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BBC:
Baidu to launch driverless car later this year   —  Baidu is going head to head with Google in the race to get self-drive cars on the road  —  Chinese web giant Baidu will launch its first driverless car in the second half of 2015, it has announced.  —  It had previously said it was working …
Jun 9, 2015, 11:15 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Google Play to include country-specific age ratings for apps from external rating authorities   —  Google Play revamps its Android apps' age ratings  —  Google is passing over control of app ratings in its Play store to an independent organisation  —  Later this week, Google Play will revamp the way it rates apps.
May 27, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
BBC:
EU court rules Skype's name is too similar to Britain's Sky broadcasting, preventing Microsoft from registering trademark   —  Court says Skype's name is too similar to Sky's  —  The court said Skype's logo resembled a cloud  —  Video chat software Skype's name is so similar …
May 5, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
AdBlock Plus defeats German publishers in court: ruling says users do have the right to use the plug-in   —  AdBlock Plus defeats German publishers in court  —  The German publishers challenged AdBlock Plus's right to suppress ads on their web pages  —  The creator of software that stops adverts …
Apr 22, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Matthew Wall / BBC:
Mark Zuckerberg defends Internet.org after Indian companies pull out, says project not incompatible with net neutrality   —  Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg believes Internet.org is not a threat to net neutrality  —  Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has defended the aims of his Internet.org initiative …
Apr 17, 2015, 8:05 AMIn context
BBC:
Russian-language Siri gave homophobic replies until yesterday; Apple says it was part of a bug   —  Does Russian-language Siri have a problem with gays?  —  WhatsApp  —  When a Russian speaker tried to chat to Apple's virtual assistant Siri about gay clubs, he got an unusual response - which Apple maintains was due to a bug.
Apr 15, 2015, 1:18 PMIn context
BBC:
Google loses appeal court bid to prevent UK Safari users from suing over circumvention of privacy settings   —  Safari users win right to sue Google over privacy  —  Google has delivered “notices of removal” to sites whose content is being removed from some searches
Mar 27, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Jane Wakefield / BBC:
BBC to give 1M mini-computers to 11-year-olds across UK as part of Make it Digital initiative   —  BBC in school computer giveaway  —  The hardware is a nod to an earlier scheme to put BBC Micros in schools during the 1980s  —  The BBC will be giving away mini-computers to 11-year-olds across …
Mar 12, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Hugh Pym / BBC:
Transport for London is testing a Bluetooth beacon system that helps blind navigate the Tube   —  Technology helps visually impaired navigate the Tube  —  The desire of a group of visually impaired young people to travel independently on the London Underground, rather than rely on friends …
Mar 8, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
BBC:
UK's National Crime Agency arrests 57 suspected hackers for various cybercrimes   —  Dozens arrested in cybercrime ‘strike week’  —  The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has mounted a “strike week” against suspected hackers resulting in 56 arrests.  —  In total, 25 separate operations were carried out across the UK.
Mar 6, 2015, 8:15 AMIn context

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