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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Metadata from iPhone and Android apps can leak data about the phone's model, age of users, gender and location
Monday 27 January 2014
The Obama administration and some of America’s biggest technology companies have agreed a tentative deal that would allow the firms – including Facebook, Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Microsoft – to tell the public more about how the US Government collects information on their customers.
Thursday 09 January 2014
Software for Google Glass culls information from social media profiles, dating sites, and criminal registries - plans for a smartphone app are in the works
Tuesday 31 December 2013
A woman murdered while house-sitting for wealthy friends at their waterfront home in an idyllic Sussex village may have been the victim of bungled burglary, police said on Tuesday night.
Tuesday 10 December 2013
It used to be just angry celebrities (and Moses) who wrote open letters. Now, even America's top businesses are taking the president to task, says Clare Dwyer Hogg
Monday 09 December 2013
The group, including Microsoft, Google and Apple, say that the balance has tipped "in favour of the state and away from the rights of the individual"
Checking in with 'Royal Concierge': GCHQ ran hotel surveillance ring to spy on diplomats and delegations
Sunday 17 November 2013
Britain’s secret listening service, GCHQ, uses a spying system codenamed “Royal Concierge” to carry out detailed surveillance on foreign diplomats and government delegations at more than 350 hotels across the world, Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday.
Sunday 10 November 2013
GCHQ uses doctored websites including those from the business network LinkedIn to secretly install surveillance software on the computers of unwitting target companies and individuals it wants to spy on, the German news magazine Der Spiegel has reported.
Tuesday 24 September 2013
US lawsuit claims professionals' social network harvested email addresses without consent
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Salary is top priority for school leavers
Tuesday 20 August 2013
LinkedIn, the professional networking website, has launched a push to recruit career-minded youngsters by lowering its minimum age requirements – targeting users as young as 13 as it seeks to expand its reach.
Sunday 28 July 2013
A worrying tale of two Citys in which loyal fans are treated with contempt by ruthless operators
Monday 08 July 2013
First Minister Alex Salmond is left in the rough over 'Great Dunes of Scotland' investment
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Senior executives from the internet giant Google are to be recalled before MPs to answer allegations that they misled Parliament over their tax affairs.
Saturday 27 April 2013
At a breakfast event at the top of the Gherkin this week, Julia Hobsbawm set a new benchmark.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'