Google settles online abuse case out of court

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Nov, AT 11:32

Businessman Daniel Hegglin settles with Google over untrue posts labelling him a murderer and a paedophile

The Week's top tech stories, 21 November

A need-to-know round-up of the essential tech stories that broke this week

Columnist Edie Lush

How to beat arrogant Uber: take back your digital identity

Fri 21 Nov, AT 11:52 Edie Lush

With HubID, you’ll decide what you’re going to share with retailers – and you’ll even charge them for it

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Webcam hack uncovered: how you can protect yourself

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 09:44

UK authorities say action is required after a website was found to be broadcasting private webcam footage from homes and gyms

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Best brain-training apps: five top apps to test your mind

Summary Tue 18 Nov, AT 12:04

From memory and maths puzzles to apps claiming to develop Sherlock-Holmes-like attention spans

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Drones being used 'to harass people and commit crime'

One-Minute Read Tue 18 Nov, AT 11:44

Police warn that unmanned drones are already being used for 'nefarious purposes'

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Electronic cable tested as a shark barrier in South Africa

One-Minute Read Mon 17 Nov, AT 12:04

An electronic field that repels sharks could be an environmentally friendly alternative to shark nets

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Russia to create Wikipedia rival

One-Minute Read Mon 17 Nov, AT 10:54

The online encyclopaedia is unreliable and lacks detail on Russian life, the Kremlin library says

The Week's top tech stories, 14 November

A need-to-know round-up of the essential tech stories that broke this week

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Google takes the next step into space exploration

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Nov, AT 12:24

The tech giant has leased an airfield from Nasa as the space agency tries to reduce its footprint on earth

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