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27 Dead After Syrian Government Forces, Defectors Clash

Reports from Syria say military defectors killed at least 27 soldiers Thursday in intensifying bouts of armed resistance against embattled President Bashar al-Assad.  At least a half dozen anti-government protesters also were killed across the country on the fifth day of an opposition-led general strike. An escalating insurgency pitting growing bands of Syrian Army defectors […]

The Americans occupying the London Stock Exchange

12 December 2011 Last updated at 00:38 GMT By Rema Rahman BBC News The Corporation of London has issued some protesters with eviction orders The Occupy London Stock Exchange camp is now 59 days old – the same age as the Occupy Wall Street camp in Zuccotti Park was when it was taken down. The […]

HP donates WebOS to open sourcers

9 December 2011 Last updated at 19:45 GMT The fate of WebOS had been uncertain after HP decided to abandon its tablet computers in August The code behind the mobile operating system, WebOS, is being released to open source software developers by Hewlett Packard. The tech company acquired the software when it bought the smartphone […]

YouTube rolls out site redesign

2 December 2011 Last updated at 16:21 GMT Google says the refresh “will improve your life on YouTube”, but members are unconvinced YouTube has revamped its website putting channels at the core of the service. A channel is a curated list of video clips chosen by a specific YouTube member or celebrity. Channels are now […]

Bradley Manning lawyer: White House review found ‘leak’ did no real damage

The US army intelligence analyst suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks says a White House review has concluded that the alleged leaks did no real damage to national security. Bradley Manning‘s defence attorney made the claim in a court filing he released publicly on Monday. The filing also claims a defence department review found […]

Kindle Fire: Amazon’s bid to challenge iPad for tablet market

Amazon is set to join the tablet wars on Wednesday as it launches a rival to Apple‘s best-selling iPad, a device that has made digital tombstones of all the competition so far. The online retailer is set to unveil the tablet at a press conference in New York. Amazon has released no details ahead of […]