Long heralded internet of things comes of age

Remote control of devices means the web is moving from the virtual to the physical

Google break-up plan emerges from EU

MEPs suggest splitting off search to curb dominance

Week in Review

Week in Review, November 22

BNP faces French probe; also news on Apple, Facebook and Shell

The fine line between privacy and secrecy

Data concerns have become a distraction from the need for transparency

Uber struggles to get back on right road

Series of controversies raises questions about taxi app

DHDFN2 London, UK. 7th November 2013. a 3D printed implant by Andrew Darwood on display at the 3D Printshow at the Business Design Centre in London. Eric Moger had a large part of his face removed after developing a tumour. © Piero Cruciatti/Alamy Live News

Surgeons embrace 3D printed implants

Advances mean technology has bigger role to play in healthcare

Uber’s bumpy road

Controversy raises questions about taxi app’s growth

Dyson 360 Eye robot

Dyson to plough £1bn into R&D

Vacuum maker to launch 100 new products over four years

Demand for Alibaba’s bonds hits $55bn

Chinese ecommerce group raises $8bn from maiden debt sale

Dashboard of a Nissan Pulsar with a built-in satnav

Connected cars raise privacy worries

Rush to add cutting-edge technology could be a security minefield

Bezos bundles Washington Post with Fire tablet

Square to launch Register app worldwide

Small business payments start-up founded by Jack Dorsey pushes to diversify its revenue streams

Start-ups struggle to deal with criticism

Tech industry needs to know when to take criticism to heart

Samsung Gear S: a smartphone on the wrist

It might not make the cover of Vogue, but this latest wearable feels like a gadget from the future

View: China’s banks face disruption

Online competition is shaking up market

Ma blames the ‘greedy’ for widespread fakes

Alibaba founder says his site provides buyers with tools to see genuine articles

Yahoo ousts Google with Firefox deal

Group becomes browser’s default search engine in five-year partnership

Royal Mail will struggle to deliver

Parcels growth story that fuelled demand for shares looks shaky

Apple plans to push Beats to every iPhone

Subscription music competitor to Spotify will be installed via iOS update in early 2015

Startups: Uber and out

It is hard to fire the management of a young venture