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Matthew Winkler co-founded Bloomberg News in 1990

Matt Winkler inteview: Bloomberg's media legend is not done yet

Journalist has helped transform the news landscape

John Micklethwait has served as editor of The Economist for nine years

John Micklethwait quits The Economist for Bloomberg News

Editor grew circulation from 1.1m to 1.6m

Syrian Electronic Army hack hits sites using Gigya, but all data safe

By exploiting a hole in the system that handles domain names such as independent.co.uk, hackers were able to re-direct users

Google launched 'the right to be forgotten'

EU wants Google ‘right to be forgotten’ deletions to apply everywhere

European Union court decided that people should be able to get search results deleted, but ruling just applies within Europe for now

The site bucks the industry trend

Independent website traffic tops 1 million unique users a day

Independent.co.uk bucks industry trends to post record figures

Increased internet speeds will mean a smoother viewing experience for smartphone streamers

Mobile internet speed boost as Ofcom opens up the digital spectrum

700 Mhz frequency will now carry mobile data

Doctor Who is watched by millions across the world - many of whom do so illegally

BBC losing out on hundreds of millions due to international users pirating iPlayer

More than 35m in China alone are involved

The Uber app allows passengers to hail a taxi with a smartphone

Uber's journey from upstart tech darling to controversial corporate behemoth

Senior executive criticised for suggesting digging dirt on critical journalists

Edward Snowden's revelations about the information lifted by the Government has cast the potential uses of Big Data in an unfortunate light, say its critics

Facebook, Apple, Google push US government to back privacy reform

Bosses of world's biggest tech companies join together to oppose NSA data collection

Chris Johnson, left, and Tim Keck, founded ‘The Onion’ as a print magazine in 1988

‘The Onion’ is for sale – insert satirical headline here

Website that has mocked and parodied the media so brilliantly finds itself in the news

YouView offers 70 TV and radio channels, as well as catch-up services

Internet TV company YouView signs new deal with Netflix

Firm currently has 2m subscribers

Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget interview: Business Insider launches in the UK

The former Wall Strret supremo on his new venture - and why he'll always hate snark

Anita Sarkeesian, a female gamer who has been bombarded with abuse during the #GamerGate campaig

GamerGate: Data shows women have received more negative tweets than men

Twitter data analysed by Newsweek seems to show that GamerGate is more about harassing women than media ethics

Stack ‘em high?: quantity doesn’t always trump quality, as Friends of the Earth can testify

Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything? Rhodri Marsden wonders if they signal a blow for people power – or the death throes of true democracy
Twitter is rife with annoying internet colloquialisms

Epic win: The new social media tool that automatically edits out annoying internet idioms

If you use one Twitter app today, use Pre-Tweet

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The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'
Marian Keyes: The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment

Marian Keyes

The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef creates an Italian-inspired fish feast for Christmas Eve

Bill Granger's Christmas Eve fish feast

Bill's Italian friends introduced him to the Roman Catholic custom of a lavish fish supper on Christmas Eve. Here, he gives the tradition his own spin…
Liverpool vs Arsenal: Brendan Rodgers is fighting for his reputation

Rodgers fights for his reputation

Liverpool manager tries to stay on his feet despite waves of criticism
Amir Khan: 'The Taliban can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'

Amir Khan attacks the Taliban

'They can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'
Michael Calvin: Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick