Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and […]

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft will enable Windows 10 users to choose when security updates are installed once they arrive rather than enforcing them straightaway. Users have complained that the reboots required for some updates, which cannot currently be deferred, are disruptive. People using Windows 10 devices will now be able to schedule an update within […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and […]

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft will enable Windows 10 users to choose when security updates are installed once they arrive rather than enforcing them straightaway. Users have complained that the reboots required for some updates, which cannot currently be deferred, are disruptive. People using Windows 10 devices will now be able to schedule an update within […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and […]

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft will enable Windows 10 users to choose when security updates are installed once they arrive rather than enforcing them straightaway. Users have complained that the reboots required for some updates, which cannot currently be deferred, are disruptive. People using Windows 10 devices will now be able to schedule an update within […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, was developed to help protect the company from “violations of […]

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft will enable Windows 10 users to choose when security updates are installed once they arrive rather than enforcing them straightaway. Users have complained that the reboots required for some updates, which cannot currently be deferred, are disruptive. People using Windows 10 devices will now be able to schedule an update within […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, was developed to help protect the company from “violations of […]

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft will enable Windows 10 users to choose when security updates are installed once they arrive rather than enforcing them straightaway. Users have complained that the reboots required for some updates, which cannot currently be deferred, are disruptive. People using Windows 10 devices will now be able to schedule an update within […]