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YouTube to block indie labels as subscription service launches. 17 June 2014Last updated at 13:18 ET By Joe Miller Technology Reporter Music videos by bands such as Radiohead could be taken down by YouTube YouTube will remove music videos by artists such as Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Radiohead, because the independent labels to which they belong have refused to agree terms with the site.

YouTube to block indie labels as subscription service launches

Google, which owns YouTube, has been renegotiating contracts as it prepares to launch a music subscription service. A spokesperson for the indie labels said YouTube was making a "grave error of commercial judgment". YouTube said it was bringing "new revenue streams" to the music industry. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote We think it is wrong for YouTube to threaten to ostracise certain independents... because they are unwilling to surrender to a take it or leave it ultimatum” End QuoteGeoff TaylorChief executive, BPI The three major record labels - Universal, Sony and Warner - have all agreed terms with the site, but smaller independents are holding out.

Top Christie Staff Sought to Disrupt Traffic as Revenge. The mystery of who closed two lanes onto the George Washington Bridge — turning the borough of Fort Lee, N.J., into a parking lot for four days in September — exploded into a full-bore political scandal for Gov.

Top Christie Staff Sought to Disrupt Traffic as Revenge

Chris Christie on Wednesday. Emails and texts revealed that a top aide had ordered the closings to punish the town’s mayor after he did not endorse the governor for re-election. “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee,” Bridget Anne Kelly, a deputy chief of staff to Mr.

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Swiss vote no to capping bosses' pay at 12 times lowest paid. 24 November 2013Last updated at 11:24 ET Campaigners wanted Swiss executive pay capped at 12 times that of the lowest paid - something business leaders said would damage foreign investment Swiss voters have rejected a proposal that would have limited executive pay to 12 times that of the lowest paid.

Swiss vote no to capping bosses' pay at 12 times lowest paid

The referendum saw 65.3% vote against the plan with 34.7% in favour. The country is home to a range of giant businesses, including pharmaceutical companies Novartis and Roche, the insurance groups Zurich and Swiss Re and the banks UBS and Credit Suisse.

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La première amende pour avoir conduit avec des Google Glass en Californie. The Human Price of a Centuries-Old Vendetta. Why I shun the crass, expensive, naff Champs Elysees. 12 October 2013Last updated at 21:20 ET By Hugh Schofield BBC News, Paris.

Why I shun the crass, expensive, naff Champs Elysees

California Governor Jerry Brown vetoes immigrant jurors. Free Schools Criticised As Michael Gove Faces Questions Over Muslim Al-Madinah School. The government's free schools programme is allowing "religious dogma" to be imposed on children, campaigners have warned.

Free Schools Criticised As Michael Gove Faces Questions Over Muslim Al-Madinah School

The National Secular Society said the growing influence of faith groups could undermine the integrity of Britain's state schools, while the British Humanist Association said schools were using their new freedoms to duck out of teaching proper sex education lessons. Their warnings come as education secretary Michael Gove came under pressure over the temporary closure of a Muslim free school in Derby. The Al-Madinah school, which opened a year ago but closed its doors on Tuesday just hours after Ofsted began an inspection, has faced accusations of introducing strict religious practices. Share your vote on Facebook so your friends can take this poll. Midweek Madness: 10 Remarkably Stupid, Right-Wing Statements About the Shutdown and Obamacare. Photo Credit: Christopher Halloran/Shutterstock.com October 2, 2013 | Like this article?

Midweek Madness: 10 Remarkably Stupid, Right-Wing Statements About the Shutdown and Obamacare

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. 1. French automobile Citroën breached, 500+ user login details leaked by Phenomenal Crew. A hacker going with the handle of ‘Keo’ from Phenomenal Crew claims to breach into the official website of French based automobile manufacture company ‘Citroën’, leaking login details of site admins and 500+ users online.

French automobile Citroën breached, 500+ user login details leaked by Phenomenal Crew

#OpIsrael: Anonymous calls on all Muslim hackers for joint cyber attack on US and Israel on September 11, 2013. A YouTube video has been circulating on the internet for last couple of days in which online hackavist group Anonymous has called on Muslim hackers from around the world to join them in a joint operation against US and Israel on September 11, 2013 at the anniversary of 9/11 attacks in New York City.

#OpIsrael: Anonymous calls on all Muslim hackers for joint cyber attack on US and Israel on September 11, 2013

The message on the video bashes US and Israel for conducting wars over Muslim world and threatens that the hackers who previously attacking their cyber space are back and will be conducted another massive cyber attack on both countries. The message was expressed in following words: We are starting a new #OP! #OpIsrael #Reborn! Facebook News Feed Changes: Social Network 'Bumps' Older Stories. The next time you log in to Facebook, you may notice slight changes to your news feed.

Facebook News Feed Changes: Social Network 'Bumps' Older Stories

The world's largest social network announced on Tuesday that it's adjusting the way it determines what posts you see when you visit Facebook. Now, instead of seeing the latest photos, links and status updates, you'll see a mix of the latest posts as well as older -- but relevant -- posts you missed the last time you checked Facebook. The change will come to Facebook's mobile apps soon. "Our main goal is really to make the best personalized newspaper for our users," Lars Backstrom, a news feed engineering manager, told journalists on Tuesday, echoing comments by CEO Mark Zuckerberg earlier this year.