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Minecraft paedophile Adam Isaac groomed boys online

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 9:53pm
A man who groomed young boys through the online game Minecraft has been jailed for two years and eight months.
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BT draws fire over broadband price hike

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 5:00pm
Consumer broadband groups have hit out after BT put up its broadband prices
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Pay rises tipped for IT security and data analysis roles in 2017

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 4:37pm
Increase in high-profile data breaches and the need for data insight are seen as contributory factors in salary rises for IT security and data analytics staff
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BT announces price hikes for broadband, landline and sport

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 4:00pm
Broadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers.
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Google placed its own ads first, study claims

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 2:59pm
Adverts for Google products occupied 91% of the top slots on the firm's search results pages.
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ICO sets out plans to issue GDPR guidance

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 2:06pm
Information Commissioner’s Office encourages business to review guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation as it is published to identify what areas need to be addressed in 2017
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NRF 2017: The key to success is not taking yourself too seriously, says Richard Branson

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 2:00pm
Serial entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson tells the audience at NRF 2017 to fail fast, pay it forward and to stop taking themselves so seriously
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UK looks for HS2 train-builder

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 1:36pm
A company is needed to take on a £2.75bn contract to build 60 high speed trains.
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IBM results show shift to AI and cloud business focus

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 1:13pm
IBM’s Watson cognitive, artificial intelligence technology and its cloud strategy are overtaking core product areas in terms of revenue
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US scientists rule out AI as a threat to humanity

IT PRO - News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 12:18pm
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Government advisers instead say AI will augment human intelligence

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Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 12:11pm
Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books.
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Nintendo signals end for Wii U

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 11:35am
Nintendo signals the "end of life" for its Wii U games console, which was first released in 2012.
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Mozilla’s rebrand confuses web browsers

IT PRO - News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 11:32am
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Chrome, Safari and Firefox struggle with moz://a

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Instagram user Average Rob edits himself into Barack Obama and Joe Biden photos

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 10:58am
"Average Rob" is editing himself into photos of Barack Obama and Joe Biden in his Instagram profile.
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How the @Potus handover from Obama to Trump works

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 10:35am
The presidential Twitter handle will be handed over later - here's how it works.
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One-third of tech IPOs see valuations drain away

IT PRO - News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 10:34am
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Why many tech companies cannot live up to investors' initial excitement

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DDoS protection provider alleged to be Mirai botnet creator

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 10:02am
Investigative journalist Brian Krebs believes distributed denial of service mitigation firm owner is the author of malware designed to enable massive IoT botnet-enabled DDoS attacks
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SSP Worldwide blames engineers at London datacentre for new cloud outage

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 9:32am
Insurance software provider says latest service outage was caused by power problems at third-party datacentre site
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Minecraft link to net's biggest botnet

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 8:11am
Minecraft, the game adored by millions of children, is allegedly at the heart of the web's biggest net attack.
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The telepresence bot operated by the mind and other news

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 8:07am
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
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