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News January 2015

• James Patterson releases the ‘world’s first’ self-destructing book • Golden Retriever can’t get enough of cute puppy videos • Bahraini activist sentenced to 6 months in jail for one tweet • Would you trust Facebook for your work? • How Verizon and Turn defeat browser privacy protections • UK prime minister Cameron wants to … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2014

Another circuit around the Sun completed, and we wish a happy New Year to all our readers, followers and casual visitors. Thanks for staying with us. May you have a happy and successful 2015. The Editors Image credit: christmasstockings.com/Creative Commons Google Images

News

• Journalist Claims to Find Islamic State Training Camp Using Google (Mashable) • Most smartphone users download zero apps per month (OS News) • More Than 1,000 Businesses Hit by Same Cyber Attack as Target (Mashable) • Can smartphones break out of their rut? (OS News) • What Role Do Personality Tests Play in the … Continue reading

Summer Vacation

Everything Express quietly went on Summer recess this week as the team went out and about to events and conferences; LonCon3 and Fightcamp. Fortunately everyone came back alive (although Mr Smithie is still AWOL somewhere in the sunshine).

News – May 2014

Bye-Bye Browsers: Why Facebook’s New App Links Are a Big Deal (Mashsable) eBay makes users change passwords (BBC) YouTube Creators Can Now Add a 3-Second Intro to All Their Videos (Mashsable) Facebook brings autoplay ads to UK (BBC) Marketers Use Facebook Despite Believing It May Be Ineffective (Mashsable) Furore over ‘sexist’ opera critics  (BBC) Russia … Continue reading

News 26 April 2014

• NASA Moon Probe Crashes Into Lunar Surface as Planned (Mashable) • Roads in Essex and Wales have slowest broadband speeds (BBC Newsbeat) • Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be the World’s Tallest Building (Mashable) • Judge confirms link between Apple and patent troll Rockstar (OS News) • Windows Phone 8.1 released (OS … Continue reading

News

• Human Rights Groups Call for End to Surveillance Tech That ‘Crushes Dissent’ (Mashable) • Robot mannequin to test army kit (BBC) • Apple, Microsoft join hands to stop software patent reform (OS News) • YouTube Stays Blocked in Turkey as Court Reverses Itself (Mashable) • European Parliament passes full net neutrality (OS News) • … Continue reading

News

The ‘Snowden Phone’ Will Encrypt All Your Calls and Texts (Mashable) UK spy agency intercepted webcam images (BBC) Los Angeles Bans E-Cigarettes in Nearly All Public Places (Mashable) EU may make RBS and Lloyds English (BBC) Yahoo to Block Sign-Ins With Facebook IDs and Other News You Need to Know (Mashable) BBC Three to be … Continue reading

News

• Silk Road forfeits $28m in Bitcoins (BBC) • 5 Things Obama Failed to Address in the NSA Speech (Mashable) • NSA ‘collected 200m texts per day’ (BBC) • eBay Takes Its First Steps Toward Virtual Currency (Mashable) • No return for India’s street typists (BBC) • Mozilla to build anti-surveillance code verification system (OS-News) … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2014

A happy New Year to all our readers, followers and casual visitors. Thanks for staying with us. May you have a happy and successful 2014. The Editors

Best Wishes for the Festive Season

…whatever your colour, creed or religious beliefs. Here’s to a more peaceful world. The Editors Image credit: Christmas tree by Lotus Head from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, via Wikimedia Commons

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