The growing concern over online privacy dominated V3 readers' interests this week, with the news that an attempt by a US congressman to make it illegal for businesses to force potential employees to reveal their log-in credentials was defeated by the US House of Representatives.
The proposals came after it emerged some employers are asking candidates for passwords in order to vet them during the recruitment processes, a move which many civil liberties campaigners have heavily criticised.
Elsewhere, tablets continue to generate huge interest, with the news that the Kindle Touch will be arriving in the UK on 27 April whetting the appetite, while our head-to-head review of the new iPad and the iPad 2 also proved popular.
There was bad news for The Raspberry Pi Foundation, though, with the revelation that its £22-device may be hit by further delays due to compliance testing.
Facebook privacy protection law shot down by Congress
House votes against rule that would prevent employers demanding social media log on details
New iPad versus Apple iPad 2 head to head review
V3's feature-by-feature comparison lets you know if the new iPad is worth the upgrade
Amazon Kindle Touch available in UK on 27 April
But no shipping date yet for Kindle Fire tablet
Microsoft says majority of touchscreens work with Windows 8
Existing touchscreen hardware should support Windows 8, according to software giant.
Google begins Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 update
Software update promises better camera performance, smoother screen rotation and improved phone number recognition
US government urged to intervene in Facebook password row
Senators ask DOJ to investigate whether interview request for account details breach of Federal law
Gangs responsible for eight out of 10 e-crimes
Organised crime takes its place in the internet age
Raspberry Pi ARM-based Linux device may be hit by further delays
Distributors want compliance tests even on developer boards, due to their popularity
Financial services firms fear being shamed by Anonymous
PwC warns that the financial sector is more than twice as likely to be targeted by cyber criminals
LulzSec hackers return to target CSS Corp and military dating sites
A hacker group claiming to be LulzSec's spiritual successor has emerged, pre-empting the group's promised April Fools' Day return
Cotton seedling freezes to death as Chang'e-4 shuts down for the Moon's 14-day lunar night
Fortnite easily out-earns PUBG, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Red Dead Redemption 2 in 2018
Meteor showers as a service will be visible for about 100 kilometres in all directions
Saturn's rings only formed in the past 100 million years, suggests analysis of Cassini space probe data
New findings contradict conventional belief that Saturn's rings were formed along with the planet about 4.5 billion years ago