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The Digest: Amazon gets into takeaway… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Amazon launches a restaurant takeout and delivery service | Engadget "As part of its latest Amazon Local expansion, the internet retailer has launched a new Takeout & Delivery service, allowing customers to browse available local restaurants and order a freshly-cooked meal for pickup or have it delivered to their door." …

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The Digest: Steam takes on Twitch… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Steam Broadcasting takes on Twitch with game streams | The BBC "Steam - the popular PC video gaming platform - is adding the ability to stream gameplay so that others can watch online. The move presents a challenge to Twitch, which is built around a similar service, and was acquired by Amazon for…

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The Digest: Microsoft kills Clip Art… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Microsoft Office kills Clip Art, replaces it with Bing | PC World "You'd better enjoy Microsoft's cheesy Office Clip Art catalog while you can, because it may be going away in favor of Bing. According to a Microsoft support page, the company is retiring its Office Clip website. As an alternative, Microsoft suggests…

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The Digest: Social media told to simplify terms… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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MPs say they need 'serious discussion' with social networks over users' data  | The Guardian "Social networks should simplify their terms and conditions, to ensure that their users fully understand how their personal data will be collected and used, MPs have concluded. A report by the Commons science and technology committee calls for…

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The Digest: Steve Jobs moves to Universal… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Universal acquires Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic  | The Verge "Rumors of Universal Pictures taking over Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic have proven true. A studio spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that a deal has been reached less than a week after Sony Pictures dropped the movie. Rights to the project were reportedly priced at…

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The Digest: New computer spying bug found… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Google, Internet, Malware, Netflix, Piracy, Privacy, Programming, The Digest Leave a Comment

Symantec uncovers sophisticated, stealthy computer spying tool | Re/Code "Computer security researchers at Symantec say they have discovered a sophisticated piece of malware that appears to be used for spying at internet service and telecommunications companies, and was likely created by a government agency. The team has dubbed this newly-found Trojan 'Regin' and…

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The Digest: Russian webcam spies… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Russian webcam spy site 'may take time to shut down' | The Telegraph "A Russian website allowing voyeurs to watch people in their homes via their own webcams may take some time to shut down, the Information Commissioner has warned. Images of children's bedrooms and views into family living rooms and kitchens can…

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Now you can embed Google Street View and Photosphere imagery

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Google has updated its maps software so that website developers can now embed Google Street View images directly into web pages. The update also works for "Photospheres" - which is what Google calls Street View for the insides of buildings - like you can see in the above embed. The even better news for developers…

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The Digest: Serial breaks iTunes record… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Murder mystery podcast Serial breaks download records | The Telegraph "A podcast about a real-life murder presented in a format that its creator says is 'as old as Dickens' has become the fastest ever to pass five million downloads. The podcast, which issues weekly 40-minute episodes, is a spin-off from broadcasting sensation This…

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