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RT @SunderlandLive: Well they are still chucking themselves of bridges for charity here in Sunderland http://t.co/89oAj1FGBW

Gigaom | Dear Diary: What’s the role of a personal journal in the digital age?

Advertisement<p>On July 8, 1997, a few days after my thirteenth birthday, I sat down at the big old desktop PC in my family’s basement, opened a new …

Bad beehaviour

TO MOST people, bumblebees are charming, slightly absurd creatures that blunder through garden and meadow with neither the steely determination of …

Bumblebees

Deutsche Telekom’s ‘anti-net-neutrality’ plans alarm German government

Users of Deutsche Telekom’s mobile services are used to the concept of data caps, but its fixed-line customers? Not so much. This is part of the …

Did Apple Stores save Apple?

Based in one of America's wealthiest counties, Tysons Corner Center brims with shoppers on a daily basis. But for the state of Virginia's largest …

Team News

Venue: Stadium of Light Date: Saturday, 20th April K/o: 15:00<p>Sunderland will be without Craig Gardner for today's visit of Everton as the midfielder …

Soccer

Venezuela election vote to be audited

<b>Venezuela's electoral body has announced it will carry out a full audit on all the votes cast in Sunday's disputed presidential poll.</b><p>The announcement comes hours ahead of President-elect Nicolas Maduro's inauguration.<p>Opposition leader Henrique Capriles has challenged Mr Maduro's narrow victory, …

Woz: Apple’s Share Price May Be Disappointing Now, But They Will Probably Surprise Us All

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple with Steve Jobs, said today that Apple’s share price, which hit a 16-month low two days ago, is “disappointing” but that he was confident the tech giant would come out with products which would “surprise and shock us all.”<p>In a wide-ranging speech at the Login …

UK Lulzsec hacker Ryan Ackroyd pleads guilty

<b>A 26-year-old man has pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking as part of a group known as Lulzsec.</b><p>Ryan Ackroyd, from South Yorkshire, admitted to being part of the group, whose targets included the NHS and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca).<p>He will not face trial on another …

Top porn sites 'pose growing malware risk' to users

<b>Browsing some of the internet's most popular pornography websites is increasingly putting visitors at risk, research has found.</b><p>Advertisements displayed by the sites, which are visited by millions every day, were found to be installing harmful files without users' knowledge.<p>Researcher Conrad …

Fitbug vs. Fitbit: activity trackers in trademark tussle

Fitbit activity trackers are popping up in pockets across the country but, apparently, U.K.-based Fitbug believes it deserves some credit for its …

Funny Facebook bug forces you to smile when you're unhappy http://tcrn.ch/10omJt5

Inhon Carbon Tablet unfolds for a CPU boost, wields a Surface-style keyboard

Believe it or not, Inhon has a wilder concept up its sleeve than the extra-light Blade 13 Carbon laptop. Its equally new Carbon Tablet at first looks like it could pass for an IdeaPad Yoga, but the non-display half has little to do with input this time around -- besides USB 3.0 and Mini DisplayPort …

Yahoo takes the knife to a heap of products

A fan of Yahoo Upcoming, Kids or Mail Classic? You might want to start saying your goodbyes now as the company announced today that it's shuttering a …

The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf on April 19th, in Islamabad, should bring home at last to Pakistan’s former leader that he no longer has the clout to ride roughshod over the country’s battered institutions. As his delusions—that he could become a political actor once again in Pakistan, or that he could preserve his personal immunity while back in the country—fall away, he finds himself staring at a difficult future http://econ.st/YzCLKc

Can A Shapeshifting UI Make You Hug Your Toaster?

An MIT Media Lab project adds a new dimension to touch-screen interfaces, with hopes of making our experience with gadgets even more tactile.<p>The ubiquitous glass touch screen <i>sure</i> seems like it has potential–it’s made interacting with computers feel more like interacting with the world around us. …

LG is working on a washing machine that doesn’t use water

LG is working on some interesting new stuff. One of those things is a washing machine that won’t use water. Senior Vice President for LG Electronics …

How to stop children buying in-app purchases on iPhone and iPad http://gu.com/p/3f7hf

Man Brilliantly Quits His Job to Pursue Dream Job With Resignation Letter Written on a Cake

If you're going to quit your job to pursue your dream job of making cakes for a living, then writing your resignation letter on a cake is definitely …

Employment

How to hire data scientists and get hired as one

As you might have heard before if you read McKinsey reports, the New York Times or just about any technology news site, data scientists are in high …