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YouTube gun ban drives bloggers to PornHub

Image copyright YouTube / InRangeTV Image caption InRangeTV has moved some of its videos to PornHub YouTube has banned videos that show people how to manufacture or modify guns and their accessories. It had already banned videos linked to the sale of guns and accessories. Many firearms enthusiasts noticed that …

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Uber self-driving crash: Footage shows moment before impact

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUber dashcam footage shows moment before fatal impact Police have released two videos showing the moments leading up to a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday. In the 14-second video, the autonomous vehicle is seen failing …

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Blurred Lines: Marvin Gaye's family keeps $5m payout

Image copyright Interscope Image caption Blurred Lines went to number one in the UK while its X-rated video provoked controversy Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied one of Marvin Gaye’s songs to create their 2013 smash Blurred Lines, an appeal court has ruled. The court upheld a 2015 verdict against …

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Retail sales grow faster than expected in February

Image copyright Getty Images Retail sales picked up in February after growing by 0.8% compared with January, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Growth, which beat analysts’ forecasts for a 0.4% rise, was driven by petrol, supermarkets and online shopping. ONS senior statistician, Rhian Murphy, said: “Store prices …

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UK passports 'to be made in France after Brexit'

The new UK passport to be issued after Brexit will be made in France, according to the current British manufacturer. The current burgundy passport, in use since 1988, will revert to its original blue and gold colour from October 2019. The boss of UK supplier De La Rue told the …

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Facebook warned 'enough is enough' by advertisers

Image copyright Getty Images Advertisers are telling Facebook that “enough is enough” following a data breach that left millions of users’ information open to exploitation. It has emerged that ISBA, a trade body which represents major UK advertisers, will meet Facebook this week. If it fails to provide assurances about …

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Trump set to announce China sanctions after IP probe

Image copyright Getty Images The Trump administration plans to announce sanctions against China on Thursday after determining that the country is encouraging the theft and transfer of intellectual property from US businesses. The White House said the actions come after years of talks about the issue that failed to produce …

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Where time is slow

Image copyright Voutilainen Image caption The Voutilianen workshop can spend years designing and hand-making watches for collectors. There’s a separate area inside the world’s biggest watch fair where the showbusiness and champagne is less conspicuous. The huge Baselworld arena, in the Swiss city of Basel, is this week hosting a …

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Changing minds

Image caption Michelle Fernandes was the only black worker in her office Being a black woman in an architecture studio in a posh neighbourhood in Sao Paulo was not always easy for Michelle Fernandes. The former administrative assistant got on with her colleagues and bosses, and was always treated with …

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Robot wrangler

How about this for a future job advert? “Wranglers wanted for growing fleets of robots. Your responsibilities will include evaluating robot performance, providing real-time analysis and support for problems. “You must be analytical, detail-oriented, friendly – and ready to walk. No advanced degree required.” Even if this particular advert has …

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