The Week's top tech stories, 17 October

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

Lockheed Martin compact fusion research

Nuclear fusion: has Lockheed Martin solved our energy problems?

One-Minute Read Fri 17 Oct, AT 12:22

Researchers express scepticism over the US defence company's nuclear fusion 'breakthrough'

Apple iPad Air 2: New 'soft sim' could drive down mobile costs

One-Minute Read Fri 17 Oct, AT 10:11

Built-in sim-card could break mobile suppliers' stranglehold by offering iPad Air 2 customers greater choice

Nexus 6

Nexus 6: how Google aims to conquer the living room

First Reaction Thu 16 Oct, AT 11:34

With its Nexus 6 phone, Nexus 9 tablet and Nexus Player set-top box, Google is taking on Apple TV and Amazon

Columnist Edie Lush

Women's pay: Microsoft boss Nadella wasn't all wrong

Tue 14 Oct, AT 09:18 Edie Lush

Microsoft CEO was right to apologise for his comments but research shows it pays women to stick at their jobs

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'The Snappening': nude Snapchat pictures leaked

One-Minute Read Mon 13 Oct, AT 11:23

Thousands of Snapchat pictures, many of users aged between 13 and 17, have been leaked to 4chan

The Week's top tech stories, 10 October

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

Anonymous - Megaupload revenge attack

Anonymous threatens China over Hong Kong protests

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Oct, AT 13:15

Hacktivists say they will wage war on China for its 'inhumane actions' by leaking thousands of sensitive documents

Tesco Hudl 2 review: Tesco's affordable family-friendly tablet

Briefing Wed 8 Oct, AT 15:11

Tesco's budget Hudl 2 tablet goes on sale tomorrow for £129. Is the new device any good?

A person sits with a laptop computer

Will first 'online murder' take place before the end of 2014?

Briefing Mon 6 Oct, AT 15:59

Europol issues a warning about the dangers that come with the so-called Internet of Things

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