The Rundown Report: Microsoft Vs. the US government, the £270 Kindle and more!

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Another week has flown by here at, so sit back as we share five news stories that have caught our eye this week…

1. Microsoft Vs. the US government

News this week is that Microsoft are suing the US government for the right to tell customers when US government makes a request to search their email inboxes. The Guardian has all the latest.

2. Would you pay £270 for a Kindle?

… That’s the question Rory Cellan-Jones is asking over on the BBC website this week. Feedback he got included “I’ve got a phone, I’ve got a tablet, why do I need a Kindle?”; what do you think?

3. OS X to be renamed?

The Verge have reported that Apple have dropped a clue that OS X will be renamed MacOS in the not too distant future. We can’t say it’s a huge surprise!


4. The invisible train is coming

This week Mashable shared an article about Japan’s invisible (or ghost) train, due to hit the tracks in 2018. Designed to blend into the landscape, it’s been designed by architect Kazuyo Sejima.

5. Game of Thrones is (almost) back!

Here in the office we’re more than just a little excited about the return of Game of Thrones. Back in just over a week’s time, have you seen the latest trailer?

Have any other news stories caught your eye? Drop us a tweet and tell us all about them.