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Britain’s Prince Harry voices hatred of Twitter

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Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken of his hatred for the micro-blogging website Twitter due to its role in the invasion of his privacy, newspapers reported Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Rights groups say UK conducts mass cyber-snooping

Google interns, from left, Rita DeRaedt, Alfredo Salinas, Alex Rodrigues, Steve Weddler, and Lizzy Burl stop for a photo on the Google campus Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif. With summer’s arrival comes an influx of thousands of Silicon Valley interns, and these kids aren’t just fetching coffee.  Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world who successfully navigate the competitive application process are assigned big time responsibility at firms like Google, Facebook, Drop Box and Twitter, where executives hope that a fun and stimulating summer will motivate them to come back after graduation to launch careers.  AP

Privacy groups say Britain’s electronic spy agency is using loosely defined rules to intercept online communications between Britons who use U.S.-based platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

World’s first: Computer mistaken for a real person

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A Russian supercomputer posing as a 13-year-old boy has convinced judges that it is human, becoming the first to pass the “Turing Test” in a historic moment in artificial intelligence, according to British scientists.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Britain, Germany to collaborate on developing 5G—Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , right, and British Prime Minister David Cameron , left, look for their marks during the official opening event for the computer fair CeBIT at the Congress Centrum in Hanover, Germany on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Cameron told the opening of the world's biggest high-tech fair.  AP

Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the world’s biggest high-tech fair Sunday.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

British PM laughs off ‘selfie’ at Mandela memorial

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, in this still image taken from video on Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013. Cameron said he was only being polite when he posed for a “selfie” photo at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service deflecting complaints that he was being disrespectful during the occasion. Cameron joined President Barack Obama and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt in a camera phone snap at the service in South Africa on Tuesday. When asked about it in Parliament, Cameron said amid laughter from lawmakers that Mandela brought people together, so he thought it “only polite to say yes” to a request for a photo from Thorning-Schmidt, the daughter-in-law of former Labor leader Neil Kinnock.  AP

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday laughed off criticism that he had acted inappropriately by posing for a mobile phone “selfie” with US President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

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