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Windows 10 update stops webcams working

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 11:59am
Millions of people are reporting that a Windows 10 update has stopped their webcams from working.
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BT and Nokia join forces to bring UK 5G

IT PRO - News - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 11:49am

mmWave and IoT compatibility tests come ahead of official government plan

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Tools of the trade to drill into behavioural data

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 9:55am
Data science toolkits enable organisations to extract, manipulate and interpret data to boost their business intelligence
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Twitter suspends another 235k accounts to stop terrorism

IT PRO - News - Sun, 21/08/2016 - 9:33pm

The company also announced the measures it's taking to identify extremism

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iPhone sales decline 7.7% in Q2 2016

IT PRO - News - Sun, 21/08/2016 - 8:36pm

The news comes as customers eagerly await the iPhone 7's launch next month

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Apache Spark grows in popularity as Hadoop-based data lakes fill up

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Sat, 20/08/2016 - 12:03pm
Apache Spark is growing in popularity and finding real-time use across Europe, including in online betting and on railways, and with Hadoop
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Bulk data harvesting essential to counter terrorism, according to report

IT PRO - News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 4:58pm

Snooper's Charter powers ok-ed by review board

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Cisco confirms Shadow Brokers vulnerabilities are real

IT PRO - News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 3:53pm

Concerns are rising over the security and integrity of NSA data

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Internet spying powers backed by review

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 2:58pm
Britain's spies should be allowed to continue harvesting internet data, the government's reviewer of terror laws has said in a review.
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No alternative to bulk surveillance powers, says Anderson report

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 2:15pm
The government welcomes a review of the controversial Investigatory Powers Bill that found there is no viable alternative to the bulk data collection powers proposed by the bill
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T-Mobile deal 'may breach US net neutrality' rules

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 12:36pm
An 'unlimited' smartphone data deal that charges extra for premium services may be in breach of US net neutrality rules, campaigners say.
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Intel sees 5G networks as opportunity to sell more server chips

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 12:30pm
Intel focuses on the back-end infrastructure behind upcoming 5G networks as it sees an opportunity for its processors and other datacentre technology
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Expect ransomware arrests soon, says bitcoin tracking firm Chainalysis

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 11:51am
Law enforcement organisations are set to ramp up arrests of cyber criminals behind ransomware attacks, according to financial technology startup Chainalysis
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Volvo joins forces with Uber for autonomous vehicle pilot

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 11:11am
Self-driving Volvo cars will take to the streets of Pittsburgh as part of a test of autonomous technology spearheaded by ride-sharing firm Uber
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Police arrest woman in connection with Sage data breach

Computer Weekly - Latest News - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 9:45am
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of fraud in connection with a data breach at accounting software firm Sage
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Grooming prompts online lessons call

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 9:38am
More than 150 people are reported to police in Wales for meeting children following sexual grooming over the last five years, prompting calls for compulsory online safety lessons for pupils.
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China demands stricter rules for live streaming

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 9:28am
China's internet regulator demands stricter controls over the hugely popular practice of live streaming, as part of a range of new requirements for websites.
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Uber's $100m settlement with drivers rejected by judge

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 1:12am
A $100m settlement between the taxi-hailing app Uber and some of its drivers is rejected by a US judge.
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Can't wait, won't wait!

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 12:32am
Online shoppers want fast websites and apps that are also visually rich and personalised, but how technically difficult is this to achieve?
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News site to shut down next week

BBC News | Technology | UK Edition - Thu, 18/08/2016 - 8:49pm
Media company Gawker says it will close its main site next week, days after it was bought by Univision in a bankruptcy auction.
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