Archive for October, 2018

Google walkout: Staff leave US offices over women’s treatment

Andrew Robinson
Employees from across the world are protesting against the company’s treatment of women.

How US employers silence sex accusers

Andrew Robinson
Many employees are legally barred from suing their employers, as the Google case illustrates.

Apple to stop reporting sales numbers

Andrew Robinson
Apple’s revenues and profits rise, but caution about sales growth sees the share price slip.

Apple falls below $1tn despite revenue and profit rise

Andrew Robinson
Apple’s revenues and profits rise, but caution about sales growth sees the share price slip.

‘Hologram’ lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London

Andrew Robinson
A UK university is to become the first to regularly use hologram-like technology to host guest speakers.

Samsung agrees to payouts after worker deaths

Andrew Robinson
The technology company agrees to pay up to £100,000 per illness after a decade-long campaign.

Brexit: UK government’s battle with Apple over EU citizens app

Andrew Robinson
Apple ignores the UK government’s plea to allow EU citizens to scan their passports in a new Brexit app.

Should Fortnite credit dances used in the game?

Andrew Robinson
Epic Games has been criticised for not crediting the originators of dance moves depicted in Fortnite.

Why robots will build the cities of the future

Andrew Robinson
As construction workforces age, we are likely to turn to robots to build the cities of the future.

Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration

Andrew Robinson
The Fusion bot shares and teaches skills by transferring body motions from one person to another.