Hacker who attacked Uber and Sainsbury’s hands over £1m in Bitcoin

A British hacker who led cyber attacks on massive companies including Uber, Asda and Sainsbury’s has had a Bitcoin stash worth £1 million confiscated. Grant West, 27, who operated on the dark web under the nickname Courvoisier – the name of a popular French cognac – attacked more than 100 companies worldwide, stealing financial data on…

DeepMind co-founder ‘taking time out’ from company

The co-founder of British artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, now owned by Google’s parent firm Alphabet, has gone on leave from the company. Mustafa Suleyman is head of the company’s “applied” division, which looks for practical ways to implement the firm’s research into AI. In a statement, DeepMind said: “Mustafa’s taking some time out right now…