politics
Despite Hacks, Macron Trounces Le Pen in French Presidential Election

After a last minute effort by hackers to interfere with the French election, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron still handily defeated his far right adversary Marine Le Pen. How the French press will handle the campaign hacks following a mandated blackout on election reporting remains to be seen. Read More >>

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google
Lords Side With Google in Right to be Forgotten Case

A House of Lords committee looking at the implications of the "right to be forgotten" ruling has said it's unfair to ask Google to act as sole internet arbiter. Read More >>

crime
Students Warned of 10-Year Jail Term for Lying on CVs

Accidentally typing "B" instead of "C" when writing your geography result on your CV could result in a jail term, students are being warned, as competition for jobs is leading some to take risks with their claims -- and face potential jail time for fraud. Read More >>

science
Good GCSE Results? Thank Your Parents, as it Might all be Genetic

Soon, a DNA test might be able to tell you whether it's worth revising for exams or not, as new research suggests that genetic factors are much more important than schoolwork or home life when it comes to determining future exam successes. Read More >>

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Microsoft: Google Shopping is Lying to You

Microsoft has launched a rather aggressive attack on Google, claiming its fierce internet rival serves up shopping results not based on relevancy, but on how much advertisers have paid to be right at the top of the page. Read More >>

phones
Motorola Mobility Made a Loss of £44m in 2011

Despite shipping 10.5 million mobile phones and 200,000 Xoom tablets in the fourth quarter of 2011, Motorola's mobile division still managed to slump to a rather large £44m loss in 2011. That's down from a £42m profit in 2010. Read More >>