Websites ‘keeping deleted photos’

User photographs can still be found on many social networking sites even after people have deleted them, Cambridge University researchers have said.

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Wolfram ‘search engine’ goes live

A web tool hailed as a significant rival to search giant Google has gone live to the public.

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Hackers ‘launch attack’ on Facebook

Facebook has been working to clean up its site after its 200 million members were targeted by hackers.

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Google apology for slow service

Google apologised for what it called a “traffic jam” that resulted in slow service or even interruption on the internet search giant’s main page.

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YouTube helps man deliver baby

An engineer in Cornwall delivered his baby son after watching a instructional video on YouTube.

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Home Office ‘colluded with Phorm

The Home Office has been accused of colluding with online ad firm Phorm on “informal guidance” to the public on whether the company’s service is legal.

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Yahoo pulls the plug on GeoCities

Yahoo is to close its personal web hosting site GeoCities later this year.

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