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Google logo has changed: search giant unveils smooth new text to look good on tiny screens

Site says that the new, smooth text reflects the site's evolution

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Apple to take on Netflix and Amazon Prime with move into original programming

Company already sells films and television show downloads through Tunes

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PayPal launches PayPal.me: peer-to-peer payments service lets users send money using just a link

Site is offering users the chance to get their unique IDs before somebody else does

Apple iPhone 6s release date: new phone and Apple TV set to be launched on September 9

Apple gives teasing invitation to ‘ask Siri’ about the event

Lizard Squad 'takes down' National Crime Agency website following arrests

The attack follows raids last week of teenagers who are suspected of buying the group's "Lizard Stresser" cyberattack tool

The criticism was disputed by David Braben, one of the leading figures in the British video games industry, who said that with the sector now generating £2.5bn in sales and huge tax revenues, the grants should be applauded as 'investment, not spend'

Ship Emergency Simulator: EU-funded video game sparks unlikely subsidies row

TaxPayers’ Alliance wants those behind 'unacceptable' grant 'held accountable'

225,000 Apple account credentials stolen from jailbroken devices

Login details, purchase receipts, device IDs and other data were stolen via malware

iPhone can now pair with Android Wear watches, opening iOS to many more wearables

The Apple Watch now has serious competition, though functionality is a little limited

Algorithm can turn any picture into a Picasso or work by any other painter

The robot painter could be a step towards understanding what goes on in painters’ minds when they create new works

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