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Twitter brings mobile video and group messaging features to users

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Social network's new group message and in-app video features step on Facebook and Snapchat's toes

Intel joins Cambridge University’s high performance computing centre

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Chipmaker to work with Dell and Cambridge on helping researchers get the best out of HPC

Connected cars will swell in numbers by 2020

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Gartner claims one in five cars on the road will be internet-connected come 2020

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Facebook outage: Downtime not caused by hackers

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Facebook and Instagram users were locked out, but Lizard Squad wasn't not behind it, says social network

Best antivirus software 2015

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Which anti-virus products offer most protection?

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Malaysian Airlines website recovers from hack

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The group claimed to be acting in support of terrorist group ISIS

Russian dating site victim of hack that steals 20 million customer records

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Topface was hacked in a tier one attack, by an attaker known as Mastermind

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IBM denies it's planning to axe 110,000 jobs

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Big Blue has spoken out in response to reports suggesting large-scale lay-offs could be imminent

Android Jellybean users told to ditch WebView for Chrome or Firefox

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Google responds to criticism over decision not to patch older versions of WebView for Android

iPhone 7, 6s & 6c: Release date, rumours & specs

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Rumours about the iPhone 6s and 6c have already started to surface. Here’s what we know about the devices

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Push for UK elections to include online votes by 2020

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The Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy wants to transform Parliament into a digital-friendly institution

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Netwrix Auditor 6.5 review

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Netwrix Auditor sets a high standard for change auditing in the enterprise

Microsoft buys Revolution Analytics for big data boost

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The combined solutions will allow companies to use the power of R and data science

Beats, Google & Sony hit with unpaid royalties suit by US music publisher

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The companies are alleged to have not paid the royalties they supposedly owe for using music from before 1972

Three to buy O2: Enters exclusive talks to buy rival for £10.25bn

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With Telefonica reportedly eager to offload the O2 brand, Three has emerged as the front runner to acquire it

HoloLens, Star Trek 3 and light particles: Best of the Web

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IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week

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Twitter offers users Bing-powered translation tool

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Translation tool will allow users to read Tweets written in more than 40 different languages

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Dropbox for Business review

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We put Dropbox for Business through its paces to see if it really is worth paying for

Office for Windows 10: Features, release date & pricing

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Touch version of Word, Excel and PowerPoint coming in late-2015

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Kim Dotcom unveils encrypted Skype-rival MegaChat

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Kim Dotcom has launched a new encrypted video calling service, MegaChat, to take on Skype

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ARM educates students with IoT Education Kit

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The kit will teach students at University College London how to create apps, robots and wearables to boost skills

Google to launch US mobile network in 2015

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Although nothing's confirmed, the search giant is reportedly gunning for an even stronger hold on the global mobile

WhatsApp Web release date sees iOS users shunned

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WhatsApp's new desktop messaging service is off-limits to Apple users for now

Samsung Galaxy S6: Release date, rumours & specs

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Rumours about the Samsung Galaxy S6 have started to emerge. Here’s what we know about the device

Local government urged to embrace the digital age

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Low public spending will define councils for a generation to come, warns Solace

Minecraft wasn't hacked, but users may have been hit by malware

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Despite email addresses and passwords being leaked, the company said it was not attacked by hackers

Windows 10: Start menus, and Microsoft's holographic vision

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For most users, it will be a new browser – and the return of the start menu in Windows 10 – which are most welcome

Edward Snowden claims iPhones have built-in spyware

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Edward Snowden said Apple is tracking iDevice users via remote access

Windows 10 Consumer Preview event: Live blog

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Windows 10 will be FREE for Windows 7 & 8 users during the first year

Android vs iOS: Which should you buy?

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We weigh up the differences between Android and iOS to help you choose

Apple Pay UK release date could be spring 2015

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Apple Pay is reportedly rolling out internationally this spring, and it may reach the UK soon after

IBM gets the Big Blues over latest decline

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But firm looks to 2015 to grow cloud, analytics and mobile as new revenue drivers

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Sky rolls out Broadband Shield to everyone

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Those who haven't opted in or out will find the security solution switched on automatically

Money

EE customers to get refunds after VAT mis-calculation

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The company will issue £1m in refunds to a 'small number' of customers

Internet search

Google “right to be forgotten”: Everything you need to know

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Google has begun to remove search results under the “right to be forgotten” ruling.

HP business tablets: 2015 range unveiled

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HP aiming to woo retail, legal, healthcare and insurance firms

Net neutrality

EE, Virgin Media & Vodafone back Net Neutrality push

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EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone are the latest UK service providers to back Net Neutrality

Mobile payments

Google is talks to acquire Apple Pay rival Softcard

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Google may go up against Apple Pay, entering talks to purchase mobile payments service Softcard

Ofcom consults on 6GHz spectrum use for 5G delivery

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Regulator wants to know if using very high frequency spectrum bands will make 5G a reality by 2020

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Facebook contributed $200bn to world economy in 2014

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Social network also supported 4.5 million jobs, says Deloitte

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