Saturday, October 20, 2018
The head of the world's most valuable company has stopped flying commercial. Apple (AAPL) now requires CEO Tim Cook to fly a private plane for "all business and personal travel," according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday. "This policy was implemented in 2017 in the...
Facebook exposed private friend lists to app developers without their knowledge until two weeks ago, despite claiming to have blocked the service three years ago. The loophole allowed apps to collect the friend lists of anybody who had installed the...
Has the bitcoin fever broken? Bitcoin prices plunged sharply to below $11,000 on Friday, shedding a third of its value in just 24 hours, according to data from CoinDesk.com. It later rebounded slightly to around $12,000 -- but that's still a...
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...

Uber worths bilions

 Travis Kalanick,the Uber co-founder will become a billionaire. Some  investors agreed to take a large stake in the ride-hailing firm. This  consortium led by Japan's Softbank will buy a chunk of the company from  the existing shareholders as well as...
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...
Although we are a few weeks into the new year the companies are already teasing their latest and greatest technologies  for 2018. At Consumer Electronics you can see a revamped version of Sony's robot dog Aibo. Aibo has AI advancements, like...
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...
For years, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, has been treated like a giant. In fact he is 5’7” and, as he appeared before Congress in Washington this week, he used a booster cushion to appear tall on...
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...

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