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O2 urgently investigating as data services go down

O2 urgently investigating as data services go down

Technology
O2 is investigating with "high priority" after its data services went down, with tens of millions of users potentially affected. The problem is also affecting customers of Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Lyca Mobile and GiffGaff - which all use O2's infrastructure.The network said: "One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their system. Our technical teams are working extremely hard to resolve this. We'd encourage you to use Wi-Fi wherever you can and we are really sorry." Outage Update: One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their system. Our technical teams are working extremely hard to resolve this. We'd encourage you to use Wi-Fi wherever you can and we are really sorry.— O2 in the UK (@...
Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach

Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach

Technology
A cache of Facebook documents has been seized by MPs investigating the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.Rarely used parliamentary powers were used to demand that the boss of a US software firm hand over the details.The Observer, which first reported the story, said the documents included data about Facebook's privacy controls. MP Damian Collins later told the BBC that he believed the documents were "highly relevant" to his inquiry. Facebook has demanded their return.Escorted to ParliamentThe documents were intercepted when an executive of US tech firm Six4Three was on a trip to London.In a highly unusual move the House of Commons serjeant-at-arms was sent to the businessman's hotel and he was given a final warning and a two-hour deadline to comply with th...
Wells Fargo said to be investigating reports of gender bias in its wealth division

Wells Fargo said to be investigating reports of gender bias in its wealth division

Finance
Wells Fargo has been investigating internal complaints of gender bias in its wealth management division for months and is looking into at least one formal human resources complaint about the division's head, a man, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday. Female executives at Wells Fargo have raised concerns about gender bias in the bank's wealth management division, the Journal reported. A dozen women who are executives in the division met in Scottsdale, Arizona, in June to discuss the concerns, particularly the lack of women in senior roles. The Journal talked to six women who are Wells Fargo executives who either attended ...
New York is investigating cryptocurrency exchanges. What you need to know

New York is investigating cryptocurrency exchanges. What you need to know

Finance
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that he is investigating at least 13 cryptocurrency exchanges, including the popular platform Coinbase. "Too often, consumers don't have the basic facts they need to assess the fairness, integrity, and security of these trading platforms," Schneiderman said in a statement. Schneiderman said he hopes to make exchanges more accountable and transparent to their clients. Each company will be asked in a letter to supply information on its "operations, internal controls, and safeguards to protect customer assets." The news serves as a reminder that investing in cryptocurrencies is risky not only because they're new and their value is volatile — even the places where you buy them can be suspect. There are at least 190 exchanges in o
Google investigating Pixel 2 XL screen 'burn-in'

Google investigating Pixel 2 XL screen 'burn-in'

Technology
Google is investigating reports the screens of its new Pixel 2 XL smartphones are showing 'burn-in' after only a few weeks of use.Screen burn-in is a permanent discolouration of a display which can be caused by issues with the light-emitting diodes or the glass itself.:: What is Google's new Pixel 2 smartphone like?Images posted on Twitter by Android blogger Justin Duino appear to show signs of discolouration when the device is turned off.Other users of Twitter also responded with images of their stained devices.The issue does not seem to be affecting the smaller of Google's new devices, the Pixel 2.Marc Springer also posted an image of what he claimed was a three-week-old Pixel 1 which looked as if it was suffering discolourations.A Google spokesperson told Sky News the company was invest...