‘They’re stealing our customers and we’ve had enough’: is Deliveroo killing restaurant culture? | Global development

Shukran Best Kebab – the finest Turkish restaurant in the Seven Sisters area of north London, according to some people (although it is surrounded by fierce rivals to the throne) – joined Deliveroo two years ago, and back then it seemed like a no-brainer. “Life as a small, independent restaurant Continue Reading

Ransomware by the numbers: Reassessing the threat’s global impact- Tempemail

Kaspersky has been following the ransomware landscape for years. In the past, we’ve published yearly reports on the subject: PC ransomware in 2014-2016, Ransomware in 2016-2017, and Ransomware and malicious crypto miners in 2016-2018. In fact, in 2019, we chose ransomware as the story of the year, upon noticing the Continue Reading

‘I blamed myself’: how stigma stops Arab women reporting online abuse | Global development

The first pornographic picture sent shivers of shock through Amal as she stared in horror at the phone screen. Until now, she had responded politely to the older man who had been messaging her on Facebook, hoping to deter his questions about her life with curt, one-word replies. More lurid Continue Reading

Global silicon chip shortage hits supply of phones, TVs, cars and Australia’s NBN | Technology

A global shortage of one crucial piece of technology is causing delays in everything from cars and televisions to video game consoles and Australia’s Tempemail Broadband Network rollout. A temporary shutdown in the production of silicon computer chips at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as severe storms Continue Reading

‘Reclaim These Streets’ and rubber duck rallies: human rights roundup – in pictures | Global development- Tempemail

A mural at a government clinic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, depicts, from right, the prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin; its health director general, Noor Hisham Abdullah, and a health worker. Human Rights Watch has urged the government to revoke its ‘fake news’ law, which makes it a criminal offence to create, Continue Reading

‘It’s an arms race’: the tech teams trying to outpace paedophiles online | Global development

“Predators are often early adopters of technology,” says Sarah Smith, chief technology officer at the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a UK child abuse hotline. “It’s an arms race, we have to be constantly horizon-scanning.” Smith and her team, based in an unassuming office in Cambridge, are a key link in Continue Reading