Coronavirus: Cyber-spies seek coronavirus vaccine secrets

Image copyright Getty Images The US has seen foreign spy agencies carry out reconnaissance of research into a coronavirus vaccine, a senior US intelligence official has told the BBC. Bill Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said...

The worldwide race to make solar power more efficient

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Blue skies in the UK in April were a bonanza for solar power One of the few parts of the UK economy to have a good April was solar power, The Met Office says it has probably been the sunniest April on record and the solar...

Amazon investors told to ‘take a seat’ as demand jumps

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon sales surged in the first three months of the year, as the coronavirus lockdown boosted demand for the firm’s groceries, online marketplace and cloud computing services. Sales in the quarter jumped 26% year-on-year and the...

Apple boosted by streaming services despite lockdown

Image copyright VIEW press / Getty Images Apple saw growth for the first three months of the year, as falling device sales in China were off-set by a rise in sales of streaming services due to the coronavirus lockdown. Sales climbed to $58.3bn (£46.2bn), up from $58bn...