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Fashion retailer plans Top Pitch competition for wearable tech High-street retailer Topshop is opening an innovation hub for wearable tech.…

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X-IO, facing AFA market mayhem, calls it quits Comment  Following news of its restructuring there will inevitably be layoffs at X-IO’s Colorado Springs facility. We hear that the company is working to get staff employment with other companies. The situation is fast-developing and X-IO’s concern is its employees and not the media, so we'll hear more later.…

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Better tools shown off in Florida EVOLVE 2016  Xamarin's Evolve conference is under way in Orlando, Florida, where around 1,600 attendees are coming to terms with Microsoft's acquisition of the company, completed less than one month ago.…

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Obi Worldphone aims for the budget buyer The startup backed by former Apple CEO John Sculley is most famous today for being elusive - but all that’s about to change. Obi Worldphone told us today its first UK phone will launch here next month, promising style and mid-range specs for a paltry £119.…

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Either way, firms want to cut 1,092 people from the wage bill Exclusive  Hewlett Packard Enterprise is to initiate a voluntary redundancy (VR) option nearly two months after putting 1,092 staff in Enterprise Services (ES) on the chopping block.…

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Eats nourishing E60 in Nexsan OEM deal Nexsan, the renamed Imation, has signed an OEM agreement with X-IO Technologies whereby X-IO will add Nexsan’s E60 storage array to its product portfolio as a capacity disk tier.…

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'Its a 500 acre forest: there's room for Apple and the badgers' Apple's plan to build a €850m (£658m) data centre in Galway, Ireland is to face fresh scrutiny in an oral hearing before the local council next month, following a number of environmental objections – including disturbance to bats and badgers.…

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The decision to kill off Windows with Bing heaps misery on OEMs Microsoft last year effectively murdered one part of the mobile PC market that was going gangbusters - Windows with Bing (WwB) - and unsurprisingly this is now reflected in weaker sales across Western Europe.…

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More module issue fixes still require()d The Node.js Foundation has released version 6, which now falls just seven per cent short of complete support for the ES6 specifications.…

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Fans: take out the adtech middleman, and have a clear conscience? When is ad-blocking ethical? How about when the adtech industry is behaving so unethically it destroys people’s livelihoods?…

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Handbags at dawn: Firm reacts badly to Twitter tip-off, minor catfight ensues An open source security firm has blocked a security researcher who reported flaws in a recently issued patch in an apparent fit of pique.…

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Adding integrated file access and deepening S3 integration SwiftStack is adding load-balancing to its open source object storage, deepening its S3 integration and adding native file access support.…

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Pressure in a growth-obsessed climate The sky is not falling. This is not as bad for Apple as 2003 or 1996. But neither does Apple walk on water.…

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Firm says it's preparing to restructure and dispose of non-core assets Sickly slinger of cloud services Outsourcery has signed a finance deal with Vodafone to keep the wolves from the door as it prepares to restructure – or do what some are interpreting as readying itself for a sale.…

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Gaze upon your masters' finances, sheeple Interview  The International Consortium of Journalists has announced it will be releasing the structured data from the leaked Mossack Fonseca database on May 9.…

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So that's what it's like selling hot cakes? We did warn you they were selling fast, but we’re sold out of conference tickets for Continuous Lifecycle. So, if you missed out, we're really sorry.…

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Portaloo spider attack ends in hobble to hospital An Aussie builder was the victim of a classic redback spider attack earlier his week when an eight-legged beast sank its fangs into his todger while he sat on a portaloo.…

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You can't ignore a trend forever. Right? Right? *cough* DevOps *cough*

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Influx of big tech firms has pushed up the cost of living massively Comment  Over the last five to 10 years, Dublin has become the European base for the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon, Salesforce, LinkedIn, Yahoo! and Microsoft. Its controversial corporation tax of 12.5 per cent, introduced in 2003, has undoubtedly been the major selling point.…

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'Let's be meek to them - and turn the other cheek to them' Analysis  "You can't deprive a gangster of his gun" – Noel Coward…

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Single market vs. rest of the world Britain’s membership of the EU has small tech firms divided. A survey of owner-managed businesses by accountant Moore Stephens found 60 per cent of SME owners would vote to stay in the EU with less than one-in-five (17 per cent) supporting Brexit.…

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Pluto-like object possesses Pluto-like moon The Hubble telescope has spotted an ice moon orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake.…

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And the utterly unfit Pics  What's the difference between China's "first" robot security guard AnBot and a Dalek?…

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If you can see it in search, you won't buy it, says image bank Getty Images has announced it will file a competition law complaint against Google with the European Commission.…

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Punching holes in problematic private APIs Bugs in Android's Binder inter-process communication (IPC) mechanism open up a mass of security bugs, according to University of Michigan boffins Huan Feng and Kang Shin.…

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