Author Archives: Max Smolaks

Max Smolaks
Author: Max Smolaks
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Max 'Beast from the East' Smolaks covers open source, public sector, startups and technology of the future at TechWeekEurope. If you find him looking lost on the streets of London, feed him coffee and sugar.

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Helium cuts turbulence, boosts drive capacity to 6TB, and opens the way to liquid cooling

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Vladimir Kats pleads guilty to money laundering and unlicensed money transmitting charges

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This could be the biggest case of patent profiteering in the history of IT

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The smartphone developed in partnership with LG goes on sale today at half the price of iPhone 5S

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Whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to start his new job on Friday

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The NSA could have harvested information from fibre optic channels connecting Google data centres

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In 2009, Kristoffer Koch bought 5,000 bitcoins for £16 and forgot about it

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A survey finds that women in the industry have the same experience and technical background as men, but a broader range of skills

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BeeMP3, FilesTube and TorrentHound join the likes of the Pirate Bay on the copyright holders’ blacklist

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ICO dishes fine after a teach lost a memory stick with information about 286 children with special needs

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