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Rob Lever

Rob Lever

    Alphabet joins drone tests as US considers rules for commercial unmanned aircrafts
    Alphabet joins drone tests as US considers rules for commercial unmanned aircrafts
    Google parent Alphabet is joining tests for drone deliveries as the White House unveiled accelerated rule-making for commercial unmanned aircrafts.
    New privacy app takes a page from NSA technology
    New privacy app takes a page from NSA technology
    Scrambl3, a new app on the market, creates the smartphone equivalent of a virtual private network to make messages invisible on the internet.
    Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom
    Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom
    A study has found that surveillance efforts aimed at thwarting terrorist attacks have undermined press freedom - and broader democratic rights.
    How the fact-checkers are changing journalism
    How the fact-checkers are changing journalism
    Fact-checking news organisations have sprung up on every continent, gaining attention in places ranging from Egypt to South Africa, Chile and France.
    Millions join search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane
    Millions join search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane
    A satellite firm that invited the public to find a plane that went missing in early March now has three-million people participating in the programme.
    Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping
    Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping
    Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping.
    US election campaign a digital battleground
    US election campaign a digital battleground
    The 2012 US presidential election campaign is being fought with tweets, hashtags, Facebook updates and emails in a battle for digital supremacy.
    Apple victory could harm Google but benefit RIM and Microsoft
    Apple victory could harm Google but benefit RIM and Microsoft
    Apple's victory in a landmark US patent case against Samsung could reshape the mobile sector and slow the momentum of Google and its Android system.
    Calls for Wikipedia to keep up with the times
    Calls for Wikipedia to keep up with the times
    The public knowledge website is more than a decade old and remains among the top 10 Internet sites in the world, but some say it is becoming dowdy.
    Amid boom, Gasland split over fracking
    Amid boom, Gasland split over fracking
    The US is seeing a natural gas boom thanks to discoveries of abundant shale gas, and at the same time a groundswell of opposition from critics.
    Citi to pay $20bn in plan to exit bailout
    Citi to pay $20bn in plan to exit bailout
    Citigroup unveiled plans on Monday to repay $20-billion in government aid and outlined a plan to emerge from a massive bailout.