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Mercedes is currently on the back foot when it comes to electrification, the EQA aims to change that. But though it ticks all the boxes, it still comes up short

You might think that hikikomori – people who have withdrawn from society – could deal with isolation better than most. But the pandemic brought its own challenges for those seeking recovery

From Die Hard to Deadpool, Disney+ has added a whole host of new films to its service with the new #DisneyPlusStar  package. Here are our best picks

OLED-busting tech combines with a simply staggering screen performance to make Samsung’s new TV quite the darling

OLED-busting tech combines with a simply staggering screen performance to make Samsung’s new TV quite the darling

From tiny, go-anywhere pocket rockets to flexible superzooms to waterproof action cams, there’s something out there for every type of trip and every type of traveller

TikTok is having a profound influence on the sex industry well beyond the app itself, as challenges and trends from the platform are beginning to make the rounds on popular porn sites

As online shopping thrives during the pandemic, so does the market for mystery boxes filled with our unwanted goods

In recent weeks, Clubhouse’s reputation has taken a battering over privacy and security. So just how safe is the app?

Hopes are high that a successful vaccination programme will enable a swift return to normal – but the situation in Tel Aviv hints at a complicated future

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In each warm body it infects, the virus behind Covid-19 has the potential to change. Most of those changes are slow and inconsequential. But, in some people, the virus hits the jackpot. That is seemingly what happened in Kent in September 2020

The era of genuinely wireless earphones is finally here

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WhatsApp's new terms of service mean it will be sharing personal user data with its parent company Facebook. (So now might be a good time to switch to Signal)

The leading hypothesis is that the new variant evolved within just one person, chronically infected with the virus for so long it was able to evolve into a new, more infectious, form. And now, months later, the world is scrambling to contain it

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The Strava heatmap data leak just got a whole lot worse: - The data can be de-anonymised - Includes names and running routes of people at high-security military facilities - A quick search shows the names of 50 US personnel at a base in Afghanistan

In August, 15-year-old @GretaThunberg  started a climate strike. She was all alone. Seven months later, over one million children in 125 countries joined her. This is the incredible story of how one teenager became the voice of the planet

The new variant, B.1.1.7, has now been found in 75 countries and is spreading locally in Brazil, Canada, China, the US and most of Europe. Up to 70 per cent more transmissible than other coronavirus variants, B.1.1.7 is now responsible for the majority of new cases in England

iOS 10.2 will bring the facepalm emoji to iPhones and iPads

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With the world in lockdown, social games such as Nintendo's Animal Crossing are enjoying huge success – in Hong Kong, protestors are using it to get their pro-democracy message heard

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