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Google Dodges £6 Billion Bullet

Google has won a major court battle with software giant Oracle over Google’s use of elements of Oracle’s Java programming language. If Google had lost, it could have held major ramifications for the ways in which almost all software is developed. Oh, and Google would have had to cough up $9 billion (£6.1bn) in damages. Read More >>

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Did Private NHS Records Appear Online?

A company selling its search products caused some internet privacy ripples yesterday, after what appeared to be data about the treatment of some NHS patients was discovered as part of a map generated through search terms. Read More >>

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Say Hi to The New Google Chrome Beta, It’s Listening

Voice control has been the trend in phones for a while now, but it's not content to just stay there. The newest Chrome Beta 25 is introducing a Web Speech API, which means a talk-y future is on the horizon, hopefully. Read More >>

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Facebook Sees a Good Deal and Buys Facial Recognition Company Face

Facebook's spending yet more of its recent enormous public listing windfall on a new tech company, agreeing to buy facial recognition software specialist Face.com for around the $100m mark. Read More >>