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iPhone Deliberate Slowdown : Apple Apologise

Tech giant Apple has apologised after it confirmed that long-held customer suspicions that it deliberately slowed down older iPhone models to encourage an upgrade turned to be true.
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Lie Detector App

A UK company has developed a lie-detecting app that could be used interviews or other situations where high levels of honesty in (initially) completing forms is required.
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Amazon Accused In Birkenstock Misspelling Advert Row

German sandal maker Birkenstock has successfully brought an injunction against Amazon to prevent internet shoppers from being directed to the online marketplace with anything other than the correct spelling of the sandal brand name.
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Extremism Tax

UK Minister of State for Security, Ben Wallace, has said that Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down any material aimed at radicalizing people or helping them to prepare terror attacks.
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Justice Too Slow With Data Requests Says ICO

The UK’s Secretary of State for Justice has been hit with an Enforcement notice by the Information Commissioner’s Office over backlogs and poor handling of requests for personal records made under data protection laws.
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Meltdown and Spectre ... Urgent!

Two major security flaws which are present in nearly all modern processors / microchips mean that most computerised devices are potentially vulnerable to attack, including all iPhones, iPads and Macs.
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'Ripple' Takes Second Place To Bitcoin

As investors look for alternatives to the volatile bitcoin bubble, crypto-currency Ripple has become the second most valuable virtual cash system, followed by ethereum and litecoin.
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Abominable Apps At Google Play. (i.e. Malware)

Security researchers have discovered 36 fake and malicious apps for Android that can harvest your data and track your location, masquerading as security tools in the trusted Google Play Store.
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Cloud Companies The Next Big Target For Ransomware

The latest Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review has predicted that ransomware targeting cloud services will be one of the biggest cyber-crime threats of this year.
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Are Screens Causing Short-Sightedness In Young People?

With increasing levels of short-sightedness among young people, some experts have concluded that a young life spent looking at small screens rather than in the great outdoors could be one explanation for it.
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Licence Plate Recognition-A Million Mistakes a Day!

Concerns over the possible misreading of hundreds of thousands of vehicle licence plates each day have led to calls for statutory regulation of the UK’s automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system.
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Ford Doubles Investment in Electric Cars

The Ford Motor Co has announced its plans to more than double its previously announced target of $4.5 billion investment in electric cars to $11 billion by 2022, and the company is aiming to have 40 mainstream, hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model line-up.
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OnePlus Accused Of Credit Card Fraud

Chinese Android Phone company OnePlus is at the centre of a storm of complaints after many customers said that their credit cards had been used for fraudulent transactions after they purchased products from the OnePlus web store.
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New macOS Too Secure?

The new security called 'System ‘Integrity Protection' (SIP) behind macOS High Sierra is proving so secure that it appears to be stopping users from being able to delete (third-party) apps with ease.
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New Law Tackles Digital Ticket Touts

The UK Government has announced that cyber touts caught using specialised software called ‘bots’ to purchase tickets in bulk for re-sale at inflated prices on secondary websites, could soon face unlimited fines.
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