Toyota CH-R car review: The most over-designed vehicle Ive come across
Jun25

Toyota CH-R car review: The most over-designed vehicle Ive come across

No door handle is in a regular place, no window is a regular shape Really, though, why do you want a small family SUV? Whats wrong with a regular family saloon or, for anyone without a big hobby, a hot hatch? Is it like that thing where you do an MA because nobodys impressed by a degree any more, and then you end up knowing a ton about French feminism for no reason? Im not being anti-intellectual. Im not even being anti-SUV. Im just...

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REPORT: Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Share Cyber Secrets With Russia
Jun24

REPORT: Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Share Cyber Secrets With Russia

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. But those inspections also provide the Russians an opportunity to find vulnerabilities in the products source code – instructions that control the basic...

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Accidental Alert Warns California Of An Earthquake That Happened In 1925
Jun23

Accidental Alert Warns California Of An Earthquake That Happened In 1925

The automatically generated report from the U.S. Geological Survey indicated that a magnitude 6.8 quake would occur in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles west of Santa Barbara. As a frame of reference, a magnitude 6.9 earthquakein 1989 killed 63 people and caused $6 billion of damage in California. This should seem like good news, but the false alarm still sent shockwaves through social media. Many automated tweets, synced with the USGS alert...

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Uber criticized for standing by executive accused of ignoring discrimination claim
Jun22

Uber criticized for standing by executive accused of ignoring discrimination claim

As Uber CEO departs, questions have been raised as to why its CTO who was included in a viral post about discrimination and harassment still has a job The months of scandals, most notably the allegations of blogpost in February about rampant sexism at Uber and managements repeated refusal to respond to her complaints. One of the only executives Fowler specifically referenced in her claims was Thuan Pham, the CTO who she said did...

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos
Jun21

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos

The embattled founder of the ride-hailing app stepped down in the face of pressure from investors after a tumultuous six months of scandals and stumbles Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has resigned from his position as chief executive of the $68bn ride-hailing app following a tumultuous six months of scandal. Kalanick stepped down in the face of pressure from five of Ubers largest investors, according to the indefinite leave of...

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Tech Leaders Met With Trump, And The Looks On Their Faces Said It All
Jun20

Tech Leaders Met With Trump, And The Looks On Their Faces Said It All

Apples Tim Cook, Microsofts Satya Nadella,Amazons Jeff Bezos,IBMs Ginni Rometty,Oracles Safra Catz,Intels Brian Krzanich and more attended the summit to discuss modernizing the technology that runs the U.S. government. Here are some of the reactions: Read more:...

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