Grenfell Tower fire: Firms want immunity over evidence

Image copyright Getty Images Firms involved in the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower have asked for immunity from prosecution before appearing at the new phase of the inquiry. They want a guarantee from Attorney-General Geoffrey Cox that they will be protected when they give evidence. The…

What I learned as a developer from accidents in space — Martian Chronicles, Evil Martians’ team blog

Join Andrey Sitnik, the author of PostCSS and Autoprefixer, for a round of tales from the Soviet Space Age and learn the lessons he took from them to become a better developer and open-source maintainer. A failed docking attempt, a dramatic reentry, and a first genuine fender-bender in orbit—what does it all have to do with modern web development? Stay tuned to find…

Facebook’s Off-Facebook Activity tool is now available to everyone

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that a new privacy tool called Off-Facebook Activity is now available to Facebook users around the globe. Designed to improve transparency, Off-Facebook Activity provides information about data that third-party businesses share with Facebook. Facebook uses the provided information to…

England kitman saves Adidas trainer fan from streets

Image copyright Craig Bell Image caption Craig Bell said these 2013 trainers, which are the same colours as his team Bradford City, look “belting on the foot on away days” England football team’s kitman has come to the aid of a fellow Adidas trainer enthusiast…