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VIDEO: Periscope-like app soars in China

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 4:55pm
While Periscope is blocked in China, Yi has become increasingly popular.
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Twitter switches from social network to news app

IT PRO - News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 4:14pm
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Service changes classification on iOS app store

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Virtual desktop infrastructure set for Middle East enterprise growth

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 4:00pm
More and more IT leaders in the Middle East are considering adopting virtual desktop infrastructures, but user cases are needed to speed things up
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Amazon strong quarter beats analysts’ expectations

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 4:00pm
Amazon reports profits for the first quarter of $513m, compared with a net loss $57m in the same period the year before
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New 5G spectrum rules urgently needed for European innovators

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 3:55pm
Europe risks falling behind if it does not move to establish 5G spectrum standards soon
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Topshop teams with L Marks to drive forward fashion tech

IT PRO - News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 3:43pm
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The high street retailer is looking for early stage start-ups with innovative idea in wearable technology

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Tech-savvy Asean populations shake up enterprise IT, says AIA CTO

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 3:15pm
A young, urban and tech-savvy population in the Asean region has forced enterprises to rethink their IT strategies
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IT challenges may force RBS to miss EU deadline to split businesses

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 3:00pm
Problems related to creating an IT platform for the Royal Bank of Scotland’s planned divestment look set to cause delays
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Cyber security in Belgium will gain prominence after terror attacks

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 2:00pm
Belgium’s physical security has been branded inadequate, so how does the country’s cyber security measure up?
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Canonical founder: "OpenStack no lifeline for legacy tech suppliers"

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:30pm
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth warns legacy tech suppliers may struggle to get the “magic returns” they may be expecting from aligning themselves with OpenStack
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International IT trade group urges firms to prepare for GDPR

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:00pm
Companies that fail to start planning to deal with the EU’s data protection requirements are in for a real shock, warns the International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers
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Instagram demands LitterGram app gets a name change

IT PRO - News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:05pm
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Non-profit app for encouraging a tidy Britain gets trashed by Instagram’s lawyers

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Hackers hit Minecraft community site

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:02pm
Hackers have stolen login data for more than 7 million members of the Lifeboat Minecraft site.
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Saudi Arabia could warm to cloud computing, so long as regulation and connectivity keep pace

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:00pm
One of the world’s biggest oil producers has responded to tumbling crude prices by announcing a $2tn war chest to fund an economic diversification strategy, with IT set to be a beneficiary
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Virgin Media to invest £3bn in UK fibre optic rollout

IT PRO - News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:55am
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ISP promises to connect 4m homes to fibre network

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Young people unaware of IT roles in financial services

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:30am
Careers firm Investment 2020 claims young people have little awareness of the IT roles available in the financial services sector, or what routes to take to get there
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Microsoft banishes Google from Cortana

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:25am
Microsoft begins forcing people to use its Bing search engine with the Cortana digital assistant in Windows 10.
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Court expands FBI hacking powers

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:12am
The US Supreme Court approves a rule change that could allow law enforcement to remotely search computers located anywhere in the US, and beyond.
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BT will raise the costs of its services over summer

IT PRO - News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 10:31am
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Across the board, from landline to broadband, BT will be raising the costs for its services in July

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Case study: Athona recruits Mimecast to halt CEO fraud attacks

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 9:30am
Brentwood-based recruitment firm wanted to solve its email archiving problems, but ended up with better security, including new anti-whaling protection in the wake of an attack
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