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Google and Microsoft to discuss Right to be Forgotten

IT PRO - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 8:45pm
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The two tech companies have been invited alongside Yahoo to converse with EU privacy officials

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Scientists develop robotic fingers

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 8:06pm
A group of MIT scientists announces the development of supplementary fingers controlled by sensors attached to the human hand.
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IFS reports 13% increase in first half software licence revenue

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 5:31pm
IFS, the Sweden-based ERP company has reported half-year licence revenue growth of 13%
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Microsoft to ditch Android from Nokia X phones

IT PRO - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 5:18pm
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Android experiment over as Microsoft gets behind Windows Phone

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BT launches One Phone service for mobile

IT PRO - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 4:50pm
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BT One Phone has been launched for small and medium business use on employees’ mobiles

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Growth in cloud and IoT lend momentum to European managed datacentres

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 4:22pm
European datacentre services market will grow 16% up to 2018
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Microsoft to end Android smartphones

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 4:22pm
Microsoft will stop developing Android-powered smartphones, focusing instead on low-cost Windows Phone devices, the BBC understands.
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BBC News commits to digital investment amid loss of 220 jobs

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 3:47pm
BBC News has announced a restructure where it will invest more into digital transformation and original journalism.
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London Co-investment Fund calls for tech investors

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 3:18pm
The London Co-investment Fund (“LCIF”) is looking to select co-investment partners to build a £75 million+ seed fund for early startup technology companies.
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Microsoft makes severe job cuts - 18,000 to go

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 3:14pm
Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs next year with Nokia bearing the brunt of the company’s strategy
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'Digital slimming' graduation photos

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 2:33pm
Graduation ceremony photographers are offering to digitally alter pictures to make students look slimmer and have whiter teeth.
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System for seven-day bank account switching underused

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 2:26pm
The IT system that underpins government’s regulation of seven-day bank account switching is being underused
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Airbnb logo faces Twitter backlash

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 2:19pm
Airbnb's new logo has been criticised and mocked by social media users, although others have praised the rebrand.
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Drip bill could put data at greater risk, warns (ISC)²

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 2:17pm
The emergency surveillance bill being rushed through parliament could put personal data at greater risk, says (ISC)²
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Microsoft job cuts: 18,000 workers will be gone by June 2015

IT PRO - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 2:14pm
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Nokia staff to make up the brunt of those axed

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Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 1:48pm
Microsoft will cut up to 18,000 jobs marking the deepest cuts in the technology firm's 39-year history.
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Internet filtering ineffective against online abusers, warns IET

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 1:47pm
The Institute of Engineering and Technology has warned that filtering of internet content, websites and search terms is an ineffective child protection measure, following a major anti-paedophile operation
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FBI: Driverless cars could be lethal

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 1:19pm
An internal report warns of the dangers automated vehicles could pose to law enforcement, and notes some potential benefits.
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Zayo swoops on defunct South Yorkshire fibre network

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 12:48pm
US fibre optic network owner Zayo has bought the defunct fibre assets of Digital Region in South Yorkshire
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Bing offers 'forget me' search form

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 12:21pm
Microsoft's search engine Bing is following Google in allowing Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from its online results.
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