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The day music died: 10 music releases that crashed entire websites

15 minutes ago  by Steve Rawlinson
The day music died: 10 music releases that crashed entire websites
Here are 10 music releases that have caused web crashes, from Lady Gaga to Radiohead, showing that it really can happen to anyone…

UK ISPs ordered to block sites selling counterfeit goods

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
UK ISPs ordered to block sites selling counterfeit goods
A complaint from luxury goods provider Richemont has resulted in the first ruling to see sites blocked for selling fake versions of trademarked items, rather than copyright infringement.

Google results will now 'advertise' legal sites to tackle online piracy

2 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Google results will now 'advertise' legal sites to tackle online piracy
The search engine giant has announced that legitimate services such as Spotify and Netflix can now pay to be listed above search results to tempt users away from illegal sites.

Zuckerberg joins board of Beijing business school as Facebook eyes Chinese market

21 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Zuckerberg joins board of Beijing business school as Facebook eyes Chinese market
The Facebook founder will be joined by IBM’s Virginia Rometty and Anheuser-Busch CEO Carlos Brito on the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

Government to stand up to trolls, quadrupling maximum prison term to two years

23 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Government to stand up to trolls, quadrupling maximum prison term to two years
The current maximum sentence is six months, but in the light of some particularly heinous trolling in recent times, that is being upped substantially.

Kickstarter suspends funding for Tor-enabled anonymising router

23 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Kickstarter suspends funding for Tor-enabled anonymising router
The crowd-funding site has pulled the project, which had already secured more than $500,000, amid concerns surrounding where the device came from and question marks over its security claims.

Vatican Library’s digital archives now available online

20 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Vatican Library’s digital archives now available online
Global IT service provider NTT DATA has developed the service, which will provide high definition digital reproductions of the library’s 4,000 or so ancient manuscripts.

Google reveals new tweaks designed to fight piracy

20 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Google reveals new tweaks designed to fight piracy
Google is going to try to point search engine users to legitimate sources by several new means, and will further down-rank DMCA violating sites.

How the BBC's new Doctor Who game teaches your kids to code

20 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
How the BBC's new Doctor Who game teaches your kids to code
The BBC has announced a new Doctor Who game for CBBC audiences voiced by Peter Capaldi - and it's designed to teach kids the basics of coding. Oh, and it's free!

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: Photos, commentary and the Startup Battlefield LIVE

20 Oct 2014  by Team ITPP
TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: Photos, commentary and the Startup Battlefield LIVE
The agenda looks very pretty indeed, featuring the likes of Michael Acton Smith, Neelie Kroes, Waze, Raspberry Pi, a couple of Tech City celebs and some of the most promising startups around.

Right to be remembered: BBC to publish list of articles removed from Google

17 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Right to be remembered: BBC to publish list of articles removed from Google
The head of editorial policy at the BBC, David Jordan, told a meeting convened by Google that the company will produce a list of articles that have been removed from the search engine.