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Google and Facebook get personal in battle for social networking rewards — It is one month since the launch of Google+, a belated attempt at a social networking tool that invites users to follow friends' activities in their news feed and share favourite content by marking it "+1".

‘Game of Thrones’ algorithm finds Jon Snow should not have died — Students in Munich have crunched data on every Game of Thrones character to predict their likelihood of death - turns out Jon Snow's was a statistical shocker Spoiler alert! This story about people being killed off in Game of Thrones It is 2016, and so nothing can escape data analysis.

Game of Thrones algorithm finds Jon Snow should not have died — It is 2016, and so nothing can escape data analysis. Not even Game of Thrones. It is 2016, and so nothing can escape data analysis. Not even Game of Thrones. Students at the Technical University of Munich have applied their skills to helping us understand the likelihood of a character's death over the course of Game of Thrones, the sixth series of which begins on 24 April.

Apple might let developers pay to have their apps promoted in the app store — Apple is exploring major changes to its app store, including allowing developers to pay to have their app promoted to users, Bloomberg News has reported. The company has a dedicated team of 100 people working on plans to overhaul the store, the report claims - citing sources familiar with the project - and is led by Todd Teresi, formerly the head of Apple's iAd advertising group.

How to: Get started as a freelance journalist — Be in no doubt about it - freelance journalism is a very tough gig. In theory, anyone can call themselves a freelance journalist because there are no rules or qualifications for entry. Generally though, talent will prevail and those with the appropriate experience and skills are most likely to succeed.

Key points of Facebook F8 developer event at a glance — Facebook's mostly annual developer event in San Francisco has been running since 2007. Over that time it has morphed from an insider code-builders event to a high profile launch event, and though the developers are still there Facebook's message is now rather more well honed when it comes to translating their mission to the masses.

Theranos could be banned from running labs for two years, regulators warn — Troubled blood-testing startup Theranos could be banned from practicing for two years for failing to resolve major problems at its main laboratory in California, federal health regulators have warned.

BBC digital expert Tony Ageh poached by New York Public Library — Tony Ageh, one of the architects of the BBC iPlayer, is to leave the corporation after 14 years to join the New York Public Library as chief digital officer. Until the US institution approached him earlier this year, he says had no intention of leaving the BBC.

Beyond email: could startup Slack change the way you work? — Erica Baker likes poker. So did many of the engineers she spent 10 years working with at Google, in the California headquarters of one of the world's most valuable technology companies. When she was eventually invited to a poker night with other engineers, the group of white, male colleagues fell silent as she walked into the room.

Apple iPhone SE launch: key points at a glance — Apple is holding a launch event in its offices in San Francisco to unveil new products, likely including the an upgraded 4-inch iPhone dubbed the iPhone SE, and a new, smaller, iPad Pro to replace the iPad Air 2. It'll also see the official release of iOS 9.3.
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Apr 28, 2016

San Bernardino gunman's relatives arrested on marriage fraud charges

Apr 28, 2016

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Apr 27, 2016

RT @RellyAB: Cameron's Britain is actually hell and it's starting to freeze over. The Daily Mail just told Govt it was being too hardline on immigration.

Apr 27, 2016

RT @SunApology: The Daily Mail telling the government they're being too hardline on immigration. The Daily Mail.

Apr 27, 2016

FBI confirms it won't tell Apple how it hacked San Bernardino iPhone

Apr 27, 2016

Facebook's net income triples in first quarter of 2016

Apr 27, 2016

RT @ndiblasio: The scary, intimidating plague of Internet harassment is the new normal for women in media.

Apr 27, 2016

Weird drain is weird @ New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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