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Zoe Kleinman / BBC:
Samaritans app monitors Twitter feeds for suicide warnings   —  WATCH: Rory Cellan-Jones shows how the new Samaritan Radar app works  —  The Samaritans charity has launched a new app which will notify Twitter users if people they follow on the site appear to be suicidal.
Oct 29, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
BBC:
Europol's Cybercrime Centre chief: only “around 100” kingpins behind global cybercrime   —  Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide says Europol boss  —  There are only “around 100” cybercriminal kingpins behind global cybercrime, according to the head of Europol's Cybercrime Centre.
Oct 12, 2014, 5:35 AMIn context
Jane Wakefield / BBC:
Comedy club in Barcelona is experimenting with facial recognition to charge per laugh   —  Comedy club charges per laugh with facial recognition  —  A comedy club in Barcelona is experimenting with charging users per laugh, using facial-recognition technology to track how much they enjoyed the show.
Oct 11, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Jonathan Blake / BBC:
Co-founder of Silent Circle, maker of privacy-centric Blackphone, says tablet is coming soon   —  Privacy-focused Blackphone maker plans tablet ‘soon’  —  Encrypted calls are only possible between Blackphone users or other devices running the Silent Phone app
Oct 10, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
BBC:
Solarbox to turn unused phone booths in London into charging stations for cell phones   —  Telephone box becomes mobile charger  —  Disused phone boxes in London are being put to a novel use - as solar-powered charging stations for mobile phones.  —  The first of six boxes was unveiled on Tottenham Court Road this week.
Oct 4, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Dave Lee / BBC:
eBay flaw exposing visitors to malicious websites has affected site since at least February   —  eBay security flaw has existed for months  —  Listings clicked on eBay automatically directed users to malicious websites  —  A flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites …
Sep 19, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Google launches Android One smartphones for around $105 in India, supports seven local languages and offline YouTube playback   —  Android One smartphones released in India by three companies  —  The three new smartphones feature the Android One branding on their backs
Sep 15, 2014, 5:45 AMIn context
Kevin Rawlinson / BBC:
Twitter supports Internet Slowdown campaign along with Netflix, Reddit, Mozilla, Digg, more   —  Twitter, Netflix and Reddit hold net neutrality protest  —  Protesters rally in support of ‘net neutrality’ in May this year  —  Twitter, Netflix and Reddit will take part in an “internet slowdown” …
Sep 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
BBC:
Nigeria launches national biometric ID card with payment functionality by Mastercard   —  Nigeria launches national electronic ID cards  —  Nigeria's president has formally launched a national electronic identity card, which all Nigerians will have to have by 2019 if they want to vote.
Sep 2, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Flickr gaining 14M historic images extracted from 2M public domain books in Internet Archive   —  2.6m historical pictures put online  —  The project has resulted in even more pictures of cats being put on to the internet  —  An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historical copyright-free images.
Aug 30, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context

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