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Tom Daley Twitter abuse arrest leads to calls to educate people of legal risks

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Experts call for initiative to educate public about ease with which tweets can end with jail sentenceThe arrest of a teenager by police investigating abuse of Olympic diving star Tom Daley on Twitter has led to calls for a new initiative educating the public about the ease with which a...
Tom Daley Twitter abuse arrest leads to calls to educate people of legal risks

New device heralds potential to turn sewage plants into power stations

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Breakthrough that combines fuel cell with other technologies could provide power for entire water grids, scientists saySewage can be used to generate electricity using a new device revealed by scientists on Thursday. It combines a fuel cell with other technologies to convert waste water treatment stations into power plants, which...
New device heralds potential to turn sewage plants into power stations

Data protection law is in danger of lagging behind technological change

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"Law is always going to be playing catch up to technology", says senior UK data protection lawyer, as Britain negotiates new EU data protection regulations• More from the Guardian's series on big dataData processing practices are evolving faster than the law can adapt to them, according to a senior British...
Data protection law is in danger of lagging behind technological change

Lord McAlpine raises prospect of legal action over false abuse allegations

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BBC and dozens of Twitter users face the prospect of libel action after peer indicates he could sue over 'wholly false' reportsThe BBC and several dozen Twitter users face the prospect of legal action after Lord McAlpine indicated that he could sue for libel over what he described as "wholly...
Lord McAlpine raises prospect of legal action over false abuse allegations

Oracle trial: Google engineer says key licensing email not about licence

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Fourth day of trial hears evidence from Google engineer whose email has been seen as lynchpin, while another staffer suggests APIs involve design workA Google engineer, testifying in a high-stakes trial pitting business software company Oracle against search giant Google, denied that he referred to Oracle or any other company...
Oracle trial: Google engineer says key licensing email not about licence

The rise and fall of Grant Shapps' Twitter followers

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Conservative chairman appears to have found technique to boost number of followers to more than 55,000The ubiquitous and social media savvy new Conservative chairman Grant Shapps appears to have found a technique to boost his Twitter followers to more than 55,000.It appears that Shapps, at regular intervals, increases the number...
The rise and fall of Grant Shapps' Twitter followers

Too Little, Too Late? ICOMP Prepares To Fight Google's Antitrust Settlement Proposal

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The European Commission today asked Google’s competitors and others working in the Internet industry in the region for feedback on proposals made by Google to settle its years-long antitrust investigation. Swiftly, ICOMP, one of the chief lobbying organizations fighting against the search giant, has already issued a preliminary response: Google’s...
Too Little, Too Late? ICOMP Prepares To Fight Google's Antitrust Settlement Proposal

Wii U: "never underestimate Nintendo," says Firebrand Games

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The Glasgow-based studio talks to us about the possibilities of Nintendo's forthcoming consoleSince the announcement of the Wii U launch date and price last week, everyone has had an opinion on the next console from Nintendo. Today, The Sun effectively wrote the machine off as out-dated and over priced -...
Wii U: "never underestimate Nintendo," says Firebrand Games

The hidden dangers of legal highs

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In the last five years, the market for legal highs has exploded. It's never been easier, or cheaper, to buy drugs online - but no one knows what's in them, or how dangerous they areFor most of the last decade, an average of four or five new legal drugs came...
The hidden dangers of legal highs
Galaxy S4 announcement generated Apple-like rush to trade-in older models

Zynga's Gaming Partner Bwin Spins Off Kalixa, Its Payments Platform, In Bigger Bid For The $1.3T E-Commerce Market

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Bwin, the online gaming giant that is powering Zynga’s first foray into real-money gambing, in the UK, today is spinning off its payments platform Kalixa. In turn, Kalixa is launching new mobile and online wallet products to further its concept of being a one-stop shop for those seeking an e-commerce...
Zynga's Gaming Partner Bwin Spins Off Kalixa, Its Payments Platform, In Bigger Bid For The $1.3T E-Commerce Market

AUDIO: Tax breaks for creatives a 'growth measure'

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Jas Purewal, a lawyer specialising in interactive entertainment, talks about how the film and gaming industries in Britain got a boost from yesterday's Budget....
AUDIO: Tax breaks for creatives a 'growth measure'

IOVOX Takes Investment From VC Octopus To Scale Up In Europe

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IOVOX, a provider of telephony analytics which we’ve covered before, has secured investment from London-based Octopus Investment. Specifically from the Octopus Titan 4 Venture Capital Trust (VCT) and Octopus Titan 5 VCT. The cash will be used for expansion. Although terms were unreleased, we understand the investment allows the founders...
IOVOX Takes Investment From VC Octopus To Scale Up In Europe

AppCraft tears down tech barriers to let anyone develop iOS apps (and sell them too)

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Since the release of smartphones, a new generation of developers, designers and software producers have emerged. People are increasingly interested in creating their own apps and software, but for those that don’t have the patience for the abundance of online learning schools, the difficulty of learning to code holds them...
AppCraft tears down tech barriers to let anyone develop iOS apps (and sell them too)
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