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Poem of a schoolgirl who killed herself after being targeted by trolls

The mother of a 14-year-old who took her own life after being snubbed by schoolmates and targeted on the web has released an anguished poem she wrote before her death<p>A schoolgirl who killed herself after being bullied online and by her peers wrote a poem telling of her anguish months before her …

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It's Official: Lady Gaga's New Song Featuring R. Kelly Is The Best Thing

"Do What U Want" is sexy, fun, and kind of impossible not to body roll to. It's also kind of refreshingly — dare we say it? — normal. In a good way.<p>Yes, Tina Turner. She sounds sultry, confident, and assured (those growls!), and of course Kells delivers too. It's also maybe the most radio-friendly …

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How science goes wrong

A SIMPLE idea underpins science: “trust, but verify”. Results should always be subject to challenge from experiment. That simple but powerful idea …

Google Maps revamp: new features enabled

Google have released a preview of their updated version of Google Maps with new features including the ability to plan journeys with flights and see forthcoming events<p>Google Maps has grown into an essential tool for anyone planning a journey or simply wanting to check their geography knowledge.<p>Now …

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Ion Glasses offer a discrete first step into wearables

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Ion<p>In a world where wearable devices are just emerging, albeit rapidly, is it too soon to start thinking about …

Miley Cyrus dethrones PewDiePie as world's most popular YouTube channel

Her twerking, hammer-licking, ball-swinging antics have made Miley Cyrus a controversial figure in recent months, but unsurprisingly, they're proving hugely successful on YouTube.<p>Cyrus' was the most-watched YouTube channel in the world in September with 270.1m views according to industry site …

Gesture control startup Flutter acquired by Google, could make Gmail Motion a reality

Another day, another tech startup gets acquired. This time around it's Google snatching up Y Combinator-hatched Flutter, the developer of a gesture control app for Windows and Mac PCs. There's no word on what it's planning for the team and its technology -- we'd suggest 2011 April Fool's joke Gmail …

Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop's Wildest Child

In the backroom of a tattoo parlor on North La Brea Avenue in L.A., Miley Cyrus is about to get some new ink. "Allright, face down," says the tattoo …

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Microsoft’s Now-Deleted Anti-iPhone Commercial Is The Funniest Thing From Redmond Since Windows RT

It’s Friday, kids, so calm down and have a laugh. Do this: Stop caring about Apple and Microsoft and Google and the phone in your pocket and the platform of your dreams and all that. Instead, giggle at the following video clip in which Microsoft takes on Apple in a way that I honestly did not see …

Wider understanding

A CALORIE is a calorie. Eat too many and spend too few, and you will become obese and sickly. This is the conventional wisdom. But increasingly, it …

Record breaking US TV show, Copper, airs on Lovefilm Friday 13 September - Pocket-lint

Copper, first aired on BBC America to the US, is the channel's highest-rated premiere. And now Amazon's Lovefilm has secured it for release to UK …

Daily Roundup: LG G2 review, Lumia 625 review, Sony's new PS Vita, and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

Katy Perry Drops 'Roar' Video, Reveals 'Prism' Cover Art

Katy Perry walks on the wild side in her new video for "Roar." The video is the first visual from her highly-anticipated album <i>Prism</i>, arriving this …

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PayPal app becomes a deal offering mobile wallet payment platform

PayPal's status as the mobile payment method of choice for the masses is beset upon all sides by many would-be usurpers. What's the company doing to stay on top? Beefing up the feature set of its apps for iOS and Android in a big way today -- adding a full-on mobile wallet, automatically-applied …

What makes the perfect social media profile?

The ideal male social-media stranger should have a light-hearted and humorous personality, be interested in sport but also have a romantic side to him, according to researchers.<p>Meanwhile, women who combine the features of Mila Kunis and Kelly Brook and exhibit a passion for movies and fitness are …

Why do music videos portray black women as exotic sex objects?

As a music lover born in 1989, I was so excited when the digital television revolution came to our house and gave me access to limitless music videos. Just six years later, when I turned 17, I stopped watching them, sick of the misogyny and racism I was seeing.<p>In these videos, women are usually …

The best free Android games in 2018: try these out now

Best free Android games<p>What's better than a free game? Well, pretty much nothing. Except when it's just terrible and you've wasted your sweet time to …

100 Windows 10 tips and tricks

Windows 10 is brimming with new and updated features for streamlining all your computing tasks. The new release combines the familiarity of Windows 7 …

Sharapova digs deepest to move on to final

Maria Sharapova needed three sets to see off Victoria Azarenka © AP<p>Enlarge<p>Defending champion Maria Sharapova outlasted a determined Victoria Azarenka …

'SIX OF THE BEST' Re-live the biggest battles between Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal ahead of today's French Open Semi final (12pm BST) http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/22801905 Who do you think will come out on top this afternoon?

2008 Wimbledon Men's Singles Final: Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer

Nadal edges five-set classic to vanquish Djokovic

Rafael Nadal was elated to defeat Novak Djokovic in five sets © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Rafael Nadal remains the master of clay in Paris, after defeating …