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Google Is Reading Your Emails, Hotel Tackles Negative Reviews, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Google Is Reading Your Emails, Hotel Tackles Negative Reviews, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, in-flight cellphone calls may be banned, Windows XP is hanging on for dear life, Flappy Bird returns, an update on HitchBOT, and how iCEnhancer 3.0 makes GTA IV look better than GTA V.

05-08-2014
Google Is Reading Your Emails, Hotel Tackles Negative Reviews, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit, Legally Unlock Your Phone, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit, Legally Unlock Your Phone, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, the Apple and Beats deal is done, the duo behind @hiddencash is unmasked, @evleaks has retired, idiots call cops after Facebook goes down, and kids react badly to old typewriters.

04-08-2014
Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit, Legally Unlock Your Phone, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Your USB Port Is A Security Risk, Sony Offers Streaming Gaming, And More [Tech News Digest]

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Your USB Port Is A Security Risk, Sony Offers Streaming Gaming, And More [Tech News Digest]

Cable companies fight municipal broadband, AOL wants to robocall you, Spotify adds equalizer, play Game Boy Advanced games on iPhone, and The Onion demonstrates using Kindle to show off how smart you are.

01-08-2014
Your USB Port Is A Security Risk, Sony Offers Streaming Gaming, And More [Tech News Digest]
Tablet Sales Crashing At Best Buy, Microsoft Goes To War Over Email, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Tablet Sales Crashing At Best Buy, Microsoft Goes To War Over Email, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Nintendo continues to struggle, new Samsung smartphones are incoming, the LG 5K TV you can’t afford, Sony rejects EA Access, and Windows Phone 8.1 inspires a brilliant fan-made trailer.

31-07-2014
Tablet Sales Crashing At Best Buy, Microsoft Goes To War Over Email, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Pushes Messenger, OkCupid Experiments on Users, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Facebook Pushes Messenger, OkCupid Experiments on Users, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Amazon launches a portal for 3D-printed products, Samsung delays release of its first Tizen smartphone, Reddit eyes profitability, Yelp adds user-generated video reviews, and Microsoft trolls Apple with Cortana bullying Siri.

29-07-2014
Facebook Pushes Messenger, OkCupid Experiments on Users, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Unmasking Tor Users, Revealing Uber Ratings, ATMs Are Doomed, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Unmasking Tor Users, Revealing Uber Ratings, ATMs Are Doomed, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Google Play Music is free for new Chromecast owners, taunting police on Facebook proves to be a mistake, Google Glass banned during Comic-Con 2014 panels, and parkour athletes bring Assassin’s Creed to Paris.

28-07-2014
Unmasking Tor Users, Revealing Uber Ratings, ATMs Are Doomed, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Google Wants To Map Your DNA, Download OS X Yosemite Now, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Google Wants To Map Your DNA, Download OS X Yosemite Now, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Google has (probably) acquired Twitch for $1 billion, the Destiny beta is now open to everyone, Oyster comes to browsers, watching Sharknado 2 will affect your Philips Hue, and Apple fanboys are easily fooled.

25-07-2014
Google Wants To Map Your DNA, Download OS X Yosemite Now, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Hackers Steal StubHub Millions, Apple Defends iOS Backdoors, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Hackers Steal StubHub Millions, Apple Defends iOS Backdoors, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Moto X gets digital tattoos, Reddit Live goes live, Uber returns to Windows Phone, Yahoo offers to let people know when you die, and Samsung starts mocking the iPhone 6 even before it’s announced.

24-07-2014
Hackers Steal StubHub Millions, Apple Defends iOS Backdoors, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Amazon Fire Phone Reviews, Microsoft Focuses On Windows 9, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Amazon Fire Phone Reviews, Microsoft Focuses On Windows 9, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, a security vulnerability in Tor is kept secret, William Shatner boldly goes where no celebrity has gone before by reviewing Facebook Mentions, and Japan dreams of a 2020 Olympic Games for robots.

23-07-2014
Amazon Fire Phone Reviews, Microsoft Focuses On Windows 9, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Apple Is Spying On You, Facebook Launches Pocket Rival, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Apple Is Spying On You, Facebook Launches Pocket Rival, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Netflix hits 50 million subscribers despite price hike, Windows 9 Start menu is revealed, the Dota 2 gamers worth a cool $5 million, a sidewalk lane just for smartphone users, and the first trailer for The Imitation Game.

22-07-2014
Apple Is Spying On You, Facebook Launches Pocket Rival, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Chrome Is Killing Your Battery, Chatroulette For Stoners, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Chrome Is Killing Your Battery, Chatroulette For Stoners, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Chromebooks find success in schools, Netflix hides your embarrassing taste in movies, Fonhandle is a handle for your phone, David Mitchell tells a tale via Twitter, and Push Me Pull You features mad multiplayer.

21-07-2014
Chrome Is Killing Your Battery, Chatroulette For Stoners, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Nokia Drops Android Phones, Microsoft Cuts 18,000 Jobs, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Nokia Drops Android Phones, Microsoft Cuts 18,000 Jobs, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Bing joins Google in offering the “right to be forgotten,” Facebook likes celebrities more than you, Edward Snowden hates Dropbox, sales of Xbox One double, and Amazon releases the first advert for Fire Phone.

