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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Cyber criminal gang devises a new, complex method of hijacking SMS to steal money

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EU, Eurpean Central Bank © ilolab, Shutterstock 2014
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Hackers steal partially encrypted records from an events website that belongs to the bank

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TAILS Linux, used by Edward Snowden to communicate with journalists, is patching holes in one of its network overlays

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The SSD Pro 2500 family features advanced security measures and promises “industry-leading TCO”

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Internet censorship, filtering © Brian A Jackson, Shutterstock 2014
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Just 4 percent of new Virgin Media customers have adopted the tools designed to protect children online

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Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have been told to keep quiet

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Miroslav Klavinsky Xtremio
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Miroslav Klivansky, chief technologist at XtremIO, talks about the many flavours of flash storage products

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Code for Life is a nationwide initiative to give every child in the country “coding survival skills”
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Several private sector initiatives are trying to make up for the lack of teacher training

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Maps, navigation © Daniel Wiedemann Shutterstock 2012
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The venerable ancestor of Microsoft’s navigation apps will be finally laid to rest - and UK favourite AutoRoute goes too

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The new facility under the Bell Labs banner will look at ways of compressing your funny cat videos

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