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Guns don't kill people, video game players do | by @mjrobbins

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36% of parents in a survey reckoned their teenagers had become more 'aggressive' than they used to be, blaming video games for the trend; but desperate attempts to link games to violence make me far more angry than the games themselves ever did.If it weren't for the Daily Mail, I...
Guns don't kill people, video game players do | by @mjrobbins

Apple ordered to run adverts stating Samsung did not copy iPad

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Judge rules that Apple must take out newspaper and magazine ads that say Samsung did not copy its iPad, according to BloombergApple has been ordered to take out advertisements in major newspapers - including the Daily Mail, the Guardian and the Financial Times - pointing to a UK High Court...
Apple ordered to run adverts stating Samsung did not copy iPad

This iPhone app has made $500,000 from telling people how ugly they are

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There’s an app for everything it seems…including telling you how you rank on the ugly-ometer. Ugly Meter isn’t a new app, but it has been rising to prominence in recent times in the wake of coverage on shows such as Howard Stern and Jay Leno, and it now claims to...
This iPhone app has made $500,000 from telling people how ugly they are

A man who claimed he’d commit a ‘live murder on Facebook’ has been jailed

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A man who claimed that he was going to commit a “live murder on Facebook” has been jailed for two years, the BBC reports today. Cardiff Crown Court heard that Greg Searle told his 400 Facebook friends, “I give you live murder on Facebook. Bet you sick freaks can’t wait for me...
A man who claimed he’d commit a ‘live murder on Facebook’ has been jailed

Apps Rush: Kingdom of Plants, Sidecar.me, Nike Golf 360°, Louboutin, Beyonce, eWowBooks and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 23 May 2012A selection of 23 new and notable apps for you today:Kingdom of Plants with David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough's new TV show is airing on Sky rather than the BBC, which is a sign of the times. As is the official...
Apps Rush: Kingdom of Plants, Sidecar.me, Nike Golf 360°, Louboutin, Beyonce, eWowBooks and more

Owner of spoof Northcliffe boss Twitter account prepares US legal challenge

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Person behind Steve Auckland parody seeks advice after they claim Twitter will reveal their personal details in daysThe person behind a parody account of a senior Daily Mail & General Trust executive is preparing a legal challenge in the US after Twitter said it would reveal their personal details within...
Owner of spoof Northcliffe boss Twitter account prepares US legal challenge

Instagram photos are the most annoying Facebook photo trend, and could get you unfriended

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When it comes to the most annoying photographs shared on Facebook, our money was on the pouty-teenager holding their phone or camera at arm’s length, turning slightly to the left to show off their best side. According to a few thousand UK Facebook users, vintage filtered photos courtesy of Instagram actually...
Instagram photos are the most annoying Facebook photo trend, and could get you unfriended

Homeland Security reveals hundreds of words that could put you on their online watch list

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Social networks like Twitter and Facebook are among the thousands of sites monitored for suspicious activity by the Department of Homeland Security, and the government agency was recently forced to tip its hand. As part of a freedom of information request made by watchdog group Electronic Privacy Information Center,...
Homeland Security reveals hundreds of words that could put you on their online watch list

Spike Lee sorry for retweeting false George Zimmerman address

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Elderly couple forced to leave home after director tweeted address he believed belonged to killer of Trayvon MartinSpike Lee has apologised for retweeting the home address of an elderly couple who live in a house he believed belonged to George Zimmerman, shooter of Florida teen Trayvon Martin."I Deeply Apologize To...
Spike Lee sorry for retweeting false George Zimmerman address

Twitter refuses to unmask user behind fake Steve Auckland account

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Northcliffe Media fails in bid to reveal person behind spoof @UnSteveDorkland accountTwitter has said it will not unmask the person behind a spoof account of a newspaper executive after the anonymous user launched legal action in the US.The Twitter user behind a parody account of Steve Auckland, the chief executive...
Twitter refuses to unmask user behind fake Steve Auckland account
What the web’s saying about UK internet snooping laws

Read/Write Daily: Extreme Computing

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The theme today is extreme computing. When we talk about "tech," what we really mean is applied computing. None of these apps and gizmos would advance without the relentless pursuit of smarter, faster computers. Today's links are all crazy examples of that pursuit. Scientific American reports on the success...
Read/Write Daily: Extreme Computing

Financial Times leads the UK press pack on Google+

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According to research out today from search and social analytics firm Searchmetrics, The Financial Times is ahead of other UK newspapers for followers on Google+, but The Daily Mail and The Telegraph are doing better for engagement and sharing. “Google+ is still a relatively young social network but Google is very...
Financial Times leads the UK press pack on Google+

Do mobile phones cause cancer?

