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Illinois cyberbullying law requires students to reveal Facebook passwords

theguardian.com — There's an emerging threat hanging over the heads of school bullies: a new law aimed at stopping cyberbullying will force schoolchildren to hand over their Facebook passwords.

New Apple executive's $73.3m pay packet dwarfs that of boss Tim Cook

theguardian.com — Apple boss Tim Cook's pay package more than doubled last year to $9.22m as the iPhone maker's share price soared to record levels. But Angela Ahrendts, his new head of retail, took home the biggest award in 2014 - a whopping $73.3m - boosted by a massive sign-on package.

Microsoft's HoloLens: holographic revolution or another hollow promise?

theguardian.com — Face! The final frontier. Microsoft became the latest tech firm to try to move the information age off our screens and on to our eyeballs on Wednesday with the surprise unveiling of holographic glasses.

Microsoft to offer Windows 10 operating system for free

theguardian.com — Microsoft signalled the end of close to 30 years of history on Wednesday, launching the first free version of its Windows operating system. The tech company unveiled Windows 10 at an event in Redmond, Washington - its first update in two years - and announced the new version would be a free upgrade (for the first year) for users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone.

Microsoft to roll out Windows 10 as it jostles with Google and Apple

theguardian.com — Microsoft will unveil the first major update of its Windows operating system under new boss Satya Nadella on Wednesday as it fights to win back mobile customers from Apple and Google. The Windows 10 upgrade will be revealed at an event in Redmond, Washington, and could mark the end of an era for the tech giant.

State of the Union: Obama plans for cybersecurity 'to make internet safer place'

theguardian.com — With online security ramping up as a 2015 priority for his administration, President ​Obama is expected to unveil new plans to make the internet a safer place in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday. But experts warn his proposals would expand the US government's reach into private data - and face an uphill struggle in Congress.

Deepwater Horizon oil spill legal saga enters final chapter - maybe

theguardian.com — This Tuesday, close to five years after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig claimed 11 lives and poured millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, a judge in New Orleans will begin his final reckoning for one of the worst environmental disasters in US history.

Final reckoning looms for BP in Deepwater Horizon case

theguardian.com — This Tuesday, close to five years after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig claimed 11 lives and poured millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, a judge in New Orleans will begin his final reckoning for one of the worst environmental disasters in US history.

Lavabit founder condemns David Cameron's 'insane' plan to ban encryption

theguardian.com — British prime minister David Cameron's calls to stop tech firms from protecting their users' information with encryption technology are "insane", according to the man who once ran NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's secure email account.

US independent cinemas say they'll screen The Interview on Christmas Day

theguardian.com — Independent cinema owners are reporting that they will show controversial comedy The Interview on Christmas Day after the movie was pulled following a massive hack of the film's studio, Sony. Sony held a conference call with cinema chains on Tuesday and gave them the go ahead to release the movie, the Dallas Morning News reported.
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Jan 23, 2015

RT @gabrieldance: perf RT @harrisj: Just taking a moment to reflect and sigh heavily before I start writing my first “Plan for the 2016 Election” memo

Jan 22, 2015

Is this how Terminator started? It shld be. Swanky beachclub to use drones to rescue swimmers gu.com/p/455fx/stw

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