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The Guardian's Technology editor. Written a book on Apple, Google, Microsoft. Like: free data, transparency, social networks, etc. Opinions mine, but do borrow.

Boot up: fusion sceptics, Lollipop webview, Snapsaved talks, Lenovo/BB? — A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team David Talbot: many scientists are unconvinced. Ian Hutchinson, a professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT and one of the principal investigators at the MIT fusion research reactor, says the type of confinement described by Lockheed had long been studied without much success.

Apple has plenty of irons in the fire to offset faltering iPad sales — It's looking bad for the iPad. Apple's results for the three months to the end of September show that its phone business keeps growing, up 16% to 39.2m, boosted by just two weeks of sales of the new iPhone 6 range.

Boot up: unfair big data, 10 security laws, Siri as a friend, Whisper investigated — A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Moritz Hardt on the limits of "big data": Ironically, Gilian Tett is well known for reporting on the failure of such things as "multi-variable equations" in the wake of the financial crisis, but she is perplexingly quick to accept that multi-variable equations are neutral and therefore fair, because the "computer experts" (whatever that means) at the police station asserted them to be so.

Apple's iPad launch was all about dog-whistle computing — The iPad event on Thursday looked uneventful: after all, what's exciting about speed-bumped iPads getting last year's features (the TouchID fingerprint unlock system and slow-motion cameras) and a hefty downward shove on the price of last year's? Underneath, though, this was a "dog-whistle" event.

Boot up: public Wi-Fi risks, four deadly numbers, YouTube payment queries — A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Maurits Martijn: In his backpack, Wouter Slotboom, 34, carries around a small black device, slightly larger than a pack of cigarettes, with an antenna on it. I meet Wouter by chance at a random cafe in the center of Amsterdam.

Peak tablet: How will Apple sell even more iPads? — In January 2010, as Steve Jobs showed off the first iPad, the question that many asked was: what is it for? Why would people want a tablet that couldn't run Windows desktop apps, as Microsoft had assumed they would when it first pushed the form factor in the early 2000s?

Boot up: drone racing, Japan forgets, Poodle dealing, iPad stalls — A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Star Wars! In a forest! This is great. A Japanese court has ordered Google to delete about half of the search result for a man linked to a crime he didn't commit.

After Snapchat and Dropbox, it's time to realise that the modern web is hostile — Security is back in the news. Both Snapchat and Dropbox have had to deny that their own systems were hacked - but have seen thousands of photos and videos distributed ( in the case of Snapchat) and millions of logins made available ( in the case of Dropbox - except that they didn't come from Dropbox).

Boot up: smart door lock, zero double Irish, Google+ falloff? — A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team An executive from bankrupt Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies who oversaw its troubled sapphire production facility set up a plan to sell part of his shareholdings after the company failed to meet Apple's technical milestones on time.

Goodbye, Ello? Searches for new social network collapse — Interest in Ello, the ad-free social network posited as a rival to Facebook, seems to be collapsing, according to data from Google Trends. A graph of searches in the past 30 days on "Ello" shows that after an early peak on 26 September, followed by a higher one on 30 September, the number of searches has now declined to a level almost as low as on 23 September, when the network was just starting to grow.
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Oct 21, 2014

I wouldn't say Renee Zellweger is unrecognisable here on the right… but I'd recognise her as someone else.

Oct 21, 2014

@pkafka wizards bcs New Zealand where they make LOTR obv

Oct 21, 2014

RT @TheRegister: Has @BlackBerryNews given up on the UK? Enterprise biz no longer following UK's largest enterprise tech publication. @AndrewOrlowski

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