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There are conflicting headlines in the papers after a major review of the evidence on mobile phones and cancer. Which are true? Polly Curtis, with your help, finds out. Get in touch below the line, tweet @pollycurtis or email polly.curtis@guardian.co.uk.The Health Protection Agency today publishes a large-scale review of the...
Do mobile phones cause cancer?

For Sale: Your Old Tweets

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Twitter is the latest social network to turn a buck with content you created. The company sold two years worth of old tweets to Datasift, a marketing data firm. Datasift will make the tweets and other data, including the locations of where people were when they used Twitter, available to...
For Sale: Your Old Tweets

UK Tabloid Known For Publishing Naked Photos Complains About The Harm Of Porn Online

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Folks who have been online for a while probably recall the infamous Rimm Report from back in 1995, which was the first mainstream attempt to claim that evil "cyberporn" (yes, that's the word they used) was taking over the internet and threatening children everywhere. Of course, that report was based...
UK Tabloid Known For Publishing Naked Photos Complains About The Harm Of Porn Online

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
In the world's quietest place, 'you become the sound'

Northcliffe accuses spoof Twitter user of email hacking

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Northcliffe Media files court papers in US accusing Twitter user behind @UnSteveDorkland account of email hacking, impersonation and defamationThe anonymous Twitter user behind a parody account of a senior Daily Mail & General Trust newspaper executive has been accused in a US court of email hacking, impersonation and defamation.Northcliffe Media,...
Northcliffe accuses spoof Twitter user of email hacking
Larry Ellison Just Bought 98% Of This Pristine Island In Hawaii

Welsh geek uses Arduino and Twitter to feed his dog Toby

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How do you feed your dog when you are away? Welsh computer consultant Nat Morris put its IT skills to work, and developed an ingenious system that lets him feed his pet friend Toby with a single tweet. To make sure there’s always some dog biscuits in the bowl, all...
Welsh geek uses Arduino and Twitter to feed his dog Toby

Boot up: stopping Windows 8, iPad charging redux, Chrome malware and more

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Plus the New Yorker on the Daily Mail (just because), the tiny iPad?, the Pinterest botnet herder and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWindows 8 shutdown made easy, by way of Microsoft >> InfoWorldShut down, restart, and log-off used...
Boot up: stopping Windows 8, iPad charging redux, Chrome malware and more

Boot up: Daily Mail v Google, mobile US web traffic, Android tablet forecast and more

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Plus why the chorded keyboard failed, how an MP3 player inspired Google Graph, what tablet owners do, and moreA quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamMobile devices now make up about 20% of US web traffic >> AllThingsDThe analysis, from online...
Boot up: Daily Mail v Google, mobile US web traffic, Android tablet forecast and more

Internet pornography: do you favour an opt-in initiative?

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The Daily Mail has today launched a campaign demanding an 'opt-in' policy for pornography and adult content on the internet. The campaign says a legislative measure would protect children from being put at risk as a result of accessing internet porn. Do you favour such an initiative?...
Internet pornography: do you favour an opt-in initiative?

UK Judge Rules Even Archived News Articles Can Be In Contempt Of Court

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Last week, the British policeman Simon Harwood was acquitted of killing a man during the 2009 G20 protests in London -- a controversial verdict given the video footage of the incident. In order not to prejudice their views, the jury was not informed that Harwood had been investigated a number...
UK Judge Rules Even Archived News Articles Can Be In Contempt Of Court
Why are iPad prices falling in China's gray market?
iPad magazine bundler LeKiosk tries to crack UK, Italy

Hitchen lands New York Daily News post

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Alexander Hitchen, former chief reporter at The People and deputy picture editor of the News of the World, has been appointed managing editor in charge of pictures at the New York Daily News.It follows his eight-year stint on the National Enquirer, during which he helped to break a story that...
Hitchen lands New York Daily News post

Euro 2012 is Poland's chance to leave racism behind | Remi Adekoya

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Poland has become more progressive in recent years but more needs to be done – and this summer the world will be watchingAs European nations gear up for Euro 2012, the spotlight is turning to one of the host nations and its attitudes to foreigners. England winger Theo Walcott has...
Euro 2012 is Poland's chance to leave racism behind | Remi Adekoya

How Bitly mapped Britain's news websites for us

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Which news sites are read disproportionately highly across Britain? See how Bitly mapped Britain• Click here to explore our interactive map• Data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianWhich websites do we get our news from? It really depends on where you live. In East Anglia, you love the Sun,...
How Bitly mapped Britain's news websites for us
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