Coronavirus: Apprentice star’s ads banned over Covid-19 claims

Image copyright ASA Image caption A Facebook ad made misleading claims, said the ASA A former Apprentice contestant’s company has had three social media adverts banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over misleading Covid-19 claims. Revival Shots, founded by Daniel Elahi, suggested its Vitamin C rehydration sachets could boost immunity and help cure the

Facebook shareholders try to block encryption plan

Image copyright Getty Images Investors at Facebook’s annual stockholder meeting will vote on a proposal to postpone the firm’s plans for end-to-end encryption. The firm says it wants to make the measure the default option across its messaging platforms to protect privacy. But activist shareholders say this would make it nearly impossible to detect child

Google deletes millions of negative TikTok reviews

Image copyright Instagram Image caption TikTok star Faizal Siddiqui has apologised to those offended by the video Google has deleted millions of negative TikTok reviews from its Play store after the app’s rating fell from 4.5 to 1.2 stars overnight. The video-sharing platform was inundated with one-star reviews after an Indian creator posted a spoof

Coronavirus: First Google/Apple-based contact-tracing app launched

Image copyright EPA Image caption The EPFL institute in Lausanne has helped develop the Swiss contact-tracing app The team developing Switzerland’s coronavirus contact-tracing app says it has become the first to have launched a product incorporating a technology provided by Apple and Google. Members of the Swiss army, hospital workers and civil servants can now

Drone to deliver masks to Isle of Mull hospital

Image caption The two-week trial will make use of a large delivery drones Drone technology is to be used to deliver protective equipment to a hospital on a Scottish island. Over the next two weeks, masks and a dummy cargo will be flown between Oban in mainland Argyll and the Isle of Mull. The 10-mile

Find out which masks off the most protection and why

Image copyright UHSFT Image caption Facemasks in use at University Hospital Southampton While paper and cloth masks may help controlling the spread of Covid-19 amongst the general public, they’re certainly not up to the mark for use in intensive care. Here, where the risk of infection is at its greatest, medical staff need personal protective

Huawei: What would happen if the UK ditched the Chinese firm?

Image copyright Getty Images Huawei’s future in the UK is in doubt – again. The consequences could affect how quickly improved internet access is rolled out and how much it will cost. This a time when the country’s economy is already in a precarious state because of the coronavirus pandemic. The catalyst for a potential

Coronavirus: Hairdressers offer virtual appointments in lockdown

Image copyright Paul Phillips / Chopp Hair Image caption Paul Phillips has been offering consultations over FaceTime Hairdressers have been offering virtual appointments to help people style their hair at home. Stylists are using apps including FaceTime, Zoom, and YouTube to provide customers live one-to-one advice and tutorials. While salons have already reopened in France

Maggieteps Fashions and Events

Learn How To