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Jonathan Keane / BBC:
As retailers turn to increasingly affordable facial recognition tech to fight shoplifters, privacy concerns abound   —  Catching a thief by their face  —  Retail stores are turning to facial recognition technology and customer tracking tools to fight against shoplifters.  BBC Future investigates.
Nov 23, 2015, 3:30 AMIn context
Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani / BBC:
China almost triples its number of supercomputers in six months, from 37 to 109, US tops rankings with 200   —  China nearly triples number of supercomputers, report says  —  China has almost tripled its number of supercomputers, according to a reputable list of the world's most powerful machines.
Nov 18, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
BBC:
Co-founder of South Korea's most popular chat app KakaoTalk resigns after being accused of failing to prevent child abuse imagery being spread via the service   —  KakaoTalk chat app boss quits after child porn row  —  The co-founder of South Korea's most popular chat app has resigned …
Nov 11, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
BBC:
Proposed new UK surveillance bill requires ISPs to store which sites users visit for a year   —  May unveils plan to store web browsing  —  Internet firms will have to store data on what people access online for a year, under new surveillance law plans.  —  At the same time …
Nov 4, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
BBC:
Google's Project Wing lead David Vos says company aims to start commercial package deliveries by drone in 2017   —  Google plans drone delivery service for 2017  —  Search giant Google has announced a date for the launch of its drone delivery service.  —  Called Project Wing …
Nov 2, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
BBC:
UK ISP TalkTalk suffers massive breach, warns data of 4M customers, including credit card and bank details, could have been accessed   —  TalkTalk website hit by cyber-attack  —  Police are investigating after a “significant and sustained cyber-attack” on the TalkTalk website, the UK company has confirmed.
Oct 23, 2015, 3:50 AMIn context
BBC:
Samsung third quarter profit forecast up nearly 80%   —  Electronics giant Samsung has estimated its third quarter operating profit will be 7.3t won ($6.29bn; £4.13bn) - up 79.8% from a year earlier.  —  The guidance numbers for the three months to September beat expectations …
Oct 7, 2015, 12:35 AMIn context
BBC:
HTC removed from Taiwan's TWSE 50 Index after 66% drop in share price this year   —  HTC dropped from main Taiwan stock index after share price fall  —  Smartphone maker HTC has been dropped from the index of Taiwan's 50 largest firms, following a 66% slide in its share price this year.
Sep 8, 2015, 11:50 PMIn context
BBC:
Ashley Madison offers C$500K reward as police investigate reports of two suicides possibly connected to leak   —  ‘Suicides’ over Ashley Madison hack  —  Two Ashley Madison clients are reported to have taken their lives after hackers published their details according to police in Canada.
Aug 24, 2015, 12:00 PMIn context
BBC:
Hackers may have accessed personal details of 2.4M Carphone Warehouse customers, along with 90K encrypted credit card records   —  Carphone Warehouse in customer data breach  —  Personal details of up to 2.4m Carphone Warehouse customers may have been accessed in a cyber-attack, the mobile phone retailer says.
Aug 8, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context

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