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

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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: 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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The Digest: Uber under fire… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on journalists | BuzzFeed "A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically to spread details of the personal life of a female journalist who has…

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The UK top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty defends its position

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has successfully defended its position at the top of the chart, despite a fall in sales of 77% and strong competition from new contenders Assassin’s Creed: Unity and Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Ubisoft’s highly anticipated Assassin’s Creed sequel has to settle for second place, missing out on…

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The Digest: Facebook goes to work… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Broadband, Facebook, Internet, Microsoft, Mobile phones, PlayStation 4, Robots, Social Media, Video games, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Facebook targets workplaces with new professional networking site | The Guardian "Facebook is taking aim at the likes of Google and LinkedIn with a bid to drive business users to the social networking site. The company is developing a site called Facebook at Work that will allow users to chat and collaborate on…

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The Digest: Sony Announces PlayStation Vue… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue | Reuters "Sony has unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users to access live TV and on-demand content without a cable or satellite service, the company said." …

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The Digest: Video games don’t cause violence… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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US study finds no links between violent video games and violence | The Independent "A new long-term study into violent media in the US could help settle the long-standing argument of whether or not violent films and video games are to blame for violence in society. The research, led by psychologist Christopher Ferguson…

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The Digest: Elon Musk’s next mission… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Elon Musk's next mission: internet satellites | The Wall Street Journal "Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk shook up the automotive and aerospace industries with electric cars and cheap rockets. Now, he is focused on satellites, looking at ways to make smaller, less-expensive models that can deliver Internet access across the globe, according to people…

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The Digest: Internet giants ‘in denial’ over terror… and 6 other things people are talking about today

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GCHQ director attacks tech giants for being 'in denial' over terrorism | Huffington Post "The new head of Britain's electronic eavesdropping agency has accused internet firms of being in denial of the role their networks play in terrorism and demanded they open themselves up more to intelligence services. GCHQ director Robert Hannigan said…

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