Category: Tech News

GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you?

Tougher data privacy rules come into effect on Friday, impacting any organisation handling personal information linked to EU residents. The General Data Protection...

Google ‘stole my videos’, says film-maker Philip Bloom

Image copyright Philip Bloom Image caption Footage filmed of tourists caught up in a snowstorm was among that used by Google Google has enraged a leading film-maker by...

FBI admits over-counting locked iPhones and other mobiles

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Apple has come under pressure to make encrypted iPhones accessible to the FBI The FBI has admitted overestimating the number of...

Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave

Image copyright Casey Gutteridge / Uber Ride hailing firm Uber will give its European drivers access to medical cover and compensation for work-related injuries. The new...

Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook is asking British users to send naked photos of themselves to the social network, to try to stop revenge porn. If you’re...

Zuckerberg’s European Parliament testimony criticised

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg stayed beyond the allotted 75 minutes but did not answer all questions put to him Facebook founder Mark...

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

Image copyright Thinkstock The Chancellor is to promise a major expansion of Britain’s superfast broadband network in a bid to boost the post-Brexit economy. In a...

Former Uber engineer sues for sexual harassment

Image copyright Carl Court / Getty Images Image caption Uber is being sued for sexual harassment by a former employee A former Uber engineer is suing the firm for sexual...

Google search reveals names of rape victims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google removes predictions which are sexually explicit, hateful, violent or dangerous Google’s auto-complete and related...

Elon Musk to fix Tesla ‘braking flaw’

Image copyright Tesla Tesla boss Elon Musk has admitted there is a braking issue in its Model 3 cars but promised a firmware update to fix it “in the next few...