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Top 10 UK cyber security stories of 2013

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 9:00am
Cyber security has moved up the national agenda in the past year, with the UK government paying increasing attention to bolstering UK cyber defences
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Dark net drugs ads have 'doubled'

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - 5 hours 36 min ago
An investigation by the BBC indicates that the number of listings advertising illegal drugs sales on the dark net has doubled in less than a year.
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Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked'

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - 5 hours 53 min ago
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.
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Every Armenian 'to write a Wiki entry'

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - 6 hours 55 sec ago
High profile artists and politicians all seem to be in on the national campaign.
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West Herts NHS Trust partners signs £25.5m IT contract with CGI

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 6 hours 16 min ago
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has chosen CGI to upgrade and manage its IT to improve patient care and employee working
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Bid to stop Iran web name seizure

Bomb victims' families make legal attempt to seize entire Iranian, Syrian and North Korean web space.
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Smart meters, digital channels and CRM are top priorities for British Gas

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 8 hours 12 min ago
Smart meters, digital channels and reducing customer complaints by implanting a new CRM system are top of the agenda for British Gas over the coming year.
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'Tolkien's tree' to get the chop

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - 8 hours 18 min ago
A 215-year-old tree thought to have inspired JRR Tolkien during the author's time in Oxford is to be chopped down after two of its branches fell off.
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UK government meets tech firms to take action against gender imbalance

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 8 hours 55 min ago
Education minister Nick Gibb called a summit with UK tech firms to take action against gender imbalance in IT industry
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Verizon scolded over slow data plan

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - 9 hours 32 min ago
Verizon's plan to slow data download speeds for 4G mobile customers on unlimited deals is "deeply troubling", the US government says.
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Watch out: Oracle plants $23,000 licensing booby trap in 12c upgrade

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 9 hours 49 min ago
Oracle will charge $23,000 per processor if you inadvertently switch on the in-memory database option
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IT needs to improve network infrastructure for future of retail

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 10 hours 5 min ago
IT departments need to up their game and improve networks for the retail sector which is on the brink of massive technology change
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In-memory database technology puts Mitie and Wooga in the fast lane

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 10 hours 6 min ago
Mitie uses IBM Cognos running on a DB2 Blu in-memory database taking data from Oracle. And gaming firm Wooga is using Exasol to speed up design
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Chivas Brothers distillery upgrades SAN data storage for 100% data recovery

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 10 hours 7 min ago
Distillery company Chivas Brothers upgraded its storage area network (SAN) to ensure it can recover 100% of its data in the event of a disaster
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How to make IT governance work

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 10 hours 11 min ago
Governance is undoubtedly an important subject for any organisation, but what does it really involve?
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VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - 10 hours 26 min ago
Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.
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EE 4G UK rollout reaches Cornwall

IT PRO - Latest News - 10 hours 41 min ago

Mobile operator hails Cornwall's Saltash as the 250th town to benefit from 4G

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1Password launches extension for third party iOS 8 apps

IT PRO - Latest News - 10 hours 51 min ago

1Password has revealed an iOS 8 extension with Touch ID support for use in third party apps

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BT forges on with fibre roll-out but customer uptake weak

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 10 hours 52 min ago
BT rolls out fibre optic broadband across the UK at a steady pace but only 15% of fibre-ready premises sign up for the superfast internet service
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Bitcoin mining firm CoinTerra signs multi-megawatt datacentre deal

Computer Weekly - Latest News - 11 hours 7 min ago
CoinTerra, the firm that provides the hardware and software that power the bitcoin blockchain ecosystem, signs a multi-megawatt datacentre deal
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