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Unfortunately you now have to make sense of the documents Having tried and failed for a decade to understand and influence the internet, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) appears to finally be grasping the fundamentals of the open web.…

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Android, Chrome boss moves another step closer to Choc Factory's top job Ten years after joining Google and with running Android, Chrome, and Google Apps already on his plate, Sundar Pichai's star has now risen even higher, gaining a new tranche of responsibilities in the process.…

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Firms stored sensitive data in clear text for all to see American watchdog the FCC is fining a pair of US mobile operators for an astonishing lack of security in handling customer information.…

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Joins Apple, Samsung in ARM chipmaking party with Nuclun South Korea's LG Electronics has announced its first self-made mobile system-on-chip (SoC), along with plans to debut the chip in a new smartphone to be released within the week.…

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US spectrum auction won't happen until 2016 now The FCC today said it will delay its planned wireless broadband spectrum auction until at least 2016.…

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Baumgartner bummed by high-up's higher-up one-up? A Google executive has broken the record for the highest free fall to Earth – in a largely self-funded stunt to explore the stratosphere.…

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And a fingerprint sensor Teardown  Ready to ditch your iPad Mini 2 for the latest and greatest miniature fondleslab from Apple? You may not get much more for your money.…

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Dept of Labor fines Electronics For Imaging the max – $3.5k A successful Silicon Valley firm has admitted paying staff $1.21 an hour and working them for more than 120 hours a week.…

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Not unless you want your network-swapping tech disabled for good, that is If you're looking forward to using the new iPad models' multi-carrier Apple SIM in the US, don't get too excited – and don't pick AT&T as your first choice, or you'll lose the ability to switch to another carrier altogether.…

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Next driver to battle fake chips with 'non-invasive' methods Chipmaker FTDI has pulled a driver from Windows Update that could brick devices containing knockoff versions of its USB-to-serial bridge chips, but says it won't back down on its aggressive anti-counterfeiting stance.…

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Will Vulture 2 freeze at altitude? Edge Research Lab to find out The matter of whether our Vulture 2 spaceplane's servos will freeze at altitude will be resolved on Saturday by our US allies at Edge Research Lab, when they send a complete spaceplane autopilot/battery/servo rig stratowards.…

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Bad news for the stronghold firms Comment  Another one bites the dust as activist investor Elliott Management forces networking biz Riverbed into a strategic review of its options.…

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Ordinary Koreans: 'Meh, that's nice. What's for tea?' The boss of South Korea's leading messaging app KakaoTalk has apologised for handing access to users' private conversations to the country's authorities and vowed it won't happen again.…

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New law proposes taxing every gigabyte in the land More than 30,000 people have pledged to stage a protest against Hungary's proposed internet tax law in the capital on Sunday.…

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iSpam knockoff goods scam China-based counterfeiters are spamvertising knock-off designer goods using Apple iMessage instead of using conventional email spam runs.…

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Confirms it'll be chucking 'Lumia' brand into the round file Nokia phones generated $2.6bn in revenue for Microsoft as the division arrested its decline. Redmond sold 9.3m Lumia devices in the quarter, the most ever.…

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Exciting possibilities. Just not yet Review  For a celebratory 10th birthday release, Ubuntu 14.10 is a bit of a damp squib.…

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Heart of Windows 8 lives on in Windows 10 Analysis  This weekend marks two years since Windows 8 and Surface were launched at a press event at Pier 57 on the Hudson River in New York.…

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Her Maj opens 'Information Age' at the Science Museum Here it is:…

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Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers' Comment  One of the oddest cloud storage offers ever has just been binned as Bitcasa bumps into reality. When sprats are competing with killer whales what do you expect?…

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Movie special effects project spawns academic papers on gravitational lensing Vid  Youtube Video…

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Brian Cox, Sir Nigel Shadbolt at Tech Day, ExCeL, 12 Nov Promo  Microsoft is running a huge conference - Future Decoded - in London’s ExCeL centre on November 10-12. The Tech Day on Day 3 has a packed agenda, big name keynote speakers, eight training tracks – and one track dedicated to entrepreneurial startups and students.…

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$5.99 a month will buy you current primetime shows too Only a day after HBO announced its OTT intentions, CBS followed suit and unveiled its own online ambitions – with archived content, current shows and livestreams in CBS’s 14 largest markets.…

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Cloudy-style biz P2P - but without the cloud Private cloud firm Connected Data has birthed a business-class, private cloud/file sync 'n' share product based on its consumer Transporter product's base.…

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No ma – no passwords Twitter's launch of a service that provides a new way to sign up to apps without using passwords has received a cautious welcome from security experts.…

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