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Why Amazon paid $970m for Twitch

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  By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody The owners of Twitch must be feeling pretty smug this morning. Last night they sealed a deal which will see them sell their mere three year old streaming service for just … Continue reading

The pros and cons of “the right to be forgotten”

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody Admit it. At some point you’ve Googled your own name, just to see what pops up. It’s an interesting exercise. Google my name, for example, and among the results returned is a … Continue reading

Google’s new $3.2bn Nest egg

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  By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody How can a company with just 300 employees, a handful of products and a very short history be worth $3.2 billion? That’s the question many tech analysts and entrepreneurs around the … Continue reading

Looking at data protection through the prism of national security

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By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody Hands up how many people were surprised to learn that US security authorities have access to the phone records and the server traffic of the biggest telecom and internet companies in the … Continue reading