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Cyber Essentials
On by Steve McCaskill 0

Vodafone says Cyber Essentials certification proves its security credentials, but some say government scheme isn't a serious benchmark

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10 Downing Street
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O2 wants to encourage flexible working with new government price plan

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games 3 © Steve McCaskill
On by Steve McCaskill 2

The Glasgow 2014 team needed 2400 PCs, 520Gbps of bandwidth and 123TB of storage to deliver a successful Commonwealth Games, but it wasn't ready for the cloud

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phone unlocking © Ofcom
On by Steve McCaskill 0

Ofcom issues advice for consumers wanting to unlock their phones, with fees, charges and times varying by operator

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Wikipedia
On by Tom Jowitt 0

Are Google's worst fears about “right to be forgotten” requests coming to fruition, with Wikipedia entry removal?

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China (c) Alexander Mak, Shutterstock 2014
On by Tom Jowitt 0

China excludes two big names in the anti-virus industry as distrust of outside technology continues to grow

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mobile phone roaming charge europe SIM card © anaken2012 Shutterstock
On by Steve McCaskill 0

Ofcom reduces the amount it planned to charge mobile operators for existing frequencies, following feedback from operators

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A mobile phone shop in Choma village Zambia © Sam DCruz Shutterstock
On by Peter Judge 0

App gives free access to Facebook, Google and other services on Zambia's Airtel network, at the expense of net neutrality

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Russian special forces © Darren Baker, Shutterstock 2012
On by Tom Jowitt 0

“To prove you are not spies, we require your source code”, Russia tells Apple and SAP

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cobweb door right to be forgotten old security lock © Mr Doomits Shutterstock
On by Tom Jowitt 3

European ruling on 'right to be forgotten' is unworkable, says House of Lords

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