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

Stuart O'Connor Censorship, Facebook, Facebook Applications, Gadgets, Gaming, Internet, Microsoft, Nintendo, Science, Social Media, Space, Video games, Xbox One Leave a Comment

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 Skep-Tech: Is Google’s removal of “Bomb Gaza” censorship or just the right thing to do?

James O'Malley Android, Android apps, Gaming, Google, Skeptech 2 Comments

Yesterday we reported on some horrendous games that had made their way on to to the Google Play store. "Bomb Gaza" and "Gaza Assault" amongst others were games themed around the on-going conflict on the Gaza Strip. Hey, at least Call of Duty had the decency to give it a few years, guys! As you…

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Facebook user arrested for posting burning poppy picture, leads to #poppycock Twitter protests

Gerald Lynch Facebook, Tech Digest news, Twitter Leave a Comment

A man has been arrested under the Malicious Communications Act and is awaiting questioning after posting a picture of a burning poppy onto Facebook this weekend, coinciding with the annual Remembrance Day events. Posted alongside "an offensive comment" according to…

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What do Twitter's new international censorship rules mean for you?

Gerald Lynch Columns & Opinion, Tech Digest news, Twitter Leave a Comment

As Twitter continue to expand their micro-blogging network globally, they've come into certain difficulties and cultural differences as they launch in new international territories. As a result, Twitter have announced new rules which could effectively mean Tweets in the…

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Internet as human right and the evolution of technology

ShinyJess Computers, Features, Internet, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

The internet should be seen as a basic human right, according to to Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the World Wide Web. Speaking at the 20th International World Wide Web Conference in India, Berners-Lee emphasised the importance of…

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