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Facebook defends new privacy policy on its activity tracker Moves

According to the social network, 'sharing' data is not the same as 'commingling' it<p>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 …

Google Maps app updated to include Uber integration

The controversial taxi service is presented as a new public transit option in Google's iOS and Android apps<p>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 …

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

Samsung has updated its business-focused Knox with a dedicated app store and split billing so you can pay for work and personal calls separately.<p>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 …

Tesco to launch own-brand smartphone

Handset follows Tesco's foray into computing with the Hudl<p>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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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