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Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Data is more valuable to individuals than to the cloud

Corporations wasting data on "queasy" targeted advertising tech

Thu Oct 09 2014, 10:52

Holidaymaker spends £12k on two sitcom episodes due to roaming

Again, they never learn

Thu Oct 02 2014, 10:34

Amazon offers Kindle customers early access to fresh ebooks

Get them a month early, for a fee

Wed Oct 01 2014, 16:17

European watchdog slams Apple's Irish tax arrangements as illegal

Could see firm fined 'billions of Euros'

Tue Sep 30 2014, 10:32

European flyers can phone, tweet, poke, browse and play throughout a flight

At the airline's discretion

Mon Sep 29 2014, 12:55

Amazon completes its acquisition of Twitch

£595m gone with a flick of the wrist

Fri Sep 26 2014, 16:24

European data watchdogs tell Google how to write a privacy policy

Keep it simple Larry

Fri Sep 26 2014, 12:37

Eric Schmidt: Julian Assange is paranoid and lives in luxury

Also, Google doesn’t backdoor any agencies

Wed Sep 24 2014, 14:30

The BPI has sent Google 100 million takedown notices

Take those and party

Tue Sep 23 2014, 16:27

Huawei picks up UK Internet of Things outfit Neul

Signs a reported $25m deal

Tue Sep 23 2014, 11:46

4chan hoax leads idiots to microwave their iPhones

You can kid a mooncalf

Mon Sep 22 2014, 14:56

Open Rights Group wants EE to open the book on its recent content lock-alypse

Blocktastrophy is probed by rights outfit

Fri Sep 19 2014, 15:09

Amazon beats Google to grab .buy top level domain name for $4.6m

Probably got free one day delivery

Thu Sep 18 2014, 11:43

EE's 4G SIM-only plans get cheaper but data allowances will plummet next year

Makes sure you sign up before 31 January

Wed Sep 17 2014, 13:58

Google’s 10th transparency report shows government requests are rising

No surprise there, then

Tue Sep 16 2014, 10:32

Context security hacks Canon IoT Printer to run Doom and print like the wind

Pokes a hole in an unchecked web interface

Fri Sep 12 2014, 14:06

Twitter takes US transparency fight to the courts

Firm suing over right to disclose national security demands

Wed Oct 08 2014, 10:40

Kim Dotcom: The music industry hates me, so I’m quitting

Bye bye baby boomer

Thu Oct 02 2014, 14:43

DVLA website fails as drivers fret over tax disc changes

No more discs is easy, apparently

Thu Oct 02 2014, 09:36

eBay and Paypal to part company and run free

Will become independent in 2015

Tue Sep 30 2014, 14:24

Julian Assange: I’m not unwell, but Google is sleeping with the NSA

Says he is under 24 hour surveillance

Tue Sep 30 2014, 09:37

Facebook's Atlas ad-tracking service follows users across devices

Advertising just got creepier

Mon Sep 29 2014, 11:13

Facebook’s fight against search warrants gets court go-ahead

Social network stands up for its users

Fri Sep 26 2014, 10:52

Amazon opens UK doors on ebook and audiobook lending library

Kindle Unlimited looks to become the Netflix for books

Wed Sep 24 2014, 11:21

Kim Dotcom accepts blame for defeat in New Zealand elections

Wishes prime minister John Key good luck

Tue Sep 23 2014, 15:07

5G will fuel the Internet of Things but public must first overcome privacy fears

UK must build on early 5G work, says David Willetts

Tue Sep 23 2014, 10:47

The Pirate Bay uses the cloud to stay out of law enforcement’s reach

The Bay is snuck onto virtual networks

Mon Sep 22 2014, 14:28

U2 and Apple are collaborating on anti-piracy music format

But they’ve cracked that already

Fri Sep 19 2014, 11:13

Virgin Atlantic's retro-fitted Gogo inflight connectivity offers a 70Mbps network

Gogo deal could give passengers very high speed internet access

Thu Sep 18 2014, 10:44

Advertising watchdog sides with BT and Sky over Virgin's five times faster claim

Branson and Bolt in braggadocios broadband BS barney

Wed Sep 17 2014, 12:23

Apple tells users how to remove that U2 album

You are looking a forced gift horse in the mouth

Tue Sep 16 2014, 10:05

Yahoo faced $250,000 daily fine for not handing over user data to the NSA

The US government brandished a large punishment stick

Fri Sep 12 2014, 12:23

Facebook has made $2bn from busting spammers

And Facebookians have endured only legitimate promotional material

Mon Oct 06 2014, 15:55

Germany tells Google to pause for permission before profiling people

Google given guidance on privacy, again

Wed Oct 01 2014, 16:46

O2 now lets you charge iTunes content to your phone bill

Offering iTunes Codes from £10-£30

Tue Sep 30 2014, 13:20

Yahoo dumps decades old Yahoo Directory

New Year's Eve 2014 is D day for Directory devotees

Mon Sep 29 2014, 09:37

FBI director is very concerned about Apple and Google's encrypted software

Tells Google and Apple that less encryption is better

Fri Sep 26 2014, 13:34

DHL's drone delivery copter to drop medicines to a remote European island

Parcelcopter offers medicin sans pilot

Thu Sep 25 2014, 14:56

Paypal gets in Bitcoin bed with Bitpay, Coinbase, Gocoin

Bitcoin transactions are go for merchants

Wed Sep 24 2014, 10:17

EU tells Google to improve its competition commitments

Must try harder, again

Tue Sep 23 2014, 14:26

Apple denies talk of Beats Music shutdown

Likely will bake it into iTunes instead

Tue Sep 23 2014, 09:46

EE and Vodafone buy almost 200 Phones 4u stores

Despite being blamed for the retailer's collapse

Mon Sep 22 2014, 09:56

Australia’s first iPhone 6 gets unceremoniously dropped on its head on TV

Do not unbox with shaky hands

Fri Sep 19 2014, 10:41

Apple publishes privacy page for perplexed punters

Tim Cook claims no interest in monetising your data, again

Thu Sep 18 2014, 09:22

Germany wants access to Google's search algorithm

Chasing the transparency dragon

Tue Sep 16 2014, 11:33

Quickflix tells Netflix to block itself from Australia

All is not wizard in Oz

Mon Sep 15 2014, 13:20
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