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European Commission

Apple's Irish tax deals to be probed by European Commission

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iPad maker's tax affairs to come under scrutiny from European regulators

Password

Why following Get Safe Online's advice could leave you anything but

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder points out the short-comings in the password security tools used by Get Safe Online

Windows 8

Windows 8.1 users warned of June 10 deadline for OS Update 1

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Windows 8.1 users have been reminded they need to update their systems now to the latest version of the OS

Google buys Skybox HD satellite firm for $500m

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Firm to use satellites to keep Maps up-to-date and for humanitarian projects

HP shows how it's using big data to "save the planet"

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Big data analysis is aiding researchers to mitigate the human impact on the planet, says HP

Amazon

Amazon to launch services marketplace in 2014

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Online retailer looking to provide everything from babysitters to handymen

Larry Ellison

Oracle injects in-memory into databases to boost analytics

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Technology available from July as an add-on for Oracle's existing databases

Fibre cables

CityFibre receives £30 million to build out Gigabit network in 20 UK cities

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Looks to expand footprint in mid-sized British cities

HP debuts Apollo supercomputer

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HP attempts to win back the high-end market with liquid-cooled super servers

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8.1 update could bring Kinect-like controls to smartphones

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New Windows Phone devices, codenamed McLaren, could come with Kinect-like gesture recognition technology

Linus Torvalds

Linux creator: "Not everyone needs to learn code"

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Linus Torvalds also takes aim at the broken US patents system

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Synology RackStation RS3614xs+ review

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Synology introduces a new management app to accompany its high-performance hardware

digital vote

Government turns to online tools to encourage higher voter turnout

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New online voter registration service has been launched to make it easier for UK citizens to cast their vote in next yea

Internet search

Nominet launches shorter .uk domain names

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Stephen Fry flips switch on short domain names for the UK

Malicious code

Bank of England unveils cyber security framework

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Financial services sector steps up fight against cyber criminals with rollout of new scheme

iOS 8 to clampdown on Wi-Fi & location snoopers

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Apple to hide unique MAC address when scanning for networks

Facebook board gets sued by shareholder

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Lawsuit claims boardmembers are being too generous with share

Facebook

PayPal president jumps ship to Facebook

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David Marcus to bring e-commerce experience to the Messenger apps

4G road sign

Vodafone adds five more cities to 4G network

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The mobile provider has added Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Reading and Southampton to its list

Flexible polymer smartphone display unveiled

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Researchers have developed a transparent electrode coating to make smartphone screens cheaper and tougher

Hacking

Smart TVs vulnerable to "red button" hacking

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Radio attack could use flaw in software to hijack TVs

Driverless cars to force changes in the Highway Code

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Tory minister wants Google's autonomous car technology to be road legal in the UK

Satellite

British Airways to implement on-board Wi-Fi on domestic routes

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In-flight internet will be available within the next three years using satellite technology

Heathrow Terminal 2 trials smart loos to monitor usage and alert cleaners

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Heathrow Terminal 2 can use the data to analyse whether new loos are needed...

Supercomputer

Computer fools interrogators to become first to pass iconic Turing test

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A supercomputer has become the first to pass the iconic Turing Test, by convincing judges that it is a 13-year-old boy

Google Glass: Can SiMEye & others challenge the throne?

Analysis & Insight

With the emergence of Google Glass rivals, what does the future hold for this technology?

social media

CIA joins Facebook and Twitter

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US spy agency the CIA has joined the world of social media, setting up Facebook and Twitter profiles

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Apple to make 3-5 million smartwatches monthly, sales begin

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Is Apple gearing up to launch its first wearable later this year?

Patch Tuesday

Microsoft to roll out two critical security bug fixes

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The Office, IE and Windows updates will be patched in the monthly Patch Tuesday fix

EU industry chiefs meet to decide citizens' online privacy rights

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European representatives will be discussing EU citizens' right to privacy and expression at a conference in Strasbo

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Dell Latitude 13 Education Series review

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With a Gorilla Glass screen, ruggedised chassis and a huge battery, the Latitude 13 is suitable for use in schools

Twitter

Twitter acquires Namo Media & enters talks with SoundCloud as Secret Service seeks sarcasm detector

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Twitter buys Namo Media and enters talks with SoundCloud as the US Secret Service looks to improve security with a sarca

EE rolls out 4G coverage for another 15 UK Towns

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EE have announced another wave of its 4G rollout with 15 more UK locations now covered

Apple iPhone will use camera in iOS 8 to scan credit card details

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Apple continues to automate payment features in latest update

Surveillance

Vodafone: Governments have direct access to eavesdrop in some countries

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Comms giant publishes Disclosure Report which confirms some agencies can listen in on calls

Heartbleed-like OpenSSL bug active for more than 16 years

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A security flaw in OpenSSL, active since 1998, has been discovered by a group of researchers in Japan

iOS 8 vs iOS 7: What's the difference?

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Top 12 features of iOS 8 revealed

Roaming

Three’s Feel At Home inclusive roaming extended to five new countries

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You can now use your UK data limits, calls and texts in France, Switzerland, Israel, Switzerland, Finland and Norway

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