Ex-Sony workers sue studio for exposing their personal data in cyber attack

17th December 2014  | Latest News Technology

Two former Sony employees are suing the company for not preventing hackers from stealing nearly 500,000 social security numbers, salary details and medical records for current and former workers. The lawsuit claims that the film studio was negligent by ignoring warnings that its computer system was prone to attack and accuses the company of failing to…

Inspector Dogberry on Parliament's Candy Crush scandal

17th December 2014  | Analysis Blogs Latest News Technology

As a fan of the Candy Crush Saga – apparently around a billion games are played every day – Dogberry was obviously not surprised to see MP Nigel Mills joining in with this global obsession the other day. The problem was that, at the same time, he was supposed to be listening to experts give evidence…

Uber passengers face price surge during Sydney crisis

16th December 2014  | Latest News Technology

During the terrorist attack in Sydney’s central business district, stranded office workers saw a surge in prices being charged by Uber, the online cab company.   Those trying to flee the scene found the price rose to almost four times the minimum, reports Mashable. Uber works on a surge pricing model, where fares increase with higher demand. The…

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