ShinyShiny tech roundup: Elon Musk sells $5 billion Tesla shares

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has sold around $5bn (£3.7bn) of shares in the electric carmaker. It comes days after he asked his 63 million Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of his stake in Tesla. The company's shares fell by around 16% in the two days after the poll came out in favour…

Apply Discount Code to Buy Jackets Online

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COP26: 1 in 3 couples argue about ‘who is the greenest’

A study of 2,000 adults in a relationship found 30 per cent have fallen out over one of them being better – or worse – at being green than the other. Having poor eco habits is now a major turn off too, with almost a fifth (23 per cent) admitting they’ve either broken up or…

ShinyShiny tech roundup: Rolls-Royce to invest in mini nuclear reactors

Artist's impression of Rolls-Royce mini nuclear reactor. Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce will move ahead with a multibillion pound plan to roll out a new breed of mini nuclear reactors after securing more than £450m from the government and investors. The engineering firm will set up a venture focused on developing small modular…

ShinyShiny tech roundup: Elon Musk to sell 10% of Tesla shares

Voters in a Twitter poll have urged Elon Musk to sell 10% of his stake in Tesla in order to pay tax. More than 3.5 million Twitter users voted in the poll, launched by Mr Musk on Saturday, with nearly 58% voting in favour of the share sale. The vote could see him dispose of…

2 in 3 SME owners put financial success ahead of mental health

Nearly two-thirds of SME business owners admit to ‘deprioritising’ their mental health in favour of financial success, according to research. A study of 500 SME owners found 63 per cent have overlooked their personal well-being due to the pressures of running a business. More than one in five (22 per cent) have sacrificed friendships in…

Top 10 Best and Worst WFH behaviours revealed

A new study by Premier Inn reveals that over half of UK workers (53%) find their colleagues less annoying when working remotely   The top three most annoying behaviours included slow responses to emails (61%), background noise on calls (60%) and eating on camera (59%)  The most endearing behaviours colleagues display while working remotely include messaging to ask how you are (64%), replying quickly (62%) and…

ShinyShiny: Facebook pulls facial recognition system

Facebook's facial recognition system will be shut down and faceprints will be deleted for over a billion people, the social media giant has announced. The technology automatically identifies users in pictures and videos but Facebook has decided to remove it, citing increased concerns about its use. Jerome Pesenti, vice president of artificial intelligence at Facebook, wrote…

10 things ‘Sleepy Brits’ do to wake up in the morning

Sleepy Brits hit the alarm snooze button for at least 15 minutes each morning and function on ‘autopilot’ until they feel fully awake - half an hour after starting work.  A study of 2,000 adults found the average alarm is set for 6.54am, before they actually get out of bed at 7.12am. But it’s another 29 minutes before people feel awake and ready to start the day – although men need an…