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FOMO, TMI, and ‘revenge porn’ among 1,400 new words added to the dictionary

The latest edition of the Merriam-Webster Unabridged dictionary includes over 1,400 new words, among them web slang and acronyms such as FOMO, TMI, ICYMI, and 'bitcoin.' The new entries are described as presenting a "snapshot" of how our…
Computing

How the DMCA silences cybersecurity experts, and makes all of us more vulnerable

The DMCA was designed to stop the distribution of pirated digital content, but its language forces cybersecurity experts to work under constant threat of legal action from companies that don't want their vulnerabilities known.
Computing

Where is sensitive cloud data physically stored? Many EU companies have no idea

A recent survey revealed that nearly half of the EU companies queried had no idea where their cloud data is physically stored on a geographical level. The news arrives in the wake of the EU's adoption of the General Data Protection…
Web

Microsoft and Google call a truce with an agreement to end regulatory disputes

Microsoft and Google have decided to compete with their products, rather than regulatory complaints. The two companies agreed to talk to each other first, before running to regulators.
Computing

Do you think your ISP is cheating you? These speed test sites will help you prove it

Feel like your connection bandwidth is holding you back? Here are 6 of our favorites websites for ensuring your connection is solid enough to handle gaming, media streaming, or just surfing the web.
Music

Spotify matches users with their inner Game of Thrones character in fun new feature

Spotify has launched a new Game of Thrones feature, allowing fans of the popular HBO-run fantasy series to match with their favorite characters via their real-world taste in tunes.
Computing

Facebook’s Tor site is surprisingly popular, with 1 million users in a month

Facebook offers direct access over Tor, a service for browsing the Web anonymously. Last month, 1 million people accessed the social network using the protocol, a small percentage of Facebook users overall but impressive nonetheless.
Web

The end of Mega? Kim Dotcom tells users to back up files ‘ASAP’

The end of Mega is coming, founder Kim Dotcom implied this week. Pointing to financial problems, he told users to back up files as soon as possible in a Tweet. Dotcom is currently appealing extradition from New Zealand to the U.S.
Web

Introducing the DT Shop, your stop for gadgets we love at crazy prices

Cutting-edge technology is awesome, but it's not always affordable. We hope to change that with the DT Shop, a one-stop marketplace for those looking for the best deals around.
Mobile

Apple suffers China setback as authorities block iTunes movie and book sales

Apple's iTunes store for movies and books has reportedly been blocked in China. The online store only launched in the country six months ago, and so Apple executives will be keen to find out precisely why the action has been taken.
Mobile

No, your Apple ID is not expiring! Watch out for any texts that claim otherwise

A new phishing scam has been making the rounds in the U.K. It asks iPhone users to follow a link and hand over their Apple ID username and password. If you get a text claiming to be from Apple and asking for login info, it could be fake!
Mobile

Apple argues internally over the future of iCloud, report claims

Apple can't agree on what to do with iCloud, a report claims. However, changes are on the horizon that could vastly improve the iCloud system for both users and developers. It might just take a while for Apple to implement them.