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Yahoo's buys iPhone video app Qwiki for a reported $50m

Acquisition continues Yahoo's continued push into mobile

An enterprising vendor in east London has given their bedroom a boudoir feel by leaving a racy fuchsia negligee, complete with bottle of red and two glasses on the bed for the estate agent’s snapper to capture

Who lives in a house like this? Some vendors will go to great lengths to sell their property

What’s the best way to sell your house to a potential buyer? Put a pot of coffee on to brew before they arrive or make sure there are fresh flowers in every room when your estate agent comes around to take some pictures for its online listing? Well, one enterprising vendor in east London has given their bedroom a boudoir feel by leaving a racy fuchsia negligee, complete with bottle of red and two glasses on the bed for the estate agent’s snapper to capture.

Facebook's Instagram beats Twitter's Vine in the war of the micro-film apps

Data from Topsy suggests Vine users have ditched Twitter's six second videos for Facebook's 12

Former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton

Three little letters on Hillary Clinton's Twitter bio send the world into a will she/won't she frenzy over the 2016 presidential elections

Could 'TBD' be a signal that Hillary Clinton wants to get back in the presidential race?

Facebook bug exposes the personal details of six million users

Social networking site said they are "upset and embarrassed" by the bug which released email address and telephone numbers

Childcare bloggers Darren Coleshill, left, and Lewis Lippiatt look after a friend’s daughter, nine-month-old Lexi-Arizona Knowles-Smith, at the Brit Mums Live blogging conference in London

Dads offer their answer to Mumsnet – by joining the blogging craze

Fathers bring a new perspective to online diaries – and are the next big advertising demographic, says Susie Mesure

Instagram video trims Vine's userbase, but really it's a fight for advertisers

New feature will help Facebook tempt more brands away from Twitter

The 'B' button on the Xbox One controller is show during a press event unveiling Microsoft's new Xbox in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft drops controversial Xbox One DRM pre-owned game and connection policies after outcry from gamers

Removal of mandatory internet connection and restricted game sharing are a response to "candid feedback"

China executes former top official for raping 11 girls

Authorities in central China executed a former Communist Party official for raping 11 underage girls, state media said today, following an online uproar about the latest case of abuse of power.

More than 30 million people worldwide use Foursquare

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One young programmer has harnessed the power of social networks to make sure no one can get near him. Hear, hear!

A Yahoo! out front of their headquarters in California. REUTERS/Kimberly White

Prism scandal latest: Yahoo reveals 12,000 requests for users' data from US government, following lead of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft

Figures show that law enforcement made over 12,000 requests between December 2012 and May 2013

‘Big data’, ‘crowdsourcing’ and ‘e-reader’ have all been added to the dictionary

'It seems to be catching on' - OED adds 'tweet' to the dictionary

June's quarterly update to the Oxford English Dictionary includes a raft of technology-inspired words

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Social network sites, such as Facebook, must reassure customers after the Prism revelations

NSA surveillance: Facebook and Microsoft reveal details of data requests

US cyber data trawls take in at least 50,000 accounts in six months

Twitter offers professional-grade analytics to all

New tool allows ordinary users to track how well each individual tweet performs

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