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EU politician faces backlash after branding 'The Fappening' victims 'dumb'

3 hours ago  by Alysia Judge
EU politician faces backlash after branding 'The Fappening' victims 'dumb'
the EU's next Commissioner for Digital, Gunther Oettinger, has blamed the victims of the iCloud nude photo scandal for the privacy attacks during September.

Today’s tech: iPhone 6 tempts Galaxy S5 users, Sportslobster grows faster than Twitter, and dire consequences for ignoring T&Cs

20 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: iPhone 6 tempts Galaxy S5 users, Sportslobster grows faster than Twitter, and dire consequences for ignoring T&Cs
The best of ITProPortal news including: Shocking statistics about how consumers are getting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus' have emerged today; Samsung Galaxy S5 users are looking green with envy

Germany orders Google to let users decide over data

21 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Germany orders Google to let users decide over data
A privacy watchdog for Hamburg, who was speaking on behalf of the entire country, has ruled that Google needs to allow users further control of how data is aggregated.

Reddit to grant users shares after $50m investment

01 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Reddit to grant users shares after $50m investment
Following a successful round of series B funding, the social news site has announced it is planning on giving 10 per cent equity back to the online community itself.

How Cristiano Ronaldo-backed startup Sportlobster hit 1 million users faster than Twitter [video]

01 Oct 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
How Cristiano Ronaldo-backed startup Sportlobster hit 1 million users faster than Twitter [video]
ITProPortal grabbed a seat with Arron Shepherd, the co-founder and chief operating officer of Sportlobster, to find out how on earth the London-based startup has experienced such explosive growth.

Would you give up your child for free Wi-Fi? These parents did

01 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Would you give up your child for free Wi-Fi? These parents did
A handful of London residents unwittingly agreed to give up their first-born child when signing in to a public Wi-Fi hot spot as part of an experiment by the Cyber Security Research Institute.

GOV.UK is way more than 'just a website,' says UK government

01 Oct 2014  by Gary Flood
 GOV.UK is way more than 'just a website,' says UK government
Technology "and the Internet in particular," are key - something the world of business has long understood but which Whitehall is finally catching up with, says Sir Jeremy Heywood.

Can you find a bug in Chrome? Google will give you $15,000 if you do

01 Oct 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Can you find a bug in Chrome? Google will give you $15,000 if you do
Google is handing out cash prizes of up to $15,000 (around £9,200) to anyone who can find a bug in Chrome - plus you'll get a place on Google's "Hall of Fame" to boot.

Today’s Tech: Windows 10 launch special

30 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s Tech: Windows 10 launch special
The best of ITProPortal news including: The day of Windows 8.x's reckoning is upon us, Microsoft is set to unveil its brand new OS (called either Windows 9 or Threshold) to the press.

Wales launches its own web domains

30 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Wales launches its own web domains
Following in Scotland’s footsteps, Wales has launched its own web domains, with businesses and individuals now able to adopt the .cymru and .wales Internet addresses.

The Fappening part 3: Hundreds more nude celebrity photos leak on 4Chan

30 Sep 2014  by Mihaita Bamburic
The Fappening part 3: Hundreds more nude celebrity photos leak on 4Chan
A dozen more naked celebrity photos have been leaked in the latest hack, dubbed the Fappening 3, from the Apple iCloud. Once more, the photos are courtesy of 4Chan.