Madeline Cameron’s Tube is a minimalist YouTube search engine: no recommendations, no nonsense, just a search bar, a list of results with thumbnails, and clean chromeless full-screen video embeds. [via] Wired published an article about txt.fyi, the minimalist publishing “platform” I made: “Write something, hit Publish, and voilà: your deathless…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More shops closed than opened in the UK last year So far, 2018 has been a rough year on the High Street. Toys R Us and Maplin have collapsed, while New Look and Mothercare have announced closures, as have Jamie’s Italian, burger chain Byron…

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Image copyright Getty Images Jaguar Land Rover says it will not be renewing the contracts of 1,000 temporary workers at two factories. The UK’s biggest carmaker, owned by India’s Tata Motors, blamed “continuing headwinds” affecting the car industry. It said it was continuing to recruit large numbers of engineers and…

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A court filing in the case of President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen shows that prosecutors obtained “covert” search warrants on multiple email accounts belonging to Cohen. An early report says “Cohen is in fact performing little to no legal work,” according to sources, and “zero emails were exchanged with…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Walter Huang, 38, was killed in the crash Tesla has been removed from the investigation into the fatal crash of one of its semi-autonomous vehicles. In March, a Tesla vehicle operating in Autopilot mode crashed in California, killing the driver. Tesla has suggested the driver…

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A court in Moscow has approved a request from the Russian media regulator to block the Telegram messaging app immediately. The media regulator sought to block the app because the firm had refused to hand over encryption keys used to scramble messages. Security officials say they need to monitor potential…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Herbert Diess is known for his cost-cutting measures Volkswagen has replaced its chief executive with Herbert Diess, who takes on responsibility for the entire company after overseeing the VW brand. He takes over from Matthias Mueller, who was appointed in 2015 at the height of…

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Image copyright Getty Images Legal costs for package holiday sickness cases will be fixed under new rules aimed at deterring false claims. Similar controls are in place for other personal injury claims, but they will now be extended to cases when holidaymakers seek compensation. The travel industry says claims have…

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