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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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Amazon drops pre-orders for Disney titles

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Amazon in the US has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies in what appears to be another contract dispute, according the Wall Street Journal. Copies of films such as Muppets Most Wanted, Maleficent and Captain America: The Winter Soldier were unavailable for order on DVD or Blu-ray on Amazon.com on Sunday, although digital copies were…

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REVIEW: Disney Infinity (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U)

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A DIY digital Disneyland is the order of the day with Disney Infinity, the Mouse House's new Skylanders rival that looks to combine our childhood love of toys, with our obsession with collectibles and video games. A whole new world for gamers? Read our full review to find out!

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J. J. Abrams to direct new Star Wars film? 5 reasons why I have a bad feeling about this

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J. J. Abrams seems to be on the verge of being confirmed as the director of the new Star Wars movie, set for release in 2015. I have a bad feeling about this. The report comes from an unnamed source…

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VIDEO: George Lucas – "Star Wars will have longer life at Disney"

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The Mouse House of Disney now owns Yoda, Stormtroopers, Darth Vader and every other thing Star Wars and Indiana Jones related following creator George Lucas's decision to sell his production company Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion to Disney. Is that a…

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Lucasarts to focus on social and mobile Star Wars gaming, not consoles, following Disney buyout

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With Lucasfilm having fingers in all sorts of pies, more news is now trickling in concerning the companies other arms following the $4.05 billion buyout by Disney. We already know that we're getting a new Star Wars film in 2015,…

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New Star Wars films confirmed as Disney buy Lucasfilm!

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Are you sensing a disturbance in the Force this morning? So you should! George Lucas has just announced that his production company Lucasfilm is to be bought out entirely by Disney for a gigantic $4.05 billion! And with it comes…

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One third of parents consider apps to be "integral" to family life

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New research from Disney's app-designing arm shows that UK family's are embracing apps at an incredible rate, with one-third of British parents with app-enabled devices claiming apps are now "integral" to their family life. Of the 2,000 respondents surveyed, 75%…

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