'Game of Thrones' algorithm finds Jon Snow should not have died

Students in Munich have crunched data on every Game of Thrones character to predict their likelihood of death – turns out Jon Snow’s was a statistical shocker

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Inventor of the World Wide Web working to develop an online 'Magna Carta'

Exclusive: web's inventor warns neutrality under sustained attack from governments and corporations

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Study finds parents make teenagers 'embarrassed to even be associated' with Facebook

Facebook is 'dead and buried' to older teenagers, an extensive European study has found, as the key age group moves on to Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat.

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Google and Facebook may be our best defenders against Big Brother

The big online companies are calling for urgent reforms to protect us from having data intercepted

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Google Glass looks silly now, but we'll all be wearing mini-computers soon

An open-mind about new technology will help lead us to discover endless possibilities for its use in our daily lives

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Irish man battles U.S. extradition request for running largest child porn network on the planet

Man alleged to be behind Freedom Hosting, service provider for many hidden sites, battles FBI request for extradition to US. 

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Britain set to ban Google Glass for drivers

Google's smart glasses will distract drivers, says Department of Transport.

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Reuters' Twitter account hacked, apparently by Syrian Electronic Army

Syrian Electronic Army suspected of attack in which cartoons in support of Bashar al-Assad were posted on feed

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Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales explains its new mission to be 'mainstream'

Wikipedians plan more outreach for teachers, better tools for developers and simpler editing tools to increase their audience

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Yahoo joins bidding war for web broadcaster Hulu

Reports link tech giant to online video service which is also coveted by Time Warner, William Morris and more

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Analysts value Twitter at $11 billion as it prepares to go public in 2014

 Analysts base estimate on trading in secondary markets and Apple interest in the social networking firm

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Facebook proposes ditching user votes regarding policy changes

Comments to replace user voting attracted 'quantity over quality' of feedback

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Google, Amazon and Starbucks facing British inquiry over tax evasion

Campaigners, MPs and Taxpayers' Alliance agree large companies are exploiting loopholes in international tax regimes. 

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Reddit blocks Gawker in controversy over 'creepshot' photos

Free speech row after journalist sought to reveal identity of man running forums featuring extreme adult content

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