Each Monday, we’ll take a look at the previous week and digifi.it!
German News Site Investigated for Treason
Two of the editors from German political news site Netzpolitik.org are being investigated for treason after publishing secret government documents earlier this year, detailing proposed surveillance expansion of social networks. Arstechnica has the full story.
Windows 10 Launched to Success
For those of us that weren’t taking part in the Windows Insider Program and running our machines on the Windows 10 technical preview, last Tuesday marked the launch of the brand new operating system from Microsoft.Read a full review here.
Amazon signs Top Gear Cast
Amazon has signed former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May for a new show on their streaming video service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. Wired reports that the deal is for a three season minimum..
Facebook Builds Wi-Fi Drone
Facebook’s aerospace team has designed a drone that will bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world. The drones will be able to offer internet speeds of 10 gigabits a second.The BBC reports that these drones will be tested in the US later this year.
Guardian Publisher Reduces Losses
WNIP reports that a 20% increase in digital revenues at Guardian News & Media drove revenues up 3% to £214.6m, helping bring losses down from the £19.4m reported last year.
Bauer Media to Publish Kiss Mag
It has been rumoured that radio station Kiss’ magazine could be distributed free on a weekly basis from later this year around the UK and digitally, with a circulation target of over 1m. This follows an announcement that NME will be distributed for free from September.