No 'sex' please, we're a tech company: Nest's prudish smart camera launch

It seems Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork has prompted Google’s sibling company to come over a bit prudish Google’s smart home sibling, Nest, has released a new product today: the Nest Cam IQ. It’s a high-resolution indoor security camera with speakers Read More

Hackers publish private photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

Criminal group that broke into servers of Lithuanian clinic demands bitcoin ransom payments from clients after releasing 25,000 pictures Hackers have published more than 25,000 private photos, including nude pictures, and other personal data from patients of a Lithuanian cosmetic Read More

Uber fires head of self-driving car unit amid lawsuit over stolen Google secrets

Anthony Levandowski has invoked fifth amendment during deposition after he was accused of bringing 14,000 internal documents with him from Waymo Uber has fired the head of its self-driving car unit, Anthony Levandowski, amid the continuing fallout from the engineer’s Read More

Outsourcing IT poses risks in Britain and in India | Letters

Sue Roaf says excessive electricity use is causing power cuts in India, Nigel Boddy worries that we’re overreliant on modern technology, and Richard Gilyead wonders whether there will be resignations at British Airways British Airways and many other businesses have Read More

British Airways IT failure: experts doubt 'power surge' claim

Data centre leaders question BA chief executive’s statement that worldwide disruption was caused by power surge Experts have questioned British Airways’ claim that this weekend’s catastrophic IT failure was down to a “power surge”, as the company’s chief executive has Read More