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Facebook defends new privacy policy on its activity tracker Moves

Facebook has clarified alterations to the privacy policy of its newly acquired activity tracker, Moves, explaining the difference between "sharing" and "commingling" of data.<p>A Facebook spokesman told the Guardian that the reason the terms and conditions were updated to allow the app to share data …

Google Maps app updated to include Uber integration

Google has updated its apps for iOS and Android, adding integration with luxury minicab service Uber to the public transit options.<p>Users of the company's Maps app will now be presented with the option of taking an Uber car to their destination whenever they look up public transit or walking …

Samsung Knox 2.0 makes Galaxy S5 safe for work with split billing

Samsung is getting down to business with an update to Knox on the Samsung Galaxy S5 . Knox 2.0 involves a rethink of Samsung's business software and services designed to make Galaxy phones and tablets safe for work.<p>Samsung now describes the new improved Knox as not one platform but a "portfolio of …

Tesco to launch own-brand smartphone

Tesco is to launch an own-brand smartphone later this year as its chief executive Philip Clarke looks to cash in on key consumer trends such as mobile shopping.<p>Technology is a major battleground for traditional retailers as a growing number of Britons shop online via their mobiles or use them to …

New Trent Travelpak PLUS External Charger for Smartphones & Tablets $19-$24 shipped (Reg. $42-$100)

eBay has the New Trent Travelpak PLUS External Charger for Smartphones & Tablets for only $19 shipped. It’s originally listed for $90 and Amazon sells it for $42 currently, but we have never seen it this low.<p>It features a dual USB port and an external battery charger (7000mAh capacity) with …

Why Disney Bought One Of YouTube's Largest Networks For $500 Million

The deal is the largest so far between a studio and YouTube multi-channel network as Disney could pay up to $950 million if Maker meets certain goals. In comparison, DreamWorks Animation previously purchased AwesomenessTV for $33 million in 2013.<p>The acquisition gives Disney a strong platform to …

Animation

One man is chronicling the history of a digital universe

After a decade of epic battles, 'Eve Online' gets its historian<p>After spending months climbing the ranks of the Ubiqua Seraph corporation, on April 18th, 2005, Istvaan Shogaatsu's moment had finally arrived. He had gained the trust of the corporation's CEO, Mirial, and while the two were alone on …

Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo arrive in UK with matching price tags

If you've been impressed by the Tizen-toting Samsung Gear 2 Neo smartwatch or Samsung Gear Fit fitness band then there's good news as stock has …

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Crimea Launches New ‘Sevastopol Tech City’ To Attract Startups

Despite recent upheavals, the new Crimea government has wasted no time in setting up an new inward investment programme to attract tech startups to the region.<p>In an exclusive interview with TechCrunch, it’s newly appointed “startup evangelist” Vladimir Putinitov, said: “Crimea now intends to become …

HP agrees to pay $57 million to settle shareholder lawsuit

(Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co agreed to pay $57 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the personal computer maker’s former management of defrauding shareholders by abandoning a business model it had long touted.<p>A Hewlett-Packard logo is seen at the company's Executive Briefing Center in Palo …

Spy Toolkit: The Coolest Espionage Gadgets Throughout History

You don't have to be a Bond junkie to enjoy a crafty spy gadget.<p>To appreciate spy gadgetry, though, you must be able to separate fact from fiction, …

Sony promises an end to the A4 notepad with flexible ‘Digital Paper’

Sony’s may have lost out to Amazon’s Kindle in the ebook market, but the Japanese company hopes that a new A4-sized e-ink will find its niche with …

The FLIR ONE Case Gives Your iPhone Thermal Vision

The FLIR ONE iPhone case significantly ups the imaging powers of your iPhone 5 or 5s, making it into a thermal imaging camera that lets you see heat signatures from either live people and animals from up to 100 meters away, or from environmental sources including heating ducts, wall gaps and …

LG unveils Pocket Photo 2, letting you print photos from your smartphone - Pocket-lint

LG has taken the wraps off its second-generation Pocket Photo, a "smart" mobile printer that can print photos on the go from your smartphone.<p>Set to …