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Techcrunch reports on complaints that Google+ is deleting profiles from the social network because users have been using handles or nicknames. Techcrunch raises fears that users who wish to have pseudonyms – such as whistleblowers and dissidents – would avoid the rapidly expanding social network. Read more

Chris Nuttall

The release of Amazon’s Kindle DX black-and-white eReader a year ago was also meant to presage a new era of colour for the devices. E Ink, provider of the screen’s technology, had improved the contrast by 50 per cent with this new “Pearl” display to ensure viewing would not be dimmed too much when it laid a filter on top to add colour to eReaders. But, a year on, it seems device makers are sticking to black and white due to dissatisfaction with E Ink’s solution. Read more