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Is the Asian tech boom about to bust?

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Sat, 01/08/2015 - 12:10pm
Optimism and concern at HK's tech conference
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Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Sat, 01/08/2015 - 8:27am
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg to have child

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:10pm
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl.
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Rise of facial recognition queried

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 5:54pm
A government-related agency in the US has published a report on privacy concerns relating to facial recognition.
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Interview: CCS director Sarah Hurrell on improving government technology purchasing

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 5:15pm
The government's procurement agency has plenty of critics, but its technology lead insists that IT and digital purchasing is improving fast
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British Gas to invest £500m in connected homes business

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 5:00pm
Energy provider aims to build on success of its Hive smart thermostat and roll-out of smartmeters
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Commercial software more secure than open source, finds report

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 4:45pm
A study has found that commercial code is more compliant than open source code with security compliance standards, such as the Owasp top 10 and the CWE top 25
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Facebook launches solar-powered drone to offer internet access

IT PRO - News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 3:07pm
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The drone will partner will partner with ISPs to extend web access to rural areas

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US man shoots down garden drone

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 2:28pm
A US man has shot down a drone which was hovering over his back garden.
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Tracking system 'open to attack'

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:30pm
A widely used location-tracking system can be intercepted or fooled with fake data, claims a security researcher.
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Obama orders superfast computer for 2025

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:30pm
The US is aiming to build a supercomputer that is able to process one exaflop or a billion billion operations a second to process big data
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IaaS mega-framework tender raises hopes of Europe-wide G-cloud launch

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:00pm
Géant publishes contract notice seeking providers for IaaS frameworks, which will serve 50 million across Europe
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European regulation shakes up online payments security

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:00pm
Payment service providers and merchants should lose no time in assessing the affect of proposed European security regulations
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Ashley Madison hack aids spammers

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 12:01pm
Spammers are exploiting the Ashley Madison hack by posting links that offer stolen data but lead to booby-trapped web pages and scams.
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Ark Data Centres to underpin delivery of BT's managed cloud services

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 12:00pm
BT signs multi-year deal with datacentre provider to support its push into the cloud integrator market
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Facebook to boost Internet.org with UK drone

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:45am
Facebook is ready to test a UK-developed drone that is designed to fly in a circle with a radius of about 1.8 miles and provide internet coverage for an area with a radius of 30 miles
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Google refuses to apply 'right to be forgotten' worldwide

IT PRO - News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:41am
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Tech giant rebels against French data watchdog's decision

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Consultancies hit amid rise in IT company insolvencies

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:00am
Rising insolvencies among IT companies contrasts with a fall in the rate of company failures in the wider economy
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Sony posts best quarterly results in eight years

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:30am
Sony posts its strongest June quarter since 2007 with profits driven mainly by Sony’s PlayStation 4 software and its camera sensors
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US 'spied on Japan' Wikileaks says

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:29am
The US has been spying on Japanese cabinet officials, banks and companies, including the Mitsubishi group, Wikileaks says.
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