Google in 'right to be forgotten' talks

May 13, 2015 7:02 am0 comments
Google in 'right to be forgotten' talks

Google in ‘right to be forgotten’ talks with regulator By Kevin Rawlinson BBC News 13 May 2015 From the section Technology Google is in talks with the Information Commissioner’s Office over a series of cases Google is in talks with regulators over nearly 50 “right to be forgotten” cases it […]

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EE tops consumer telecoms complaints

May 12, 2015 5:33 pm1 comment
EE tops consumer telecoms complaints

EE tops consumer landline and broadband complaints 12 May 2015 From the section Technology EE is the most complained-about phone and broadband provider, according to regulator Ofcom. Complaints against the UK’s largest mobile operator related to topics ranging from line faults, service and provision issues to bill problems. Virgin Media […]

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Firm sued over location-tracking app

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Firm sued over location-tracking app

Staff-tracking app faces legal scrutiny in US 12 May 2015 From the section Technology The woman is alleging that an app which tracks movements 24/7 invaded her privacy A US sales executive is suing her employer for invasion of privacy, alleging that she was fired after deleting an app which […]

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Map Maker suspended due to vandalism

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Map Maker suspended due to vandalism

Google suspends Map Maker because of vandalism 12 May 2015 From the section Technology One hack appeared to put ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden in the White House Google is suspending a service that allowed members of the public to contribute to its maps, following vandalism. Map Maker allowed users to […]

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Self-driving car accidents revealed

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Self-driving car accidents revealed

Self-driving car accidents revealed in California 11 May 2015 From the section Technology Driverless cars are allowed on the roads in California subject to permits. Four out of the 48 self-driving cars on public roads in California have been involved in accidents in the last eight months, according to the […]

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Australia in corporate tax crackdown

May 11, 2015 3:46 am0 comments
Australia in corporate tax crackdown

Australia in corporate tax crackdown 11 May 2015 From the section Business Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey described the tax crackdown as “the first of its kind in the world” Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has said the government will introduce a new tax crackdown against 30 multinational corporations. Without identifying the […]

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China's smartphone market contracts

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China's smartphone market contracts

China’s smartphone market slows in the first quarter 11 May 2015 From the section Business The number of smartphones shipped in China fell for the first time in six years Smartphone shipments to the world’s biggest market, China, have contracted for the first time in six years, according to market […]

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Hacker gets in-game death sentence

May 9, 2015 7:34 am3 comments
Hacker gets in-game death sentence

Hacker given in-game death sentence 8 May 2015 From the section Technology A video was posted online showing the character being stripped and deleted A character controlled by a hacker who used exploits to dominate online game Guild Wars 2 has been put to death in the virtual world. The […]

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Amazon details drone delivery plans

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Amazon details drone delivery plans

Amazon details drone delivery plans 8 May 2015 From the section Technology Amazon said it was ready to start commercial drone deliveries as soon as regulations were in place Details about how Amazon’s proposed delivery drones may work have been published by the US Patent Office. According to the patent, […]

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Microsoft to ‘end’ Windows versions

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Microsoft to 'end' Windows versions

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions 8 May 2015 From the section Technology The launch of a new version of Windows used to be a major event Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system. Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft development executive, said in a […]

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