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Hailo says Uber blocked investors

6:41pm Fri 24 Oct 14

After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering…

Dark Souls II named game of the year

5:40pm Fri 24 Oct 14

DayZ, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Assassins Creed are also among the winners.

The Queen sends her first tweet

11:51am Fri 24 Oct 14

The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

Job centres to get digital makeover

12:12am Fri 24 Oct 14

Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep

2:00pm Thu 23 Oct 14

A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

1:06pm Thu 23 Oct 14

Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and…

Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults'

5:03pm Thu 23 Oct 14

Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.

US 'probes hackable' medical devices

1:52pm Thu 23 Oct 14

US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to…

Google offers new email app, Inbox

12:02pm Thu 23 Oct 14

Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.

Piracy police to be given more money

1:16pm Thu 23 Oct 14

The City of London Police get more funding to fight piracy, while two people are arrested for allegedly selling hard…

Madeley rape threats complaint filed

1:37pm Thu 23 Oct 14

A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made…

Microsoft smartphones to drop Nokia

1:44pm Wed 22 Oct 14

Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new smartphones, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish firm's…


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