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Noises off: Will social media change the face of theatre?

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Bloggers battle over the best way to bring theatre to an internet audience – and how to create 'liveness' onlineBrace yourselves. Things are about to take a turn for the meta. Theatre bloggers have been discussing theatre as it exists on the internet. So that's an online writer writing about...
Noises off: Will social media change the face of theatre?

Google Chrome will support Do Not Track, as advertisers back the Web privacy drive

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Google and the Digital Advertising Alliance have all thrown their weight behind the drive to bring a Do Not Track feature to popular browsers, in a bid to improve users’ privacy. As the Wall Street Journal reports, major advertising companies and others who use tracking data have agreed to honour...
Google Chrome will support Do Not Track, as advertisers back the Web privacy drive

The Secret Footballer: Deep down, everyone wants to be captain

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A captain should be the player above all others in whom one can absolutely confide but the politics mean you can spend more time arranging things off the field than getting things right on itJust how important is the captain? He divides up the matchday tickets for the players, he...
The Secret Footballer: Deep down, everyone wants to be captain

Book 'pirate' goes underground after being named by Terry Goodkind

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The actions of the fantasy author, who published the photo and details of The First Confessor pirate, have divided digital opinionWizard hero Richard Rahl smites wrongdoers with his Sword of Truth. His creator, the bestselling fantasy author Terry Goodkind, turned to Facebook to name and shame a fan who pirated...
Book 'pirate' goes underground after being named by Terry Goodkind

Game appoints administrators but PwC pins hopes on sell-off

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PwC's Mike Jervis said they were 'hopeful' that a buyer could be found for the chain which has nearly 6,000 UK staff 600 UK storesVideo games specialist Game has officially entered administration with the appointment of PwC ahead of a swift restructuring that is expected to result in heavy job...
Game appoints administrators but PwC pins hopes on sell-off

Do you have a secret family history you wish to share? | Open thread

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A website has put up crime records dating back to 1770. Tell us whether any notorious ancestors are lurking in your pastA website that enables you to research your family tree has put up 2.5m crime records dating between 1770 and 1934. People will be able to discover whether they...
Do you have a secret family history you wish to share? | Open thread

Twitter to use Do Not Track system

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Social network to honour requests from users who do not want online behaviour recorded – unlike Google and fFacebookTwitter says it will honour requests from users who do not want their online behaviour tracked, the company said on Thursday, in contrast with web companies such Google and Facebook whose business...
Twitter to use Do Not Track system

My last day at Yahoo!

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After over four years, spread over several teams and two continents, today will be my last day at Yahoo! It's been a pretty extraordinary ride, all things considered. I came into the company at the same time as a whole bunch of extraordinary people, a number of whom I've had...
My last day at Yahoo!

Sentiment Is Split On The iPad: People Either Love It, Or Hate Others For Not Shutting Up About It

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Now that the iPad is here, and everyone who waited in line has one in their hands, the opinions are coming in from actual consumers and everyone else. All of this iPad mania is splitting people into two even camps: either you are one of the few who is...
Sentiment Is Split On The iPad: People Either Love It, Or Hate Others For Not Shutting Up About It

Alt-J debut technology to stop people recording gigs on their phones

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Video app Soundhalo delivers filmed footage of each song to a cloud for downloading immediately after it is performed liveAlt-J have debuted a pioneering new piece of gig technology that aims to stop people recording shows on their phones.Following their album award win at the Ivor Novellos on Thursday, the...
Alt-J debut technology to stop people recording gigs on their phones

Why won't Apple honour my iTunes giftcards?

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My two iTunes cards claim they have already been redeemed - and Apple doesn't want to knowSeveral years ago I was given two £25 iTunes giftcards as a present, which I finally came to use in August 2012. However, I was unable to credit either card to my account, receiving...
Why won't Apple honour my iTunes giftcards?

LulzSec hacker pleads guilty

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Cody Kretsinger, 24, faces jail after admitting in plea bargain to breaching Sony Pictures website and stealing namesLulzSec hacker Cody Kretsinger has pleaded guilty to charges of taking part in an extensive computer breach against Sony.Kretsinger, 24, pleaded guilty in a California federal court to one count each of conspiracy...
LulzSec hacker pleads guilty

Nokia's Loss Is Samsung's Gain: Top Global Cellphone Brand Won't Be Finnish For First Time In 14 Years

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Nokia’s once cluttered mobile trophy cabinet hasn’t had much silverware to boast of in recent years — as the company has been moving from its legacy smartphone OS to Microsoft’s Windows Phone — shedding massive amounts of marketshare in the process, and watching fleet-of-foot Android OEMs expand to fill the...
Nokia's Loss Is Samsung's Gain: Top Global Cellphone Brand Won't Be Finnish For First Time In 14 Years

Patent Lawsuit Against Google A Strong Probability, Says FTC

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The FTC is expected to sue Google imminently, according to Bloomberg. The report claims that a majority of commissioners believe that the firm broke anti-trust laws when it attempted to block the sale of rivals' devices, saying that Motorola Mobility held patents on technology used by Apple and Microsoft. Although...
Patent Lawsuit Against Google A Strong Probability, Says FTC

Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

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Search engine creates doodle in honour of event created in early 20th century by American Sonora DoddGoogle has celebrated Father's Day by creating an animated version of its logo in tribute. It depicts the E from the logo covertly deploying a robot to deliver a mug bearing the logo '#1'...
Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

So what should Apple say in that cool advert about Samsung?

