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Hungary scraps controversial web tax

Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
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Stop Getting Matchmaking Wrong! Why Destiny, Call Of Duty, Battlefield Et Al Must Finally Learn To Play Fair

As online gaming advances, matchmaking failure is no longer an option.
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New Ricoh Camera Promises The Ultimate 360 Selfies

Ricoh’s tiny Theta camera captures the whole world around you in a single shot. By combining two fish eye lenses arranged back-to-back, the camera can continuously grab a 360 degree spherical view, taking in everything in front of and behind you - and everything above and below too.
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Former Android boss leaves Google

Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
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Millions hit in Drupal hack attack

Software firm Drupal warns millions to "assume" they have been hacked if they have not applied a patch for a recently discovered bug.
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Ad Wars: Facebook's Atlas Takes On Google

On Facebook’s earnings call this week, management stunned investors with plans to ramp spending as much as 75% in 2015, more than double the 35% analysts expected.
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Here's How the New Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards Could Be DOA

A recent Gallup survey found that 69% of Americans worry “frequently” or “occasionally” about having a credit card compromised by computer hackers. It’s not shocking. Consumers are becoming more educated on the topic, and financial institutions are beginning to do more to combat fraud, including introducing new types of credit cards. One example of the latter is chip-and-PIN technology, which everyone from consumers to the president has hailed for its ability to help prevent fraud. But is it the panacea that it’s been made out to be?
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Studies Show Marketers Missing The Mark -- Transformation And Skills Development Required

Customer expectations are changing faster than marketers’ abilities to keep up with them. And while tools are evolving to better manage customer experiences, recent research shows the skills and organizational processes needed at most companies are still lacking.
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WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS

Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
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Antares Failure Casts Doubt On U.S. Commercial Launch Strategy

As Orbital Sciences Corporation looks for clues to Tuesday’s catastrophic failure of its Antares launcher, three independent industry insiders tell Forbes that the blame squarely rests on one of two of the rocket’s Soviet-era engines.
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The Greek Nymph At Stonehenge

What does a Greek mountain nymph have to do with Stonehenge? Quite a lot, argues an acoustic archaeologist. Echo played a central part in the creation of the earliest known human cultural artefacts -- such as cave paintings and megalithic circles, he said
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Is It A Commodity Bare Metal Storage World?

NetApp indicated that this creates the capability of Cloud Brokering, where a customer can shift their compute layer between competing providers in a given data center and even multi-cloud brokering, between data centers. This is an interesting model and if this works, could offer customers even more ways to control their IT spending. So, is this a commodity bare metal storage world? Well maybe not all of it, but customers are certainly getting more options for monitoring and controlling their IT costs and their choice of hardware in today’s open source market.
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Drones buzz French nuclear plants

An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.
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China denies shutting foreign sites

The director of China's internet regulator admits that some foreign websites cannot be visited but denies shutting them down.
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Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'

Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
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ODR in Family Law

ODR in family law By Christina Blacklaws Family law today is a cottage industry. Despite new entrants looking to offer national, commoditised legal services, most family law services continue to be offered and delivered in the traditional way by a large number of solicitor suppliers [More...]
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T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform

T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform [More...]
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by Alistair King, infolaw.co.uk

A New Standard in Legal Research

Whether in print, on CD-ROM or on the internet, case law in one form or another has been around . Backed up by legislation where it exists, we predominantly continue to rely on official law reports, regardless of the methods used both to identify them and to check the current validity of the precedents they set. [More...]
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by Abra Millar, Infolaw.co.uk

Who Links to my Site?

With webmasters and site owners talking about the signals that links are sending to Google about their website, it is very important to know who is linking to you. [More...]
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The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice

The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice regarding its rules on VAT refund applications which discriminate against non-EU operators [More...]
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by Tessa Shepperson, infolaw.co.uk

Working on the Web

Working on the web By Tessa Shepperson I have been working on the web for a long time. I set up my first website in the 1990s and my membership site, Landlord Law, which I set up in 2001, is my main source of income now [More...]
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by Michael Scutt, infolaw.co.uk

SEO: Law and Good Practice

SEO: law and good practice by Michael Scutt Humans love miracles. Even if you don’t believe that Jesus turned water into wine or fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, miracle cures still attract many [More...]
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WPP: Aqua acquires marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa Applogix

WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa [More...]
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Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate

Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate While any discussions about legal technology inevitably have a strong focus on what sort of technology law firms and legal service providers should be buying and how best to then handle the rollout to get lawyers actually using it, the issue of how to pay for it tends to be ignored [More...]
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The internet, useless data and networking

The internet, useless data and networking As an accountant who has spent almost his whole career building businesses [More...]
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Guess Which Devices Are Nursing PC Giant Acer Back To Health

Acer tells the public it’s pulling away from PCs in favor of mobile devices. It showed a smartwatch, tablets and rack of smartphones at the major tech show in Taipei this year. But Acer also acknowledged then that its traditional product the PC would lead business growth for now.
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"Nice Girls Don't Negotiate": Why There's Still a Pay Gap

Mary Barra, CEO at GM; Virginia Rometty, CEO at IBM, Banco Santander’s  Chairman & CEO Ana Botin. Women are moving into the executive suite at a fast clip these days.
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Pirate Bay founder gets jail term

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to three-and-half years in prison after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
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Speed boost for 4G in some cities

Two of the UK's mobile operators are turning on technology that boosts mobile speeds in a few UK cities.
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Microsoft unveils fitness band

Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.
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