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What happens to your life stories if you delete your Facebook account?

What happens to your life stories if you delete your Facebook account?

If the latest deluge of Facebook controversies has you ready to kick the app to the digital curb, you are not alone. There are plenty of good guides out there on how to do it…

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Exclusive-China looks to lock in U.S. LNG as energy crunch raises concerns -sources By Reuters

Exclusive-China looks to lock in U.S. LNG as energy crunch raises concerns -sources By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A liquified natural gas (LNG) tanker leaves the dock after discharge at PetroChina’s receiving terminal in Dalian, Liaoning province, China July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Chen Aizhu//File Photo 2/2 By Chen Aizhu,…

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How Netflix affects what we watch and who we are — and it’s not just the algorithm

How Netflix affects what we watch and who we are — and it’s not just the algorithm

Netflix’s dystopian Korean drama Squid Game has become the streaming platform’s biggest-ever series launch, with 111 million viewers watching at least two minutes of an episode. Out of the thousands of programmes available on Netflix…

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Bank of Canada picks MindBridge for AI fraud detection trial

Bank of Canada picks MindBridge for AI fraud detection trial

The Bank of Canada is working with MindBridge, an artificial intelligence analytics firm, in the hope of finding new ways to detect payments fraud. MindBridge was chosen to take on the “challenge” in the next…

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Iranian supertanker departing from Venezuela to transport heavy oil By Reuters

Iranian supertanker departing from Venezuela to transport heavy oil By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An oil tanker is docked while oil is pumped into it at the ships terminal of PDVSA’s Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex in the state of Anzoategui April 15, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos…

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what it’s really like to be an HGV driver

what it’s really like to be an HGV driver

A shortage of lorry drivers in the UK has been blamed for queues at petrol stations and warnings of supermarket shortages. As a result, some companies have reportedly been trying to attract drivers with signing…

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We found a mysterious flashing radio signal from near the centre of the galaxy

We found a mysterious flashing radio signal from near the centre of the galaxy

In early 2020, we detected an unusual radio signal coming from somewhere near the centre of our galaxy. The signal blinked on and off, growing 100 times brighter and dimmer over time. What’s more, the…

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Russia seeing record gas demand but still ready to boost EU supplies, Novak says By Reuters

Russia seeing record gas demand but still ready to boost EU supplies, Novak says By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flames from a gas burner are reflected on a cooker in a private home in Bad Honnef near Bonn, Germany, October 11, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian gas…

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Brexit fears started hitting UK trade as early as 2015 – new research

Brexit fears started hitting UK trade as early as 2015 – new research

After the UK formally left the EU at the end of 2020, it experienced a dramatic fall in trade. The media was full of stories about lengthy hold-ups at customs and empty shelves in supermarkets.…

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how we cracked a 400-year-old alchemical cipher

how we cracked a 400-year-old alchemical cipher

What secret alchemical knowledge could be so important it required sophisticated encryption? The setting was Amsterdam, 2019. A conference organised by the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry had just concluded at the…

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