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Rhiannon Williams / Telegraph:
Facebook introduces ‘ask’ button for relationship statuses   —  Facebook has created an ‘ask’ button feature to enquire about your friends' relationship statuses  —  Facebook stalking has reached a whole new level following the introduction of an ‘ask’ button, allowing you to enquire about someone's relationship status.
May 20, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Matt Warman / Telegraph:
Google never offered to acquire WhatsApp, says SVP Sundar Pichai   —  Google did not bid for WhatsApp  —  Claims that Facebook outbid Google in its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp are untrue, a top executive has said.  —  Google did not bid for WhatsApp, the company revealed yesterday.
Feb 26, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Christopher Williams / Telegraph:
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch under fire from US Air Force over HP claims   —  Accounting row renewed by US Air Force report rasing possibility of Mike Lynch and two US firms being barred from federal contracts  —  Mike Lynch, the founder of Autonomy, has defended himself against renewed allegations …
Jan 7, 2014, 12:50 AMIn context
Claire Carter / Telegraph:
‘Global village’ of technology a myth as study shows most online communication limited to 100-mile radius   —  Study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds that in Britain only 9.5 per cent of internet and smartphone communications cross the “border” between north and south
Dec 20, 2013, 6:35 PMIn context
Chris Bell / Telegraph:
A look at Cicada 3301, the mysterious and unsolved Internet puzzle that may be a search for talented cryptologists   —  The internet mystery that has the world baffled  —  For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems.
Nov 28, 2013, 9:40 PMIn context
Steve Hawkes / Telegraph:
UK-based Tesco to optimize ads at gas pumps by detecting age and sex via face-scanning   —  Tesco to scan queuing shoppers' features for advertisers  —  Tesco to install hundreds of hi-tech screens that scan the faces of shoppers as they queue  —  Supermarket giant Tesco is installing hundreds …
Nov 4, 2013, 8:30 PMIn context
Damien McElroy / Telegraph:
Iranian cyber warfare commander shot dead in suspected assassination   —  The head of Iran's cyber warfare programme has been shot dead, triggering further accusations that outside powers are carrying out targeted assassinations of key figures in the country's security apparatus.
Oct 2, 2013, 6:45 PMIn context
Katherine Rushton / Telegraph:
Candy Crush creator King files for IPO in America   —  King, the British computer games maker behind Candy Crush Saga, has quietly filed documents for an initial public offering in the US, expected to value the firm at more than $5bn.  —  It is understood that King will float on the Nasdaq exchange …
Sep 26, 2013, 7:45 PMIn context
Sophie Curtis / Telegraph:
UK competition watchdog to probe Google Waze acquisition   —  The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is looking into Google's acquisition of Israeli mapping app maker Waze, to determine whether it affects competition in the UK.
Aug 28, 2013, 9:40 AMIn context
Josie Ensor / Telegraph:
Twitter updates rules in clampdown on abuse   —  Social networking site Twitter has issued new rules to help clamp down on abusive behaviour.  —  Co-founder of the Women's Room, Caroline Criado-Perez faced a deluge of hostile tweets  —  The company has updated its rules to make it clear …
Aug 3, 2013, 7:20 AMIn context

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