San Francisco tech CEO behind racist tirade at Asian family resigns

The British CEO who was caught on video hurling racist abuse at an Asian family at a California restaurant has resigned and cut all business ties with his San Francisco-based tech company Solid8. Michael Lofthouse, 37, explained that he resigned from his position following his racist tirade where he said ‘you f***ing Asian piece of … Read more San Francisco tech CEO behind racist tirade at Asian family resigns

Forget Silicon Valley, now Japan’s the land of the rising tech

Investing in companies that are part of the new digitalised world has proved a sound strategy for many investors in recent years – as well as in the past few months as the world has gone into lockdown and is only now slowly emerging from its mothballing.  Look at the US stock market and it … Read more Forget Silicon Valley, now Japan’s the
land of the rising tech

Asian American insulted by tech CEO says apology insincere

An Asian American father who faced a stream of racist abuse as is family dined in a California restaurant said the Silicon Valley tech CEO only apologised to ‘save face’. Michael Lofthouse, 37, was filmed gesturing at Raymond Orosa and his family in a Carmel Valley restaurant and saying ‘Trump is gonna f**k you’, ‘you … Read more Asian American insulted by tech CEO says apology insincere

Apple files patent for tech that verifies identity without passport

Is this the end of the wallet? Apple files patent for technology that allows user to verify their identity without a passport, driver’s license or ID card Apple published a new patent July 2 with technology for a digital identification The firm would add a system that holds the user’s personal details The user would input … Read more Apple files patent for tech that verifies identity without passport

Boris Johnson pledges to bring world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK

Boris Johnson pledges to bring the world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK to transform public services in drive spearheaded by Dominic Cummings Downing Street is to launch a flagship ‘innovation fellowship programme’ Technology experts will be parachuted in to government department positions Idea is brainchild of Dominic Cummings, who called for ‘misfits … Read more Boris Johnson pledges to bring world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK