Angry Birds maker to cut 130 jobs

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The Finnish maker of hit mobile game Angry Birds, Rovio, will lay off 130 staff, accounting for 16% of its workforce. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Reminder – New UK Consumer Protection Rules Introduced

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The Government’s new Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014 were officially introduced yesterday and have given consumers more power to take a direct right of action against traders (i.e. a retailer or service provider) who mislead…

Facebook apologises to drag queens

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Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using “real names”. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Japan in $617bn ‘fat finger’ error

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Japan’s stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Universal SSL: How It Scales

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On Monday, we announced Universal SSL, enabling HTTPS for all websites using CloudFlare’s Free plan. Universal SSL represents a massive increase in the number of sites we serve over HTTPS—from tens of thousands, to millions.…

EU commissioner: Nude celebs ‘dumb’

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Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were “dumb” for taking them, the EU’s new digital commissioner says. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology