Electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid car sales soar in Europe as petrol and diesel demand drops (Oct 22, 2021 14:55)
Registrations of hybrid electric passenger cars accounted for 20 per cent of the total ...

Chip crunch to hit Renault production more than forecast as semiconductor crisis deepens (Oct 22, 2021 14:10)
The shortage of chips, used in everything from brake sensors to entertainment systems, ...

Facebook agrees to pay French media outlets for their content after months of copyright talks (Oct 21, 2021 12:10)
The social media giant reached an agreement with some French dailies just weeks after s...

First Bitcoin-linked ETF has launched on Wall Street. What is it and is the crypto world ready? (Oct 19, 2021 14:31)
What is an EFT and can it convince Bitcoin fans who want to cut out the middleman when ...

Bitcoin nears record high amid ETF debut. What is an ETF and can it convince the crypto world? (Oct 19, 2021 14:31)
What is an EFT and can it convince Bitcoin fans who want to cut out the middleman when ...

Apple launches faster chips, MacBook Pro laptops and cheaper Airpods - what are the upgrades? (Oct 19, 2021 07:38)
Apple launches faster chips, MacBook Pro laptops and cheaper Airpods. Here's what the n...

Apple is expected to unveil new MacBook Pros with its more powerful 'Apple Silicon' chips (Oct 18, 2021 15:35)
The new chip, along with a general rise in laptop sales, prompted a boom in Mac sales d...

European carmakers shift up a gear on electric vehicles in the race to become the next Tesla (Oct 18, 2021 14:58)
A flurry of announcements on Monday showed how the global auto industry has kicked into...

Bitcoin nears record high as price tops $60,000 on growing US ETF hopes (Oct 15, 2021 10:36)
The price of Bitcoin hit $60,000 for the first time in six months after the launch of a...

France is grappling with how to tax cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (Oct 14, 2021 15:05)
One young French politician is pushing to relax rules on taxing cryptos but others fear...

Snoop Dogg’s company makes first investment in Europe in cannabis start-up (Oct 12, 2021 15:51)
The rapper is the co-founder of Casa Verde, a VC fund based in Los Angeles that focuses...

Appetite for crypto is growing stronger in Nigeria despite threats of an official clampdown (Oct 12, 2021 12:45)
Authorities in Nigeria, including its central bank, are actively discouraging crypto us...

Emmanuel Macron unveils a €30 billion plan to create France's 'high tech champions of the future' (Oct 12, 2021 11:24)
With six months until France’s presidential election, Emmanuel Macron is hedging his be...

Explained: What is the new global minimum tax deal and what will it mean? (Oct 10, 2021 06:30)
In a momentous decision, 130 countries have agreed to set a global minimum on corporate...

Uber's 'racist' facial recognition software is firing Black and Asian drivers, former driver claims (Oct 6, 2021 16:35)
A Black ex-Uber driver claims he was fired after the company's automated software faile...

Tesla ordered to pay €118 million to Black ex-employee over racism claims (Oct 5, 2021 19:56)
A former Tesla freight elevator operator suffered racists slurs at work. He's now won a...

Ireland agrees to set historical minimum corporate tax rate (Oct 5, 2021 16:47)
Ireland has agreed to adopt a 15% minimum corporate tax rate after several months of ne...

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp back online after global outage (Oct 4, 2021 17:30)
The major outage on Monday affected millions of users of the three social media platfor...

Binance trading volumes soar despite global crypto regulatory crackdown (Oct 4, 2021 17:10)
The growth in volumes mirrored that across other major crypto platforms, including Coin...

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has a 'toxic' culture of sexism and safety failings, allege former employees (Oct 1, 2021 17:25)
Blue Origin denied the allegations, which were made in an open letter authored by 21 cu...

Soaring energy prices push Europe's inflation to decade high (Oct 1, 2021 12:45)
Inflation in the Euro area reached 3.4% in September, its highest level since 2008, boo...

Google MUM: Everything you need to know about its latest search engine update (Oct 1, 2021 06:40)
Google is in the process of launching MUM, it’s first major search engine update since ...

Oil prices rise amid prospect of widespread fuel shortfalls (Sep 28, 2021 16:02)
Brent crude touched $80 a barrel on Tuesday for the first time in three years as market...

China's carmakers are making cheaper electric vehicles - and they have their sights on Europe (Sep 28, 2021 12:08)
While the average price of an EV in Europe has increased by a third, in China, the cost...

Facebook puts the brakes on its Instagram Kids app as opposition grows (Sep 27, 2021 14:54)
Concerns were raised last month about the potential harmful effects Instagram had on te...

Berlin referendum: Could a community land trust be the blueprint to give power back to citizens? (Sep 25, 2021 10:15)
In a city where 80 per cent of its inhabitants rent, how land and property are owned an...

