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Twitter now lets you share public tweets via Direct Message

Available on the web, TweetDeck, iOS and Android

Fri Nov 21 2014, 10:28

Fitbit data has been used as evidence in court for the first time

Move criticised over data's reliability and possible manipulation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 12:54

Apple, Microsoft, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo back US Freedom Act

Back this, and back off!

Tue Nov 18 2014, 10:53

Microsoft leapfrogs Exxon to become world's second most valuable company

Satya Nadella's changes are paying off

Sun Nov 16 2014, 11:20

Google DoubleClick for Publishers suffers global outage in potential hack

Let a thousand spontaneous purchases bloom

Wed Nov 12 2014, 15:19

Facebook makes it easier to remove boring people from News Feed

Social network offers a simple way to can uninteresting friends and Pages

Mon Nov 10 2014, 15:58

FBI pounces on Silk Road 2.0 founder

Points him in the direction of chokey

Fri Nov 07 2014, 11:46

Pianist calls 'right to be forgotten' over lukewarm concert review

Clap and smile people, clap and smile, wait till they break eye contact

Mon Nov 03 2014, 16:02

Liberty exposes secret links between GCHQ and the NSA

Papers prove private access deal

Thu Oct 30 2014, 16:55

Samaritans Radar warns Twitter users if friends are suicidal

Free app uses social network's API to scan for worrying tweets

Wed Oct 29 2014, 10:12

YouTube exploring subscription-based service as half of views go mobile

CEO also confirms incoming music streaming service

Tue Oct 28 2014, 14:56

The Queen routes an iPhone through an iPad to tweet for the first time

No selfie, no cat pics, no twerking: we're British

Fri Oct 24 2014, 14:27

Nokia's Q3 results surpass expectations after Networks and HERE successes

Firm making money now Microsoft has struggling mobile unit

Thu Oct 23 2014, 11:36

Internet trolls to face two years' porridge under tough new laws

UK justice secretary to crack down on 'crude and degrading' online abuse

Sun Oct 19 2014, 10:37

Google's profits sink as firm splashes too much cash in third quarter

Earnings slip five percent as firm ups its spending

Fri Oct 17 2014, 13:14

US court: Google search results are the same as free speech

So that's settled, for now

Tue Nov 18 2014, 15:32

David Cameron wants an online panic button to counter the threat of terrorism

Why not an anti-terrorism goose? Or an anti-terrorism chocolate kettle?

Mon Nov 17 2014, 14:52

Open Rights Group presses political parties on privacy policies

Parties should clarify their views on privacy and surveillance

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:36

Sony switches channels with cloud-based PlayStation Vue TV service

'Reinventing the TV experience', apparently

Thu Nov 13 2014, 11:21

Denial of service attacks exploit White House press machine

Crooks using White House press releases as a means of gaining network trust

Wed Nov 12 2014, 14:38

Auction site eBay knocked out for hours on Monday

'Technical issue' takes service offline

Tue Nov 11 2014, 11:12

Elon Musk turns attention to internet satellites

The billionaire could launch some 700 units into space

Mon Nov 10 2014, 13:51

Google and LG to share patents in bid to avoid future lawsuits

10-year deal covers existing and future technologies

Wed Nov 05 2014, 12:45

Samaritans Radar Twitter service faces backlash from privacy advocates

UK Pirate Party calls for the service to be shut down

Mon Nov 03 2014, 10:32

Tim Cook reveals he's proud to be gay in bid to 'inspire' others

Apple CEO speaks about his sexuality for the first time

Thu Oct 30 2014, 13:02

Facebook revenue surges 60 percent as mobile use and ad spend rises

The social network is almost bigger than China

Wed Oct 29 2014, 09:47

UK government to force adult websites to implement age verification

Looks to crack down on pornography and weapons websites

Mon Oct 27 2014, 10:26

Microsoft Lumia devices are coming, but cheap phones will keep Nokia brand

Iconic brand to be replaced by 'Microsoft Lumia'

Fri Oct 24 2014, 12:07

Hungary intends to charge tax on data transfers

At least the ones it knows about

Wed Oct 22 2014, 14:22

Twitter sparks backlash with experiment shoving strangers' tweets into timelines

Social network to show users unwanted tweets that it deems 'relevant'

Sat Oct 18 2014, 10:24

Apple and Facebook will cover cost of egg freezing for female employees

Silicon Valley firms divide opinion with controversial offer

Wed Oct 15 2014, 11:16

Twitter sparks privacy concerns by making all public tweets searchable

Your embarrassing tweets are now available for all to see

Thu Nov 20 2014, 09:09

US starts auctioning Silk Road Bitcoin booty

Thar's gold in them thar coins

Tue Nov 18 2014, 11:54

Kim Dotcom chucked off his own site for piracy

Pranksters in ironic anti-piracy push

Mon Nov 17 2014, 14:26

Facebook at Work incoming to rival Microsoft's Yammer and LinkedIn

Firm reportedly gearing up to launch enterprise-focused version of social network

Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:08

Google wants the US to extend its privacy rights to European citizens

In other news: the US has privacy laws?

Wed Nov 12 2014, 16:06

EU competition chief on Google antitrust case: We're gonna need more time

Case is too big to handle

Wed Nov 12 2014, 12:57

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's first UK keynote is damp squib

Delivers 15 minute keynote and says not much about anything

Mon Nov 10 2014, 16:36

Ofcom will auction more spectrum to meet growing 4G demands

Auction of 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands to take place in late 2015

Fri Nov 07 2014, 13:25

Facebook: The government is 24 percent more interested in your data

It keeps knocking them back, they keep coming

Wed Nov 05 2014, 10:47

Android founder Andy Rubin is leaving Google

Will create an incubator for hardware startups

Fri Oct 31 2014, 09:57

EE brings LTE-Advanced to London as 4G network hits six million customers

150Mbps speeds come to the capital

Thu Oct 30 2014, 07:30

Microsoft's Bing now speaks Emoji

:-(

Tue Oct 28 2014, 15:20

Apple to integrate Beats Music into iTunes as music downloads falter

Streaming service set to relaunch next year

Sun Oct 26 2014, 11:10

Google launches reinvented Inbox email system

A mixture of Google Now and Gmail, but not a replacement

Thu Oct 23 2014, 12:03

Twitter joins forces with SoundCloud and iTunes to bring audio to tweets

Follows the closure of Twitter #music earlier this year

Fri Oct 17 2014, 14:11
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