18-07-2014
Nokia Drops Android Phones, Microsoft Cuts 18,000 Jobs, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Amazon Testing Kindle Unlimited, Driverless Cars Are Lethal Weapons, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Amazon Testing Kindle Unlimited, Driverless Cars Are Lethal Weapons, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Apple and IBM get into bed, BlackBerry’s getting its own virtual personal assistant, former dictator is suing over a Call Of Duty game, and Futurama is reimagined in 3D, with truly eye-popping results.

17-07-2014
Amazon Testing Kindle Unlimited, Driverless Cars Are Lethal Weapons, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Google Unmasks Elite Hackers, iPads Can Give You Rashes, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Google Unmasks Elite Hackers, iPads Can Give You Rashes, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Hidden From Google tracks blocked search results, naming rules relaxed on Google+, Oculus cancels Rift DK2 pre-orders over eBay sales, the story behind one man’s Wikipedia bot, and Weird Al details Word Crimes.

16-07-2014
Google Unmasks Elite Hackers, iPads Can Give You Rashes, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Cheap Windows Laptops For All, Spies Manipulating The Internet, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Cheap Windows Laptops For All, Spies Manipulating The Internet, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Web companies fight for net neutrality, Sotheby’s and eBay join forces, scientists have too much time on their hands, a reason to buy a smartwatch, and proof that cancelling Comcast is a complete nightmare.

15-07-2014
Cheap Windows Laptops For All, Spies Manipulating The Internet, And More… [Tech News Digest]
New Raspberry Pi B+ Released, FCC Tallies Net Neutrality Comments, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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New Raspberry Pi B+ Released, FCC Tallies Net Neutrality Comments, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Beats goes after Chinese counterfeiters before Apple sale, Hulu nabs South Park, Twitter tracks Wikipedia edits from politicians, Amazon trolls the French government, and an honest game trailer for Minecraft.

14-07-2014
New Raspberry Pi B+ Released, FCC Tallies Net Neutrality Comments, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Changes Outlined In Memo, Amazon Drones On To FAA, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Microsoft Changes Outlined In Memo, Amazon Drones On To FAA, And More… [Tech News Digest]

UK government restores data retention powers, Verizon and Netflix continue war of words, Cortana predicts World Cup winners, Netflix advertises the best job ever, and Kelsey Grammer is a grammar Nazi, but only on Twitter.

11-07-2014
Microsoft Changes Outlined In Memo, Amazon Drones On To FAA, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Apple Loses Siri Patent Case, When Uber Drivers Go Bad, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Apple Loses Siri Patent Case, When Uber Drivers Go Bad, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Aereo uses recent Supreme Court ruling to its favor, Chromecast gets an AirPlay-like update, Spotify is finally coming to Canada, you WILL want RocketSkates, and a YouTube video that makes you hallucinate.

10-07-2014
Apple Loses Siri Patent Case, When Uber Drivers Go Bad, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Android Fails To Delete Data, Sony Sells Selfie Smartphone, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Android Fails To Delete Data, Sony Sells Selfie Smartphone, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Microsoft issues reminder over the end of support for Windows 7, Uber ends emergency price gouging, Apple patents all-glass iPhones, hundreds of free Microsoft eBooks, and kids react to the original Game Boy.

09-07-2014
Android Fails To Delete Data, Sony Sells Selfie Smartphone, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Zuckerberg Wants Free Internet For All, XP Upgrades Halt PC Decline, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Zuckerberg Wants Free Internet For All, XP Upgrades Halt PC Decline, And More… [Tech News Digest]

New Zealand ISP gives its customers what they want, Isis discovers power of branding, GameStop sets out to ruin video games, potato salad is funded through Kickstarter, and we watch a 72-minute-long trailer.

08-07-2014
Zuckerberg Wants Free Internet For All, XP Upgrades Halt PC Decline, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Streaming Is Killing iTunes, YouTube Is Shaming ISPs, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Streaming Is Killing iTunes, YouTube Is Shaming ISPs, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Russia wants Internet user data kept within its borders, TSA insists mobile phones are kept charged, Uber is ruled legal in London, see books no one finishes reading, and drones flying through fireworks is spectacular.

07-07-2014
Streaming Is Killing iTunes, YouTube Is Shaming ISPs, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Router Limits Kids’ Internet Time, Facebook Knows How To Party, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Router Limits Kids’ Internet Time, Facebook Knows How To Party, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Android Wear apps added to Google Play, Samsung ends plasma TV production, BIC needs you to create the universal typeface font, Cortana predicts the results of the 2014 World Cup, and the Transformers ditch Michael Bay.

04-07-2014
Router Limits Kids’ Internet Time, Facebook Knows How To Party, And More… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Conducts Hundreds Of Experiments, Google Bans Porn, And More… [Tech News Digest]

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Facebook Conducts Hundreds Of Experiments, Google Bans Porn, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Fallout from the “right to be forgotten,” Yahoo kills several unheard of services, Google launches Project Ara beta, Lindsay Lohan sues Rockstar over GTA V character, and Tetris gets played on a T-shirt.

03-07-2014
Facebook Conducts Hundreds Of Experiments, Google Bans Porn, And More… [Tech News Digest]