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Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple 09/02/2014 01:49 PM
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.
Gamers take a stand against misogyny Gamers take a stand against misogyny 09/02/2014 11:35 AM
Thousands have signed an open letter demanding change after a female video blogger received death threats.
Uber banned across Germany by court Uber banned across Germany by court 09/02/2014 04:57 AM
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
Google 'discourages' old browser use Google 'discourages' old browser use 09/01/2014 08:28 AM
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.
Samsung phones to get Nokia maps Samsung phones to get Nokia maps 09/01/2014 04:23 AM
Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.
Iran clerics 'must accept internet' Iran clerics 'must accept internet' 09/01/2014 09:02 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
BBC begins push to help kids code BBC begins push to help kids code 09/01/2014 03:02 AM
The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.
Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum 09/01/2014 02:14 AM
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum including computer coding classes begins in England.
MSN Messenger to end after 15 years MSN Messenger to end after 15 years 08/29/2014 11:48 AM
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.
2.6m historical pictures put online 2.6m historical pictures put online 08/29/2014 02:18 AM
An academic is posting millions of historical photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

CNN


Before the iWatch there was... Before the iWatch there was... 09/02/2014 09:59 AM
After years hovering in the vapor, little more than a dream for Apple fanatics everywhere, the elusive iWatch may be days away from becoming a reality.
Google reveals drone tests Google reveals drone tests 08/29/2014 08:28 AM
Google is the latest company to branch out into delivery by drone, it revealed today. The technology giant started running its first test flights earlier this month as part of Project Wing, a secretive, two-year-old program exploring drone delivery.
Apple sets event for Sept. 9 Apple sets event for Sept. 9 08/29/2014 08:28 AM
Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement.
Before the iWatch there was... Before the iWatch there was... 09/02/2014 09:59 AM
After years hovering in the vapor, little more than a dream for Apple fanatics everywhere, the elusive iWatch may be days away from becoming a reality.
Cyborg: we are all a shade of orange Cyborg: we are all a shade of orange 09/02/2014 07:31 AM
Neil Harbisson was born colorblind. Now he's the world's first legally recognized cyborg. Thank's to his antenna, Harbisson hears color.
Can technology prevent another Ferguson? Can technology prevent another Ferguson? 09/02/2014 06:03 AM
Neil Richards says complex social problems require more than technological Band-Aids.
Google reveals secret drone delivery tests Google reveals secret drone delivery tests 08/28/2014 06:22 PM
Google is the latest company to branch out into delivery by drone, it revealed today. The technology giant started running its first test flights earlier this month as part of Project Wing, a secretive, two-year-old program exploring drone delivery.
Netiquette: Saying farewell Netiquette: Saying farewell 12/28/2012 03:03 PM
So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when they scramble, legs flailing and akimbo, toward the denouement of events and life chapters. So here is the ultimate (get it?) digital-etiquette guide to a polite big finish.
10 smartphone habits to avoid 10 smartphone habits to avoid 10/08/2012 10:00 AM
How annoying and rude and antisocial have we all become with our smartphones? We're embarrassing ourselves all over the place. Please stop.
Five texts you should never send Five texts you should never send 08/27/2012 01:53 PM
We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the texts themselves are getting worse and worse. Read on to learn just how terrible silent cell phone users are these days.

Associated Press


In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data 09/02/2014 04:46 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The theft of nude photographs from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet....
Celebrities' nude shots removed from some websites Celebrities' nude shots removed from some websites 09/02/2014 03:18 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As federal investigators worked Tuesday to determine who stole and posted nude photos of several female celebrities online, the images continued to be removed from various sites....
Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach 09/02/2014 03:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach....
Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations 09/02/2014 10:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences....
Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure 09/01/2014 01:44 AM
BEIJING (AP) -- Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure....
Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany 09/02/2014 05:22 AM
BERLIN (AP) -- A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app's fight with taxi drivers worldwide....
Google's corporate products division changes name Google's corporate products division changes name 09/02/2014 11:58 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is hoping a new brand will help sell more of its services to other companies....
Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet 09/02/2014 03:17 PM
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points....
Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms 08/31/2014 11:03 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information....
US court hears debate in NSA phone records case US court hears debate in NSA phone records case 09/02/2014 03:33 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer defending the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records found himself facing tough questions Tuesday from appeals judges wanting to know whether the program will inevitably lead to, as one judge put it, the government's study of "every American's everything."...

Courier Mail


12 biggest mysteries scientists can’t solve 12 biggest mysteries scientists can’t solve 09/02/2014 05:03 PM
GHOST ships, alien contact, and technology built thousands of years before their time. This creepy list will have you seeking the answers nobody knows.
Child porn in nude photo leak Child porn in nude photo leak 09/02/2014 04:41 PM
A DARK twist has emerged in the already sordid celebrity nude photo saga with child porn images believed to be among the leaks.
Gadgets to make your daggy dad cool Gadgets to make your daggy dad cool 09/02/2014 08:00 AM
FROM a new GPS for the car to a jumping robot that can do tricks, here are five inspiring gadgets that your dad could love this Father’s Day.
Queen ‘sick of smartphones’ Queen ‘sick of smartphones’ 09/02/2014 07:59 AM
THE Queen thinks people are obsessed with their phones and misses eye contact with crowds, the US ambassador has dished.
Hey, nudes, get off of my cloud Hey, nudes, get off of my cloud 09/02/2014 03:22 AM
IT’S the one thing that could have stopped Jennifer Lawrence’s pictures being stolen. Here’s how to make sure your personal data is safe.
Zelda’s defiant return to Twitter Zelda’s defiant return to Twitter 09/02/2014 12:56 AM
ROBIN Williams’ daughter Zelda, who quit Twitter after sickening posts about her dad’s death, returns with a defiant message.
Perfect phone for selfie lovers Perfect phone for selfie lovers 09/02/2014 12:01 AM
ADDICTED to selfies? Here’s the camera that will impress even the biggest narcissists, with a camera that rotates from front to back.
This message will self-destruct This message will self-destruct 09/01/2014 09:04 PM
EVER wished you could delete that text message you sent on a boozy night ou? Well now you can thanks to a new app on the market.
Kirsten Dunst hits out at iCloud Kirsten Dunst hits out at iCloud 09/01/2014 08:03 PM
THE actress has become the first celebrity embroiled in the nude photos saga to lay the blame directly at the door of Apple’s iCloud service.
Best smartwatches out right now Best smartwatches out right now 09/01/2014 07:17 PM
MOTOROLA is poised to launch one of the most highly anticipated smartwatches this week, the Moto 360. Here are three available in Australia right now.
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