Smartphone-only bank Monzo eyes billion-pound valuation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Banking London-based bank set to become fintech ‘unicorn’ after lining up $150m of funding Monzo launched with a pink prepaid debit card. Photograph: Monzo Monzo, a digital bank popular with millennials, is set to become one of the UK’s technology “unicorns” after lining up Läs mer…

What if your favourite Instagrammer isn't real? Chips with Everything podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jordan Erica Webber delves into the world of the virtual celebrity, from live concert performances to social-media influencers How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know Photograph: PR Subscribe via Apple Podcasts Download MP3 Podcast feed URL Subscribe and review on Acast, Läs mer…

Online security cameras let Californians livestream the burning of their homes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California As wildfires burn across the state, residents view the destruction first-hand: ‘That was a moment I’ll never forget’ Play Video 1:20 California man watches wildfires almost destroy his home on camera – live The Holy fire was raging through southern California’s Cleveland national Läs mer…

How TripAdvisor changed travel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The long read How TripAdvisor changed travel Photograph: Getty/Guardian Design The world’s biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down – but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds of problems that are vexing other tech giants like Facebook, Google Läs mer…

Elon Musk says past year has been excruciating and 'worst is yet to come'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk In emotional interview, Tesla founder says he has endured ‘the most difficult and painful’ time of his career Elon Musk spoke to the New York Times about his difficult year. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Musk has said the past year of his Läs mer…

Google staff protest against plan for censored Chinese search engine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Censorship More than 1,000 employees sign letter calling on executives to review ethics and transparency Google employees have signed a letter calling on a review of transparency at the company. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters More than 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter protesting against Läs mer…

Melbourne teen pleads guilty to hacking into Apple network

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melbourne Australian boy downloaded 90 gigabytes of secure files and accessed customer accounts An Apple store in New York. A Melbourne boy has admitted to hacking files and accessing customer accounts from the company’s network. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images A Melbourne teenager has pleaded Läs mer…

Facebook's failure in Myanmar is the work of a blundering toddler

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Facebook’s failure in Myanmar is the work of a blundering toddler The social network ploughs its way through the world and deals with the consequences later. In Myanmar, that strategy has had deadly consequences ‘Facebook: a giant, uncoordinated toddler that repeatedly soils its Läs mer…

I want to boycott US PC hardware, software and services. Is it possible?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ask Jack US news Ian doesn’t like the way the US is going, and wonders if he could avoid using the country’s PC products. Good luck with that Apple CEO Tim Cook talks to Donald Trump. ‘Most technology products come from companies based in Läs mer…

Anti-fascists say police post mugshots on Twitter to 'intimidate and silence'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US policing Doxing arrested protesters has become common, and can have lasting consequences even after the charges are dropped The strategy can lead to intense online abuse for ‘antifa’, Black Lives Matter activists and other protesters. Photograph: Shawn Goldberg/Rex/Shutterstock Michelle Higgins was protesting a Läs mer…

How Grand Theft Auto created a virtual underground clubbing scene

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Grand Theft Auto Avatars of real-life DJs curate – and create – cool music and players have ownership of their nightclubs in the latest After Hours update, which puts GTA at the heart of pop culture MIxing it up … Tale of Us in Läs mer…

Nokia 8110 4G review: a nostalgia trip too far

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nokia 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. The original was made famous by The Matrix, and some might want to drop this reboot out of the nearest window too A homage to the Banana phone this may be, but is it Läs mer…

Facebook struggling to end hate speech in Myanmar, investigation finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Misinformation has lead to violent attacks against Rohingya but report says company has been slow to respond A Reuters investigation found numerous posts attacking the Rohingya still live on the platform. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters Facebook’s efforts to crack down on hate speech Läs mer…

Elon Musk's tweets investigated for possibly breaking law: reports

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesla SEC is reportedly investigating whether the Tesla CEO’s tweets about going private may have violated US securities law On Monday Elon Musk attempted to justify his decision to tweet about taking the company private. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters The US’s top financial watchdog has Läs mer…

Sadiq Khan wants to restrict number of Uber drivers in London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber London mayor says cap on new licences would mean less congestion Uber recently won a 15-month licence to continue operating in London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters The London mayor is seeking powers to limit the number of Uber drivers operating in the capital, blaming Läs mer…