Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tencent chief executive Ma Huateng is now worth more than Google’s founders The value of China’s biggest social network company – Tencent Holdings – has overtaken that of Facebook. The company owns WeChat, an enormously popular messaging app in China, and hit gaming franchises…

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Image caption RT has run a series of ad campaigns on the London Underground Google is to “derank” stories from Kremlin-owned publications Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik in response to allegations about election meddling by President Putin’s government. Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt said the search giant needed to deal with…

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I’m taking a week off from producing a full podcast, and am instead presenting what I hope will be a fun Thanksgiving road-trip accompaniment. It’s an audibobook excerpt. But since it’s the very start of that audiobook – and as it’s read by the flat-out brilliant comedian/actor John Hodgman –…

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Image copyright EPA Brexit supporters in the cabinet have agreed the UK should offer to pay more money to the EU as it leaves. But no formal offer will be made until the EU agrees to begin talking about a new trade deal with the UK. No new figure has…

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Trump is ending the “Temporary Protected Status” program for Haitians,  despite efforts to renew it.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-11-21 03:03:14 UTC When news spread Monday that the Trump administration decided to end a program that gives temporary protected status, or TPS, to Haitians displaced by a 2010 earthquake,…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Volvo hopes to sell tens of thousands of vehicles to Uber under the deal Uber has struck a deal to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo. The agreement envisages that the pick-up service will purchase the vehicles over the course of three…

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Image copyright Getty Images Drone maker DJI has accused a cyber-security researcher of hacking its servers. Kevin Finisterre claims that he accessed confidential customer data after finding a private key publicly posted on code-sharing site Github. He approached the firm, which offers a “bug bounty” reward of up to $30,000…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption ‘Don’t play Santa to the EU’, a Tory MP is warning the government The UK government cannot afford to “play Santa Claus” to EU bosses by handing over billions of pounds, a Conservative MP says. Nigel Evans accused the EU of demanding “ransom money”…

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Jason Elliott, 5G market development manager Samuele Machi, marketing manager, 4th industrial revolution ReadWrite: When we talk about networking around IoT there’s a lot of smaller networking models e.g mesh networks and protocols. Everything from that to large networks talking about 5g deployments. So, there’s a lot of issues for large…

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