Uber sued by car-share stab victim

Uber sued by car-share stab victim 5 April 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images A woman who was attacked with a knife in an Uber car is suing the ride-sharing company. Chicago resident Jennifer Camacho says another passenger slashed her face several times while using Uber Pool. The service lets strangers share…

WIRED Live 2017: The best of the WIRED world

Join us in November at WIRED Live, the unique two-day festival where innovators, designers, strategists and entrepreneurs come to be inspired. Perfect for any executive looking to understand how the most innovative and creative minds are weaving technology into business and design, WIRED Live returns to Tobacco Dock in London with a fantastic, new lineup…

WIRED Next Generation 2017

Inspire the next generation of scientists, strategists and entrepreneurs by taking them to WIRED Next Generation, a unique educational and interactive festival dedicated to, and designed for, youths aged 12-18. Perfect for school groups, parents and children, and associations looking for a field day for their teenagers, this event focuses on science, technology and more.…

Don’t blame European entrepreneurs for selling to the US – you’d do the same

Left-right: BlaBlaCar cofounders Nicolas Brusson, Francis Nappez and Frédéric Mazzella in Paris Alexander Babic In the past few years, a substantial number of European technology startups have been acquired by US and Asian multinationals. ARM; Vocal IQ; Supercell; Deepmind – there are many more. Some politicians and commentators have voiced concerns about this exodus of…

UK charities fined for data law breach

UK charities fined for data law breach 5 April 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Battersea Dogs’ and Cats’ Home is one of the charities fined over data misuse Eleven charities have been fined by the UK’s data watchdog for misusing information about millions of past donors to seek further…