Microsoft Chief Digital Officer tops Powerlist

The 2022 Powerlist has been topped by Jacky Wright, Corporate Vice President and Chief Digital Officer for Microsoft US. The Powerlist celebrates leading figures...

Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China

It's hard to pinpoint whether LinkedIn's move was driven by the pressure from China, or that from the US. It could be both, as...

Bitcoin: Bank deputy calls for urgent crypto regulation

"Similarly, there is the possibility of contagion," he said. "A large fall in crypto valuations could affect investor risk sentiment more broadly, causing investors...

Neighbour wins privacy row over smart doorbell and cameras

"We've put features in place across all our devices to ensure privacy, security and user control remain front and centre - including customisable privacy...

Wildfire rages in Southern California coastal mountains

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- A wildfire raging through Southern California coastal mountains threatened ranches and rural homes and kept a major highway shut down...

Should our DNA dictate what we eat?

Some companies are helping customers assess their propensity for certain health conditions like diabetes or hypertension by sampling their DNA. They then provide advice...

High winds prompt PG&E to shut power to 25,000 in California

Pacific Gas & Electric has started cutting power to about 25,000 customers in northern and central California as high winds toppled trees, downed power...

Why does the internet keep breaking?

"When one of those, or more than one, has a problem, it affects not just them, but hundreds of thousands of other services,"...

Star Trek’s William Shatner on his plan to boldly go into space

Star Trek actor William Shatner has been explaining why he wants to go into space as part of a four-person crew aboard Blue Origin's...

The plant with seeds that can grow meat

Seeds from genetically modified barley plants are being used in a process which creates lab-grown meat.A protein in the seeds, called a growth factor,...