Twitter last night reversed course on a change to its blocking policy - less than 24 hours after that new policy was put in place.
Gary Barlow thinks Luke Friend could give Sam Bailey ‘trouble’ on X Factor final!
Gary Barlow has been making predictions ahead of tomorrow night’s X Factor final and like the rest of the country, he seems sure that Sam Bailey will be the eventual winner. The mum of two has had her odds slashed even further today and bookies have tagged her as the best backed contestant eve
Gary Barlow has admitted that he wouldn’t adverse to the idea of an X Factor comeback. The Take That star is just about to work his final weekend on the ITV show, having confirmed in October that he won’t be back for the 2014 run. Gary has a solo tour next year and in January […]V
Natalie Gumede has admitted that she’s having a hard time behind the scenes of Strictly Come Dancing this week. The Coronation Street actress will perform twice on the BBC show tomorrow night, as the series moves into it’s semi final stages but it’s not all fun and laughter in rehe
Patrick Robinson has admitted that he’s having some problems with his old knees ahead of tomorrow night’s Strictly Come Dancing semi final. The actor is not only the only man left in the competition – after Ashley Taylor Dawson was eliminated last Sunday – but he’s also
Last Minute Holiday Shopping? San Francisco-Based SixDoors Raises $600K To Courier Gifts, Well, To Your Door
Same-day mobile shopping app SixDoors has been iterating on its idea of local product delivery since August, but only with the latest version released just weeks ago has the app really found its footing. With the new release, SixDoors has since doubled its user base, and now offers San Francisco res
We've seen the global success of games like Angry Birds from Rovio, but while the latter has $42m in funding, ZeptoLab, who is sitting on 400 million downloads of its Cut the Rope game since its 2010 launch, has taken zero external financing. That's pretty amazing when you think about it, and this l
"Avoid saying anything negative about YouTube – leave the impression of the user experience up to them" Facebook tells its adtech partners in a leaked, confidential deck that teaches them to sell Facebook's video ads. The 32-page document details Facebook's plan to beat television with reach a
It's tough to compete with the Apple App Store. Appsfire, which has been in the app discovery business since its founding in 2009, is pulling all its consumer-facing app discovery apps in a week in order to focus on its mobile ad technologies instead.
Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental
Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3. That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app from collecting sensitive data like the user's location or address book.
The App Ops interface removed in Androi
People+ Can Continue to Use CC Licensed Material And CrunchBase Improves Its Legal TermsSan Francisco - Mobile app startup People+ and free technology-industry database CrunchBase have settled their dispute over data collected under the Creative Commons Attribution License, allowing both companies t
To date, there has been no way to run apps on Android with real and reliable privacy controls. Android version 4.3 and higher take a huge step in the right direction, letting users install apps while denying some of the apps' attempts to collect the user's data.
Android was built from scratch to ha
We've just seen some amazing reports from the Washington Post about just a few ways NSA is tracking people around the Internet and the physical world. These newly-revealed techniques hijacked personal information that was being transmitted for some commercial purpose, converting it into a tool for s