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Apple drops '4G' from new iPad name in UK online store

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Alteration to 'Cellular' comes after complaints to Advertising Standards Authority over 'LTE' compatibility claims but investigation could still follow in SwedenApple has removed claims that its new iPad has "4G" capability from its UK and other non-US online stores, after complaints that its high-speed mobile connection could not work outside...
Apple drops '4G' from new iPad name in UK online store

Alec Ross on the web, democracy and the US

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This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski, Guardian technology editor Charles Arthur discusses Microsoft's release of Windows 8 and the storm-delayed Google launch of Android updates and the next generation of Nexus devices.Aleks talks to Alec Ross, senior adviser for innovation for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Alec...
Alec Ross on the web, democracy and the US

What might Apple's iWatch look like?

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Designers give their take on what the new Apple iWatch could look like. But are they thinking outside the box - or inside the phone? Commentary by Charles ArthurCharles Arthur...
What might Apple's iWatch look like?

What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

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This week on Tech Weekly Charles Arthur, the Guardian's technology editor and telecoms correspondent Juliette Garside discuss how the sale of the UK's 4G spectrum will take place, what it might net the exchequer and what it will mean for customers.Also Jemima Kiss, the Guardian's digital correspondent talks to Mike...
What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

iPhone 5: new features review - video

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Apple's new iPhone 5 has been launched. The Guardian's technology editor Charles Arthur was given a first glimpseCharles ArthurGuy Grandjean...
iPhone 5: new features review - video

Tech Weekly podcast: Google's anti-piracy search crackdown

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This week Aleks Krotoski, Guardian technology editor Charles Arthur and the Guardian's Josh Halliday look at Google's concession to the entertainment industry by pushing search results for allegedly illegal download sites further down its rankings. They also discuss the search giant's announcement of a major restructure involving the loss of...
Tech Weekly podcast: Google's anti-piracy search crackdown

Asymco: Google makes only $1.70 a year per Android device

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Apple, by contrast, generated more than $575 for every iOS device it sold last year Source: Asymco.com “In terms of returns, Android is sustainable,” writes Asymco’s Horace Dediu at the end of a long analytical piece posted Monday. “However, in relative terms the value created leaves much to be desired.”...
Asymco: Google makes only $1.70 a year per Android device

Cloud Storage with box.com and the future of qwerty

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This week the Guardian's Technology Editor Charles Arthur meets Aaron Levie the founder of box.com, the cloud storage service that is focusing on mobile and tablets in a bid to win market share in this competitive tech space.The Guardian digital correspondent Jemima Kiss meets two UK tech entrepreneurs Ben Medlock...
Cloud Storage with box.com and the future of qwerty
What's It Like To Work For Tim Cook? A Former Apple Sales Exec Dishes

House of Lords report says UK broadband not fit for purpose

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On this edition of Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski, we hear from Guardian telecommunications correspondent Juliette Garside on the House of Lords report into the UK's broadband infrastructure. Juliette discusses why the present network is creating a monopoly in the industry and potentially blocking private investment in broadband. Guardian Technology...
House of Lords report says UK broadband not fit for purpose

Tech Weekly podcast: Acta on the out

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This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski and Guardian technology editor Charles Arthur we meet the man behind the search engine DuckDuckGo, Gabriel Wienberg. Gabriel discusses his approach to a very difficult part of the tech and internet business and why he thinks he can take on the goliath...
Tech Weekly podcast: Acta on the out

From Google to Newsweek, nobody's safe from the technology whirl | Charles Arthur

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Smartphones and tablets are forcing even the big hitters to rip up their business models. There is no certainty any more'Would you want to be a Finn with Nokia or a Norwegian with Statoil 10 years ago?" pondered "Counternotions", one of the people I follow on Twitter, on Friday.It's quite...
From Google to Newsweek, nobody's safe from the technology whirl | Charles Arthur

4G auction: what was it all for?

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After five years and 50 rounds of bidding, fourth generation mobile wireless will change the way we use our phonesThe 4G auction took five years to organise and involved 50 rounds of bidding by seven competitors, in a process so complex its result was determined by computers and mathematical algorithms....
4G auction: what was it all for?

Charles Arthur on the Legal Implications of Gizmodo Buying a Stolen iPhone Prototype

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I don’t see how Gizmodo can plausibly argue that they didn’t know, all along, that this unit belonged to Apple. Are they counting on Apple forgiving and forgetting once the unit has been returned?  ★ ...
Charles Arthur on the Legal Implications of Gizmodo Buying a Stolen iPhone Prototype

Boot up: Facebook countersues Yahoo over patents, Nokia Lumia 900 reviews, and more

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Plus Instagram makes its Android debut, and is Facebook suing a TechCrunch commenter?A quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamFacebook Threatens To Sue TechCrunch Commenter >> TechCrunchSeems fairly innocuous. Stratton tells us he received a four-page letter via FedEx on April...
Boot up: Facebook countersues Yahoo over patents, Nokia Lumia 900 reviews, and more

Is VouchedFor the future of financial advise?

