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Clinch location-based video editing app thrown on the scrapheap

2 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Clinch location-based video editing app thrown on the scrapheap
A video app that allowed users to bring together various different clips and collaborate with different app owners has been withdrawn due to a change in direction for the firm.

Has Microsoft China just accidentally revealed the Windows 9 logo?

3 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Has Microsoft China just accidentally revealed the Windows 9 logo?
A social media post by the firm’s Chinese arm posted a picture showing a number nine made up of Windows Live tiles with Windows written underneath
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Netflix no longer reveals your embarrassing viewing habits to Facebook friends

5 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Netflix no longer reveals your embarrassing viewing habits to Facebook friends
A change to its recommendations feature means that users can choose to send notifications to friends when they have watched a show that may interest them instead of automatically informing everyone.
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Today’s tech: UK man arrested for illegal streaming, General Motor's next-gen car safety tech, and Germany bans Uber

5 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: UK man arrested for illegal streaming, General Motor's next-gen car safety tech, and Germany bans Uber
The best of ITProPortal news including: The Mancunian arrested for running an illegal streaming site that allegedly cost the sports industry over £10 million in subscription fees.

Charge your phone wherever you are with Native Union's KEY cable

5 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Charge your phone wherever you are with Native Union's KEY cable
The technology firm aims to provide a more convenient solution to a dwindling smartphone battery with its new USB charger that attaches to your key chain.

Google Android Wear takes the fight to Samsung Gear S with new Bluetooth features and GPS tracking

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Google Android Wear takes the fight to Samsung Gear S with new Bluetooth features and GPS tracking
“Several” updates are the way this year that will allow the smartwatches to communicate with other Bluetooth accessories without the need for a smartphone to be present.

Sorry Google: UK Auto Trader poll finds that 95 per cent of Brits don't trust driverless cars

6 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Sorry Google: UK Auto Trader poll finds that 95 per cent of Brits don't trust driverless cars
The survey of 1,000 British motorists revealed concerns about the safety of self-driving cars on busy public roads, but we do like the idea of a reduced fuel bill.

Looking for an easier commute? Movpak's electric skateboard backpack could be for you

6 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Looking for an easier commute? Movpak's electric skateboard backpack could be for you
Launched via Kickstarter this week, early supporters can pick up the product, which boasts a top speed of 15 miles per hour and two hour battery life, for $999.

Projection smartwatch raises $1m despite no evidence it exists (video)

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Projection smartwatch raises $1m despite no evidence it exists (video)
The new Ritot smartwatch has no working prototype though that hasn’t stopped thousands pledging money to receive one of the smartwatches that can project the time onto the hand.

UK companies surpassed by European counterparts in big data race

7 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
UK companies surpassed by European counterparts in big data race
A survey produced by OnePoll has shown that UK companies are slow to embrace new types of big data compared with those companies based in Germany and France.

RIP MSN: A 15 year history of Microsoft's revolutionary messenger

7 hours ago  by Zak Thomas
RIP MSN: A 15 year history of Microsoft's revolutionary messenger
MSN made us realise that there was more to life than having to talk face to face. Here are some of the biggest headlines spanning across MSN's 15 year contribution to instant messaging.