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French president Emmanuel Macron (L) meets  Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi at the Elysee Palace in Paris  Photograph: Getty

The road to flying taxis cranked up a gear on Thursday after ride-hailing app Uber said that it plans to invest €20 million in France over the next fi(...)

While it was good to see Twitter reacting quickly to the password problem, it only goes to highlight just how fast it can react when it wants

It was red faces all round at Twitter on Thursday when it had to ask its 330 million users to change their passwords. That the incident occurred on wh(...)

The disclosure comes as lawmakers and regulators around the world scrutinise the way that companies store and secure consumer data, after a string of security incidents

Twitter urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal comp(...)

Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Uber Technologies has chosen VMware’s Zane Rowe as the top candidate for chief financial officer to lead preparations for what could be the biggest in(...)

A Waymo self-driving vehicle is parked outside the Alphabet company’s offices where its been testing autonomous vehicles in Arizona

As many as 100,000 high-end direct and indirect jobs could be created in Ireland by 2030 as driverless cars become the norm, a new report claims. The(...)

Alberto Álvarez, of the Élite taxi drivers’ association, has become a figurehead of the campaign against Uber in Barcelona. Photograph: Guy Hedgecoe

Last Wednesday evening several hundred taxi drivers gathered near Barcelona’s Sants railway station for a demonstration, setting off flares, fireworks(...)

Photograph: iStock

Big internet companies and small software developers alike are likely to face scrutiny over how they share customer information in the wake of the sc(...)

Large companies with significant digital revenues in the European Union such as Google and Facebook  would be affected. Photograph: Reuters

Large companies with significant digital revenues in the European Union such as Google and Facebook could face a 3 per cent tax on their turnover unde(...)

Kitty Hawk’s autonomous personal aircraft, Cora,   is designed to fly at speeds of up to 180km/h for about 100km before it needs to land and recharge. Photograph: Richard Lord/AFP/Getty Images

There has been much talk of so-called flying cars in recent months, with companies as big as Airbus claiming that they’re working on prototypes of adv(...)

The fourth quarter was encouraging for Uber. Photograph: PA

Ride-sharing giant Uber has seen its annual losses balloon by 61 per cent, but cheered another step towards profitability in the final three months. (...)

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