The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes

More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella tells jokes as she cleans the floor in the island nation’s National Gallery… but not everyone is convinced. Producer: Lucy Martin. Filmed by Alex Tan and Vince Sia. Edited by Shukor Kasmuni.

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Facebook to block altering of headlines in adverts

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook says it is going to make changes to prevent advertisers from altering headlines and links to other people’s online stories. It follows the removal by Facebook of a Conservative advert – after claims that it misrepresented a BBC News story. Facebook says it wants to introduce the changes by the end of this year, and is currently testing how this might work. The Conservative…

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Amazon launches HD music streaming

Image copyright AFPImage caption Taylor Swift’s music will be available in “Ultra HD” on the service from Tuesday Amazon Music has become the first of the “big three” streaming services to offer music in CD-quality audio. The service, which costs £5 more than a standard Amazon subscription, will also offer some albums in “Ultra HD”, which promises to be better-than-CD quality. Until now, Amazon, like its main rivals Apple…

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