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Wikipedia scores a key victory against paid-editing services using cybersquatting legislation

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By   17 hours ago

The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit responsible for Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, has gained

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Driverless cars will be trialled in up to three UK cities from January

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By   17 hours ago

The UK government will trial driverless cars in up to three cities from January next year. Business Secretary Vince Cable today announced a £10 million competition that municipalities can bid

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Sky’s NOW TV movies and entertainment offerings land on Xbox One

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By   18 hours ago

BSkyB has announced that its NOW TV streaming service, which lets subscribers access movies, entertainment and sports content on-demand, is now available on Microsoft’s Xbox One.

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IDC: Global smartphone shipments hit 295.3m in Q2 2014, but Samsung and Apple lost market share

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By   19 hours ago

The worldwide smartphone market is continuing its healthy growth, but the shake-up in smartphone vendors is becoming more apparent, according to latest figures from market

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Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

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By   10 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

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UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

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By   13 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

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Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

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By   15 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

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Beamly OnDemand is a ‘Twitter DVR’ for BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4OD

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By   15 days ago

Beamly, the social TV startup that recently rebranded from Zeebox, has an interesting new Chrome extension out today. Beamly OnDemand works with three

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Microsoft’s Xbox One will launch in China for $599 on September 23

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By   13 hours ago

Microsoft’s Xbox One will arrive in China on September 23. The video game console will be available for ¥3,699 RMB ($599 USD)

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FreedomPop expands its free US mobile service to tablets, landing first on iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3

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By   14 hours ago

Tablet owners in the US have cause for cheer as they can now get free mobile access from freemium mobile network FreedomPop, which announced that it is

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HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, including live HD video calls with doctors

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By   14 hours ago

HealthTap, the online medical information repository and Q&A service, has launched a new paid-for premium option today called HealthTap Prime,

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Sony says EA Access subscription service isn’t good value for PlayStation 4 owners

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By   14 hours ago

Sony has offered an explanation for why EA’s new video game subscription service, Access, was only announced for the Xbox One

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Popcorn Time shows no sign of slowing, as the ‘Netflix for torrents’ adds support for AirPlay

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By   19 hours ago

Just a few weeks after Popcorn Time announced expanded support for Google Chromecast, the torrent-streaming platform is introducing support for AirPlay too. To recap, Popcorn

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London Underground, Overground and DLR will accept contactless payments from September 16

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By   6 days ago

Paying for a ticket on the London Underground, Overground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is about to get much simpler. From September 16, all of these transport options will

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Live in the UK? Virgin TV Anywhere is now on Kindle Fire

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By   13 days ago

Virgin TV’s mobile-focused Anywhere service launched way back in 2012, and today the media company has announced that it’s now available for

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Three will finally offer free Wi-Fi on the London Underground later this month

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By   14 days ago

Wi-Fi connectivity is already available in the London Underground, but to gain access you currently need to be a Vodafone, O2, EE (including T-Mobile

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FreedomPop expands its free US mobile service to tablets, landing first on iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3

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By   14 hours ago

Tablet owners in the US have cause for cheer as they can now get free mobile access from freemium mobile network FreedomPop, which announced that it is

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Driverless cars will be trialled in up to three UK cities from January

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By   17 hours ago

The UK government will trial driverless cars in up to three cities from January next year. Business Secretary Vince Cable today announced a £10 million competition that municipalities can bid

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Popcorn Time shows no sign of slowing, as the ‘Netflix for torrents’ adds support for AirPlay

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By   19 hours ago

Just a few weeks after Popcorn Time announced expanded support for Google Chromecast, the torrent-streaming platform is introducing support for AirPlay too. To recap, Popcorn

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London Underground, Overground and DLR will accept contactless payments from September 16

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By   6 days ago

Paying for a ticket on the London Underground, Overground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is about to get much simpler. From September 16, all of these transport options will

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Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

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By   15 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

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Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

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By   16 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

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Three’s UK SIM-only plans now come with free 0800 calls, but unlimited tethering has been ditched

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By   16 days ago

Three today unveiled a new set of SIM-only plans for its UK customers, finally ditching its beloved ‘One Plan’ contracts and the option of

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Handybook’s cleaner and handyman booking service is now available in London, priced from £10 per hour

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By   23 days ago

Handybook, a platform for booking cleaners or handymen to carry out tasks in your house, is now available in London - 

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Microsoft’s Xbox One will launch in China for $599 on September 23

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By   13 hours ago

Microsoft’s Xbox One will arrive in China on September 23. The video game console will be available for ¥3,699 RMB ($599 USD)

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HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, including live HD video calls with doctors

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By   14 hours ago

HealthTap, the online medical information repository and Q&A service, has launched a new paid-for premium option today called HealthTap Prime,

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Sony says EA Access subscription service isn’t good value for PlayStation 4 owners

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By   14 hours ago

Sony has offered an explanation for why EA’s new video game subscription service, Access, was only announced for the Xbox One

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Spaceships, castles and Steve Jobs’ abandoned mansion: The houses that tech built

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By   16 hours ago

The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today

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Sky’s NOW TV movies and entertainment offerings land on Xbox One

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By   18 hours ago

BSkyB has announced that its NOW TV streaming service, which lets subscribers access movies, entertainment and sports content on-demand, is now available on Microsoft’s Xbox One.

