Music by Beatles to become available on Spotify, Apple Music on Christmas Eve

The Beatles’ back catalogue will appear on music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music for the first time on Christmas Eve.

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Lizard Squad now helping anyone copy its PlayStation and Xbox attacks

‘LizardStresser’ DDoS tool promises to help people overload websites and internet services, charging between $6 and $500 per attack

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Study claims more than 80% of 'dark net' traffic is to child abuse sites

Research claims that paedophilia sites using Tor’s ‘hidden services’ technology attract many more visits than drug markets and whistleblower sites

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Experts explain how you could become a victim of cybercrime in 2015

Cybersecurity experts’ predictions for the year ahead: from ransomware and healthcare hacks to social media scams and state-sponsored cyberwar

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Hey Ashton Kutcher, here's what's wrong with Uber 'digging up dirt' on journalists

As an investor in Uber, it’s no surprise that Ashton Kutcher is unhappy with some of the coverage of the company in recent days. But a series of tweets he posted this afternoon are likely to fuel more controversy.

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Game of Thrones spawns an app to help fans learn to speak Dothraki

Languages created for TV shows can have a powerful fascination for fans: just look at Star Trek’s Klingon language for proof of that. Game of Thrones’ Dothraki language also fits into the trend.

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1... Thunderbirds Are Go! as remake launches with a bang

No strings attached for new TV series as it debuts in Cannes, blending computer animation with live-action models

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Star Wars Rebels: ‘A lot of our action is actually inspired by Indiana Jones’

Showrunner Dave Filoni explains how Disney set out to bring Star Wars to a new generation of TV viewers

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If the Large Hadron Collider made music, this is what it would sound like: physicists

Helping scientists to discover the Higgs boson was, it seems, just one of the Large Hadron Collider’s talents. It turns out that CERN’s particle accelerator can write a decent tune too.

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Professional video gaming is on its way to becoming the next big global spectator sport

Professional video game playing is becoming a global spectator sport, according to a study which says 2.4bn hours were spent watching gamers last year.

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From Amazon to burritos: 10 things you need to know about consumer drones

Amazon wants to use drones for parcel delivery, but UAVs are making their way into our lives in other ways too

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Elon Musk says he is going to give James Bond's iconic Lotus Esprit a Tesla electric powertrain

Billionaire tech entrepreneur and investor Elon Musk has bought James Bond's iconic Lotus Esprit vehicle from The Spy Who Loved Me, with the intention of making its movie transformation from car to submarine a reality.

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NSA promises transparency by launching new Tumblr blog

As scrutiny of the activities of the US National Security Agency (NSA) continues, a new Tumblr blog launched by the Office of the Director of National Security is promising more transparency on "lawful foreign surveillance activities" carried out by US agencies.

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How much do musicians really receive from streaming music services like Spotify and iTunes Match?

Stats from Zoë Keating show how musician's 0.4 cents per Spotify stream compare to payments from iTunes Match, Amazon Cloud Drive and Xbox Music

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Pirate Bay celebrates 10th anniversary with launch of PirateBrowser to evade ISP filesharing blocks

Site celebrates 10th anniversary and thumbs nose at entertainment industry with Firefox-based web browser promising 'no bundled ad-ware, toolbars or other crap'

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