Category Archives: Technology

Markit CEO sues unknown hackers over 'campaign of extortion'

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Markit Ltd's chief executive filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, accusing unknown individuals of hacking into his computers, phone & emails to try to…

U.S. judge expands driver class-action lawsuit against Uber

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled that Uber drivers can participate in a class-action lawsuit against the company over their employment status, even if they did…

Facebook lifts ban on content from rival social network Tsu

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has lifted a ban that blocked material from Tsu.co, a small rival challenging the world's largest social network's financial dependence on free content shared by…

Spotify Plans To Lure Taylor Swift And Adele Back With Premium-Only Album Releases

Ever noticed that none of Taylor Swift’s music is on Spotify? Last year the superstar removed her entire catalogue from the streaming service in a row over money. Spotify may…

Apple Quietly Release iPhone Smart Battery Case That Doubles Life Of Device – For £80

One of the biggest moans from iPhone owners is that the battery life barely makes it through a day of surfing the web & listening to music. But now tech…

You Have Been Writing Text Messages All Wrong And You Had No Idea Until Now

Face it, sending text messages is an even more significant part of the day than that first morning cuppa – yet a new study says you have been doing it…

Anywhere, anytime: EU to allow travelers to take Netflix abroad

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union wants to allow consumers access to their online subscriptions for services like Netflix, Sky & Canal+ when they travel in the…

AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

NEW YORK (AP) — Australian police raided a home & office Wednesday that, according to technology websites, belongs to the founder of the virtual currency, bitcoin. However, the origin of…

German robots to make first Adidas running shoes in 2016

By Emma Thomasson HERZOGENAURACH, Germany (Reuters) – A German factory operated largely by robots will make its first 500 pairs of running shoes for Adidas early next year as the…

Facebook Defends Approach To Dealing With Terrorist Posts

Facebook has been forced to defend its policy on terrorist content after it was accused of being too slow to remove it. Monika Bickert, the company’s Head of Global Product…