Jennifer Lawrence

Celeb photo leak: is sexting ever safe?

Summary Fri 5 Sep, AT 13:43

Fears about online security have led to new interest in apps claiming to offer a safe way of sharing pics

Telephone mast

Mysterious 'fake' phone towers discovered in the US

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Sep, AT 09:24

Investigation finds 17 rogue towers around the country, some of which appear to be built on US military bases

A local taxi driver protesting

Germany bans Uber taxi service – app vows to continue

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Sep, AT 14:46

The smartphone-based network says it will defy the court and keep trading despite threat of fines

Jennifer Lawrence

Nude celebrity photo leak investigated by FBI and Apple

Talking Point Tue 2 Sep, AT 11:06

Hacker claims responsibility for coordinating team which stole nude photos of 101 celebrities

Why Amazon and Google are looking more like each other

Tue 2 Sep, AT 09:06 Edie Lush

Google is making drone deliveries, while Amazon is moving into advertising. What's going on?

The Week's top tech stories

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

A hairdryer from a fashion show

EU weighs ban on high-power hairdryers and kettles

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:02

Ban on range of household goods would seek to combat climate change, but is it another example of 'nannying' interference?

NeoFace: how police face-detection software works

Briefing Tue 26 Aug, AT 15:51

From Facebook to the FBI, facial recognition software is everywhere – but is it a 'critical threat' to our privacy?

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