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Can Google Play Take On iTunes?

Google Play builds on the search giant’s controversial unified privacy policy, but was essential to compete with Apple, says nicholas Kolakowski

US Drafts A Hard ACTA To Follow

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is just another way to satisfy the US corporate overlords now SOPA is gone, argues Eric Doyle

e-Waste: Liability Or Resource?

Electronic waste is a problem. But the solution could give gadgets a more human life cycle which conserves raw materials and improves lives, says Peter Judge