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Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle

Image copyright Wild Blue Media/Channel 4 Image caption The Maya city of Tikal was found to be just a fraction of an immense hidden metropolis Researchers have found more than 60,000 hidden Maya ruins in Guatemala in a major archaeological breakthrough. Laser technology was used to survey digitally beneath the ...

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Bitcoin braces for worst week since 2013

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bitcoin’s value has been very volatile during its nine-year history Digital currency Bitcoin has fallen 30% this week, leaving it on track for its worst week since April 2013. In Friday it dipped below $7,910 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, a fall of 12% from ...

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‘Egregious’ YouTubers to face consequences

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Logan Paul produced a controversial video YouTube says it is developing new policies to deal with video-makers who damage the reputation of the website. Chief executive Susan Wojcicki said “egregious” behaviour by video bloggers caused “significant harm” to the entire community of video-makers. The ...

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Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai to step down

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and will be replaced by Kenichiro Yoshida Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and handing the reins over to finance chief Kenichiro Yoshida. Mr Yoshida, Sony’s chief financial officer, is to take over control ...

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David Marcus defends Facebook’s Messenger Kids platform

David Marcus, Facebook’s vice president of Messaging Products, responded to the backlash against Messenger Kids when he spoke at the Upfront Summit in Los Angeles on Thursday. “Families will be better off because it exists,” said Marcus. “I firmly believe that it is a good product.” Messenger Kids launched in ...

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Apple removes Telegram from app store

Image copyright Getty Images Telegram’s official app has been removed from Apple’s App Store. It had been removed because it had made “inappropriate content” available to users, founder Pavel Durov said. “Once we have protections in place we expect the apps to be back on the App Store,” he tweeted. ...

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