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BBC:
North Korea denies Sony hack, proposes joint inquiry with US, warns of “grave consequences” if Washington refuses   —  North Korea seeks join probe with US on Sony hack  —  North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures …
Dec 20, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Richard Bilton / BBC:
BBC investigation finds Apple repeatedly not meeting its supply chain standards on workers' hours, ID cards, dormitories, work meetings and juvenile workers   —  Apple ‘failing to protect Chinese factory workers’  —  The undercover reporter filmed workers falling asleep on 12-hour shifts
Dec 18, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
BBC:
BT enters exclusive talks to buy mobile operator EE for £12.5B   —  BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bn  —  Telecoms giant BT is in exclusive talks to buy EE - Britain's largest mobile network group - for £12.5bn.  —  It said the period of exclusivity would last “several weeks” …
Dec 15, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Police in London trial software designed by Accenture to predict gang violence based on gathered intelligence and historical data   —  London police trial gang violence ‘predicting’ software  —  Accenture says the software identifies high risk groups rather than specific individuals
Nov 1, 2014, 5:20 AMIn context
BBC:
Hungary internet tax cancelled after mass protests   —  Hungary has decided to shelve a proposed tax on internet data traffic after mass protests against the plan.  —  “This tax in its current form cannot be introduced,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.
Oct 31, 2014, 6:10 AMIn context
Zoe Kleinman / BBC:
Samaritans app monitors Twitter feeds for suicide warnings   —  WATCH: Rory Cellan-Jones shows how the new Samaritan Radar app works  —  The Samaritans charity has launched a new app which will notify Twitter users if people they follow on the site appear to be suicidal.
Oct 29, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
BBC:
Europol's Cybercrime Centre chief: only “around 100” kingpins behind global cybercrime   —  Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide says Europol boss  —  There are only “around 100” cybercriminal kingpins behind global cybercrime, according to the head of Europol's Cybercrime Centre.
Oct 12, 2014, 5:35 AMIn context
Jane Wakefield / BBC:
Comedy club in Barcelona is experimenting with facial recognition to charge per laugh   —  Comedy club charges per laugh with facial recognition  —  A comedy club in Barcelona is experimenting with charging users per laugh, using facial-recognition technology to track how much they enjoyed the show.
Oct 11, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Jonathan Blake / BBC:
Co-founder of Silent Circle, maker of privacy-centric Blackphone, says tablet is coming soon   —  Privacy-focused Blackphone maker plans tablet ‘soon’  —  Encrypted calls are only possible between Blackphone users or other devices running the Silent Phone app
Oct 10, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
BBC:
Solarbox to turn unused phone booths in London into charging stations for cell phones   —  Telephone box becomes mobile charger  —  Disused phone boxes in London are being put to a novel use - as solar-powered charging stations for mobile phones.  —  The first of six boxes was unveiled on Tottenham Court Road this week.
Oct 4, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context

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