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Internet's biggest troll says sorry... 'to some degree'

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New Trinity Mirror chief admits 'neglect' of digital and pledges shake-up

The new chief executive at Trinity Mirror Simon Fox has quickly stamped his authority on the newspaper group, announcing a major shake-up and expressing astonishment at the poor state of its digital operations.

Ransomwear: Pay up or the hard drive gets it

You've just opened a Web page or clicked a link in an email when your computer's desktop goes gray. A browser window pops up with the FBI logo in the top left corner. Below it is a live webcam feed with a picture of someone's face. You try to click away but find that your browser is locked. With a start, you recognize the face staring at you from the screen: It's you.

The Space (and John Peel's record collection) to remain online for another six months

A free digital art service set up to give everyone access to the Cultural Olympiad from their living rooms is to be extended for another six months. records 20.47% global growth

Growth mirrors last week’s NRS success for Independent and i, which recorded an unprecedented 70.2% rise in combined print and online readership.

'Mother Jones' supports The Occupy Movement

Undercover Mitt Romney video: Who is Mother Jones?

Mother Jones scored the biggest scoop of the US election so far with an undercover Mitt Romney clip. But who on earth is she? Samuel Muston finds out

Comment, Campaigns, Community: 'The Independent' breaks new ground again

Twenty-six years ago, The Independent was founded as a journalistic expression of its time. It was the zeitgeist made print: world-class reporting and fearless comment, together with journalistic integrity, compassion, and superb design. Roll forward and the paper today is as true to those values as it ever was; but just as the world has changed beyond recognition, so journalism now is irretrievably different from journalism then.

Royal Society hosts edit-a-thon to raise the profile of women whose contribution has been overlooked

Wikipedia gets overdue makeover to give recognition to science's female pioneers

Royal Society hosts edit-a-thon to raise the profile of women whose contribution has been overlooked

Internet boosts readers for newspapers

Far from being the ruin of newspapers, the internet revolution has increased the number of readers of the British press and taken them upmarket, with quality papers now matching tabloid audiences.

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Pirate Bay file-sharing site founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg arrested in Cambodia

The co-founder of a controversial file-sharing website on the run from Swedish authorities has been arrested in Cambodia.

Emily Jupp: Controversial Paralympics tweets - crossing the line or just a bit of fun?

As controversial stand-up comic Frankie Boyle is slammed for his tweets sent during the Paralympics opening ceremony, we take a look at some of the other tweets about the event, that cut a little too close to the bone. hits all-time high

The Independent's website enjoyed an outstanding July performance, recording a record 16m unique users - a monthly increase of nearly 26 per cent.

The web teems with screaming-to-camera videologs

Trending: YouTube, rant colony

Be it politics, football or an actor's love life, the web teems with screaming-to-camera videologs. Calm down guys, recommends Gillian Orr

Rich Kids of Instagram is the Tumblr blog that shows the life of those that enjoy a lavish lifestyle

Blogs Meet the 'rich kids of Instagram'

Want to know how the other half live? Take a look at Rich Kids of Instagram, a Tumblr blog chronicling the lives of those for whom private jets, mansions and haute couture are the norm.

Digg’s founder, Kevin Rose (right) sales his social-news site after it was overtaken by rival Reddit

Trending: How Digg's popularity was dug up by Reddit

The 13th most-popular story on Reddit on Friday lunchtime concerned the sale of its rival "social-news" site, Digg, for a reported $500,000 (£324,000), to the tech-development firm Betaworks.

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Mathematical model would allow robots to be programmed to control crowds and save people from burning buildings
Tyrant: Is the world ready for a Middle Eastern 'Dallas'?

This tyrant doesn’t rule

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Rachael Lander interview: From strung out to playing strings

From strung out to playing strings

Award-winning cellist Rachael Lander’s career was almost destroyed by the alcohol she drank to fight stage fright. Now she’s playing with Elbow and Ellie Goulding
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A big fat surprise about nutrition?

The science linking saturated fats to heart disease and other health issues has never been sound. Nina Teicholz looks at how governments started advising incorrectly on diets
Emmys 2014 review: Can they genuinely compete with the Oscars

Can they genuinely compete with the Oscars?

The recent Emmy Awards are certainly glamorous, but they can't beat their movie cousins
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On the road to nowhere

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Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace leaves its darker days behind
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Arsenal know battle with Besiktas is a season-defining fixture

Arsene Wenger admits his below-strength side will have to improve on last week’s show to pass tough test
Pete Jenson: Athletic Bilbao’s locals-only transfer policy shows success does not need to be bought

Pete Jenson: A Different League

Athletic Bilbao’s locals-only transfer policy shows success does not need to be bought
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The Greatest Guitar Riff of all time

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Britain’s superstar ballerina

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Berlin's Furrie invasion

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‘It was a tidal wave of terror’

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