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Google to change privacy policy following UK probe

The search giant has signed an agreement promising to improve how it gathers personal data from users in Britain.

1 hours ago from CNET

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Jay-Z Is Taking on Spotify By Buying Aspiro For $56m

Jay-Z is buying the Scandinavian music streaming company Aspiro—which currently runs to music services—for $56 million, in a bid to take on Spotify.Read more...

3 hours ago from Gizmodo

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FTC settles case against 'revenge porn' site operator

A Colorado man accused of operating a "revenge porn" website has settled with federal regulators who said he broke the law by posting nude pictures of women without their consent or knowledge.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft launches Outlook for rival iOS, Android

Microsoft on Thursday launched an Outlook app for rival handsets running on Apple's iOS and Google's Android, ramping up its software services efforts.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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Reddit reveals bids for user data by outside agencies

Reddit on Thursday issued its first transparency report, revealing numbers of requests for user data and bids to have content removed from the online messaging board.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook adds 'tips' in potential Yelp challenge

Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature that automatically provides tips about places where members of the social network might be, potentially challenging review websites like Yelp.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Luna smart mattress will turn off lights when you go to sleep, get coffee ready when you're waking up

A new smart mattress hopes to create the perfect conditions for sleeping and waking up by controlling your house.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Google Glass Did Not Have The Impact Google Was Hoping For

Back in 2012, Google took the wraps off their Google Glass wearable. For a moment there it looked like it be the next big thing, but unfortunately the product took too long to reach the market, ...

14 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Facebook shapes women's body image – just not as you'd expect

If you're one of the world's 1.3 billion regular Facebook users, you'll know the feeling of being consumed by your news feed.

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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The FAA's Drone Ban at the Super Bowl Is Absurd

You may have heard about the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) quietly declaring that this year's Super Bowl will be a "no drone zone." You may not have heard just how big that ...

15 hours ago from Gizmodo

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