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This week Charles Arthur meets Nick Halstead founder of the UK date filtering service Datasift and Jemima Kiss talks to Adam Pryce about his financial advisor rating site vouchedfor.co.uk.We also have a roundup of this week's tech news including a whopping €561m fine for Microsoft, the bizarre and funny rumour...
Is VouchedFor the future of financial advise?

What if we achieved The Singularity - but lawyers got there first?

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If the contents of our brains get uploaded into a computer, then surely someone is going to have to pay to keep it all working. That'll be you. But what if you can't pay? And what about all that copyrighted content?What if we manage to hit The Singularity - that...
What if we achieved The Singularity - but lawyers got there first?

Gangnam Style passes 1bn views on YouTube

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South Korean rapper Psy's song has broken a Guinness world record and is the most liked video in the history of YouTubeIt's spawned a new dance style, parodies, copies and a fascination with things Korean - and on Friday afternoon Gangnam Style, the video by the South Korean singer Psy...
Gangnam Style passes 1bn views on YouTube

Tech Weekly Podcast: the computer games that every Xmas stocking needs

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This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski, we look at the must-have games for those Xmas stockings. Aleks is joined by the Guardian's games correspondent Keith Stuart and by games writer and Ginx TV presenter Lucy James to discuss gaming gold in 2012 and look at trends in the...
Tech Weekly Podcast: the computer games that every Xmas stocking needs
Android: I love you, but fragmentation is bringing me down

Facebook turns Messenger into a text message killer

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New account setup will let people use Messenger app with just a name and phone number - potentially creating a gigantic new 'over the top' messaging service that will eclipse even WhatsAppThe text message might be 20 years old - but Facebook is now looking to hurry it into the...
Facebook turns Messenger into a text message killer

Microsoft Patent Shows Which Direction Its AR Glasses Are Looking

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The firm is joining Google and Apple in the race for smart eyewear. A patent granted last week by the USPTO shows the direction Microsoft is taking in the AR glasses market. Entitled "Event Augmentation with Real-Time Information" the patent is accompanied by drawings of sports and cultural events....
Microsoft Patent Shows Which Direction Its AR Glasses Are Looking

BlackBerry Z10 - video review

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Technology editor Charles Arthur takes a tour of the new BlackBerry BB10 software and Z10 handsetCharles ArthurGuy Grandjean...
BlackBerry Z10 - video review

Tech Weekly podcast: Connected TV

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Aleks Krotoski and Charles Arthur tackle the week's biggest technology headlines in this edition of Tech Weekly, picking apart the rumours of the Facebook IPO, the fallout from the European ACTA MEP resignations, and the challenges Twitter faces after posting a new policy on tweet censorship.Just how ready is Facebook...
Tech Weekly podcast: Connected TV

Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

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This week we discuss gesture control technologies and how this form of interaction with computers is set to give birth to a new user-interface experience.Charles Arthur meets Assaf Gad from Israeli software company Pointgrab to discuss their hand gesture recognition technology and Aleks Krotoski talks to creative technologist Evan Grant...
Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

iPhone 5: crowdsourcing the specifications and features

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Charles Arthur: Will it have 4G? A curved screen? New headphones? Will the camera have 8 or 10 megapixels? We need the wisdom of the crowd to figure this out for us. Come and join inCharles Arthur...
iPhone 5: crowdsourcing the specifications and features

Tech Weekly podcast: Enfant terrible of the Web, Andrew Keen

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On the show this week, Aleks Krotoski is joined by Guardian Technology editor Charles Arthur for the latest technology stories.Andrew Keen has been dubbed the anti-christ of Silicon Valley. His last book, The Cult of the Amateur, was a warning that user-generated content would kill mainstream media. Now he talks...
Tech Weekly podcast: Enfant terrible of the Web, Andrew Keen

Rory Carroll reports from CES 2013 in Las Vegas

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This week Charles Arthur meets John Collison, co-founder of Stripe, the US-based online payment system that's taking on the might of Paypal.Also Rory Carroll reports from this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where he's encountered mind-controlled toy helicopters and smart forks alongside the launch of HD televisions and...
Rory Carroll reports from CES 2013 in Las Vegas

Tech Weekly podcast: Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn

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On this week's podcast with Aleks Krotoski, we look at Facebook's astounding acquisition of the 551-day-old Instagram photo app for a cool $1bn and ask if this means that we're in the middle of a new technology bubble?Also on the podcast, we look at the latest in the patent acquisition...
Tech Weekly podcast: Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn

Google's Big Tent event: porn, copyright, Eric Schmidt and all – live

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Google's second Big Tent event is in its second year - and this year has panels on pornography, copyright and more10.14am: Kirsty Hughes of Index On Censorship: danger of affecting freedom of speech (Platell said she was in favour of preserving freedom of speech).Hughes points out that we're talking here...
Google's Big Tent event: porn, copyright, Eric Schmidt and all – live
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