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The Pirate Bay is working on a blockbusting web browser

Wants one in the eye for censorship

Mon Jan 06 2014, 16:09

Facebook sued for selling private messages to advertisers

Complaint filed in California

Fri Jan 03 2014, 10:17

HP will cull 5,000 more staff in 2014

Takes total jobs axed to 34,000

Thu Jan 02 2014, 11:56

UN moves in the direction of personal privacy

One in the eye for surveillance

Fri Dec 20 2013, 13:20

Brit ISP content filters are misfiring blunt instruments

Porn filters couldn’t hit a bottom with a paddle

Thu Dec 19 2013, 15:40

Pay day loans spammer gets £175,000 fine

Sent millions of unwanted texts

Wed Dec 18 2013, 13:20

Facebook rolls out auto-playing video adverts

Merry Christmas from Zuckerberg and Co

Tue Dec 17 2013, 11:59

Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul to air exclusively on Netflix UK

Following US debut in 'early 2014'

Mon Dec 16 2013, 14:31

Qualcomm debunks Microsoft rumours as it names Steve Mollenkopf CEO

Will take over from Jacobs on 4 March

Fri Dec 13 2013, 13:52

Microsoft is considering Qualcomm's Steve Mollenkopf for Ballmer replacement

Likely will make a decision before the year is out

Fri Dec 13 2013, 11:48

UK government sets out its ISP security practices wishlist

Wouldn’t it be nice

Thu Dec 12 2013, 16:40

Sport, One Direction and royal baby talk dominated Twitter in 2013

Andy Murray and ten-legged singing group leads chatter on social network

Thu Dec 12 2013, 10:43

Twitter irks users with iOS and Android app updates

Adds ability to send photos in DMs, but this doesn't go down well with users

Wed Dec 11 2013, 11:46

Virgin Media knocks BT from top of Netflix's speed index

But both ISPs are shamed by the Netherlands

Mon Dec 09 2013, 14:26

Twitter to serve ads based on your browsing history

Unless users change their settings

Fri Dec 06 2013, 10:46

The NSA is tracking mobile phone location data as well

Let’s just call it a full house

Thu Dec 05 2013, 12:46

Department for Transport workers caught viewing porn

Keep your eyes on the roads

Fri Jan 03 2014, 15:47

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit was the most pirated film of 2013

One third of a book is one heck of a hit

Thu Jan 02 2014, 14:31

Computing pioneer Alan Turing gets royal pardon

Enigma programmer was jailed for being a homosexual

Tue Dec 24 2013, 09:51

Verizon to publish transparency reports

Joins the club

Fri Dec 20 2013, 11:33

Netflix predicts a busy Christmas of TV and movie streaming

Gonna be lonely this Xmas, with everyone in their rooms

Thu Dec 19 2013, 11:08

Swedish uploader gets a $652,000 fine for one movie torrent

Rightsholder would have charged that for a licence

Wed Dec 18 2013, 11:19

Google doesn’t fancy a UK court case on Safari tracking

Trivial, maybe

Tue Dec 17 2013, 12:54

NSA phone surveillance is likely unconstitutional

Definitely unpopular

Tue Dec 17 2013, 10:08

Netflix says users gorge on series content

We’re gonna need a bigger sofa

Fri Dec 13 2013, 15:47

Blockbuster to shutter all remaining UK shops before Christmas

Resulting in 808 job losses

Fri Dec 13 2013, 12:58

Twitter backtracks on block button function

A very quick turnaround

Fri Dec 13 2013, 10:07

New York Attorney General wants answers on US telcos' kill switch refusal

You know it makes sense

Thu Dec 12 2013, 13:07

Yahoo is looking for missing email messages

Probably not appropriate to use its exclamation mark

Thu Dec 12 2013, 10:16

The Pirate Bay sets sail and changes domain

.AC follows Dutch seizure of .SX

Tue Dec 10 2013, 16:51

UK copyright cops pursue global website shutdown sweep

Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit works with its paymasters

Mon Dec 09 2013, 11:56

Teen wins a photo of an Xbox One on eBay

Takes it surprisingly well

Fri Dec 06 2013, 09:24

Microsoft's Nokia buyout is given thumbs up by European regulators

Deal likely to be completed in early 2014

Thu Dec 05 2013, 10:16

Fox TV wants millions from Simpsons linker

Chasing $10.5m in damages

Fri Jan 03 2014, 12:30

Grey haired Facebook is losing yoof appeal

Says university professor

Thu Jan 02 2014, 14:06

EU wants Google to make more effort to end antitrust case

Concessions offered not good enough

Fri Dec 20 2013, 16:37

Google fined by Spanish data protection agency

Pay €900,000, do not bypass local rules

Fri Dec 20 2013, 10:53

British Airways letting people use handhelds through a whole flight

That’s an extra 30-odd minutes of Candy Crushing Vinery

Thu Dec 19 2013, 10:26

iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S4 and PS4 and dominate Google Search in 2013

Nelson Mandela and the royal baby also make the list

Tue Dec 17 2013, 14:33

Ofcom outs BT, EE and Talktalk as most complained about networks

Updated Merry Christmas, Sky and Virgin Media

Tue Dec 17 2013, 12:35

Amazon commits to 4K Ultra HD

All new shows will be filmed at 8.3MP

Mon Dec 16 2013, 16:33

EE to invest £275m on voice calls and VoLTE trials in 2014

Wants to set a benchmark for call quality

Fri Dec 13 2013, 14:57

So long 2013, thanks for all the things

Column Perhaps we should be glad to see the back of it

Fri Dec 13 2013, 12:50

Free Software Foundation wants software and surveillance reform

Warns of dangers to industry

Fri Dec 13 2013, 09:45

Freephone numbers will be free to call from mobiles in July 2015

Ofcom will also tackle consumer confusion about premium rate numbers

Thu Dec 12 2013, 12:08

Spotify goes free for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets

Firm also shows a Whole Lotta Love for Led Zepplin

Wed Dec 11 2013, 15:53

RBS hit by DDoS attack that takes down online services again

Just days after an IT systems failure

Fri Dec 06 2013, 14:47

Hotfile shuts down after handing over $80m to the MPAA

Takes 'millions' of user files with it

Thu Dec 05 2013, 15:58
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