Technology

Apple Card can be damaged by wallets and jeans

[ad_1] Image copyright APple Apple has advised owners of its new credit card to keep it away from leather and denim.Keeping the card in a leather wallet or in the pocket of a pair of jeans could cause "permanent discolouration".The Apple Card is a relatively plain matt white credit card

Contactless cards could get fingerprint upgrade

Robot battles wrongly banned for ‘animal cruelty’

Google and Mozilla move to stop Kazakhstan ‘snooping’

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer appeals for Fortnite help before third Ashes Test

Australia using drones to spot crocodiles near swimmers

Health

‘Multiple medicines’ side-effect risk for over-65s

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Two million older people are risking side-effects from taking multiple medications, a charity has warned.Age UK says more than one in 10 over-65s in England take at least eight prescribed medications each week.While many are vital for those with complex conditions, the charity says one

Fish oil pills ‘no benefit’ for type 2 diabetes

West Lane Hospital patients ‘at high risk of avoidable harm’

High blood pressure in mid-30s may pose risk to brain health

Science/Nature

What is ‘blobology’ and how is it transforming biology?

[ad_1] Image copyright UCSF CHIMERA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Image caption An enhanced picture of virus seen through an electron microscope. Spectacularly detailed videos from an advanced microscope are sparking a biology "revolution", scientists say.The technique was once termed "blobology" because its images were so indistinct.But now, it is being used to

Titanic sub dive reveals parts are being lost to sea

Does the future of farming exist beneath city streets?

G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp

Entertainment

Jade Goody: Cancer charity hopes documentary serves as ‘a reminder’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The UK's largest cervical cancer charity has said it hopes a documentary about Jade Goody will serve as "a reminder" of the impact of the disease.The finale of Channel 4's three-part Jade: The Reality Star Who Changed Britain aired on Wednesday.Goody's illness and death in
Entertainment

Channel 4 News boss says media have right to call politicians ‘liars’

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Media Image caption Dorothy Byrne said Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn were both "cowards" Channel 4's head of news has defended the right of journalists to call out politicians for telling lies.Dorothy Byrne delivered a keynote speech at the Edinburgh TV Festival on Wednesday, calling Prime
Entertainment

Taylor Swift wants to re-record her old hits after ownership row

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Swift won the Icon Award at the recent Teen Choice Awards Taylor Swift has said she intends to record new versions of her hit songs after her back catalogue was bought by pop manager Scooter Braun.In June, Swift revealed the masters of her
Entertainment

Why James Acaster thinks 2016 was music’s best year ever

[ad_1] Image copyright Headline Image caption Comedian James Acaster bought more than 500 albums released in 2016 What was the greatest year for music of all time? Many of us, when asked, would probably choose an era from our own youth.Certain songs or albums which remind you of school, your
Entertainment

Matrix: How have other ‘fourth’ films faired?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images This week's announce of a fourth instalment in the Matrix franchise, 16 years after the second and third sequels, has been even slower to arrive than the bullet time effect introduced by the Wachowskis in the first movie.Still the news has come as a joy

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Business

Cathay Pacific staff speak of climate of fear over protests

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Cathay Pacific employees say they fear losing their jobs if they express support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.Employees of the airline told the BBC that staff feared working routes to mainland China. Some are considering bringing decoy mobiles with them in case their phones are
Business

Banks condemn Hong Kong violence in newspaper adverts

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images HSBC and Standard Chartered have taken out newspaper adverts in Hong Kong condemning the violence in the Asian financial hub.In the adverts, the banks also called for a peaceful resolution after more than two months of political unrest.Protests against an extradition bill have evolved into
Business

Qantas to run test flights on world’s longest route

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Qantas will run test services of its planned 19-hour flights to determine whether passengers and crew can withstand the marathon journeys.The airline wants to operate non-stop services from Sydney to London and New York by as soon as 2022. If launched, the services would be