IDC cuts tablets forecast for 2014; Google launches service to allow EU citizens 'to be forgotten'

> Acer began offering free data synchronisation mobile apps in a bid to spur sales of its smartphones, tablet and traditional PCs. Article

> Apple's SVP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, said products in the pipeline for release in 2014 are the company's best in 25 years. Article

> IDC cut its forecast for tablet sales in 2014 from 260.9 million units to 245.4 million after sales of large-screen smartphones beat expectations. Release

> Google has launched a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from online search results, as part of their right "to be forgotten". Article

And finally...A PR stunt by a video games maker backfired badly when it caused an office evacuation and the deployment of an Australian bomb squad. Article