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The Digest: Spotify fans are cat people… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Spotify, Tablet, Tablet PC, Video games, Wi-Fi Leave a Comment

Spotify fans are cat people, but Taylor Swift fans prefer dogs, data shows  | The Guardian "Maybe the row between Spotify and Taylor Swift is about more than streaming music royalties. Maybe it boils down to a deep disagreement over pets. That’s one (yes, ridiculous, but wait until you see the data) conclusion…

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

Stuart O'Connor Censorship, Gadgets, Google, Internet, Microsoft, Nokia, Smartwatches, Tablet, Xbox One Leave a Comment

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

Stuart O'Connor Android, BBC, Computer Security, Computers, Facebook, Gadgets, Google, Intellectual Property, Internet, Microsoft, Tablet, Windows Leave a Comment

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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Is Sony planning a 12″ tablet?

James O'Malley Android, Gadgets, Sony, Tablet 1 Comment

The notoriously unreliable Taiwan Digitimes is reporting that Sony could be planning a 12" tablet. Hmm. According to the short report: "Sony Mobile Communications will launch a 12-inch tablet in the first quarter of 2015. Several other vendors are also developing large-size tablets for launch in the first or second quarters, according to Taiwan-based supply…

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The Digest: Charlie Brooker on Gamergate… and 4 other things people are talking about this morning

Stuart O'Connor 4G, Apple, Computers, Crowdfunding, Daily Tech Roundup, EE, Gadgets, Gaming, Google, Internet, iPad, Movies, Tablet, Video games Leave a Comment

Gamergate: the internet is the toughest game in town – if you’re playing as a woman, says the Guardian's Charlie Brooker: "There seems to be a small yet vocal core of maniacs bafflingly resistant to the notion that women should have any say in the games industry at all. Even recent statistics indicating…

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Microsoft rumoured to be stopping Surface production – though it is probably DigiTimes talking rubbish again

James O'Malley Microsoft, Skeptech, Tablet Leave a Comment

Another day, another completely spurious rumour from Taiwan's DigiTimes. The website is reporting that Microsoft is about to kill off its Surface line of tablets. There are mountains of salt not large enough for our scepticism on this claim. Such a move could conceivably make sense: The first two Surface generations bled money for the…

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