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Virtual yacht sells for $650,000 and other tech news

LJ Rich looks at the best of the week’s technology news stories including: UK’s Competition and Markets Authority orders Meta, Facebook’s parent company, to sell Giphy – a Gif-sharing search engine Co-founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, steps down as chief executive of the company A virtual yacht sells for $650,000 (£490,000) inside building

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NunTok: How religion is booming on TikTok and Instagram

Nuns, imams and Buddhist monks are among those sharing successful – and often fun – short-form videos on social media. On TikTok, the hashtags #ChristianTikTok, #Diwali and #Islam have been used billions of times. The “media nuns” of the Daughters of St Paul in Boston, London imam Sabah Ahmedi, and Orthodox Jewish influencer Melinda Strauss

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The drought ravaging East African wildlife and livestock

At least 26 million people are struggling for food following consecutive poor rainfall seasons in the Horn of Africa. Drought conditions in northern Kenya, much of Somalia and southern Ethiopia are predicted to persist until at least mid-2022, putting lives at risk. The situation is already so bad that wild animals are dying in their

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Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai says the Taliban are his brothers

The former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has described the Taliban as his “brothers” in an exclusive interview with the BBC. Speaking to the BBC’s Yalda Hakim, Mr Karzai was pressed on when girls and women would be able to go back into education and work. He said he had had conversations about this and

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