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Google admits defeat, finally drops compulsory Google+

1 hour ago  by Zak Thomas
Google admits defeat, finally drops compulsory Google+
Whilst the company still encourages users to sign up for Google+ it now has a "No thanks" button when offering the service during the sign up procedure for its products.

Today’s tech: More celeb nudes leaked, Chrome hack lets Android apps run on any OS, and networks battle for Phones 4u stores

1 hour ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: More celeb nudes leaked, Chrome hack lets Android apps run on any OS, and networks battle for Phones 4u stores
The best of ITProPortal news including: More naked celebrity photos have popped up on 4chan and Reddit, at the current time it's unclear if the photos are part of the original "iCloud hack."

More naked photos of celebrities pop up on 4chan and Reddit

6 hours ago  by Darren Allan
More naked photos of celebrities pop up on 4chan and Reddit
Following the original leak at the start of the month dubbed the “fappening”, it’s all fappening (ahem) again, with a new batch of pics being circulated around the net.

How do you keep thousands of Facebook-loving spectators at major sports events happy?

6 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
How do you keep thousands of Facebook-loving spectators at major sports events happy?
We spoke to Paul Carter, the CEO of Global Wireless Solutions, about the work his company does and the future of the networks industry.

Instagram introducing adverts for the UK in quest for monetisation

9 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Instagram introducing adverts for the UK in quest for monetisation
They’ve had sponsored posts in the US for some time now, so we knew it wouldn’t be long before they arrived over here.

JJ Abrams rejects CGI C3PO for Star Wars Episode VII

9 hours ago  by David Konow
JJ Abrams rejects CGI C3PO for Star Wars Episode VII
While there’s no question that the new Star Wars movies will have a ton of CG and greenscreen, we can be thankful that two of the series most beloved characters will not be computer generated.

Kickstarter cracks down on unfinished projects with new rules

10 hours ago  by Alan Buckingham
Kickstarter cracks down on unfinished projects with new rules
If you've backed something on Kickstarter then you know that you're risking the money you spent, as some come to fruition while others never do. That's all about to change, though.

Microsoft is gearing up to fight sexual violence... using Bing?

11 hours ago  by Brian Fagioli
Microsoft is gearing up to fight sexual violence... using Bing?
According to Microsoft, "1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted in college". Today, the company is doing its part to help, making it easer to get support and report the assault with Bing.

Today’s tech: Apple iPhone 6 gets ripped apart, cloud computing is kind of a big deal, and Microsoft cuts Silicon Valley jobs

19 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Apple iPhone 6 gets ripped apart, cloud computing is kind of a big deal, and Microsoft cuts Silicon Valley jobs
The best of ITProPortal news including: Apple iPhone 6 components revealed, survey reveals full extent of cloud computing use, and MIcrosoft closes a revered research lab.

eBay’s latest security flaw has been stealing user passwords since February

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
eBay’s latest security flaw has been stealing user passwords since February
A user of the site told the BBC that he first noticed the flaw way back in February when it was reported to eBay in the form of a chat log yet it remained a problem for months afterwards.

Tech News Weekly podcast 36: Dirty tactics, wearables, startups and technology's effect on children

19 Sep 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Tech News Weekly podcast 36: Dirty tactics, wearables, startups and technology's effect on children
The ITProPortal team discusses some of the most interesting stories of the week, including a petty superpower scrap and Google's transparency report.