Uber driver charged with kidnapping female passenger in Canada

18-year-old woman in Toronto claims driver refused to allow her to leave the car and attempted to take her to a private location Toronto police have charged an Uber driver with kidnapping and forcible confinement after a passenger alleged that Read More

Uber admits underpaying New York City drivers by millions of dollars

Tens of thousands of drivers eligible for a refund after company admits it took too much commission from drivers’ fares for two-and-a-half years Uber will pay New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars after admitting to underpaying them Read More

Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner fooled by German hackers

New phone’s feature has been bypassed less than a month after it was shipped to public, adding fuel to debate about biometric security The iris-recognition feature in Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 smartphone has been defeated by German hackers, less than Read More

Microsoft unveils more powerful Surface Pro with longer battery life

The 2-in-1 Windows tablet hybrid updated with 7th-generation Intel Core processors and new rounded design, as Microsoft targets China with Shanghai launch Microsoft has announced a new version of its Surface Pro Windows tablet that is thinner, lighter and has Read More

Google is killing off Android's emoji blobs

The divisive icons have become a mainstay of Android, but now they’re being retired in favour of more conventional smiley faces The best emojis on the market are no more: Google’s weird blobs are being retired in favour of more Read More