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BBC:
Google loses appeal court bid to prevent UK Safari users from suing over circumvention of privacy settings   —  Safari users win right to sue Google over privacy  —  Google has delivered “notices of removal” to sites whose content is being removed from some searches
Mar 27, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Jane Wakefield / BBC:
BBC to give 1M mini-computers to 11-year-olds across UK as part of Make it Digital initiative   —  BBC in school computer giveaway  —  The hardware is a nod to an earlier scheme to put BBC Micros in schools during the 1980s  —  The BBC will be giving away mini-computers to 11-year-olds across …
Mar 12, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Hugh Pym / BBC:
Transport for London is testing a Bluetooth beacon system that helps blind navigate the Tube   —  Technology helps visually impaired navigate the Tube  —  The desire of a group of visually impaired young people to travel independently on the London Underground, rather than rely on friends …
Mar 8, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
BBC:
UK's National Crime Agency arrests 57 suspected hackers for various cybercrimes   —  Dozens arrested in cybercrime ‘strike week’  —  The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has mounted a “strike week” against suspected hackers resulting in 56 arrests.  —  In total, 25 separate operations were carried out across the UK.
Mar 6, 2015, 8:15 AMIn context
Kevin Rawlinson / BBC:
European regulators delay plans to ban roaming charges until 2018; propose net neutrality rules allowing privileged access in some cases   —  Data roaming to stay, EU proposes  —  MEPs will consider proposals that data roaming charges in Europe should stay, among others
Mar 6, 2015, 6:30 AMIn context
BBC:
Internet of things starter kit unveiled by ARM and IBM   —  A “starter kit” designed to spur on the invention of internet-connected gadgets has been announced as part of a tie-up between two leading tech firms.  —  Chip designer ARM and cloud services giant IBM say it can take just five minutes …
Feb 24, 2015, 5:35 PMIn context
Kevin Rawlinson / BBC:
UK banks RBS and NatWest add Apple's Touch ID logins to their mobile apps   —  Banks to allow account access using fingerprint tech  —  Apple's TouchID, now to be used to access banking apps, was criticised after hackers managed to breach it  —  Two banks are allowing their customers …
Feb 18, 2015, 8:45 AMIn context
Lara Lewington / BBC:
Test of four activity trackers finds substantial variation in their measures of calories burned and distance covered   —  Why activity trackers deliver mismatched fitness data  —  Fitness trackers can monitor our activity 24/7 but how accurate are the devices?
Feb 15, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
BBC:
Revenge porn illegal in England and Wales under new law; offenders face up to two years in jail   —  ‘Revenge porn’ illegal under new law in England and Wales  —  Posting “revenge porn” images and videos on the internet is becoming a criminal offence in England and Wales.
Feb 13, 2015, 9:00 AMIn context
BBC:
BMW patches flaw in ConnectedDrive-equipped vehicles that let researches wirelessly open doors   —  BMW fixes security flaw that left locks open to hackers  —  BMW has patched a security flaw that left 2.2 million cars, including Rolls Royce and Mini models, open to hackers.
Feb 2, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context

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