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Farfetch unveils tie-up with Harvey Nichols before '£4bn IPO'

Farfetch unveils tie-up with Harvey Nichols before '£4bn IPO'

High-end fashion website’s expected valuation nears value put on Marks & SpencerA luxury UK-based fashion website is gearing up for a stock exchange listing that is expected to value the company
Apple buys Texture, the 'Netflix of magazine plans'

Apple buys Texture, the 'Netflix of magazine plans'

Apple's bids to promote digital magazines haven't always been fruitful (remember The Daily?), but it's about to give them another boost. The company has acquired Texture, the Netflix-style magazine

Spotify needs your help tagging and sorting tunes

Music streaming services can be frustrating if you're an avid listener, since your definitions may not line up with theirs. They may lump trance, techno and drum-and-bass into a generic "dance"
YouTube makes art out of ads at SXSW

YouTube makes art out of ads at SXSW

Unless it's during the Super Bowl, chances are not many actively look forward to watching ads. But the main reason people do enjoy those is because brands design them to have a cultural effect, rather
Texas city drops its bus service in favor of ridesharing vans

Texas city drops its bus service in favor of ridesharing vans

Ridesharing companies often dream of changing the face of public transportation, but one of them is going a step further -- it's becoming the only option for public transportation in one community.

Yahoo loses its bid to reject data breach lawsuit

Yahoo (and by extension, its parent/Engadget owner Verizon) now has no choice but to face the majority of claims in a US lawsuit over the internet giant's multiple data breaches. California Judge Lucy
Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Overwatch League player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended twice for using both homophobic and racist slurs, and he's now bowing out entirely. Dallas Fuel and Lengyel have announced that they've

Trump blocks Broadcom's attempted takeover of Qualcomm

Broadcom's hopes of acquiring Qualcomm might have been quashed for good. President Trump has issued an order blocking Broadcom's proposed takeover and anything "substantially equivalent" to it over

London Mayor: Tech companies aren't above the law

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, kicked off his SXSW 2018 keynote with some jokes that sparked a deafening laugh and applause from the audience. He first talked about how he was shocked by the amount
Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Overwatch League player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended twice for using both homophobic and racist slurs, and he's now bowing out entirely. Dallas Fuel and Lengyel have announced that they've

Central banks warned to weigh risks of virtual currencies

A global financial body warns central banks should carefully weigh the risks before introducing their own virtual currencies, saying such innovations could risk destabilizing banking systems and

The father of the world wide web is one disappointed dad

Today is the World Wide Web's 29th birthday, and to celebrate the occasion, its creator has told us how bad it's become. In an open letter appearing in The Guardian, Tim Berners-Lee painted a bleak
I Cannot Unsee This Cat

I Cannot Unsee This Cat

Mount Shinmoedake, a volcano in Japan’s Kagoshima Prefecture, has been shooting smoke and volcano ash into the air in eruptions that could go on for months. One snapshot of the billowing smoke is
The Inventor of the World Wide Web Says It's Out of Control and Needs to Be Regulated

The Inventor of the World Wide Web Says It's Out of Control and Needs to Be Regulated

In an open letter, Tim Berners-Lee raised the question over whether internet companies can effectively police themselves.
The Inventor of the World Wide Web Says It's Out of Control and Needs to Be Regulated

The Inventor of the World Wide Web Says It's Out of Control and Needs to Be Regulated

In an open letter, Tim Berners-Lee raised the question over whether internet companies can effectively police themselves.

The World Wide Web at 29: Tim Berners-Lee talks weaponization and big tech

It's turning 29—what do you get the World Wide Web that has everything?
Apple approved a Mac app with a misbehaving crypto-mining feature

Apple approved a Mac app with a misbehaving crypto-mining feature

You'd think apps with crypto-miners could only be found in various shady venues on the internet. But that's apparently not the case: a popular alternative for the Mac calendar called Calendar 2

AmazonBasics power banks recalled over fire hazard concerns

AmazonBasics is great choice for everything from HDMI cables to coathangers and a whole lot more. Apparently "whole lot more" also extends to unintentional fire sources. The shopping juggernaut has
Rex Tillerson gets his bad news just like we do: on Twitter

Rex Tillerson gets his bad news just like we do: on Twitter

Donald Trump tweeted today that Rex Tillerson will no longer be serving as Secretary of State and will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. However, according to State Department Under Secretary

Facebook's daily news video section may arrive this summer

Facebook has only hinted at its upcoming news video section in Watch, but some more tangible details are starting to trickle out. Axios sources have claimed a daily news service should launch in the