How European governments can benefit from blockchain - and it has nothing to do with cryptos (Sep 24, 2021 16:46)
Blockchain and cryptos often go together, but the ledger technology can be used to buil...

Uber set to roll out pension plans for UK drivers after a court ruled they are employees (Sep 24, 2021 14:50)
The UK's Supreme Court said drivers were workers and not self-employed and were therefo...

Bitcoin ban: These are the countries where crypto is restricted or illegal (Sep 24, 2021 12:21)
While some countries like El Salvador are embracing cryptocurrencies, others like China...

You can now tip your favorite content creators on Twitter with Bitcoin and authenticate NFTs (Sep 24, 2021 09:34)
It is the first major social network to encourage cryptocurrencies as a method of payment.

Record year for French start-ups despite COVID but not enough women at the top (Sep 23, 2021 14:37)
Only 11 per cent of CEOs for French start-ups were women, a new report by EY shows.

China's Xiaomi says its devices do not censor users following report from Lithuania (Sep 23, 2021 11:28)
Lithuania advised people to throw away their Xiaomi smartphones after a report found on...

Robinhood will begin testing crypto wallets as it tries to expand into Bitcoin and NFTs (Sep 22, 2021 15:15)
Customers of Robinhood, which benefited from a boom in retail trading during the COVID ...

China's Evergrande to pay interest on small part of €250 billion debts (Sep 22, 2021 10:25)
Traders are anxiously waiting to see if Beijing will rescue the private group if Evergr...

Evergrande default: Could the property giant's €250 billion debt spark a global financial crisis? (Sep 21, 2021 16:40)
The Chinese property group has sparked fears it could default on its €240 billion debts...

Bitcoin price plunge hits Cardano, Solana and other cryptos amid worries of Evergrande default (Sep 20, 2021 15:55)
Concerns over the spillover risk to the global economy from Chinese property group Ever...

Tech this week: El Salvador court to investigate complaints over Bitcoin ATMs and purchases (Sep 19, 2021 12:10)
A court will look at complaints against Bitcoin purchases made by El Salvador's governm...

US probes possible insider trading and market manipulation at crypto exchange Binance (Sep 18, 2021 14:40)
Binance has already faced warnings and business curbs from financial watchdogs in other...

Flying electric cars and dockless e-scooters: Europe’s top 5 start-ups shaking up mobility (Sep 17, 2021 14:46)
Technology can prevent us from falling asleep at the wheel and even allow us to fly in ...

Hungary’s Bitcoin fans unveil faceless statue of mysterious crypto founder Satoshi Nakamoto (Sep 17, 2021 10:19)
The statue’s creators say it is the first in the world to honour the mysterious cryptoc...

Bitcoin used more power in 2021 than all of 2020 as climate debate on crypto mining heats up (Sep 15, 2021 11:00)
Bitcoin is set to use 91TWh of energy by the end of 2021, which is as much electricity ...

Tesla Autopilot crash investigation expands as Ford, BMW and 10 other carmakers asked for data (Sep 15, 2021 09:49)
US transport safety authorities are investigating Tesla after a series of high-profile ...

Apple iPhone iOS 14.8 patches security exploit used by Pegasus spyware (Sep 14, 2021 07:36)
A security flaw affecting Apple's iMessage made even the newest devices vulnerable to i...

Switzerland to get new digital stock exchange, clearing the way for crypto trading and NFTs (Sep 13, 2021 15:48)
Switzerland has become the latest country to clear the way for trading digital assets w...

Fortnite creator Epic Games to fight Apple case with appeal after judge's mixed ruling (Sep 13, 2021 10:10)
A judge didn’t brand Apple as a monopolist or require it to allow competing stores to o...

El Salvador's Bitcoin rollout continues to be hit by digital wallet technical glitches (Sep 11, 2021 13:40)
For a fourth day in a row on Friday, technical glitches marred attempts by Salvadorans ...

Italy data authority seeks clarifications on privacy from Facebook over its new smart glasses (Sep 11, 2021 12:20)
The Italian watchdog said it wanted to be informed on measures Facebook has put in plac...

Facebook's first smart glasses with Ray Ban are here - but not without a question mark over privacy (Sep 10, 2021 15:08)
You can listen to music, take photos and videos and make calls with them but activists ...

EU clears Italy's new airline for takeoff, but deems Alitalia loans 'illegal state aid' (Sep 10, 2021 15:08)
The EU's anti-trust watchdog has found Italia Trasporto Aereo S.p.A. (ITA) is not the e...

Spain's La Liga enters NFT and blockchain world with fantasy football cards for its players (Sep 9, 2021 11:13)
Spain's La Liga is joining the blockchain world by launching officially licensed digita...

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