Technology

AmazonSmile closes: Charities say they will suffer

This morning's inbox has been full of price increases from our suppliers & notification from @amazon that they are dropping their brilliant #AmazonSmi...

North West Computer Museum aims to give new life to old consoles

"The biggest buzz in the world for me would be for a young kid from Leigh to come in and check out an electronics board and then for them to get the b...

Car-sharing app offers private vehicles for hire

Hiring a car normally means using a rental company, but what happens if they do not have the vehicle you want? Turo is a peer-to-peer car hire servic...

Lockdowns linked to tenfold rise in child sex imagery

IWF is a UK-based organisation and says it is often hard to ascertain where the children are based from the videos. However, it passes on cases to aut...

Hemp makes a comeback in the construction industry

"We are in talks with several farmers. We offered to buy their whole crop. And we know that there are people who want to buy not only blocks, but ever...

Warning over risky electric blankets sold online

The Bill, supported by the charity Electrical Safety First, aimed to "close a gap in the law" which has allowed online marketplaces to operate "withou...