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RE: @31383 I fully agree on the sense of unease thinking how Google could well slip because of serious underlying infr… http://disq.us/dl2n1

Melvyn Bragg's Kama Sutra debate sparks Twitter unease

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His sober, intellectual tone is more usually reserved for heated discussions on revolution, dynasties and philosophy....
Melvyn Bragg's Kama Sutra debate sparks Twitter unease

Start-ups Silicon Valley: Recapping Bravo's Version of Starupland with a Valley Native

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Last night marked the much-feared premiere of Bravo’s “Start-ups: Silicon Alley“–a bikini clad-allegory about the startup world’s penchant for self-aggrandizing that vacillates somewhere between a light-hearted brother-sister romcom and “True Life: I Have No Fucking Clue How to Pitch a VC.” It’s your standard Andy Cohen clubhouse fare with the life...
Start-ups Silicon Valley: Recapping Bravo's Version of Starupland with a Valley Native

MOOCs aren't the only kind of online course stirring debate on college campuses

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Over the past couple of months, massive open online course (MOOC) providers have been the focus of dissension on some college campuses. But now online learning company 2U is getting some pushback of its own. Last fall, the company, which has partnered with several leading universities for online masters degree...
MOOCs aren't the only kind of online course stirring debate on college campuses

'Big Brother' law stirs Lib Dems to revolt

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Party prepares to stop government plan to give security services new access to internet dataLiberal Democrats should be prepared to pull the plug on controversial government plans to give the security services new access to internet data, the party president Tim Farron said last night.In a sign of the deep...
'Big Brother' law stirs Lib Dems to revolt

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Ten ways to save the publishing industry

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With book publishing in crisis, Colin Robinson calls for a reformationThis year, on the face of things, it's been business as usual at the Frankfurt book fair, with some 7,500 exhibitors setting up shop in the gleaming white Messe. But scratch beneath the surface and a tangible unease about the...
Ten ways to save the publishing industry

Citizen Khan: who was offended by it, and why? | Mark Lawson

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The Muslim sitcom supposedly generated a lot of controversy - but do bloggers and tweeters represent all viewers?Viewers found it impossible to understand Parade's End (Fridays, BBC2) because the actors were mumbling so much and British muslims among the audience for Citizen Khan (Mondays, BBC1) were appalled by the levels...
Citizen Khan: who was offended by it, and why? | Mark Lawson

Indiana backing away from bill allowing creation "science" into classrooms

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Earlier this week, we reported on efforts by an Indiana state legislator who was interested in getting creationism inserted into the state's science classrooms. He managed to get a modified bill, one that was less sectarian but still overtly promoted religion, passed by the state's Senate. Yesterday, however, the...
Indiana backing away from bill allowing creation "science" into classrooms

Apple Needs an Old School Beat

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There are plenty of people who claim to know what kind of financials to expect from Apple when it reports earnings this afternoon, but the truth is no one has any idea. Analyst estimates for Apple’s fiscal first-quarter earnings run the gamut from a low of $11.53 a share to...
Apple Needs an Old School Beat

We must all take our cyber-security seriously | Observer editorial

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The tools for safe cyber-living exist. We need to feel they're relevant to usIt has been a fragile week for cyber-security, with system breaches affecting a quarter-of-a-million Twitter accounts coming on the heels of online assaults against both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, apparently by highly...
We must all take our cyber-security seriously | Observer editorial
Black box software: a problem for science that extends to big data

MI5 chief enters row over 'snoopers' charter'

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Jonathan Evans says draft bill is necessary to ensure police and intelligence services keep technological pace with criminalsIt would be "extraordinary and self-defeating" if intelligence agencies and police were not allowed to keep pace with terrorists and criminals, the head of MI5 has said in response to the row over...
MI5 chief enters row over 'snoopers' charter'

Cumbria delays nuclear burial decision amid rising worries about trust

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Key councils feel unable to commit to joining detailed investigation of possible sites without further guarantees of the right to withdraw. They also want alternative disposal methods to be consideredThe fiasco on the West Coast mainline - coverage here - coincides with deepening unease about another vast exercise which depends...
Cumbria delays nuclear burial decision amid rising worries about trust

