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100 Women 2016: The winners of the BBC hackathon develop app

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:38pm
The BBC 100 Women team have hosted a hackathon with Facebook UK to give female developers the chance to create a unique social media product.
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Security Think Tank: Cyber security must be recognised as a fundamental component of business

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:00pm
How can information security professionals help organisations to understand the cyber risks across increasingly digital businesses?
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Security veteran urges firms to prioritise spear phishing defence

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:00pm
UK firms should prioritise defence against spear phishing as a key component of cyber attacks, according to security veteran Peter Wood
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WhatsApp could stop working on older phones

IT PRO - News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 2:55pm
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WhatsApp updates may stop users messaging via the app on their phone

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AWS on bringing machine learning and artificial intelligence to the cloud masses

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 2:30pm
Amazon Web Services used Re:Invent 2016 to stake its claim as an early adopter of machine learning, while revealing details of its plans to boost the technology's take-up among everyday developers
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Phone encryption: Police 'mug' suspect to get data

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 2:28pm
Detectives have developed a new tactic to beat criminals using mobile phone encryption - legally mug them.
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French man jailed for visiting pro-IS websites

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:03pm
A French man has been sentenced to two years in jail for repeatedly visiting websites that back the so-called Islamic State terror group.
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Fake news detector plug-in developed

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:44pm
How one developer came up with a way of flagging fake news on social media.
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Diversity pays with tech investment

IT PRO - News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:20pm
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Backing people from different backgrounds is simply good business for tech startups, investors say

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UK helps dismantle Avalanche global cyber network

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:00pm
The UK's National Crime Agency has contributed to the takedown of a cloud-based cyber crime network in a collaborative law enforcement operation involving 30 countries
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Testing car seats to protect children

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:46am
With rules on children's car seats set to change next year, Richard Westcott visits a facility for conducting tests.
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Football meets virtual reality in new headset computer game

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:14am
A football computer game has been given a futuristic makeover, immersing players into the world of virtual reality.
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Smart duvet: the bed that makes itself

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:12am
A bed that can make itself after being slept in is developed in Montreal, Canada.
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The digital opportunity for CIOs

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:00am
CIOs have a unique opportunity to lead the digital strategy in their organisations, but they have to move quickly to make sure they have the right skills and infrastructure in place
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Google makes plans to build smart city

IT PRO - News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:46am
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Google's Sidewalk Labs could hold competition to motivate and promote collaboration

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Academics link payment card vulnerability to Tesco Bank cyber heist

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:45am
UK academics uncover a vulnerability in online payment systems, which they say could have been used in the Tesco Bank cyber heist
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App helps drone pilots avoid no-fly zones

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:40am
A new app lets drone pilots know if they are flying their craft in or near restricted airspace.
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'Frighteningly easy' for criminals to get Visa card details, study claims

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:36am
It is "frighteningly easy" for criminals to get security details for a Visa debit or credit cards, according to research from Newcastle University.
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TalkTalk and Post Office broadband customers hit by cyberattack

IT PRO - News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:21am
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500,000 routers go offline as Mirai strikes again

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Businesses forget disability and accessibility when buying IT

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:00am
Both customer and supply side IT organisations need to consider the needs of disabled people when embarking on new procurements, according to a recent study
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