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Cortana, please protect me
The IoT interoperability mess
Will a robot replace you by 2025?
Our devices want too much attention
Agile discovery: sometimes the first step is the most difficult
Samsung buys SmartThings home automation services
07/18/2014 - 14:18
Not wanting to get left behind by Apple and Google the Korean giant is jumping in with a potential $200m acquisition.
GIF vs. JIF: You're Probably Still Saying It Wrong
07/18/2014 - 12:25
We weren't really clear on the pronounciation but this is right from the horse's mouth, as they say.
Facebook tests Buy button
07/18/2014 - 10:14
Zuckerberg’s latest monetisation scheme is a one-click purchase button that allows for shopping to be integrated directly into Facebook.
French blogger fined for posting negative restaurant review
07/18/2014 - 10:12
While the owner said the review's ranking was unfairly hurting his business, Ms Doudet called the decision "a crime to be popular".
A personal look back at the changing role of IT
07/18/2014 - 10:11
When I worked in management services in the gas industry 25 years ago, IT was seen as monolithic, unresponsive, inflexible, data centre-based and accessed almost exclusively in line of business mode.
Apple's countdown to iPhone 6 release continues with iOS 8 beta 4
07/18/2014 - 10:10
The latest version will include a smattering of new features designed for the new OS and follows a timeline that has so far seen a new version released every few weeks.
London cabbies fight Uber with their own
07/18/2014 - 10:09
Following hot on the heels of Uber's partnership with Google Maps, Hailo has teamed up with Citymapper. Which arrangement will come out on top?
Snapchat enters into electronic payment transfer market
07/18/2014 - 10:08
Trademark patents have been unearthed this week, showing the Snapchat have registered two money transfer patents. Is the company planning to rival Paypal, or is there a simpler explanation?
FCC net neutrality debate receives over one million comments
07/18/2014 - 10:05
As the debate over an open Internet gathers pace, the issue looks set to break a number of online records, with it already being the most digitally commented on subject in FCC history.
UK spying on Google, Facebook etc. perfectly legal
07/18/2014 - 05:57
Charles Farr, director general of the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism, says spying on American-based search and social media traffic was perfectly legal under British law.
Microsoft’s Bing forgets too
07/17/2014 - 17:45
Following a rash of stories about Google’s attempts to erase the past because of an EU court ruling, Microsoft has also started taking ‘right to be forgotten’ requests.
Facebook wants to connect more celebs
07/17/2014 - 16:41
Facebook is rolling out a new feature called Facebook Mentions that is designed to get more celebrities involved with more people.
Airbnb's Belo logo is its Madden Moment
07/17/2014 - 15:19
Is Airbnb's very expensive new logo going to punk us at some point because it looks like a joke.
Microsoft study shows weak passwords and reuse not so bad
07/17/2014 - 14:52
An interesting study from Microsoft Research has shown that using weak passwords and reusing them for various sites might not be so bad after all.
Attorney General weighs in on Apple eBook price-fixing
07/17/2014 - 13:57
Attorney General George Jepsen issued a statement today regarding Apple’s role in the eBook price-fixing case that could end up costing Apple $400 million dollars.
Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs
07/17/2014 - 13:17
According to a company email sent around to employees today, Microsoft will be laying off 18,000 people, roughly 14% of their workforce.
Google Glass: Our reactions after trying it out hands-on
07/17/2014 - 10:24
After getting a Google Glass into the office, the ITProPortal team shares their thoughts on the technology, the execution, and whether smart eyewear has a future.
Google+ to users: go ahead, be a troll
07/17/2014 - 10:21
Google is going to allow pseudonyms. Whether it is too late to save Google+ remains debatable.
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Debate: “Will the IBM/Apple partnership lead to a merger between the two companies?”
Millions of Android gaming consoles on the horizon
Are you a nomophobe?
Are iOS users more active online than Android users?
The future of the cloud
Forget the statistics and do what makes sense
Desktop PC sales to slip again, but not quite as much
Intel wants to cut wires with WiTricity
We are all entitled to net neutrality…but the FCC believes some entities are more entitled than others
Google Fit SDK preview version released
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