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Windows turns 30, Sky's Q box and Black Friday blues (CNET UK podcast 458 show notes)

We discuss Sky's fancy new premium TV service Sky Q, wish Windows a happy 30th birthday and debate whether the UK is sick of Black Friday riots.

By November 20, 2015


Quiet riot on Spotify as band pays for free tour with silent album

Silence is gold for LA funk band ​Vulfpeck's album Sleepify, which you play as you sleep to fund free shows near you.

By March 28, 2014


Uber suspends low-cost service in France in the name of safety

Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional.

By July 3, 2015


As pride soars, Apple adds LGBT featured section to the App Store

Apple has added an LGBT section to its App Store that showcases apps, books, movies, TV shows and podcasts to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots.

By June 26, 2015


Even Apple and Facebook can suffer from a bad rep, report says

It's not just products and services that can color a company's reputation. How it handles sensitive issues can also affect public perception.

By June 30, 2015


LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015


Google search reveals Indian prime minister among 'top 10 criminals'

Technically Incorrect: Search for "top 10 criminals" and you'll find Indian leader Narendra Modi, as well as George W Bush. Are machines not as clever as we think?

By June 7, 2015


GoFundMe pulls crowdfunding page for Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray case

The Baltimore police union launches an effort to raise money for legal fees, but the fund-raising site says no go. It's the latest campaign involving alleged police misconduct that's been shuttered.

By May 2, 2015


Stan Lee gets lucky with new superhero TV show 'Lucky Man'

The Marvel comics legend and "Hobbit" star James Nesbitt bring the new series to Sky in the UK.

By March 31, 2015


British prime minister targets encrypted messaging after Paris attacks

Asking whether terrorists should be given safe spaces to talk, David Cameron pledges to tighten laws that could challenge WhatsApp and other messaging apps.

By January 12, 2015