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Security

Chrome will no longer label HTTPS sites as 'secure'

Changes in 'secure' and 'non secure' icons comprise final steps in plan to make web secure-by-default
18 May 2018
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Security

EU to give tech firms one hour to remove illegal content

The European Commission is following up on its calls for social media firms to develop tools to tackle extremist and hate content online
2 Mar 2018
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Facebook will allow adverts to target users based on beliefs

The company will also give users opt-ins to use facial recognition to prevent impersonation
1 Mar 2018
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privacy

Google receives 2.4 million right to be forgotten requests

Search giant analyses all of its search result removal requests since the ECJ's 2014 ruling
28 Feb 2018
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cloud hosting

Legacy IT and RoI fears limit public sector's cloud appetite

FoI reveals low level of cloud adoption among central government and NHS
27 Feb 2018
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Google chelps businesses improve mobile site performance

Mobile websites are increasingly revenue drivers, argues Google
26 Feb 2018
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Microsoft releases cloud tools to handle GDPR changes

Microsoft offering tools on Azure and Office 365 to help businesses adjust to GDPR
23 Feb 2018
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Careers & training

Former engineer sues Google over Damore memo controversy

Tim Chevalier believes he was fired for criticising James Damore's memo
23 Feb 2018
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Careers & training

Will tech firms accept diversity after James Damore case?

Damore’s statements revealed a worrying culture of normalised prejudice within tech
23 Feb 2018
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Hackers target Jenkins servers for cryptocurrency

Hackers exploit continuous deployment servers to mine millions in Monero
19 Feb 2018
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Security

FedEx locks down unsecured Amazon S3 server that leaked data

Data belonging to more than 119,000 citizens was discovered on an unsecured server
16 Feb 2018
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Google Chrome introduces automatic ad-blocker

Sites will have 30 days to remove annoying ads
16 Feb 2018
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Mobile

Nokia 7 Plus Android One Handset and Nokia 1 images leaked

Both could be unveiled later this month at the MWC
15 Feb 2018
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IT security leaders worried about increasing digital threats

Lack of resources blamed for the rise in cyber-crime
14 Feb 2018
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communications

Google unveil test for chats with robots

Reply could replace human interaction
14 Feb 2018
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Smart cities to become the norm by 2025

Data becoming critical to life, says report
14 Feb 2018
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Hardware

Samsung could be looking into smartglasses

New logo trademark suggests company are exploring options
14 Feb 2018
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Business strategy

The 25 best books for IT leaders

Looking for a good read? Here's our recommendations
13 Feb 2018
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internet security

Government unveils auto-blocking tool for extremist content

Amber Rudd suggests legislation could force ISPs to adopt the technology
13 Feb 2018
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft ditches passwords for Windows 10 S in test run

Microsoft is considering biometric options amongst others
9 Feb 2018
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Facebook to test the ‘down vote’ feature

The test is currently confined to a small number of people in the US
9 Feb 2018
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Mobile

Apple plays down iBoot iOS code leak

Apple has encouraged its customers to update to the newest software releases
9 Feb 2018
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Network & Internet

Ericsson enhances its 5G Platform for operators

Street Macro feature will offer stronger network efficiency and coverage across city locations
8 Feb 2018
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Cloud

Google could be set to enter the video game business

Plans have been in the works for around two years - report
8 Feb 2018