» A new approach to fighting for gender equality in tech
31/07/15 10:10 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Sandi MacPherson’s 50/50 Pledge is indicative of a movement that’s aiming for a fair proportion of men and women at tech events – and eventually in the top jobs Women are woefully under-represented in the tech industry. A study last year...
» Let them eat cake: women hit back at fat-shaming troll
31/07/15 09:42 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Sewing blogger Jenny Rushmore was told she should ‘eat less cake’ – so her followers posted pictures of them eating cake in solidarity Sometimes, when it comes to internet trolls, the best thing to do is grab a slice of cake. At least th...
» US photo find sparks internet quest
31/07/15 07:19 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A US photographer launches an internet hunt to find two women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand store.
» IT failure blocks Queensland schools' reports of suspected child sex abuse
31/07/15 07:08 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Police unaware of 644 reports from principals because of coding error made during upgrade to Education Department system An IT failure in the Queensland Education Department meant 644 suspected cases of child sexual abuse were not relaye...
» Uber wants to invest $1bn in India
31/07/15 06:50 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The taxi booking service Uber says it will invest $1bn to expand its business to more cities in India.
» Chatterbox: Friday
31/07/15 06:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The place to talk about games and other things that matter Hello, it’s Friday. Today’s game is Arslan: the Warriors of Legend, a tactical action game from Tecmo Koei, coming to PS4 and Xbox One in early 2016. Continue reading...
» Facebook launches Aquila solar-powered drone for internet access
31/07/15 03:23 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Social media company plans to start testing the craft, which is intended to provide internet access to remote areas, within months Facebook has revealed its first full-scale drone, which it plans to use to provide internet access in remo...
» Telecoms lobbyists rail against 'arbitrary and capricious' net neutrality rules
30/07/15 23:14 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Brief filed as part of lawsuit demands court vacate Federal Communications Commision’s decision to regulate internet carriers as public utilities Telecoms lobbyists have filed a brief in a lawsuit that includes nearly every major industr...
» 'Phone farmers' reaping the benefits
30/07/15 23:13 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The tech helping Kenyan smallholders reap rich rewards
» VIDEO: Computer umpires baseball game
30/07/15 23:09 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
» VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun
30/07/15 23:03 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
» Time watching videos online will rise to an hour a day – report
30/07/15 23:01 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
More than half of viewing is done on mobile devices, says ZenithOptimedia, which also predicts a fall in television viewing next year People around the world will be spending an average of almost an hour a day watching online video by th...
» Facebook builds drone for net access
30/07/15 21:24 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The social network Facebook announces it has built its own drone to bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
» Google to defy French privacy ruling
30/07/15 20:32 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Google is to defy a French ruling that the "right to be forgotten" should be applied globally and not just in Europe.
» British cable firm HellermannTyton snapped up in drive for intelligent cars
30/07/15 19:43 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
US car part maker Delphi Automotive pays £1.1bn for HellermannTyton as it seeks to capitalise on growing trend for vehicles that connect to the web A US-listed car parts maker is paying £1.1bn for HellermannTyton, a British manufac...
» Black politicians to push Silicon Valley giants on 'appalling' lack of diversity
30/07/15 18:49 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Congressional Black Caucus to meet executives of Google, Apple and other tech companies with poor track records of hiring African American employees The most powerful African American politicians in the US will next week demand that Sili...
» Spy leaks website being investigated
30/07/15 17:25 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Germany's federal prosecutors are investigating if a website that covers digital rights issues committed an act of treason.
» Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal
30/07/15 16:49 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
» Obama wants world's fastest computer
30/07/15 16:37 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
President Obama has signed an executive order calling for the US to build the world's fastest computer by 2025.
» Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond and May to make new show for Amazon
30/07/15 16:24 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Trio of presenters sign deal with on-demand TV service for as-yet unnamed motoring show to be made by Clarkson’s long-time collaborator Andy Wilman Would you join Amazon Prime to watch Clarkson, Hammond and May? - poll Jeremy Clarkson, R...