other produce for $1.75 per hour. Cardona, now 80 years old, was tired of how farm workers like her were treated – the low wages, the backbreaking labor, […]

Fifty hours spent trying to get Vodafone to fix my vital broadband

I’ve had no home broadband for the past four months and have spent more than 50 hours trying to resolve this with Vodafone. It’s made lockdown extremely difficult as I’ve been working from home and need to keep in touch with my family who are abroad. I’ve been variously told by Vodafone that it needs […]

OnePlus 8T review: slick phone fully charges in just 37 minutes

The OnePlus 8T replaces the OnePlus 8 released just six months ago, with a flatter and faster screen and incredibly quick charging. The smartphone costs GBP549 or GBP649 depending on storage and sits between the mid-range GBP379 OnePlus Nord and top-end GBP799 OnePlus 8 Pro. The design of the 8T has more in common with […]

Facebook and Twitter restrict controversial New York Post story on Joe Biden

Facebook and Twitter took steps on Wednesday to limit the spread of a controversial New York Post article critical of Joe Biden, sparking outrage among conservatives and stoking debate over how social media platforms should tackle misinformation ahead of the US election. In an unprecedented step against a major news publication, Twitter blocked users from […]

Josh Earl: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)

Hello the internet. The Information Super Highway. The World Wide Web. You really are the best. Yes, I know you are also the worst but I am old enough to remember when you weren’t around, and if you think the internet is a horrible place well I dare you to go live in a time […]

Apple’s iPhone 12 Mini could mark end of giant smartphone era

Apple unveiled its new range of iPhones on Tuesday and analysts suggested its biggest success of the season could be its smallest new product: the iPhone 12 Mini. It will be Apple’s smallest flagship iPhone since the iPhone 6, which was introduced in 2014, and tech experts said it could mark an about-turn in the […]