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Google staff protest over China search engine plans

Mr Pichai told staff development was at an "early stage" and it was "very unclear" if Google would launch the product

Tesla whistleblower says company spies on employees

Karl Hansen made the whistleblower complaint to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to his lawyer Stuart Meissner

Elon Musk reveals ‘excruciating’ year for Tesla and says ‘worst yet to come’ for...

The Tesla boss told the New York Times that the year "has been the most difficult and painful year of my career"

Some of the universe’s earliest galaxies circle the Milky Way

The team from the Institute for Computational Cosmology, working with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics described the research as "hugely exciting" and the "astronomical equivalent to finding the remains of the first humans that inhabited the Earth"

Most modern diesels still too dirty, study shows

Tests commissioned by Which? since the beginning of last year found that 47 out of 61 diesel car models exceed the latest Euro 6 limit for NOx, despite conforming to official standards

Teenage fan hacks into Apple network

The 16-year-old, from the Australian city of Melbourne, downloaded large internal files and accessed customer accounts, according to statements from his lawyer

Government must stop overlooking ‘95% less harmful’ e-cigarettes, say MPs

The government is missing an opportunity to "tackle a major cause of death in the UK" by failing to encourage smokers to switch to the alternative, the MPs warned

Regional accents suppressed by voice assistants, says study

The study found that 79% of people with a regional accent said they had to alter how they spoke in order to communicate with their devices

Watchdog launches investigation into posts by social media ‘influencers’

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned media influencers, who have millions of followers watching their channels, may be falling foul of consumer protection laws that require posts to be properly labelled

Children more at risk from being told what to think by robots, say researchers

Researchers at the University of Plymouth compared how adults and children responded to peer pressure and to interjections by robots while completing an identical task

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