Twitter users complain as 280-character extent drops to 140

Many Twitter users are experiencing a bug that boundary posts to 140 characters  Some contend it only affects replies, while others note the bug goes divided randomly A Twitter orator pronounced the social media hulk is looking into the issue  Twitter introduced a 280-character extent in 2017 to concede for easier expression  By Annie Palmer For Dailymail.com Published: 17:50 EST, …

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SpaceX’s scratch vessel uses a net to redeem rocket fairing

On Wednesday, SpaceX will launch another Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite The organisation will try to collect the rocket’s load fairing with a scratch boat Called ‘Mr. Stevens,’ the vessel has large scratch appendages trustworthy to a net The net will dip up the Falcon 9’s clam shell-like nose cone halves for re-use  By Annie Palmer For Dailymail.com Published: …

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You competence shortly be means to charge your phone wirelessly

Engineers have grown a way to charge smartphones wirelessly They can be charged by way of a laser being issued from about 14 feet away The engineers are carefree the record can shortly charge a accumulation of devices They consider we might, eventually, place inclination on a surface to charge them By Maggie O’Neill For Dailymail.com Published: 18:54 EST, 20 …

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HAMISH MCRAE: Why petrol cars are going nowhere

By Hamish Mcrae For The Daily Mail Published: 18:03 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:03 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail 2 View comments Sometimes the future takes longer to arrive than you’d think. Every year BP takes a prolonged demeanour at global appetite – where it comes from, where it is used, the opposite forms of supply and so …

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Intercontinental Hotels plans a classier bill chain

By City Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 18:06 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:06 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail View comments Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has denounced a sequence of check hotels which will have gyms and free snacks and drinks. As partial of a expansion plan, the hotels company will launch its Avid code internationally, with …

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DAILY BRIEFING: Tech to strengthen aircraft from drones

By City Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 18:07 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:07 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail View comments DRONE TRIAL Telecoms hulk Vodafone is trialling a record to help strengthen aircraft from collisions with drones.  The trials would be finished in partnership with the European Aviation Safety Agency. FIRST DELIVERY Plane-maker Airbus delivered its first A350-1000 …

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An additional one billion cars on the highway by 2040

By City Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 18:09 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:09 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail 12 View comments The series of cars on roads around the universe is set to double to 2bn by 2040 as the global economy grows, according to predictions by BP. The oil titan believes about 300m of those …

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CITY DIARY: Who’s put lead in Mark Carney’s pencil?

By The dishonourable Mr Deedes Published: 18:09 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:09 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail 3 View comments Mark Carney done a debate which took a appropriate at his prototype Lord King Bank of England administrator Mark Carney, 52, done a debate on Monday which took a appropriate at his prototype Lord King.  He criticised ‘moral …

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MARKET REPORT: £100m share boost rises Sports Direct

Controversial Sports Direct arch Mike Ashley gave investors something to scream about yesterday after phenomenon plans to buy back £100million of shares in the firm. As partial of the deal, the tradesman will buy up to 30m shares from investors between now and Sep 5. Companies use supposed share buy-back schemes to boost their share cost when they feel they …

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Swiss program firm’s £1.4bn swoop for City tech pioneer 

By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 18:11 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:11 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail View comments Another British tech star looks set to be bought by an abroad rival after a Swiss bank done a £1.4billion bid for Fidessa. In a takeover understanding that will net the FTSE 250 financial information company’s top …

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HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver, who axed 100,000 jobs, bows out

By James Burton For The Daily Mail Published: 18:13 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:36 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail 7 View comments HSBC’S vacating boss insists he has no regrets over his using of the liaison hit bank – as he picked up £6.1million in a compensate deal. Stuart Gulliver took charge of the lender in 2011 and …

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Lelyland SDM bought by Grafton Group

By City Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 18:13 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:37 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail View comments A family-owned sequence of decorators’ merchants has been sole for some-more than £80million. DIY materials organisation Grafton Group has bought London-based Leyland SDM, which was founded in 1985 by Andrew Urban, 75. Leyland has 21 stores …

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Now Amazon wipes £23bn off world’s biggest supermarket

By Hannah Uttley For The Daily Mail Published: 18:07 EST, 20 Feb 2018 | Updated: 18:45 EST, 20 Feb 2018 e-mail 1 View comments Almost £23billion was wiped off the world’s biggest tradesman last night as it fought a losing battle with sour rival Amazon. Shares in Walmart, which owns Asda, suffered their biggest-ever one day fall, losing 10.2 per …

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MPs set to examine the damaging effects of extreme use of smartphones and social media amid fears for children’s mental health

A PROBE on extreme use of smart phones and social media is launched by MPs currently amid fears of youngsters’ wellbeing. It follows reports 95 per cent of 15 year olds use social media sites before or after school. Young children are increasingly drawn towards social media with 95% of children aged 15 using the apps before and after school …

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