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VIDEO: To text or not to text?

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On the twentieth anniversary of the text message, BBC News asks a random assortment of Londoners for their views on texting....
VIDEO: To text or not to text?

9 in 10 Londoners will soon have free Wi-Fi in Tube stations

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From June, almost all Londoners should be able to get free Wi-Fi access in London Underground stations, after O2 became the latest major carrier to sign up as a wholesale customer of Virgin Media. Virgin Media has been providing internet access in Tube stations since the Olympics in mid-2012. The...
9 in 10 Londoners will soon have free Wi-Fi in Tube stations

EE strikes deal with Virgin Media to give its customers free tube WiFi in 2013

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Londoners enjoyed not only "the greatest show on earth" this summer, but also free tube WiFi courtesy of Virgin Media. It's due to remain complimentary for what's left of the year, but if you're with EE, you'll be able to continue updating your status from subterranean platforms in 2013....
EE strikes deal with Virgin Media to give its customers free tube WiFi in 2013

Microsoft updates Bing Get Me There app

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Today Microsoft is announcing that it has updated its Bing Get Me There app for Windows Phone for use within London. The app now pulls in transportation data from District Light Railway (DLR), London Buses and Overground services along with the data it already used from Bing maps and London...
Microsoft updates Bing Get Me There app

Ray Lewington joins England's coaching staff full-time

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• Lewington thanks 'special club full of great people' at Fulham• Coach says working with Roy Hodgson 'fantastic opportunity'Ray Lewington has joined England's coaching staff on a full-time basis, signing a four-year deal.The 55-year-old worked alongside Roy Hodgson during Euro 2012 but was set to return to his role as...
Ray Lewington joins England's coaching staff full-time

Quadrocopter fleet stuns Londoners with giant hovering Star Trek logo (video)

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Before quadrocopters become Skynet's roaming recon fleet, they'll begrudgingly entertain us, and in a recent promotional enterprise, a swarm braved the London "spring" to remind us of the imminent launch of Star Trek: Into Darkness. Over the weekend, drone masters Ars Electronica Futurelab sent a party of 30 LED-tagged...
Quadrocopter fleet stuns Londoners with giant hovering Star Trek logo (video)

Top tier London nightlife apps -- Stay connected, have fun, get home safe

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Londoners are spoiled for choice, but that doesn’t make planning easy. Between aggressive bouncers, lost reservations and a Tube that closes notoriously early, a night out in the UK capital can quickly turn cumbersome. Luckily, there are plenty of apps to plan outings from future concerts to real-time pub crawls....
Top tier London nightlife apps -- Stay connected, have fun, get home safe

London Police Want To Crowdsource Guilt-Free Surveillance

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One of the earliest proposals for mass surveillance was the Panopticon: a type of institutional building designed by English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late eighteenth century. The concept of the design is to allow an observer to observe (-opticon) all (pan-) inmates of an institution without...
London Police Want To Crowdsource Guilt-Free Surveillance

Olympic Torch up for sale on eBay hours after it arrives in UK

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Souvenir has so far attracted 18 bidders, despite the fact that 8,000 identical ones will be given to bearers in coming weeksIt was meant to be a chance for ordinary people across Britain to inspire others with the Olympic spirit. But one of the torchbearers who carried the Olympic flame...
Olympic Torch up for sale on eBay hours after it arrives in UK

Google Campus doesn't represent east Londoners, says Diane Abbott

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Google's current outreach projects with local schools are not enough, says local MPGoogle needs to do more to engage with black and minority ethnic people in local communities, Diane Abbott has said, describing the company's east London Campus project as "a spaceship landed in the East End, removed from the...
Google Campus doesn't represent east Londoners, says Diane Abbott
Facebook’s Social Olympic Ambition: A Dedicated Athlete Portal, But No Ads

Sooqini launches app for Londoners to outsource tasks and plans European expansion

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Sooqini, is a new mobile and online marketplace for London and the company hopes to provide ways for users to get daily things done by taking up offers from businesses and individuals. With the selection of task-based applications available to us, it’s a surprise that many of us do anything...
Sooqini launches app for Londoners to outsource tasks and plans European expansion

Testing of Virgin Media’s WiFi service begins on London’s Underground

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As we reported in March, Virgin media has sealed a deal to provide WiFi on the London Underground stations. That’s not a complete system for a whole journey yet, but it’s a good start for people who are addicted to their connection. Testing has started on the underground and excitingly...
Testing of Virgin Media’s WiFi service begins on London’s Underground

Swearing on Twitter: where in London is worst for ***@****?!

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How much of your 140-character tweets are made up of swear words? Ed Manley analyses the posts of Londoners to see which areas and times are worst for foul-mouthed behaviour• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianFor many of us, swearing is part of our everyday existence. The...
Swearing on Twitter: where in London is worst for ***@****?!

O2 crash hits Barclays London bike rental scheme

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Almost one in five of capital's bike terminals out of commission for pay-as-you-go customers as O2 network used for paymentsBoris Johnson's popular fleet of rental bikes have become an unexpected victim of O2's nationwide outage, as more than 100 bike stations across London were hit by the network blackout.Some Londoners...
O2 crash hits Barclays London bike rental scheme

Free Wifi from O2 opens up across London landmarks from today

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Lucky Londoners and of course tourists and visitors here ahead of the Olympic fun and games, O2 is offering free Wifi from today in some of the busiest parts of the capital. We first heard about the deal coming to London earlier this year when it was described as “the...
Free Wifi from O2 opens up across London landmarks from today

Samsung Galaxy v iPhone: what makes you choose your phone? - video

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As Samsung unveils its Galaxy S4 model, Josh Halliday asks Londoners what determines their choice of phoneJosh HallidayJosh Strauss...
Samsung Galaxy v iPhone: what makes you choose your phone? - video

Glasgow has the chattiest people on Twitter in the UK, according to PeerIndex

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Glaswegians have topped analysis by social analytics firm PeerIndex, as the UK’s most prolific tweeters. The company has calculated town-tweet density looking at 148 million tweets sent in the last three months of 2012. The tweets were geolocated and divided by the volume of each town as reported by the...
Glasgow has the chattiest people on Twitter in the UK, according to PeerIndex
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