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Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

By 3 July 2014

When the European Court of Justice ruled that search engine providers must offer a way for individuals to effectively prevent articles or online activities about themselves from being found, it was easy to find the positives in such a move. Few of us... >>

The best "Things Tim Howard Could Save" from the net: USA goalie becomes meme

The best "Things Tim Howard Could Save" from the net: USA goalie becomes meme

By 3 July 2014

After Tim Howard's incredible acts of goalkeeping heroism during the USA/Belgium World Cup match the internet has exploded with amusing Photoshopped pictures of other things he could save. The Everton goalie made a remarkable 16 saves in the game, thwarting... >>

Website of the day: Studently

Website of the day: Studently

By 3 July 2014

The subject of young people using social networks is never too far from the public consciousness. If you’re a parent, it’s somewhat terrifying to think what can go on if you’re not paying close attention to what your kids get up to. Tales of peer... >>

Reading Rainbow broke Kickstarter record, will come to Apple TV, Android, Xbox, and more

Reading Rainbow broke Kickstarter record, will come to Apple TV, Android, Xbox, and more

By 2 July 2014

Within hours of successfully ending its Kickstarter campaign, the team behind the Reading Rainbow revival has announced you can expect the show to launch for additional platforms beyond the web. It will also be available for thousands more classrooms,... >>

Website of the day: HouseTrip

Website of the day: HouseTrip

By 2 July 2014

Anybody who travels a lot of work will tell you: staying in hotels ain’t always what it’s cracked up to be. Yes, there are some fabulous places to stay: boutiques hotels, classy five-start joints and the like, but more often than not, you’re left... >>

iPhone 6 and iWatch email scam is hunting fans, be warned

iPhone 6 and iWatch email scam is hunting fans, be warned

By 1 July 2014

For those excited by Apple's iPhone 6 and iWatch release the scam email going round at the moment might be too much to resist. Be warned. The email, complete with convincing Apple imagery and logos, ultimately takes people off to a bogus website says... >>

Website of the day: Traidcraft

Website of the day: Traidcraft

By 1 July 2014

There’s quite a bit of discussion in the media about the provenance of some of the consumer goods that we buy every day. This happens periodically; the last time it really reared its head was when the factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing hundred... >>

Facebook apologises for performing secret emotionally manipulating experiments on users

Facebook apologises for performing secret emotionally manipulating experiments on users

By 30 June 2014

Facebook secretly tried to manipulate 689,000 users as part of a study to see if it could make them depressed. Facebook is now apologising for the experiment which it, and two US universities, carried out without consent in 2012.  It was done to test... >>

Bitcoin ban removed in California for general use

Bitcoin ban removed in California for general use

By 30 June 2014

The digital currency Bitcoin has, for the first time, had a band removed for use in California. Previously there was a ban on using currencies other than the US dollar. The new bill, introduced by assembly member Roger Dickinson, repeals Section 107... >>

Website of the day: Handybook

Website of the day: Handybook

By 30 June 2014

It’s been a very busy weekend. What with the World Cup reaching the knockout stages, Wimbledon’s first weekend, a spectacular Glastonbury festival, and loads of other summer bits and bobs going on, it’s understandable that people might have been... >>