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Juror's Tweets Overturn US Death Row Conviction

Twitter's got the power to fuel change for the good -- at least Egypt certainly thinks so -- but there's also the power of Twitter to interfere with due process, and that's exactly what's happened here. A convicted murderer may escape the death penalty in the US, after a juror tweeted about the case during the trial, causing the Supreme Court to overturn his conviction.

Spotify Gets Radio Overhaul For Better Music Discovery

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If there's one thing Spotify could be characterised as weak for, it's music discovery. It's not awful, but compared to the likes of Last.fm and the myriad of other streaming radio-type services, it's just not as good. Spotify's hoping to solve that with an overhauled Radio -- bigger, smarter and free-to-all.

Apple TV Finally Streams TV Shows in the UK

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The Apple TV has finally been given the gift of streaming TV shows from the iTunes store in the UK. You still have to buy them first though -- you can't rent them -- which means it's not exactly a cheap way of consuming your favourite TV shows; if they're even available on iTunes that is.