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US anti-terror spying powers expire

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on US anti-terror spying powers expire

US laws allowing the bulk collection of Americans' phone data expire, after Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul scuppers a Senate deal.

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Intel snaps up Altera in $16bn deal

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Intel snaps up Altera in $16bn deal

The world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, has agreed to buy smaller rival Altera in a $16.7bn deal.

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Google overhauls privacy settings

»Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Google overhauls privacy settings

Google creates a new privacy settings hub and interactive tool to help users control what information it gathers about them.

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The exquisite pain of life-changing throwaways

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The pain of throwing away something valuable

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Rare Apple I computer discarded

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A San Francisco recycling centre is seeking a woman who may have handed over a rare Apple I computer by mistake.

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