Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle

Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle

Image copyright Kolos Image caption The facility would be surrounded by water on three sides, which could aid security Plans to build the world’s “largest” data centre are being made public. The facility is set to be created at the Norwegian town of Ballangen, which is located inside the Arctic Circle. The firm behind the […]

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online

Image caption Marcus Hutchins was arrested by the FBI on 2 August The British cyber-security researcher, charged in the US with creating and selling malware, has returned to Twitter to thank his supporters. It is the first time Marcus Hutchins has spoken publicly since his arrest earlier this month in Las Vegas. Earlier on Monday […]

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty in US

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty in US

Image caption Marcus Hutchins was arrested by the FBI on 2 August A British cyber-security researcher has pleaded “not guilty” to charges of creating and selling malware that snooped on victims’ banking logins. Marcus Hutchins, 23, appeared in court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A trial has now been scheduled for October. He shot to fame after […]

GoDaddy and Google expel Daily Stormer over victim smear

GoDaddy and Google expel Daily Stormer over victim smear

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Daily Stormer disparaged Heather Heyer after her death A notorious US neo-Nazi website is being forced to switch domain name providers for a second time in a day after it disparaged a woman who died during protests in Virginia. On Monday morning, the Daily Stormer was given 24 […]

Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close

Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lovefilm offered DVDs and Blu-rays to rent via post The Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service will cease to operate on 31 October this year, its owner Amazon has said. Amazon cited a “decreasing demand” for the discs and a growing number of customers who were streaming movies and […]

Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers

Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Uber drivers will receive 100% of tips offered by passengers via the app Ride-sharing company Uber is to allow its drivers in the UK to receive tips from passengers via its app. Uber said the feature – first introduced in the US in June – would launch in the […]

Facebook launches China-only version of Moments photo app

Facebook launches China-only version of Moments photo app

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook secretly launched Moments in China under the name Colourful Balloons Facebook has quietly launched a photo-editing app exclusively for China. The app, called Colourful Balloons, was launched in May and is almost identical to the Facebook Moments app. It was spotted by the New York Times on Friday. The […]

GoDaddy expels neo-Nazi site over article on Charlottesville victim

GoDaddy expels neo-Nazi site over article on Charlottesville victim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Daily Stormer disparaged Heather Heyer after her death Web hosting company GoDaddy has given a US neo-Nazi site 24 hours to find another provider after it disparaged a woman who died in protests in Virginia. The Daily Stormer published a piece denigrating Heather Heyer, who was killed on […]

HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure shows

HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure shows

Image copyright HBO Image caption Hackers have leaked unaired episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm scheduled for broadcast in October Hackers have continued to plague HBO by leaking unaired episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm over the weekend. The data dump also included episodes of Insecure, Ballers, Barry, The Deuce, a comedy special and other programming, according […]

Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras

Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Trials are under way on how cameras can be used in undercover operations Armed officers are to be issued with head-mounted cameras in a effort to provide “greater transparency” in police shootings, the Met Police says. The Met – the UK’s largest police force – said officers in its armed […]