Uber rival Lyft met London transport officials, documents show

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) – Lyft, Uber’s closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London’s transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for international expansion. Source link

Satellites the size of a shoebox

US firm Planet Labs makes satellites you could hold in your hands, and has more in orbit than anyone else. “We thought that we could do space a little bit differently,” says Planet Labs’ co-founder, Will Marshall. Find out more at The Disruptors #thedisruptors @BBCMoney Producer: Adrienne Murray; Cameraman: Hans Schauerte Source link

Firms look to security analytics to keep pace with cyber threats

Security has changed dramatically over the decades. Companies can no longer risk focusing just on protecting physical assets such as offices and stock. With firms becoming increasingly reliant on technology and software to streamline everyday operations, it is crucial to have systems in place to protect digital property. By submitting your personal information, you agree…

Tech stocks sell-off deepens fears of shift away from sector

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Technology stocks including Facebook , Microsoft and Alphabet dropped sharply on Monday, increasing worries that the top-performing sector is falling out of favor as investors look elsewhere for cheaper opportunities. Source link

Google is Siri’s favorite search engine again

Poor Bing. Microsoft’s underdog search engine used to have a quiet home on iOS and Spotlight for the Mac, but Apple today said in a statement to that it’s parting ways with Bing for most search services.  Basically, this means that when Siri gives you a list of search results rather than answering your question…

Apple shares flirt with correction territory

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of Apple Inc dipped on Monday and flirted with correction territory following a report that the company had told suppliers to scale back shipments of parts for its upcoming iPhone X. Source link

Fighting the floods: Is forewarned forearmed?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Flooding in the Dominican Republic continues long after Hurricane Maria has passed With hundreds dead and millions either left homeless, or facing huge damage to their properties, catastrophic flooding has devastated many parts of the world. Nature’s fury may seem unstoppable, but can technology at least help us to…

Cage director found guilty of terrorism offence after refusing to disclose passwords.

A director of the controversial advocacy group, Cage, has been found guilty of offences under the Terrorism Act, after refusing to hand over his mobile phone and laptop passwords to the police at Heathrow airport. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and…