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Current account switching figures skew reality but could indicate tipping point

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 4:30pm
Payment Council figures on the number of consumers that switched accounts could indicate the beginning of a new era in UK retail banking
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Microsoft profits drop year-on-year as restructuring forges on

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 3:30pm
Microsoft's annual profits dropped again after it spent $190m on business restructuring and integrating Nokia Devices and Services business
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Datacentre PUE: Who's keeping score?

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 1:00pm
With datacentre operators under increased competitive pressure to cut their PUE scores, are their ratings really all they seem?
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Valve expands Steam 'mod' market

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:38pm
Game maker Valve has expanded its online store to let players who make 'mods' for games sell their creations.
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Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:05pm
The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
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Cyber-thieves 'avoiding' bitcoins

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 11:37am
The falling value of bitcoins is making the virtual cash much less attractive to cyber-thieves, claims a security expert.
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Amazon first-quarter results value Amazon Web Services at $5bn

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 11:30am
Amazon's Q1 results confirm Amazon Web Services – AWS – as its most profitable business, valuing the cloud services provider at $5bn
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Apache Spark speeds up big data decision-making

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 11:25am
Spark, the open-source cluster computing framework from Apache, promises to complement Hadoop batch processing
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Kao Beauty deploys enterprise sales system to mobile employees

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:52am
Salon products distributor chooses Mendix to build enterprise sales system to distribute to mobile employees via iPads
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EMC results: Storage arrays falter as VMware marches on

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:33am
EMC results show hardware revenues’ relative decline as storage rivals and alternative approaches emerge
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The suburban rogue trader's algorithms behind the 2010 US flash crash

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:30am
US authorities accuse British trader Navinder Singh Sarao of manipulating the stock market with fraudulent trades, triggering the 2010 flash crash
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IBM opens second SoftLayer datacentre in the Netherlands

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:16am
Big Blue seeks to capitalise on growing interest in public cloud services by opening another European datacentre
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Poor customer engagement at banks opens door to competitors

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:00am
Customer experience levels at banks have failed to improve for the second year in a row and customers are more likely than ever to leave their bank
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Changing IT trends power banking in Norway

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 9:41am
Norway's banking system is undergoing a seismic shift in technology as the country aims for a fully digitised society
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Users should not take the rap for phishing attacks, says expert

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 9:30am
End users and security awareness training should not be blamed for successful phishing attacks, says security awareness expert
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Goldman Sachs invests in more third-party IT

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 8:19am
After its $15m investment in startup Kensho, Goldman Sachs has invested $20m in high-frequency trading firm Perseus
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Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks'

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:35am
A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.
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It's time: Apple delivers the Watch

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:18am
The Apple Watch ships, but does it deliver?
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VIDEO: 'The greatest feeling of freedom'

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:16am
Yves Rossy explains what it is like to fly with a jet pack.
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VIDEO: The robot that makes coffee

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:15am
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
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