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Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant is coming to China, UK, Canada, India and Australia

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By   18 hours ago

Microsoft has announced its first update to its Windows Phone 8.1 platform, which will most notably see its Cortana digital assistant expand outside of

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Twitter increases its focus on photos after buying deep-learning startup Madbits

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By   21 hours ago

Twitter is increasing its focus on images after it quietly acquired deep-learning startup Madbits. GigaOm first reported the deal, which

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London Underground, Overground and DLR will accept contactless payments from September 16

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By   6 days ago

Paying for a ticket on the London Underground, Overground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is about to get much simpler. From September 16, all of these transport options will

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Microsoft’s Xbox One will launch in China for $599 on September 23

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By   13 hours ago

Microsoft’s Xbox One will arrive in China on September 23. The video game console will be available for ¥3,699 RMB ($599 USD)

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HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, including live HD video calls with doctors

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By   14 hours ago

HealthTap, the online medical information repository and Q&A service, has launched a new paid-for premium option today called HealthTap Prime,

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Sony says EA Access subscription service isn’t good value for PlayStation 4 owners

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By   14 hours ago

Sony has offered an explanation for why EA’s new video game subscription service, Access, was only announced for the Xbox One

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Spaceships, castles and Steve Jobs’ abandoned mansion: The houses that tech built

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By   16 hours ago

The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today

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Wikipedia scores a key victory against paid-editing services using cybersquatting legislation

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By   17 hours ago

The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit responsible for Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, has gained

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IDC: Global smartphone shipments hit 295.3m in Q2 2014, but Samsung and Apple lost market share

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By   19 hours ago

The worldwide smartphone market is continuing its healthy growth, but the shake-up in smartphone vendors is becoming more apparent, according to latest figures from market

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The UK cracks down on copyright-infringing sites by replacing ads with warning banners

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By   2 days ago

If you’re in the UK and access a website that offers pirated content, don’t be surprised to see a pop-up banner warning

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Live in the UK? Virgin TV Anywhere is now on Kindle Fire

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By   13 days ago

Virgin TV’s mobile-focused Anywhere service launched way back in 2012, and today the media company has announced that it’s now available for

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FreedomPop expands its free US mobile service to tablets, landing first on iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3

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By   14 hours ago

Tablet owners in the US have cause for cheer as they can now get free mobile access from freemium mobile network FreedomPop, which announced that it is

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IDC: Global smartphone shipments hit 295.3m in Q2 2014, but Samsung and Apple lost market share

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By   19 hours ago

The worldwide smartphone market is continuing its healthy growth, but the shake-up in smartphone vendors is becoming more apparent, according to latest figures from market

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Twitter increases its focus on photos after buying deep-learning startup Madbits

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By   21 hours ago

Twitter is increasing its focus on images after it quietly acquired deep-learning startup Madbits. GigaOm first reported the deal, which

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Samsung expands its Kids Store to 900 apps as it seeks to appeal to gadget-buying parents

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By   22 hours ago

Fresh from revamping its own Galaxy App Store, Samsung has upgraded its Kids Store which - as the name suggests – covers apps

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Europe won’t stand in Apple’s way over $3bn Beats deal

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By   3 days ago

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it has no problem green-lighting Apple’s $3 billion purchase of personal audio company Beats after reviewing the competitive landscape. The EC

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Live in the UK? Virgin TV Anywhere is now on Kindle Fire

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By   13 days ago

Virgin TV’s mobile-focused Anywhere service launched way back in 2012, and today the media company has announced that it’s now available for

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Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

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By   15 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

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Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

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By   16 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

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FreedomPop expands its free US mobile service to tablets, landing first on iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3

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By   14 hours ago

Tablet owners in the US have cause for cheer as they can now get free mobile access from freemium mobile network FreedomPop, which announced that it is

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HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, including live HD video calls with doctors

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By   14 hours ago

HealthTap, the online medical information repository and Q&A service, has launched a new paid-for premium option today called HealthTap Prime,

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Wikipedia scores a key victory against paid-editing services using cybersquatting legislation

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By   17 hours ago

The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit responsible for Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, has gained

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IDC: Global smartphone shipments hit 295.3m in Q2 2014, but Samsung and Apple lost market share

