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German media boss criticises Google

German media boss criticises Google  
     


In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27063372#sa-ns_mchannel...

BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS

BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS  
     


The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27062516#sa-ns_mchann...

Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash

Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash  
     


Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-270671...

Lavabit loses contempt appeal

Lavabit loses contempt appeal  
     


A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27063369#sa-ns_mch...

Microsoft fixes issue that caused some Windows XP PCs not to boot up

Microsoft fixes issue that caused some Windows XP PCs not to boot up

Microsoft has fixed an issue with its antivirus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials that was causing some Windows XP PCs not to boot up earlier this week. Read more......

Boston Marathon: A Social Media Manhunt

How the Boston Marathon bombing rocked Twitter and Reddit.








Hackers Use Heartbleed Bug to Attack ‘Major Corporation’

Hackers took advantage of the Heartbleed vulnerability to break into a major corporation’s network, less than a day after the bug was brought to the public’s attention, security experts told The New York Times.Officials with Mandiant, an Alexandria, Va.







Sgt. Star Wants You: Inside the Army’s Multimillion-Dollar Chatbot

If you've ever wondered what mysteries lurk behind the friendly but stern visage of the U.S. Army's official chatbot, Sgt. Star, today is your lucky day. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has learned everything there is to know about this semi-intelligent living FAQ.Sgt.







Virtual Reality Offers a Last Walk in the Sun for Sick Grandmother

Most of us think of virtual reality as the next big thing in gaming. But this sad yet inspiring story of an ailing grandmother's last days puts a powerful new spin on the technology.







Uber and Lyft Price Wars Could Take Their Toll

Uber and Lyft are driving in opposite directions when it comes to how much they charge you for a ride.On Thursday, Uber announced that it would tack on a $1 “safe rides fee” to its UberX car service to cover the cost of insurance, background checks and more.