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Website of the day: Sassoon Journals online

Website of the day: Sassoon Journals online

By 5 August 2014

There is understandably much talk of the First World war this week, and it’s entirely likely that you will have seen at least a snippet or two of one particular participant's literary output. Siegfried Sassoon joined the British Army when it became... >>

Square buys startup Caviar for $90 million, to start delivering food?

Square buys startup Caviar for $90 million, to start delivering food?

By 4 August 2014

Mobile payments firm Square has purchased food delivery startup Caviar, both companies have confirmed. San Francisco-based Caviar launched in 2012 and is a lot like Seamless or Eat24 or GrubHub, only it is known for providing delivery services for restaurants... >>

Facebook may pay you €500 for your data, if you take action now

Facebook may pay you €500 for your data, if you take action now

By 4 August 2014

Until now Facebook, and other online companies, have been helping themselves to your data before selling it on for advertising revenue. Now you can see some of that money. A privacy campaign "Europe vs Facebook" has begun to make sure Facebook is doing... >>

Website of the day: Woodland Trust - Dedicate a Tree

Website of the day: Woodland Trust - Dedicate a Tree

By 4 August 2014

One hundred years ago today, the world was plunged into a conflict the likes of which had never been seen. Thankfully, we've not seen anything like it since either. Millions of people lost their lives in the First World War. Families and communities were... >>

Google might soon pull Google+ photo features into separate product

Google might soon pull Google+ photo features into separate product

By 1 August 2014

Google+ Photos could soon become its own thing, distinct from Google+, it's claimed. Google+ is a social network more celebrated for its photo features rather than anything social-related. So it is surprising to learn that the company wants to turn those... >>

Google sells unfinished barge docked in Maine after months of mystery

Google sells unfinished barge docked in Maine after months of mystery

By 1 August 2014

Google has quietly sold one of its unfinished four-story barges, many months after starting construction on the mysterious structure in Maine, it's claimed. A local paper in Portland reported on 1 August that the search giant has sold the barge it had... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

By 1 August 2014

The time for us to get ready for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014 has started. This year, for our 11th Awards, we are going to be doing things a little bit differently and therefore asking for your help to nominate your favourite gadgets, whether you... >>

BitTorrent launches Bleep app to offer private calls and messages

BitTorrent launches Bleep app to offer private calls and messages

By 1 August 2014

BitTorrent, otherwise known for P2P file sharing, has launched an app called Bleep for private connections. The Bleep app aims to offer its users a way to talk and message privately without worrying about snooping. It will work in much the same was as... >>

Website of the day: Things Fitting Perfectly Into Things

Website of the day: Things Fitting Perfectly Into Things

By 1 August 2014

Without getting all existential (nobody needs that on a Friday) have you ever wondered how the universe all fits together? Regardless of whether you believe in evolution or some other greater power, you have to admit that life is full of bizarre coincidences.... >>

Tesla maps show huge expansion of Superchargers across the world by next year

Tesla maps show huge expansion of Superchargers across the world by next year

By 31 July 2014

If you're mulling a Tesla purchase but are worried about the lack of Superchargers for charging your electric vehicle, have no fear: Many countries across the world will soon be chock-full of Supercharger sites. Tesla Motors already announced earlier... >>