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By   19 hours ago

The worldwide smartphone market is continuing its healthy growth, but the shake-up in smartphone vendors is becoming more apparent, according to latest figures from market

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Amazon is investing $2b in its India operations, as the country’s online retail war heats up

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By   20 hours ago

E-commerce firm Flipkart raised $1 billion yesterday in what is by far the largest funding deal for an Indian startup to date. How can you top that? How about

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Europe won’t stand in Apple’s way over $3bn Beats deal

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By   3 days ago

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it has no problem green-lighting Apple’s $3 billion purchase of personal audio company Beats after reviewing the competitive landscape. The EC

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Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

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By   10 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

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UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

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By   13 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

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Microsoft’s Xbox One will launch in China for $599 on September 23

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By   13 hours ago

Microsoft’s Xbox One will arrive in China on September 23. The video game console will be available for ¥3,699 RMB ($599 USD)

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FreedomPop expands its free US mobile service to tablets, landing first on iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3

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By   14 hours ago

Tablet owners in the US have cause for cheer as they can now get free mobile access from freemium mobile network FreedomPop, which announced that it is

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Spaceships, castles and Steve Jobs’ abandoned mansion: The houses that tech built

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By   16 hours ago

The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today

Read More →

Sky’s NOW TV movies and entertainment offerings land on Xbox One

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By   18 hours ago

BSkyB has announced that its NOW TV streaming service, which lets subscribers access movies, entertainment and sports content on-demand, is now available on Microsoft’s Xbox One.

Read More →

IDC: Global smartphone shipments hit 295.3m in Q2 2014, but Samsung and Apple lost market share

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By   19 hours ago

The worldwide smartphone market is continuing its healthy growth, but the shake-up in smartphone vendors is becoming more apparent, according to latest figures from market

Read More →

Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

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By   10 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

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By   13 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

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UK police trialing facial recognition tech that can ID individuals in seconds

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By   15 days ago

Leicestershire Police will be the first force in the UK to conduct a six month trial of new facial recognition technology that promises to help identify individuals in just a

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Microsoft’s Xbox One will launch in China for $599 on September 23

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By   13 hours ago

Microsoft’s Xbox One will arrive in China on September 23. The video game console will be available for ¥3,699 RMB ($599 USD)

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HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, including live HD video calls with doctors

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By   14 hours ago

HealthTap, the online medical information repository and Q&A service, has launched a new paid-for premium option today called HealthTap Prime,

Read More →

Sony says EA Access subscription service isn’t good value for PlayStation 4 owners

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By   14 hours ago

Sony has offered an explanation for why EA’s new video game subscription service, Access, was only announced for the Xbox One

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Spaceships, castles and Steve Jobs’ abandoned mansion: The houses that tech built

Image applecampus-3-520x245.png

By   16 hours ago

The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today

Read More →

Sky’s NOW TV movies and entertainment offerings land on Xbox One

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By   18 hours ago

BSkyB has announced that its NOW TV streaming service, which lets subscribers access movies, entertainment and sports content on-demand, is now available on Microsoft’s Xbox One.

Read More →

Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant is coming to China, UK, Canada, India and Australia

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By   18 hours ago

Microsoft has announced its first update to its Windows Phone 8.1 platform, which will most notably see its Cortana digital assistant expand outside of

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Twitter increases its focus on photos after buying deep-learning startup Madbits

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By   21 hours ago

Twitter is increasing its focus on images after it quietly acquired deep-learning startup Madbits. GigaOm first reported the deal, which

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London Underground, Overground and DLR will accept contactless payments from September 16

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By   6 days ago

Paying for a ticket on the London Underground, Overground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is about to get much simpler. From September 16, all of these transport options will

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Spaceships, castles and Steve Jobs’ abandoned mansion: The houses that tech built

Image applecampus-3-520x245.png

By   16 hours ago

The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today

Read More →

Wikipedia scores a key victory against paid-editing services using cybersquatting legislation

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By   17 hours ago

The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit responsible for Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, has gained

Read More →

IDC: Global smartphone shipments hit 295.3m in Q2 2014, but Samsung and Apple lost market share

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By   19 hours ago

The worldwide smartphone market is continuing its healthy growth, but the shake-up in smartphone vendors is becoming more apparent, according to latest figures from market

Read More →

Samsung expands its Kids Store to 900 apps as it seeks to appeal to gadget-buying parents

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By   22 hours ago

Fresh from revamping its own Galaxy App Store, Samsung has upgraded its Kids Store which - as the name suggests – covers apps

Read More →

Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

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By   10 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

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By   13 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

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By   16 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

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London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh: YPlan launches in its fifth city

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By   17 days ago

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh. Not your typical cosmopolitan city-combination, but these are the places

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