Probe into teacher Twitter posts

A Scottish teacher who posted messages discussing her pupils on a social networking website is being investigated by her employers.

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Ofcom to look into mobile charges

Telecoms watchdog Ofcom is to begin reviewing charges made by mobile phone operators – which it says may lead to cheaper calls for customers.

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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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Microsoft patents ‘magic wand’

Newly released patent applications from Microsoft have sparked speculation that it is to unveil a Wii remote rival at the E3 expo in Los Angeles.

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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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