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Touchscreens aren’t just for games – they can help you get work done on a wide range of Windows devices, too

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1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server review

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1&1 offers scalable cloud servers on demand with a flexible package that allows you keep operating costs under contr

SMBs warned over corrupted SOHO router risk

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Team Cymru researchers claim 300,000 routers may have had their DNS settings changed by cyber criminals.

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Financial sector hit hardest by cyber attacks

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PwC research highlights how security breaches take their toll on financial services firms.

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Government spying could put regular web users at risk

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Security experts warn the NSA spying scandal could have dire consequences for internet safety.

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Toshiba Satellite W30t review

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A top-heavy Windows 8 detachable with middling performance and battery life.

Windows 8.1: working on the move

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Flexible working has never been easier than with Windows 8.1.

Microsoft steps up Windows XP upgrade efforts as support deadline looms

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Software giant plans to rollout desktop notifications to PC users still on XP later this week.

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Bill Gates regains his spot as world's richest man

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Microsoft co-founder sees wealth increase to $76 billion.

Android beats iOS for world's most popular tablet OS title

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However, Apple still rules the roost when it comes to device sales.

Hiroshima City University working on ear-mounted computing device

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Japanese academics building expression-controlled mini-computer.

iOS 7 update to bring CarPlay feature to iPhone 5 users

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Apple confirms names of first car manufacturers to support dashboard-based iOS features and iPhone integration.

Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

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"Weakness in system" blamed for downfall.

Top Microsoft execs rumoured to leave in reshuffle

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Departure of former Skype CEO and co-head of Windows to be formally announced on Tuesday.

Mac OS X vs Windows: 8 reasons to switch to Mac

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After using Windows for 20 years, Khidr Suleman tells us what life is like after making the jump to Mac.

Augmented reality set to boost shopping experience for Tesco customers

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Tesco has teamed up with IBM to use an augmented reality mobile app to add product placement.

Mobile banking apps crash out on payday

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Barclays, RBS Group and Santander customers unable to log into their accounts.

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British man charged with hacking US Federal Reserve

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Alleged NASA and FBI hacker faces additional charges.

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GCHQ spied on Yahoo webcam sessions, claims report

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Documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal scope of Optic Nerve programme.

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Boston Quattro 1396-T review

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Boston’s new Quattro 1396-T uses an innovative design to take rack server density to the next level.

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Virgin Media introduces 150 Mbps broadband speeds

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Virgin claims it now provides the fastest broadband connection in the UK.

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Mobile malware research teams bag £3m funding boost

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University researchers awarded funds to support efforts in clamping down on mobile malware apps.

Japan calls for international Bitcoin regulation

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Global normalisation of standards the only way to avoid loopholes, country claims.

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Gmail 'snooping' lawsuit faces new hurdle

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Judge to decide whether non-Gmail users can be included in class action.

Intel Merrifield: Specs, price and release date

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Everything you need to know about Intel's 2014 Atom chips.

Apple reveals inner workings of iPhone 5s Touch ID scanner

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The consumer electronics giant explains how Touch ID keeps users' fingerprints safe.

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BT to create more than 1,000 new tech jobs for grads and apprentices

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Telco sets out plans to help tackle youth unemployment in the UK.

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Snow Leopard users left exposed as Apple pulls support for OS

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One in five Macs reportedly at risk of cyber attack as Apple stops supporting aged OS.

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Surge in mobile banking malware now biggest security threat

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Security experts warn users to be on their guard against mobile malware threats.

Enterprise apps: if you want to boost productivity, talk to the workers

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Companies are struggling to design software that works well in a mobile-centric world.

Google denies trying to buy WhatsApp

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"We never made an offer to acquire them," says Google SVP.

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Bitcoin exchanges pressed to reveal cyber attack coping strategies

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Sources claims US lawyers have subpoenaed Bitcoin exchanges.

Sony Xperia Z2 tablet review: Hands on

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The Z2 tablet ships with Android KitKat 4.4, an IPS display and 13 hour battery life.

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Unsecure Wi-Fi hubs fuel spread of computer viruses

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University researchers warn weak Wi-Fi security can speed spread of viruses in populated areas.

European Parliament delays vote to scrap roaming charges

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Complaints about English-only documents delays vote.

Samsung Knox 2.0 to launch with the Galaxy S5

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Secure Android container to support Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner and two-factor authentication.

MWC 2014 news & reviews roundup: Everything you need to know

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As MWC 2014 draws to a close, we take a look back over the big announcements from Samsung, Nokia, Mozilla and others...

OS X Mavericks update to fix major security flaw in Macs

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Apple follows iOS 7 update with Mac OS X Mavericks patch to address encryption issues.

UK Government's £250m rural broadband funding plans revealed

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England set to receive lion’s share of cash to bring superfast internet to rural areas.

Japanese probe sudden closure of Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange

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Authorities confirm they're investigating the exchange's abrupt disappearance.

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