Europe to vote on Google break-up

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Breaking up Google is the latest attempt to solve long-running dispute The European Parliament is due to vote later on a proposal to break Google’s search business away from its... Read More

Sony to pay Vita owners after bad ad

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WATCH: The advert that prompted the FTC’s investigation Sony is set to reimburse customers who bought its PlayStation Vita after complaints that a TV advert for the handheld console made... Read More

Police arrest suspected film pirates

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The Expendables 3 starred Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham (pictured) Anti-piracy police have arrested two men on suspicion of leaking action film The Expendables 3 before its release date. Detectives... Read More

Facebook hosted Rigby murder chat

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By Leo Kelion Technology desk editor Fusilier Lee Rigby was murdered in London on 22 May last year Facebook was the firm that hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier... Read More

Sony Pictures computer system hacked

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Hackers have disrupted operations for Sony Pictures chairman Michael Lynton Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted by computer hackers in an attack which reports say forced it shut down its... Read More

‘Stealthy’ spyware program uncovered

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The sophisticated Regin malware had been used to spy on airlines, said Symantec An “extremely complex” and “stealthy” spying program has been stealing data from ISPs, energy companies, airlines and... Read More

Google case over web abuse to begin

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The case of a UK businessman who wants Google to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in its search results is set to begin. Daniel Hegglin says he has... Read More

New computer spying bug discovered

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Article written by Rory Cellan-Jones Technology correspondent More from Rory Follow Rory on Twitter Symantec researchers likened the bug to Stuxnet, a computer worm that targeted Iran’s nuclear program A... Read More

New web data powers plan for police

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  Home Secretary Theresa May says new powers are needed to tackle terrorism and child sexual exploitation A law forcing firms to hand details to police identifying who was using... Read More

Robots face new creativity test

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By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter The new test requires robots to be creative by writing a story or painting a picture A US professor is proposing a new way to... Read More