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Amol Rajan appointed as BBC's first media editor

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 2:41pm
Former editor of The Independent Amol Rajan is appointed the BBC's first media editor.
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Virtual reality video simulates drink driving car crash

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 2:39pm
A virtual reality video simulating a car crash from drink driving is released by a major drinks maker.
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Symantec snaps up LifeLock for $2.3 billion

IT PRO - News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 2:39pm
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Security company acquires identity theft protection firm

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Fresh blow to China's troubled tech giant LeEco

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 1:48pm
The Chinese tech giant LeEco faces a further setback after a smartphone firm it had invested in warns of a large loss.
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Facebook to hire 500 more people in the UK

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 1:00pm
Facebook is increasing its UK workforce by 50%, with highly skilled engineers high on its wish list of new recruits
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BT faces 4G Ofcom auction challenge

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 12:34pm
Ofcom has proposed a cap on some of the newly available 4G spectrum it is preparing for auction, which would prevent BT from bidding.
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Ofcom to block BT-EE from spectrum bid

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 12:30pm
Ofcom opens a new consultation on the delayed auction of ex-MoD radio spectrum for mobile broadband, but hopes to bar BT-EE from bidding for parts of it, citing competition concerns
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Facebook announces 50% expansion in UK jobs

IT PRO - News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 12:13pm
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The company will hire 500 new people as it moves to new London offices

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UKISUG 2016: 5% of SAP customers are using S/4 Hana

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 12:01pm
On the opening day of Connect, the 2016 SAP UK & Ireland User Group conference in Birmingham, it was revealed that 5% of customers are using S/4 Hana, and 12% have not heard of the ERP system
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BT/EE banned from bidding for half of frequency at next spectrum auctions

IT PRO - News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 12:01pm
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New Ofcom rules prevent BT from bidding for half of frequencies available at 2017 spectrum auctions

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Shooting stars from space for 2020 Olympics

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:49am
Project Sky Canvas hopes to paint the sky with colour above the Olympics using ready-made shooting stars.
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Apple to swap 'faulty' iPhone 6S batteries

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:41am
Apple is offering to replace the batteries of a "small number" of iPhone 6S phones with a fault that makes them unexpectedly shut down.
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Legal experts predict 600% surge in data protection disputes

IT PRO - News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:37am
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Disputes could rocket by six times in next five years

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India mobile payments surge after shock banknote move

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:37am
India's surprise move to get rid of big banknotes spurs a nationwide cash crunch and record transactions for mobile payment firm Paytm.
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Linux versus Unix hot patching

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:31am
We examine the current state of play in the ongoing competition between the Linux and Unix server operating systems
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Reprinting the Middle East in 3D

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:30am
3D printing is being used in the UAE in a number of industries, and is becoming a regional hub for a technology that could help rebuild war-torn parts of the Middle East
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Facebook to increase UK employees by 500 in 2017

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:29am
Facebook will expand its presence in the UK by 50% when it opens its new London headquarters in 2017.
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Fight against Investigatory Powers Bill may not be over

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 10:52am
Labour's shadow home secretary Diane Abbott says that wider society must now debate the controversial Investigatory Powers Bill, despite Parliamentary approval
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Panasonic invests $60m in 'frivolous' laundry robot

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 6:03am
The Japanese startup behind the world's first laundry robot is getting a big vote of confidence from Panasonic, which has invested $60m (£49m) into the invention.
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100 Women 2016: The women challenging sexism in e-sports

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 21/11/2016 - 12:26am
Meet the world's top female gamers fighting sexism in the billion-dollar industry of e-sports
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