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BBC:
UK and US to stage “cyber attack war games” involving commercial banks to test critical national infrastructure   —  ‘Cyber war games’ to be staged by UK and US  —  The UK and US are to carry out “war game” cyber attacks on each other as part of a new joint defence against online criminals.
Jan 16, 2015, 4:35 PMIn context
BBC:
Google Glass to become an independent division reporting to Tony Fadell; Glass Explorer Program shutting down; production of device in current form to end   —  Google calls end to Glass programme but says kit is not dead  —  Google is ending its experimental Google Glass programme, the BBC has learned.
Jan 15, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Facebook adds warnings to graphic and violent videos, prevents them from automatically playing   —  Facebook restricts violent video clips and photos  —  Potentially distressing video clips are covered by a warning that stops them auto-playing  —  Facebook has begun placing warnings …
Jan 14, 2015, 11:35 PMIn context
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

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Microsoft:
Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub: The first device to unlock the power of the group  —  Surface Hub unlocks new capabilities for Microsoft's customers and demonstrates the flexibility of the Windows 10 platform.
HP:
VIDEO: Future Dr. Visits May Include Telemedicine, Sensors & Mobile Clinics  —  Kaiser Permanente and other companies are applying everything from telehealth to monitoring sensors to mobile clinics to reimagine the conventional doctor's appointment.
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Zoho:
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