Google faces fine over breach of Apple users’ privacy

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American competition watchdogs could be about to hand out their biggest fine yet to Google, over claims that iPhone and iPad users' privacy was breached when the company overrode device users' requests to reject cookies. The Wall Street Journal claims to have seen documents which show that the US Federal Trade Commission is close to… Read more »

Music social network Ping to be axed

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Apple has announced that plans are in place to close down its music social network, Ping, later this year.    Ping has been running for two years now, but user response to the network hasn't met expectations. Despite the fact that it has received backing from Lady Gaga and Coldplay frontmen Chris Martin and it… Read more »