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Ofcom rules customers hit by mid-contract price hikes can leave for free

Applies to mobile, broadband and landline contracts

Thu Jan 23 2014, 12:05

Adblock Plus for Safari arrives today, Mac users rejoice

Firm releases Safari app ahead of custom iOS app release

Tue Jan 21 2014, 14:19

Amazon starts Sunday deliveries in the UK

In seven hard to reach areas

Mon Jan 20 2014, 09:32

HMV's demise is marked by Banksy-style posters across London

Poster depicts the rise of Spotify and digital downloads

Thu Jan 16 2014, 15:28

Duckduckgo brags of post-PRISM user gains

Search is on the increase

Mon Jan 13 2014, 15:10

Wikimedia sheds shilling editor

Seven year veteran off to edit new pastures

Fri Jan 10 2014, 14:45

Vampires, super villains and Stark Industries bring in the dosh for entertainment firms

Digital media and streaming video sales are up

Thu Jan 09 2014, 16:59

European Parliament slams UK over mass surveillance

You've been a very naughty boy

Thu Jan 09 2014, 11:04

EE has two million 4G customers

EE by gum

Tue Jan 07 2014, 16:01

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

China takes away the right to online anonymity

Video uploaders must be traceable

Tue Jan 21 2014, 12:27

Facebook mimics rival Twitter with Trending feature

Despite hashtag rollout proving a flop

Fri Jan 17 2014, 11:06

Microsoft eyes Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg as potential Ballmer replacement

Likely won't make a decision any time soon

Thu Jan 16 2014, 14:42

BBC joins the Smart TV army, launches Connected Red Button service on Sony and Samsung sets

Will hit LG Smart TVs in 'early 2014'

Mon Jan 13 2014, 09:41

Demonoid Bittorrent tracker is back

It's been in the wilderness for more than a year

Fri Jan 10 2014, 13:49

Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg gets an extended prison stay

Supporters clamour for his release

Thu Jan 09 2014, 14:45

Sky updates its porn filter to unblock Torrentfreak

Internet filter wasn't perfect

Wed Jan 08 2014, 10:18

Torrentfreak claims Sky’s adult content filter is blocking it

Nothing to see there

Tue Jan 07 2014, 13:45

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

British broadcasters fret over their place in the broadband spectrum

Don't want the television to be left in the dark

Tue Jan 21 2014, 15:13

Kim Dotcom launches streaming website Baboom, tests water with own album

Recording debut is free to users

Mon Jan 20 2014, 14:12

Vodafone wants to blow a whistle on snooping demands

Yeah, some social responsibility

Thu Jan 16 2014, 16:37

Google fails to escape UK Safari tracking lawsuit

Safari Users Against Google's Secret Tracking get their wish

Thu Jan 16 2014, 12:27

Late rush pushed up UK holiday sales

Merry Christmas, retailers

Fri Jan 10 2014, 16:17

Google opens Gmail users to emails from anyone with a Google+ account

Making things easier for spammers

Fri Jan 10 2014, 10:28

French data watchdog bites Google with €150,000 fine

Zut, privacy flaws

Thu Jan 09 2014, 11:44

Tablet users overtake PC users in BBC iPlayer viewing

Boxing day was a good day for pads and programmes

Wed Jan 08 2014, 08:40

CES: Michael Bay storms off stage during Samsung press conference

Updated Transformers director makes quick exit after teleprompter glitch

Tue Jan 07 2014, 00:41

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
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