Book interview: Paul Sean Hill, former director, Nasa – rocket science and the right stuff

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Book interview: Paul Sean Hill, former director, Nasa – rocket science and the right stuff“The one thing that I have learned in Mission Control is that when we make mistakes, it’s not caused by the rocket science,” says Paul Sean Hill. The former Nasa Mission Control director is talking about the “other mistakes. In particular, […]

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Rail safety body investigates unexplained loss of signalling data

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Rail safety body investigates unexplained loss of signalling dataDuring the morning of Friday 20 October 2017, a train driver travelling on the Cambrian Coast line reported that long-standing temporary speed restrictions were not indicated on the in-cab display. As signalling staff at the Network Rail control centre in Machynlleth investigated this report, they became aware […]

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Is Uber selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab?

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Is Uber selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab? If you read the tech press, you might have seen reports that Uber is pursuing a sale in Southeast Asia that would see Grab, its Singapore-headquartered rival valued at $6 billion, acquire Uber’s business in the region. Rumors of such a tie-in have been rife for a while. […]

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Angry Birds maker craters on bad guidance, losing half its market value

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Angry Birds maker craters on bad guidance, losing half its market value Angry Birds maker Rovio’s stock price tanked cratered after their latest quarterly earnings report painted a dismal future for the game maker. The stock is down 50 percent after the company sent investors a warning in their latest earnings report that revenues were likely to […]

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Apple devices are butt dialing 911 from its refurbishing facility – 20 times per day

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Apple devices are butt dialing 911 from its refurbishing facility – 20 times per day Since October, emergency responders in Elk Grove and Sacramento County, California have received over 1,600 false alarm 911 calls coming from an Apple repair and refurbishing site in the area. It’s not clear if the calls are coming from Apple’s iPhones […]

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Split raises $17M for its product experimentation platform

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Split raises $17M for its product experimentation platform Split announced this morning that it’s raised $17 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Accel Partners and new investor Harmony Partners. Split has now raised a total of $26.8 million. The startup allows companies to test out new […]

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