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Mark Sweney

Mark Sweney

    The tablet explodes: Old and young charge towards tech
    The tablet explodes: Old and young charge towards tech
    Since the debut of Apple’s iPad in 2010, and the subsequent arrival of rival products such as Amazon Fire, the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Google...
    Facebook adds £2bn to UK economy
    Facebook adds £2bn to UK economy
    Facebook estimates that it benefits the UK to the tune of more than £2-billion a year, including the development of an almost £500-million "app...
    Wikipedia blackout results in increased mobile visits
    Wikipedia blackout results in increased mobile visits
    Visits to Wikipedia's mobile website rose by more than 1-million on Wednesday after the blackout in protest of US anti-piracy bills. ...
    PayPal's Scott Thompson to pick up the pieces at Yahoo!
    PayPal's Scott Thompson to pick up the pieces at Yahoo!
    Beleaguered internet company Yahoo! has appointed Scott Thompson, the president of eBay's online payments business PayPal, as its chief executive....
    Jeremy Clarkson in row over Top Gear India special
    Jeremy Clarkson in row over Top Gear India special
    Jeremy Clarkson has landed the BBC in hot water again after viewers of the Top Gear Christmas special complained that his jokes about...
    TV series on Amazon tribe was not faked, say producers
    TV series on Amazon tribe was not faked, say producers
    The makers of a TV series about an Amazon tribe have rejected claims that it included fake scenes and mistranslated interviews designed to...
    Twitter could help fight spread of disease
    Twitter could help fight spread of disease
    Twitter could become a key tool in the fight to contain the spread of illnesses and viruses if a new mapping technology that examines the health-related tweets of users takes-off....
    Royal wedding 2.0: Palace gears up for big day
    Royal wedding 2.0: Palace gears up for big day
    The marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be streamed live via YouTube, with royal household staff tweeting updates and posting...
    Music sales fall almost $1,5bn amid increased piracy
    Music sales fall almost $1,5bn amid increased piracy
    Global recorded music sales fell by almost $1,5-billion last year as digital piracy continued to take its toll on the industry, with the UK losing...
    Music industry to carry cost of catching pirates
    Music industry to carry cost of catching pirates
    The British government has said on Tuesday that rights holders in the music, TV and film industries will have to bear 75% of the expense of...
    South African ad economy gets $200m boost
    South African ad economy gets $200m boost
    The advertising economy in South Africa is set to receive a massive $200m boost this year as brands such as Nike plough millions into targeting...
    AOL 'to offload Bebo for under $10m'
    AOL 'to offload Bebo for under $10m'
    AOL is set to offload Bebo to US private investment firm Criterion Capital Partners at a "fire sale" price potentially below $10m.