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The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that Apple must advertise the lack of infringement by Samsung's Galaxy Tab. Now comes the tricky part..The ruling by His Honour Judge Colin Birss in July in the Apple-Samsung fight in the London high court is likely to go down in the...
So what should Apple say in that cool advert about Samsung?

Uber continues its international roll-out with “secret testing phase” in Vancouver

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Back in December we reported that private-car booking service Uber was set to expand into 25 new cities over the next 14 months. And today it has announced that Vancouver is the next city it will target. Currently, the San Francisco-based startup is operational in most of the major US...
Uber continues its international roll-out with “secret testing phase” in Vancouver

Bianca Jagger: The Time has Come to Say No to Death

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The following was delivered at the fourth Congress Against the Death Penalty, in Geneva, on 24th February, 2010 It is an honour and a privilege to be addressing you here today, at the fourth Congress Against the Death Penalty. It is encouraging to see so many participants gathered here from...
Bianca Jagger: The Time has Come to Say No to Death
EU to investigate Motorola for unfairly leveraging patents against Apple, Microsoft

Church vs beer: using Twitter to map regional differences in US culture

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Geo-data experts from Floatingsheep.org have mapped geolocated Tweets across the US to illustrate regional differences in culture. Use the map to find out what each county's Tweeters prioritise: church or beer• Who made this visualisation? Floatingsheep.org• Where can I find it? Here• More data journalism and data visualisations from the...
Church vs beer: using Twitter to map regional differences in US culture

Amazon gets down and Dickensian with serialised stories for Kindle

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Online retailer takes a leaf out of Charles Dickens' book by publishing fiction ranging from romance to crime in instalmentsAmazon is following in the grand old footsteps of Charles Dickens by launching a series of serialised stories for the Kindle.Just as Dickens published novels including The Pickwick Papers and Oliver...
Amazon gets down and Dickensian with serialised stories for Kindle

THE LONG CATNAP GOODNIGHT…

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FFunderlings, After much consideration and heavy heartedness, a few tears, some lingering man-hugs and one or two moob brushes, we have decided to put the show on extended hiatus for the foreseeable future. As you know, FFundercats has always been a boot-strapped organisation. Pressures with work, dedication required for...
THE LONG CATNAP GOODNIGHT…
HTC pulling out of South Korean market as it closes sales office

Crowdsourced science blogging for Comic Relief

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How do you go about raising money for Comic Relief when all you have to offer is a Guardian science blog and an almost total lack of academic credibility? You let other people decide for youI wanted to do something for Comic Relief. I have always endeavoured to show the...
Crowdsourced science blogging for Comic Relief

What Advertisers Can Take Away From Facebook's #FBRape Scandal

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The recent #FBrape campaign, orchestrated by Women, Action and the Media, the Everyday Sexism Project and activist Soraya Chemaly, and backed by over 100 organisations, targeted big name Facebook advertisers such as Dove and American Express to bring to the fore the issue of content condoning violence against women appearing...
What Advertisers Can Take Away From Facebook's #FBRape Scandal

Netflix launches its first Flixies awards, categories include 'Best Bromance' and 'Best Hangover Cure'

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Just two days after the 84th Academy Awards came to its conclusion in Los Angeles, Netflix has announced a brand new awards initiative of its own – the Flixies. As you’d expect, the Flixies will honour all the top movies and TV shows on the streaming service, with both Netflix...
Netflix launches its first Flixies awards, categories include 'Best Bromance' and 'Best Hangover Cure'

Philip Pullman to be Society of Authors' new president

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His Dark Materials author 'both honoured and excited' to succeed PD James leading writers' lobby groupPhilip Pullman is to succeed PD James as president of the Society of Authors - the "ultimate honour" awarded by the British writers body, and a position first held by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.Pullman, the award-winning...
Philip Pullman to be Society of Authors' new president

Cher auctions key to the city of Adelaide on eBay

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Sale of honour presented to singer in 1990 has caused dismay in the Australian cityCher is scrambling to cover her embarrassment after the discovery that her key to the city of Adelaide, Australia, is for sale on eBay. "Think my office fkd up?" the singer wrote, amid a growing Australian...
Cher auctions key to the city of Adelaide on eBay

Facebook and Twitter: the art of unfriending or unfollowing people

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When even 'unfriending' someone on Facebook seems like a terrible snub, how do you declutter your social circle?In 1902, the caustic American satirist Ambrose Bierce - who once reviewed a book by observing that its covers were "too far apart" - proposed a new social convention. Modern life, he complained, involved...
Facebook and Twitter: the art of unfriending or unfollowing people

Beyond The Story talks Anne Frank, apps and the evolution of publishing

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'People are spending all their time on a single device, and if they're reading on it, they'll demand more from reading'It's early days for 2013, but one of the most impressive book-apps of the year might just be Anne Frank, a new digital version of the famous diary.Released for iPad...
Beyond The Story talks Anne Frank, apps and the evolution of publishing
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