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Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch

The social media giant’s shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels.

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Coronavirus: Belgium, Andorra, and Bahamas added to UK quarantine list

The changes start from 04:00 BST on Saturday except in Wales, where they started midnight Thursday.

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The coldest computers in the world

New computers promise to cruise through old problems, but involve mind-boggling low temperatures.

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The woman pushing snow sport towards new heights

British winter sports boss Vicky Gosling explains why Team GB is aiming for a record Olympic medal haul.

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Is the US about to split the internet?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a “clean” internet free of “untrusted” Chinese apps.

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Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus

Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.

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Coronavirus: Uber customer activity falls sharply

The firm said its customer activity had almost halved despite a food delivery boom.

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Travelex strikes rescue deal but 1,300 UK jobs go

A cyber-attack followed by the Covid-19 crisis “acutely” hit the firm, administrators said.

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Animal Crossing boosts Nintendo sales

The Japanese firm sold roughly 10 times as many copies of the game in the quarter as any of its other titles.

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Bank of England boss Bailey backs end of furlough scheme

UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK’s central bank.