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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns – BBC News

Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders.Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm, however.His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment.Last week he said he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following the sudden death of his mother in a …

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South Korean firm’s ‘record’ ransom payment – BBC News

South Korean web-hosting firm Nayana has agreed to pay a $1m ransom to unlock computers frozen by hackers.It is believed to be a record amount, although it is worth noting that many ransom payments are never made public.Nayana’s chief executive revealed that the hackers initially asked for $4.4m, payable in bitcoin.Security experts warned that firms should not pay such ransoms …

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Fatal Tesla crash driver ‘given warnings’ – BBC News

The Tesla driver involved in a fatal crash in May 2016 was given repeated automated warnings about his driving behaviour, according to a US government report.The National Transportation Safety Board released 500 pages of findings on the death of driver Joshua Brown, 40.His Model S car collided with a lorry in Florida while in autopilot mode.It found that in 37 …

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