Category: BBC News

Yahoo CEO Thompson quits his post

Yahoo CEO Thompson quits his post

| May 14, 2012

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has stepped down amid accusations a fake computer science degree was included on his CV.

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Light-powered bionic eye invented

Light-powered bionic eye invented

| May 14, 2012

A retinal implant – or bionic eye – which is powered by light has been invented by scientists at Stanford University in California.

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VIDEO: The challenge for Yahoo

VIDEO: The challenge for Yahoo

| May 14, 2012

Yahoo has announced its Chief Executive Scott Thompson is stepping down after a controversy over a fake computer science college degree on his CV.

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Apple drops ’4G’ from iPad ads

Apple drops ’4G’ from iPad ads

| May 14, 2012

Apple has stopped using ’4G’ in adverts for its latest iPad following complaints about which technologies the phrase stood for.

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Should phones be banned in school?

Should phones be banned in school?

| May 14, 2012

The man who runs Ofsted, which examines schools, says he wants children banned from taking their phones into class.

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US town police ban ‘walk-texting’

US town police ban ‘walk-texting’

| May 14, 2012

Pedestrians in an American town are being fined £50 for texting while they walk.

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Facebook’s Saverin quits the US

Facebook’s Saverin quits the US

| May 14, 2012

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has renounced his US citizenship, just days ahead of the company’s stock flotation.

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Facebook – buy or sell?

Facebook – buy or sell?

| May 14, 2012

The nervous questions ahead of Facebook’s IPO

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VIDEO: Guide to developing mobile games

VIDEO: Guide to developing mobile games

| May 14, 2012

With mobile gaming becoming an increasingly lucrative sector, young entrepreneurs are focusing their attentions on this growing industry.

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In-flight internet to take off?

In-flight internet to take off?

| May 13, 2012

Using satellites to provide planes with fast reliable wi-fi

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