An electric car parked at a charging point. With more and more cars like this, the demands on the electricity grid will grow. In the UK the Treasury will lose billions of pounds presently brought in by “road tax” and tax charged per litre of diesel and petrol. How can that lost revenue be found? And can the grid survive?

Hannah Waddingham (who plays club owner Rebecca Welton) and Juno Temple (“Keeley Jones”) seem pretty amazed by their characters’ lack of consistency too. Photo copyright Apple PR, used under licence.

U.S. Intelligence’s aversion to Huawei could help China win the 5G race

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The original iPhone was the consumer tech equivalent of the Apollo mission — but you can’t just keep going back to the moon

The new Apple iPhone 11 (L) and iPhone 11 Pro (R) are displayed during a special event on September 10, 2019
The new Apple iPhone 11 (far left) and iPhone 11 Pro (right) are displayed during a special event on September 10, 2019, in the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s Cupertino, California, campus. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Apple may have rushed to get its new iPhones shipped to beat Trump tariffs that didn’t come

Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, talks about the upcoming iOS 13 at WWDC 2019.
Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, talks about the upcoming iOS 13 at WWDC on June 3, 2019. Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small/AFP/Getty

Bitcoin’s price in US dollars from Thanksgiving 2017 to 2018. It starts at about $7,000, rises to nearly $20,000 and slumps to $4,500 in time for everyone to gather round the turkey.

The brutality of the dance marathon. Still from They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? © Palomar Pictures 1969

Charles Arthur

Tech journalist; was The Guardian's Technology editor 2005-14. Author of Cyber Wars (hacking) & Digital Wars (Apple v Google v Microsoft). Speaker, moderator.

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