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Google's Paris headquarters raided in probe into "aggravated financial fraud and organized money laundering"
Google's tax affairs in Europe have been the subject of some interest for a while now. Today the company's headquarters in Paris was raided by French investigators as part of an ongoing financial probe.
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Facebook to update Trending Topics despite denying bias
After an investigation into Trending Topics, Facebook has concluded that there is no evidence of a liberal bias to the news that appears. Mark Zuckerberg met with key conservatives following accusations that the social network was censoring right wing news.
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Adobe starts a new war on software piracy
Adobe software is among the most expensive out there, so it should come as little surprise that the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat are among the most commonly pirated titles. In a bid to clamp down on piracy, the company has launched a new initiative that seeks out
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Microsoft opens up the Windows 10 Feedback Hub to everyone, not just Insiders
Ever hungry for more user feedback, Microsoft has decided to make the Feedback Hub available for anyone to use. Previously only open to Windows Insiders, the tool gives Windows 10 users the opportunity to tell Microsoft exactly what they think about the company's latest operating system.
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Celebrity threesome injunction sees Twitter send warning emails to those who name PJS and YMA online
People who have named the celebrities known by the initials PJS and YMA have received warning emails from Twitter.
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You're about to see a whole lot more of Reddit thanks to embeddable threads
Reddit has announced that it is now possible to embed its discussion threads on other websites. Just as you can embed tweets on your site, the same can now be done with Reddit content. While Reddit has successfully earned its reputation of being the modern day Digg, the site has not been without controversy.
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Microsoft will release just two major Windows 10 updates each year
Microsoft has quietly announced plans to reduce the number of updates that will be released each year for Windows 10. The company had previously said that there would be three 'feature updates' (like the Windows 10 Anniversary Update) per year, but this has now been scaled back to two.
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Microsoft tweaks hardware requirements for Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Ahead of the biggest update yet for Windows 10, Microsoft has published details of the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Before you panic and start to worry that your current Windows 10 computer won't be able to run the update, the aim is actually to get the operating system on more devices.
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Edward Snowden warns about the dangers of using Google Allo
When Google announced the launch of two new messaging apps, the world wondered why. Duo is focused on video calling, while Allo is a more traditional messaging tool, albeit one with a Google assistant built in.
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Microsoft updates policies to tackle terrorism on the internet
Microsoft has outlined its latest plans to crack down on terrorist and extremist content online. Recognizing that the
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Microsoft's share of the mobile market plummets to below 1% as Android continues to rise
Global smartphone sales figures published by Gartner show that Windows-based devices have a market share of just 0.7 percent. The latest figures cover the first quarter of 2016 and reveal that fewer than 2.4 million handsets with Microsoft's OS installed were sold.
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Chinese government manipulates social media with nearly half a billion fake posts per year
China's control over access to the internet is hardly a secret, but the government is not just interested in using the famous Great Firewall of China to limit what its citizens can see. State monitoring of internet usage is very common, and the government also has a propaganda machine in place, manipulating the country via the web.
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Google's Paris headquarters raided in probe into "aggravated financial f...
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Google's tax affairs in Europe have been the subject of some interest for a while now. Today the company's headquarters in Paris was raided

Facebook to update Trending Topics despite denying bias
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After an investigation into Trending Topics, Facebook has concluded that there is no evidence of a liberal bias to the news that appears. Ma

Microsoft tweaks hardware requirements for Windows 10 Anniversary Update
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Ahead of the biggest update yet for Windows 10, Microsoft has published details of the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 Annivers

Adobe starts a new war on software piracy
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Adobe software is among the most expensive out there, so it should come as little surprise that the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator and Acro

Edward Snowden warns about the dangers of using Google Allo
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When Google announced the launch of two new messaging apps, the world wondered why. Duo is focused on video calling, while Allo is a more tr

Microsoft opens up the Windows 10 Feedback Hub to everyone, not just Ins...
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Ever hungry for more user feedback, Microsoft has decided to make the Feedback Hub available for anyone to use. Previously only open to Wind

Microsoft's share of the mobile market plummets to below 1% as Android c...
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Global smartphone sales figures published by Gartner show that Windows-based devices have a market share of just 0.7 percent. The latest fig

You're about to see a whole lot more of Reddit thanks to embeddable threads
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Reddit has announced that it is now possible to embed its discussion threads on other websites. Just as you can embed tweets on your site, t

Chinese government manipulates social media with nearly half a billion f...
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China's control over access to the internet is hardly a secret, but the government is not just interested in using the famous Great Firewall

Google makes Chromebooks exciting again by adding Google Play and Androi...
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Much like Windows Mobile, Chromebooks have long suffered with something of a limited range of apps. Starting today, all this changes; Google

Cortana update brings Android notifications to Windows 10 users
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The ability to view notifications for multiple devices in one place is something that has been tried in various forms before. Now fans of Co

TeslaCrypt ransomware shuts up shop and release free decryption key for ...
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Ransomware is not exactly a new problem, but it's one that seems to be getting increasingly serious. Every week there's a new high profile a

Google Home is a voice-activated Echo rival
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Today at Google I/O, the search giant unveiled its Amazon Echo-baiting Home. Google Home is ostensibly a cylindrical speaker with an angled

Microsoft rolls out new-look Store to Windows 10 Redstone Build 14342
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Microsoft continues to try to stir up interest in Store in Windows 10. Insiders who have installed Windows 10 Build 14342 are now being trea

Google launches Android Pay in the UK
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After a successful launch in the US, Google has now debuted its contactless payment service Android Pay in the UK. If you're packing an NFC-

Microsoft just tried to use Windows 10 to trick me into using Skype with...
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So there I was, typing away after using a couple of coffees to make myself feel vaguely human. Up popped a notification from Skype. This was

Google launches Spaces for sharing links, YouTube videos, images and mor...
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Google is introducing a new way to share content with a group. Spaces is a collaborative tool that Google wants people to use to share every

Microsoft is working on a tool to simplify clean installations of Window...
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While Microsoft has gone to great lengths to make it as easy as possible to upgrade from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, purists wi

Google to block Flash in Chrome and default to HTML5 except for these te...
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By the end of 2016, Google aims to switch Chrome users away from Flash in favor of HTML5. The writing has been on the wall for Flash for som

Microsoft pulls the plug on Project Spark
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Out of the blue, Microsoft has announced that Project Spark is closing down. The Xbox One experiment which made it possible for just about a