The LulzSec hacking arrests won't make it safer online | James Ball

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The FBI's infiltration of LulzSec is astonishing – but the group's activities are small fry in comparison to professional cyberwarFor you, LulzSec, the war is over. Maybe. In an astonishing series of revelations, the FBI on Tuesday issued charges against four individuals alleged to be principal members of the hacking...
The LulzSec hacking arrests won't make it safer online | James Ball

Intel chief's striking confession

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Intel shunned ARM processors and played virtually no role in the smartphone revolution, but now Paul Otellini, Intel's CEO reveals Steve Jobs asked Intel to build the iPhone microprocessorCEO valedictions follow a well-known script: My work is done here, great team, all mistakes are mine, all good deeds are theirs,...
Intel chief's striking confession
Teens are tired of Facebook 'drama,' escaping to Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew

A sense of dread shrouds Nintendo's Wii U

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The latest Wii U sales numbers are out from Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom — and unease is deepening. In Japan, Famitsu Magazine reported Wii U weekly sales slipping to 70,000 units from 76,000 units during the important period ending in January 6. This is the week...
A sense of dread shrouds Nintendo's Wii U

Now China's WeChat App is Censoring Its Users Globally

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We’ve written a lot about the progress of the world’s biggest messaging app, the China-made WeChat, which is fast approaching 300 million registered users and enjoying some level of global success with it. But the the app – made by Tencent (HKG:0700), China’s biggest web company – is now risking...
Now China's WeChat App is Censoring Its Users Globally
Who Is Scroogling Who? Bing's Shopping Results Aren't All That Clean, Either

U.S. Approval of Killing of Cleric Causes Unease - NYTimes.com

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U.S. Approval of Killing of Cleric Causes Unease - NYTimes.com

Why is Apple CEO slamming laptop/tablet hybrids?

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When Apple CEO Tim Cook dissed the whole idea of hybrid mobile computers, he may have been showing unease about the rise of laptop/tablet hybrids....
Why is Apple CEO slamming laptop/tablet hybrids?
Google Maps API Gets Massive Price Cut In The Wake Of Developer Defections

Harnessing Web Fury: #SOPA, #KONY2012 and #StephenColbert

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Barack Obama is on Instagram. He's on Foursquare and Facebook, too. He's even on Google+. On Election Day, he suggested that his pioneering Web presence wouldn't end with the campaign, but would continue into governance. The new administration would foster innovative engagement, and Obama would become our first wired...
Harnessing Web Fury: #SOPA, #KONY2012 and #StephenColbert

Al Franken gives thumbs-down to facial recognition tech

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During a Senate hearing, the U.S. senator voiced unease about facial recognition software used by Facebook saying it infringes on users' privacy and could lead to abuse by the police. [Read more]...
Al Franken gives thumbs-down to facial recognition tech

FBI's demands for private data struck down by federal court

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Judge says national security letters - which allow government to obtain data without citizens' consent - breach first amendmentThe FBI has suffered a dramatic setback in its use of hyper-secret gagging orders in the name of national security to obtain the private data of US citizens, after a federal court...
FBI's demands for private data struck down by federal court

Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for Apps

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Apple Inc. is planning to release a new way for mobile app developers to track who uses their software, according to people briefed on Apple’s plans, the company’s latest attempt to balance developers’ appetite for targeting data with consumers’ unease over how it is used. The new tool, which could...
Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for Apps

Writers won't lose out if libraries lend ebooks

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The Society of Authors' suspicion of e-lending is misguidedShould public libraries lend ebooks? The Society of Authors has called on culture minister Ed Vaizey to address concerns that library e-lending is "undervaluing retail pricing" and encouraging piracy. The writers' union says it remains "strongly of the view that remote lending...
Writers won't lose out if libraries lend ebooks

Judge says bank can’t use Facebook to reach defendant — try local paper instead

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In the latest example of the justice system’s ongoing unease with social media, a federal judge has refused a request by Chase Bank to use Facebook to serve legal papers on an identity thief. In an order issued Friday in Manhattan, US District Judge John Keenan said “service by Facebook...
Judge says bank can’t use Facebook to reach defendant — try local paper instead

Twitter plays its platform hand, and it is the one holding all the Cards

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We’ve written before about the evolution that Twitter has been trying to engineer over the past year or so — transforming itself from a network with an open ecosystem into one that is much more controlled, a change that has led to much criticism and unease. The latest step in...
Twitter plays its platform hand, and it is the one holding all the Cards
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