The Week's top tech stories, 3 October

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

GoPro Hero4

GoPro Hero4 review: first test videos emerge

First Reaction Fri 3 Oct, AT 10:35

Reviewers praise GoPro’s three new action cameras – the Hero4 Black, Hero4 Silver and entry-level Hero – set for release next week

Jennifer Lawrence

Nude selfie celebs 'dumb', says new EU digital chief

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 09:04

Günther Oettinger refuses to apologise for saying people can't always be protected from their own stupidity

Good2Go: 'sexual consent' app stirs controversy

First Reaction Wed 1 Oct, AT 15:31

It's designed to prevent sexual assault and 'regretted activities' – but activists say Good2Go is misguided

FirChat logo

FireChat: what is it and how is it powering the Hong Kong protests?

Briefing Wed 1 Oct, AT 14:56

Peer-to-peer app FireChat is helping Hong Kong's protesters communicate without internet access or mobile phone coverage

Windows 10

Windows 10: Preview of the new operating system

Briefing Wed 1 Oct, AT 10:40

Why is Microsoft's new software called Windows 10? Because Windows 7 ate 9

iPhone 6

iPhone 6 bending reports 'overblown' says test firm

One-Minute Read Tue 30 Sep, AT 15:16

As #bendgate rumbles on, tests suggest that the iPhone 6 is harder to bend than some of its rivals

Uber will survive black cab strikes and the odd complaint

Tue 30 Sep, AT 10:39 Edie Lush

London regulators have given Uber the all-clear and some black cab drivers are even signing up

Google privacy row: what does Google know about you?

Briefing Mon 29 Sep, AT 15:43

Regulators say Google's privacy policy is too vague and raises 'deep concerns about data protection'

The Week's top tech stories, 26 September

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

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