Saturday, November 17, 2018

Elon Musk forced to leave Tesla?

Quite how big will depend on the outcome of a lawsuit filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. It accuses Mr Musk of securities fraud after tweeting that he had “funding secured” to take Tesla private, sending...
  The founders of Instagram have resigned from the business they started eight years ago in San Francisco and built into a global phenomenon used by a billion people. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger founded the photo-sharing app in a co-working space in 2010. It...
Google allows employees at software companies to read millions of Gmail users' private messages, it has emerged. The popular email service, which has more than one billion users around the world, gave developers outside the company access to inboxes. They were then...
Marks & Spencer is turning to artificial intelligence to sharpen its appeal to customers through a "game-changing" partnership with Microsoft. The retailer is working with AI experts at the US tech giant to explore how the technology could improve the shopping experience...
Tesla's shareholders have offered a show of support for Elon Musk, rejecting a proposal to strip him of the chairman post, even after a string of issues at the electric car maker. Tesla said the proposal to force Mr Musk to hand over the...
Facial recognition software that spots when someone is lying could help weed out terrorists and drug smugglers at airports. After analysing millions of frames of footage, researchers have discovered the giveaway facial expressions of untrustworthy individuals that could be utilised...
Google is facing a potential payout of up to £3.2bn over claims it collected data on millions of iPhone users, the search giant has revealed. The group representing iPhone users, known as Google You Owe Us, represents 4.4 million people in...
Antonio Tajani, the parliament's president, said in a statement that the Facebook FB CEO would travel to Brussels to meet representatives of the parliament "hopefully" as soon as next week. "I welcome Mark Zuckerberg's decision to appear in person...
Apple's latest  iOS update could make it a lot harder for law enforcement to access files on a suspect's phone, a security researcher has claimed. The new security feature was spotted in an early beta preview of iOS 11.4, which is expected...
Apple this evening brushed off suggestions that the iPhone party was coming to an end as it reported increasing sales and announced a $100 bn (pounds 73 bn) share buyback. The world’s biggest listed company said revenues in the three...

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