Grooveshark creator, 28, found dead

July 20, 2015 9:57 pm0 comments
Grooveshark creator, 28, found dead

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg, 28, found dead By Dave Lee North America technology reporter 20 July 2015 From the section Technology Josh Greenberg did not have any health concerns, his mother has said The co-founder of a recently-shut down music streaming website has been found dead in his Florida home, […]

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Infidelity site customer data stolen

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Infidelity site customer data stolen

Ashley Madison infidelity site’s customer data stolen 20 July 2015 From the section Technology comments Customer data has been stolen from Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse. The hackers said they had obtained information including “all the customers’ secret sexual fantasies […]

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Training robots to play football

July 18, 2015 10:57 am0 comments

RoboCup: Training robots to play football By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 17 July 2015 From the section Technology The whistle blows and the beautiful game begins, but this is no ordinary football match – it is a training session for a team of robots, which on 19 July will compete […]

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Online piracy sentences reviewed

July 17, 2015 11:46 pm0 comments
Online piracy sentences reviewed

Online pirates could face 10 years in jail 18 July 2015 From the section UK The film and music industry have been lobbying for tougher penalties for online piracy Online pirates could face jail terms of up to 10 years under plans being considered by the government. Online copyright infringement […]

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Spam email levels at 12-year low

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Spam email levels at 12-year low

Spam email levels at 12-year low 17 July 2015 From the section Technology Junk email or spam has declined to levels not seen since 2003, says Symantec People are being sent fewer spam emails than at any time in the past 12 years, according to security firm Symantec. It said […]

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Reddit will 'hide' vile content

July 16, 2015 11:57 pm0 comments
Reddit will 'hide' vile content

Reddit will ‘hide’ vile content in policy change By Dave Lee North America technology reporter 16 July 2015 From the section Technology The changes were announced as part of an AMA – Ask Me Anything – session It will be more difficult to find “abhorrent” content posted to community news […]

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Intel delays chip-making changes

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Intel delays chip-making changes

Intel delays chip making changes 16 July 2015 From the section Technology Intel is sticking with the 14nm chips for longer than expected Intel has delayed changes to its factories that would have made its chips faster and more powerful. It said it had hit problems upgrading its fabrication systems […]

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Uber fined $7.3m in California

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Uber fined $7.3m in California

Taxi booking app Uber fined $ 7.3m in California 16 July 2015 From the section Business San Francisco-based Uber has been fined $ 7.3m in California over its operations Taxi booking app Uber has been fined $ 7.3m (£4.6m) in California for not giving regulators enough information about its service […]

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Darkode hacking site forced offline

July 15, 2015 2:11 pm0 comments
Darkode hacking site forced offline

Darkode hacking forum forced offline By Leo Kelion Technology desk editor 15 July 2015 From the section Technology The Darkode forum, which was created about six years ago, can no longer be accessed Darkode – anotorious hacking forum used by Lizard Squad and other cybercriminals – has been shut down […]

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VIDEO: Smart home kit has vanishing screens

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VIDEO: Smart home kit has vanishing screens

Media playback is unsupported on your device British Gas Hive ‘smart home’ products refreshed 15 July 2015 Last updated at 01:09 BST British Gas has updated its range of Hive “smart home” products, with a new thermostat as the centrepiece. The company hired Swiss designer Yves Behar to shape the […]

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