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Amazon announces financial loss despite 23 per cent revenue rise

News 25 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Amazon’s second quarter financial results have been revealed, with huge losses despite a slight rise in revenue

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50,000 sites hit by MailPoet WordPress plug-in security flaw

News 25 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Users of blogging platform's newsletter plug-in told to upgrade extension ASAP

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Firefox for Android beta introduces more customisation

News 25 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

A new Firefox for Android beta has been released with brand new customisation and personalisation features for users

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UK TPS users still receive nuisance calls, research shows

News 25 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ofcom nuisance calls research shows TPS sign-ups leads to users receiving a third fewer calls

Hackers hit the European Central Bank

News 25 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Although no market-sensitive data was compromised, the hackers stole personal information

Internet search

Google removes 50% of Right to be Forgotten requests

News 25 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

The search engine said it has received 91,000 requests to remove links since the ruling was introduced in May

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Data breach at online travel firm nets £150k fine from ICO

News 24 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Think W3 Ltd has been ordered to cough up after more than 1.5 million credit card details were stolen by hackers

OS X Yosemite: Beta release date arrives

News 24 Jul, 2014 Khidr Suleman Caroline Preece

OS X 10.10 introduces tight integration with iPads and iPhones, and will be available for some users to preview later today

Smart shoes to help visually impaired get around debuted by Indian start-up

News 24 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

A new smart shoe created by an Indian start-up could be the next big thing in wearable technology

Cyber crime

Three UK men arrested over eBay-owned Stubhub cyber fraud

News 24 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Seven arrests have been made in the UK, US, Russia & Spain in wake of Stubhub cyber fraud case

Surface Mini officially axed by Microsoft

News 24 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Despite reports of its resurrection, the Surface Mini tablet was reportedly axed by Microsoft earlier in 2014

Porn

Just one in seven households use porn filters

News 24 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Ofcom report finds fewer people are using filters than previously hoped

Broadband speed

BT's diverts fibre optic broadband to Isles of Scilly

News 24 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

The month-long project will see the remote island get higher-speed connections within six months

iOS 8: Release date & specs

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

iOS 8 is on its way with a rumoured release in Autumn 2014. Here’s all you need to know about the new iOS 8 updates and features

Windows 8.1 update 3 or Windows 9: When will the Start Menu return?

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

New leaked screenshots suggest the Start Menu will return in Windows 9, rather than Windows 8.1 Update 3

Apple denies NSA data-grabbing backdoors exist in iOS

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Claims made by forensic data scientist at hacking conference about iOS access flaws denied by Apple

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Windows 9 "converged OS" vision for Windows Phone, PC & Xbox shared by Microsoft

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Microsoft have promised universal apps for Windows Phone, PC and Xbox with the release of Windows 9

iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite to get separate release dates

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Apple plans to release iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite separately, despite increased integration between the two operating systems

Government

Microsoft questions UK Government's ODF adoption pledge

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Francis Maude has confirmed government departments will adopt ODF, but Microsoft claims the benefits to UK citizens are "unclear"

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Google slammed by Italian government over data protection

News 23 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Italy has given Google 18 months to change its policies on data privacy

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