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Archive for October 5th, 2017

Twitter trials 280-character tweet limit

Social media site Twitter is trialling longer character tweets limits to help users “easily express themselves”. Twitter currently limits tweets to 140 characters, but has doubled that to 280 characters for a small group of users. The current character limit was “a major cause of frustration” for some users, the firm said in a blog post. […]

Dyson to make electric cars from 2020

Dyson, the engineering company best known for its vacuum cleaners and fans, plans to spend £2bn developing a “radical” electric car. The battery-powered vehicle is due to be launched in 2020. Dyson says 400 staff have been working on the secret project for the past two years at its headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. However, the […]

UK annual growth rate for second quarter revised down

The UK’s economy grew at its slowest annual pace since 2013 in the three months to June, according to revised official figures. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.5% from a year earlier, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, down from an earlier estimate of 1.7%. However, the quarterly growth rate remained unchanged at […]

Equifax raises the impact of US data breach

  Equifax has revealed 2.5 million more Americans than previously thought may have had information compromised in a huge cyber security data breach at the firm. The credit report giant said on Monday about 145.5 million of its US customers might have been affected, up from a previous estimate of 143 million. The update came a day […]