Monday, September 25, 2017

Technology

Technology

More than 500,000 sign petition to save Uber as firm fights London ban

More than half a million people have signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber of its licence to operate in the capital, making it the...

Why Uber’s fate could herald backlash against ‘digital disruptors’

Giuliana Ingegneri is worried about her father, Adriano. Since December he has combined his job as an Uber driver with stints at the family business. But on Friday, Transport for London’s bombshell announcement...

Revealed: What 'Mars astronauts' missed most

Six 'astronauts' who spent eight months living on a remote simulated Mars base in Hawaii found that lack of internet was their biggest frustration. ...

'Brilliant jerks' and driver selfies: 10 Uber facts

Uber has tens of thousands of drivers on London streets, but from October, grabbing one in the capital could be a thing of the past. ...

Over 400,000 sign petition to 'save Uber'

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for taxi-hailing app Uber to be allowed to continue in the capital. ...

Google to refund advertisers over fake traffic

Google has announced new measures to refund advertisers who have been defrauded by web traffic generated through bots. ...

Gary Numan on pushing limits of tech in music

British electro pop pioneer Gary Numan says he prefers working with computers to people. The musician, who has...

The iPhone 8 launch in London was… muted

There was a muted reception at the Apple Store in London's Regent Street as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were launched to unusually little fanfare. ...

Facebook to hand over Russia ads to Congress

Facebook will hand over contents of 3,000 adverts to congressional investigators looking at claims of interference in the US presidential election. ...

Uber braced for crash over London licence

Uber is bracing itself for regulators‎ to deliver a crucial ruling that could trigger the removal of tens of thousands of private-hire drivers from London's streets. ...

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Voter ID pilots planned to combat fraud

Voters in five areas of England will be required to show ID for the first time as part of efforts to combat electoral...