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Adultery website hacked, spam at 12-year low and Reddit cleans up

Many users of Ashley Madison, an online dating site for married couples looking to commit adultery, might wish for other reasons they had stayed off the ethically questionable dating service, as hackers known as “The Impact Team” claim to have stolen customer data.

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As Grexit D-Day approaches, can startups weather the storm?

Alexis Tzipras, the Greek prime minister, has until midnight tomorrow to keep his country in the euro zone. A deal, wrangled after a Greek referendum and intense talks, will force Greece to…

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Berlin’s White Rabbit continues the evolution of the text message

Berlin startup White Rabbit is the latest in SMS’ 23-year evolution. And, despite the invention of younger, sleeker messaging services, evidence suggests the format has plenty of life left in it. When…

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Reddit revolts, Samsung under fire over bloatware and Snapchat updated

Parts of the popular social media news site Reddit became inaccessible last week due to a protest over the firing of Victoria Taylor, a paid moderator for the site.

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Quotas close Europe’s gender gap – but figures still gloomy for female leadership

A new report shows how quota systems across Europe have helped heal its yawning gender gap in business. But the continent’s women still occupy very few leadership roles – and tech is…

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E3 highlights, Amazon’s new delivery idea and Pepper the humanoid robot

The annual E3 event gave gaming fans a lot to look forward to this week. The L.A.-based event showcased some of the most hotly-anticipated games of the future, and included huge announcement from the behemoths of the gaming world.

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Costolo resigns as Twitter CEO, YouTube goes after gamers and Oculus partners with Microsoft

Tech giant Twitter is never one to avoid the headlines. This week is no exception, as the company’s CEO Dick Costolo made a surprise announcement that he would be stepping down.

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As the Sultan clings to power in Turkey, Tech should continue to win

Turkey’s inconclusive election, the votes for which were counted yesterday, has left the country in political limbo. The Justice and Development Party (AKP), led by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has lost its…

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GoProne drone plan, Silk Road founder sentenced to life and Google conference

GoPro, already the world’s established leader in action cameras, is moving forward into two growing markets: drones and virtual reality.

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Snapchat CEO Spiegel says company has IPO plan

Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, has revealed he has a plan for an IPO and won’t be entertaining any acquisition offers for the social networking company. Spiegel famously turned…

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