Ex-Google ad boss builds tracker-free search engine

Image source, NeevaBy Zoe KleinmanTechnology editorAn advert- and tracker-free search engine launches in the UK, France and Germany on Thursday.Neeva has 600,000 users in the US, where it launched last year.Creator Sridhar Ramaswamy, who worked at Google for 16 years and ran its ad business, told BBC News the technology sector had become "exploitative" of

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Elon Musk, Twitter and the mysterious X app

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Zoe KleinmanTechnology editorIt was beginning to feel like Elon Musk and Twitter were locked in an eternal dance.And then it came to an abrupt end - for now at least - with a short, succinct letter from Musk's lawyers to Twitter's, which announced that he intended to buy the firm after

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Elizabeth Holmes: Theranos founder gets hearing on new trial

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Peter HoskinsBusiness reporterSentencing of former Theranos boss Elizabeth Holmes has been delayed as a judge considers whether the testimony of a key witness in her high-profile trial was truthful.Holmes requested a new trial after claiming that federal prosecutors presented misleading evidence.She was convicted in January on four of 11 counts of

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Elon Musk Twitter deal back on in surprise U-turn

Image source, ReutersImage caption, Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter for $54.20 per share in AprilBillionaire Elon Musk has apparently changed his mind about buying Twitter, again, and is now willing to proceed with his takeover of the social media platform.In a letter to the firm, Mr Musk agreed to pay the price he offered

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EU Parliament approves common charging cable from 2024

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, A USB-C charger (right) beside Apple's proprietary Lightning cableBy Tom GerkenTechnology teamEuropean MPs have voted for a law requiring all new portable devices to use the same type of charging cable.Smartphones and tablets, including the Apple iPhone and iPad, would have to use a USB-C charger from 2024, while laptop

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WWE: Randy Orton's tattoo artist wins case over designs in game

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Randy Orton is one of the biggest stars in the history of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)The artist behind wrestling star Randy Orton's iconic tattoos has won a case against the publisher of the best-selling WWE 2K video games.Catherine Alexander claimed Take-Two Interactive used her designs without permission.Her lawsuit centred around

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Zelensky and Musk in row over Ukraine 'peace plan poll'

Image source, Getty ImagesUkraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has hit back at Elon Musk after the Tesla boss posted a Twitter poll with his suggestions for ending Russia's invasion.Mr Musk asked his 107.7 million followers to vote on ideas that included ceding territory to Russia.In response Mr Zelensky posted his own poll asking users if they

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The DIY gadgets that could keep your energy bill down

Image source, Paul Pschierer-BarnfatherImage caption, "I should have done this years ago," says Paul Pschierer-BarnfatherBy Chris BaraniukTechnology of Business reporterHidden in an attic in Chester, a tiny computer constantly downloads local weather data from the internet and uses it to save a homeowner money. The gadget, no more than a handful of circuit boards and

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Vodafone and Three in merger talks

Image source, Getty ImagesVodafone is in talks with Three about merging their UK businesses.It would mean the third and fourth largest mobile phone networks respectively combining to create a business with 27 million customers, larger than current leaders BT, EE and Virgin Media O2.The companies say it would accelerate the rollout of 5G and rural

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Kim Kardashian pays $1.26m over crypto 'pump and dump'

Image source, Getty ImagesKim Kardashian has agreed to pay a $1.26m (£1.12m) fine for advertising EthereumMax on her Instagram page.The US Securities and Exchange Commission said the reality TV star had received $250,000 for advertising the cryptocurrency, without disclosing she had been paid to do so.She also agreed not to promote crypto asset securities for

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