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German media boss criticises Google

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In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.

  • 17 April 2014

BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS

The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.

  • 17 April 2014

HMRC 'plans to share personal data'

Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

  • 19 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash

Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.

  • 17 April 2014

Lavabit loses contempt appeal

A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

  • 17 April 2014

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.

  • 17 April 2014

First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested

A 19-year-old Canadian citizen is charged with hacking into the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest in relation to the Heartbleed security breach.

  • 16 April 2014

Google shares fall on ad concerns

Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

Virgin apologises for email glitch

Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked

German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.

  • 16 April 2014

Tencent brings Candy Crush to China

China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

Bungie 'fires' Halo games composer

The composer of the music featured in the original Halo video games says his job has been "terminated without cause" by developer Bungie.

  • 16 April 2014

Hard-disk firm warns of data breach

French hard-disk maker LaCie warns that shoppers' credit cards details and logins may have been stolen from its store over a one-year period.

  • 16 April 2014