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Photographer Accidentally Captures Rare Picture of Shark Birth, Almost Trashes It

Photographer Attila Bicskos was diving off the coast of the Philippines last year when he spotted a thresher shark swimming by and snapped a photo. …

What Fabulous Gifts Did Prince George Receive in 2014?

The little Prince made out like a king.<p>From sports equipment to the latest in toddler fashion, 18-month-old Prince George was showered with some 90 …

Microsoft updates Windows Phone 8.1 preview release

So far today we’ve seen Apple announce iOS 8, and heard rumors about the possibility of Android 4.4.3 finally arriving, so why not finish out the …

Boot up: ECJ v Google, open source v Microsoft, iOS 8 split screen?, and more

A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Judgment in Case C-131/12: Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos >> European Court of Justice<p>PDF ruling (3 pages): "An internet search engine operator is responsible for the processing that it …

Xbox One: Microsoft insists it is still committed to Kinect

<i>"Xbox One is Kinect. They are not separate systems. An Xbox One has chips, it has memory, it has Blu-ray, it has Kinect, it has a controller. These are all part of the platform ecosystem."</i><b><br>Phil Harrison, corporate vice president, Microsoft Europe, quoted in CVG, August, 2013</b><p>In some ways this has …

10 things you need to know about e-learning

<b>1 "E-learning" is a very broad term</b><p>It refers to all internet-based education, which could be anything from a free maths lecture on iTunes to a colour-coded language app or even a fully interactive eight-week course in musculoskeletal anatomy from Harvard.<p><b>2 It's been around for a while</b><p>The Open …

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Google: Who would want the right to be forgotten?

<b>An EU court ruling has taken a step towards giving people the "right to be forgotten", forcing Google and other search engines to remove certain links from search results. But what kind of things do people normally want to be forgotten online, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.</b><p>Mario Costeja Gonzalez wants …

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Russia threatens to disrupt GPS navigation in fight over sanctions

Hold onto your sat nav. The Russian government has just threatened to end cooperation with America on major space projects, including maintenance of the GPS system. The policy will also prevent NASA from accessing the International Space Station from 2020, as well as blocking the supply of …

Image Is Everything: Snapchat Tops WhatsApp As Biggest U.S. Messaging App By Volume

Snapchat may be getting a rap on the knuckles right now from regulators over how it handles user privacy, but the ephemeral messaging app is still a hot commodity. According to a report out today from network traffic specialist Sandvine, Snapchat is now the top third-party messaging app in North …

Google Maps adds Great Britain public transport data

<b>Google has added coast-to-coast public transport information for the whole of Great Britain to its Maps app.</b><p>It said the data included departure times and routes for buses, ferries, trains and trams in England, Scotland and Wales.<p>It is not the first app to do so. Rome2Rio's UK Transport Search app …