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Hailo says Uber blocked investors Hailo says Uber blocked investors 10/24/2014 11:41 AM
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
The Queen sends her first tweet The Queen sends her first tweet 10/24/2014 04:51 AM
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
Dark Souls II named game of the year Dark Souls II named game of the year 10/24/2014 10:40 AM
DayZ, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Assassins Creed are also among the winners.
Design inspires new V&A video game Design inspires new V&A video game 10/24/2014 01:58 AM
A new video game based on the designs of William Morris is launched by Sophia George, the V&A museum's games designer in residence.
Job centres to get digital makeover Job centres to get digital makeover 10/23/2014 05:12 PM
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep 'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep 10/23/2014 07:00 AM
A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.
Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews 10/23/2014 06:06 AM
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.
Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults' Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults' 10/23/2014 10:03 AM
Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.
US 'probes hackable' medical devices US 'probes hackable' medical devices 10/23/2014 06:52 AM
US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.
Piracy police to be given more money Piracy police to be given more money 10/23/2014 06:16 AM
The City of London Police get more funding to fight piracy, while two people are arrested for allegedly selling hard drives full of music and videos.

CNN


Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom 10/23/2014 03:25 PM
Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet? You'd strike up conversations with strangers about subjects you were all interested in, say "The X-Files," container gardening or The Fugees.
Wearable tech to hack your brain Wearable tech to hack your brain 10/21/2014 10:56 PM
The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: Strap on a headset and send targeted electrical currents into your brain for about 15 minutes to get more energy, improve your focus or calm down.
The dark world of online harassment The dark world of online harassment 10/23/2014 11:13 AM
For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.
Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom 10/23/2014 03:25 PM
Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet? You'd strike up conversations with strangers about subjects you were all interested in, say "The X-Files," container gardening or The Fugees.
Can the web predict the future? Can the web predict the future? 10/23/2014 11:14 AM
From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take the long view and place odds on the shape of the future.
Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves 10/22/2014 05:55 AM
One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the power problems of the world's emerging markets, where slow payment and energy theft remains a powerful disincentive for new investment in the sector.
Wearable tech to hack your brain Wearable tech to hack your brain 10/21/2014 10:56 PM
The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: Strap on a headset and send targeted electrical currents into your brain for about 15 minutes to get more energy, improve your focus or calm down.
Are obese dummies the key to preventing road deaths? Are obese dummies the key to preventing road deaths? 10/23/2014 07:28 AM
To accommodate the increasing numbers of overweight drivers, car safety experts are developing an obese dummy.
Time-lapse shows solar eclipse Time-lapse shows solar eclipse 10/24/2014 04:13 AM
Time-lapse video shows the solar eclipse over Denver on October 23, 2014.
40% of Web users have been harassed 40% of Web users have been harassed 10/22/2014 09:47 PM
For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.

Associated Press


NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M 10/24/2014 01:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages....
Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon 10/24/2014 02:40 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized shopping, upended the book industry and took on the cloud - even though its vast range of initiatives ate up all the company's profits....
Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results 10/23/2014 05:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent....
Google exec sets records with leap from near-space Google exec sets records with leap from near-space 10/24/2014 05:42 PM
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) -- Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space....
Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer 10/23/2014 08:27 AM
BEIJING (AP) -- China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese....
Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' 10/24/2014 11:36 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."...
California startup unveils gun technology for cops California startup unveils gun technology for cops 10/24/2014 02:04 AM
WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired....
Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea 10/24/2014 06:30 AM
CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero....
Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues 10/23/2014 10:35 AM
HELSINKI (AP) -- Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft....
US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers 10/23/2014 02:16 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in the U.S....

Courier Mail


Queen tweets #oldroyalnewtricks Queen tweets #oldroyalnewtricks 10/24/2014 06:30 AM
PERHAPS it was her viral photobomb with the Hockeyroos that gave her a taste for social media — now the Queen has sent her first ever tweet.
Is Christian Bale the Steve Jobs we need? Is Christian Bale the Steve Jobs we need? 10/23/2014 09:29 PM
WORD is Christian Bale will give us the Steve Jobs we deserve in an upcoming movie on the Apple founder. Well, if anyone can do it, Batman can.
Curious calf has a whale of a time Curious calf has a whale of a time 10/23/2014 05:26 PM
SMILING for his first baby photos, this humpback calf delighted whale watchers when he popped his head up just 20m from their boat in Sydney Harbour.
Assange ‘confident’ ahead of ruling Assange ‘confident’ ahead of ruling 10/23/2014 09:58 AM
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange believes his asylum status will soon be resolved, as he awaits a ruling on his case by a Swedish court.
Illegal Aussie downloaders hit list Illegal Aussie downloaders hit list 10/22/2014 09:14 PM
THE producers of one of last year’s biggest films have asked Australian authorities to track down anyone who downloaded it illegally. Are you on the list?
Less than 24 hours, 100 jobs gone Less than 24 hours, 100 jobs gone 10/22/2014 08:14 PM
A DAY after an announcement about one of Australia’s last remaining climate policies, 100 jobs have been lost.
Teacher blogs hilarious things kids say Teacher blogs hilarious things kids say 10/22/2014 06:08 PM
A TEACHER has created a blog recording the bizarre and hilarious pictures and stories children tell at school.
New boxers block ‘harmful’ phone radiation New boxers block ‘harmful’ phone radiation 10/22/2014 05:14 PM
A COMPANY which claims its products protect pregnant women from tech’s ‘harmful’ rays has something new for men concerned about the effects of phone radiation on their fertility.
Google revamps email with Inbox Google revamps email with Inbox 10/22/2014 04:23 PM
DROWNING in a flood of emails? Google has launched a new app that aims to simplify your digital life into tidy little bundles.
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