Technology

Clinical injustice, wireless power and pandas
A nurse with a vaccine
Podcast

Clinical injustice, wireless power and pandas

Why do so many clinical trials exclude women? Will we soon be free of power cables? And is panda fertility finally on the rise?
24 Sep 2021
Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Why we’re talking about . . .

Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?

Leaked documents revealed the social network’s ‘corporate hypocrisy’ 
24 Sep 2021
Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 
Peloton exercise bikes
In Focus

Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 

Exercise equipment company going ‘beyond the home’ following Precor acquisition
22 Sep 2021
Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini come in five aluminium colours
In Focus

Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more

What the tech experts said about the new devices
16 Sep 2021
Specs appeal: will privacy concerns hit Facebook smart glasses sales?
Ray-Ban Stories
In Focus

Specs appeal: will privacy concerns hit Facebook smart glasses sales?

Tech giant has partnered with Ray-Ban to launch internet-connected eyewear 
13 Sep 2021
Alien soil, cookies and long dogs
Mars
Podcast

Alien soil, cookies and long dogs

Why does Nasa want to bring Martian soil samples back to Earth? Will cookie warnings soon be a thing of the past? And are dachshunds getting too cute …
10 Sep 2021
Galaxy Watch4: the new Samsung smartwatch that’s challenging Apple
Galaxy Watch4
In Review

Galaxy Watch4: the new Samsung smartwatch that’s challenging Apple

The watch has some ‘new health capabilities’, such as snoring detection, but it’s a bit of a work in progress
10 Sep 2021

Open. Every issue.

Keep an open mind with The Week magazine. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
What you can and can’t share on OnlyFans
Man takes photo of woman posing
The latest on . . .

What you can and can’t share on OnlyFans

Social platform’s U-turn on porn ban followed backlash from users and financial partners
7 Sep 2021
Why doctors are issuing warnings over viral Milk Crate Challenge
Person participating in the milk crate challenge
Why we’re talking about . . .

Why doctors are issuing warnings over viral Milk Crate Challenge

Hospitals reporting fractured ribs and broken bones as result of dangerous TikTok dare
26 Aug 2021
Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’
Apple CEO Tim Cook
Profile

Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’

The 60-year-old is celebrating a decade as boss of the tech giant
23 Aug 2021
Pegasus: behind the hacking spyware that can access ‘our most intimate secrets’
People in New Delhi demonstrating with placards
Getting to grips with . . .

Pegasus: behind the hacking spyware that can access ‘our most intimate secrets’

Ingenious software covertly allows access to target’s mobile phone - with ‘devastating’ implications for democracy
22 Jul 2021
What is cyberflashing?
Woman on phone
Why we’re talking about . . .

What is cyberflashing?

New report recommends that harmful online behaviour be criminalised under Sexual Offences Act
21 Jul 2021
‘There is no end in sight’: everything to know about the great microchip shortage
Employees of Japan’s microprocessor maker Renesas Electronics in June 2021
In Depth

‘There is no end in sight’: everything to know about the great microchip shortage

Since late last year, there has been a severe shortage of microchips, which is now affecting industries across the world
9 Jul 2021
Top billionaires: who are the world’s richest people?
Jeff Bezos
In Focus

Top billionaires: who are the world’s richest people?

Jeff Bezos is No.1 on the rich list ahead of Bernard Arnault and Elon Musk
6 Jul 2021
Ransomware attacks: the new top threat to national security?
US President Joe Biden
Getting to grips with . . .

Ransomware attacks: the new top threat to national security?

Joe Biden orders probe into latest hack of hundreds of US businesses
5 Jul 2021
The chip shortage
The chip shortage
Why we’re talking about . . .

The chip shortage

The global chip crunch is hurting industry and consumers. How can it be fixed?
2 Jul 2021
The e-scooter invasion: can we cope? 
An e-scooter pilot program launched in London on 7 June
Why we’re talking about . . .

The e-scooter invasion: can we cope? 

London has become the latest UK city to launch a trial of e-scooters on public roads
18 Jun 2021
G7’s ‘seismic’ tax deal: what will it mean for companies?
G7 finance ministers met at Lancaster House in London
Why we’re talking about . . .

G7’s ‘seismic’ tax deal: what will it mean for companies?

Proposed minimum global level of corporate tax will target multinationals and tech giants
8 Jun 2021
Are Facebook privacy settings handing a ‘free pass’ to terrorists?
Mark Zuckerberg
Getting to grips with . . .

Are Facebook privacy settings handing a ‘free pass’ to terrorists?

MI5 chief attacks plans to provide end-to-end encryption on social media platform
21 May 2021
Tesla and bitcoin: a reckoning for Elon Musk?
Image of Elon Musk
In Depth

Tesla and bitcoin: a reckoning for Elon Musk?

The mercurial entrepreneur has abandoned the cryptocurrency. What are the likely consequences?
21 May 2021
How cybercriminals are hacking into the heart of the US economy
Fears the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline because of a cyberattack would cause a gasoline shortage led to some panic buying
In Brief

How cybercriminals are hacking into the heart of the US economy

Ransomware attacks have become a global epidemic, with more than $18.6bn paid in ransoms in 2020
20 May 2021
The rise of the social media influencer
US model Bella Hadid poses for a selfie while getting ready backstage for the Victoria's Secret fashion show
In Depth

The rise of the social media influencer

Who exactly are they? And why are they always going to Dubai?
20 May 2021
What happens when a country comes under ransomware attack?
ransomware.jpg
Fact file

What happens when a country comes under ransomware attack?

Irish healthcare system shuts down IT services after huge cybersecurity breach
14 May 2021
France in revolt, junior networks and digital emotions
Emmanuel Macron
Podcast

France in revolt, junior networks and digital emotions

Why are French soldiers up in arms? Is Instagram the right place for children? And can computers recognise emotions?
14 May 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
Business Briefing

‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound
The UK’s construction sector grew by 1.6% in February 2021
Business Briefing

UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound

London home buyers pay ‘park premium’, details leaked of Google Pixel Watch, and other breaking business news
13 Apr 2021
What are non-fungible tokens?
Jack Dorsey
Getting to grips with . . .

What are non-fungible tokens?

The latest digital craze sees Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sell for $2.9m
23 Mar 2021
£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns
An empty Regent Street in London in March 2020
Business Briefing

£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns

Cycling market goes ‘berserk’, pubs face ‘bleak future’, and other breaking business news
22 Mar 2021
UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’
Abstract cityscape of skyscrapers
Business Briefing

UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’

Trump’s net worth drops by $700m, no shouting at Disney parks, and other breaking business news
18 Mar 2021
Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event
Apple CEO Tim Cook
Business Briefing

Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event

ITV shares fall after Morgan’s exit, PM plans transport revolution, and other breaking business news
10 Mar 2021
Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom
The 2018 TwitchCon esports event in California
In Focus

Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom

Lidl also looking to get a cut of the action amid record spending by world’s 2.5 billion gamers
4 Mar 2021
Apple’s acquisitions: legacy built on healthy business strategy
The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City
Behind the scenes

Apple’s acquisitions: legacy built on healthy business strategy

CEO Tim Cook looks to ‘small, innovative’ firms to push Apple products forward
24 Feb 2021
China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’
Moon
Tall Tales

China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Feb 2021
Flying cars: the race for the skies
DeLorean car in Back to the Future
The latest on . . .

Flying cars: the race for the skies

Volkswagen are the latest company to explore potential technology
10 Feb 2021
The Week Footer Banner