‘Rebekah Brooks in court over hacking scandal’
Rebekah Brooks, a trusted confidante of Rupert Murdoch and friend to a succession of prime ministers, appears in a London court today accused of hindering a police investigation into phone hacking and corruption by staff at his British tabloids. The Guardian has the latest updates.
‘Facebook hit by slowdown in US growth’
Facebook investors endured another dose of bad news yesterday as it emerged that its pace of growth is slowing in its main market of the US.
‘Coalition at war over Jeremy Hunt and BSkyB’
Nick Clegg has opened a major split in the Coalition by demanding that Jeremy Hunt face an independent investigation into whether he misled Parliament over his handling of the BSkyB takeover bid.
‘A Rare View of Conflict in Syria’
The sense of claustrophobia that radiates from Robert King’s images crystallises the problem that reporters and photographers face as they try to cover the Syria conflict: the images that make it to the outside world are views through a pinhole. The government allows few foreign journalists in and severely restricts their movements.
‘Apple to Retire Ping With the Next iTunes’
Apple’s social network Ping will be gone in the next release of iTunes, All Things Digital reports citing sources close to the company.