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Bill Gates biography: Salary and career history of Microsoft's co-founder

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The lowdown on Bill Gates' salary, net worth, education and career history.

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HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 review

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HP goes RISC hunting with the first Xeon E7 v2 server to market.

Cybercrime

Head of National Cyber Crime Unit laments IT skills gap

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Andy Archibald admits lack of programmers could hamper cyber crime investigations.

David Cameron promises 5G broadband for the UK

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Prime Minister talks up development of ultra-fast mobile broadband.

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Eugene Kaspersky on the cyber jungle

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Steve Cassidy braves the tech jungle that is CeBIT to hear the security guru give some sage advice.

iOS 7.1 update released with performance and UI improvements

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The update most notably speeds up the iPhone 4 when using Apple’s newest operating system.

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Twitter's SMS bug exposed protected tweets to unauthorised users

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Almost 100,000 protected accounts had their private tweets sent to non-approved Twitter users for four months

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eBay rejects Icahn board nominees

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Investors asked to follow suit.

Apple MacBook Pro 15in v Dell XPS 15 head-to-head review

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Dell takes the fight to Apple with its latest premium laptop. Can the XPS 15 defeat the MacBook Pro?

Proposed NSA reforms justify leaks, claims Snowden

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Former contracter defends position via videolink to SXSW.

Google to open up wearable IT market with developer SDK release

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Sundar Pichai hints at world of interconnected Android devices.

Hacking

Hackers accuse Mt. Gox of pocketing users' Bitcoins

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Mystery surrounding Bitcoin exchange's demise deepens with allegations of financial deception.

David Cameron

David Cameron pledges £73m for Internet of Things research

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European Internet of Things fund also announced.

Data breach

British Pregnancy Advice Service slammed over £200K data breach fine

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Abortion service blasted over poor data handling in wake of £200,000 data breach fine from the ICO.

Wi-Fi

Europol warns of public Wi-Fi hotspot dangers

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The perils of using public Wi-Fi spots are growing as hackers use simple methods to steal sensitive data.

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IBM factory strike shows shifting China labour landscape

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Workers protest terms of Lenovo takeover.

Telephone

Carlos Slim under fire from Mexican regulators

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Telecoms overseer wants to open up industry.

Innovation

Research could make foldable displays a reality

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Roll up, roll up see the amazing folding computer!

Mac vs Windows, Apple CarPlay & Android tablet share: IT Pro's web comments round-up

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It's all about Apple in this week's web comments round-up, with its connected car plans and market share figur

Privacy campaigners call for halt to Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition

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Clear understanding of personal data use policies needed, claim groups.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi roll out gains momentum across Scottish rail network

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Transport Scotland invests £863,000 on wireless infrastructure at stations.

Patch Tuesday

IE exploit to be fully plugged in March Patch Tuesday

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Silverlight and Windows vulnerabilities will also be addressed.

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Neelie Kroes calls for more women in tech

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Businesses and the economy stand to gain by attracting and retaining more female IT workers, EC Commissioner has said.

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Mozilla investigates Dell over Firefox installation fees

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Browser maker anger as Dell charges £16 to pre-install its software.

Google Glass: Is the world ready?

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With the release date scheduled for later this year, Kyle Nazario wonders if the world is really ready for Google Glass.

Fight

Icahn says fight for PayPal spinoff just getting started

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PayPal managers insist eBay and PayPal 'better together'.

Tablets

Growth in tablet market predicted to slow in 2014

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IDC predicts less than 20 per cent expansion.

Oxford University teaches robots to keep secrets

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Humanoid robots present new security problems, it is claimed.

BYOD hailed as answer to enterprise Windows XP upgrade woes

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Ernst & Young IT security expert urges firms to consider BYOD as a way off Windows XP.

Q&A: Patricio Colombo, Jamie Oliver Ltd

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We speak to the head of IT and systems about the hype surrounding cloud and why schools need a new approach to tech teac

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Steve Ballmer at war with board during final months at Microsoft

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Details have started to emerge about the breakdown in relationship between Steve Ballmer and the Microsoft board.

Hackers close Flexcoin Bitcoin exchange after stealing $600K

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Rival exchange Poloniex has also been hit, as hackers increasingly turn their attention to virtual currency stores.

Data protection

Care.data: Why business should learn from the NHS' mistakes

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A lack of public awareness is one reason the Government has delayed the NHS Care.data programme by six months.

Goodbye

Target CIO steps down after massive data breach

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Company vows to overhaul its technology and security systems.

Lufthansa and Qatar Airways clash over in-flight movies

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Movies could be streamed to German airline's passengers' smartphones and tablets.

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Apple’s sapphire crystal display blasted by Gorilla Glass VP

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Gorilla Glass exec claims switching the iPhone to Sapphire crystal is a mistake.

Malware-infected ads now greatest threat to mobile security

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Porn slips into second place as main vector for attack on smartphones.

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Qnap TS-EC879U-RP (2014) review

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Qnap’s 8-bay NAS appliance offers top speed and has interesting virtualisation features on the horizon.

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NHS to face compulsory data protection audits

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Government minister sets out plans for more pro-active approach to NHS data protection.

Intel reportedly acquires smartwatch maker Basis

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Chipmaker said to have splashed out over $100 million for wearable tech firm.

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