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Let's Stop All Of The Post-PC Nonsense Once And For All

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We?re a little over a week away from a big Apple launch event, which always seems to drum up talk about the so-called ?post-PC era? we?re in. It is no secret that the overall PC market has taken a pummeling the last couple of years, but just because tablets and
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Two Reasons Why Extreme Social Surveillance Doesn't Replace Privacy

More than a few people maintain that if we all knew everything about each other, the world would be a better place. The total transparency argument takes many forms, and shades of it can be seen in the surveillance policy and discourse that holds that “more information is always better than less information,” and information asymmetries should always be remedied by more disclosure and surveillance, not less.
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Was The Drone Flight Over A University Of Texas Football Game Illegal?

The University of Texas Police are investigating an unauthorized drone flight the home opener for the Texas Longhorns football team. This is pretty irresponsible behavior, and may violate existing laws and regulations.
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The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Big Data Users

Personal improvement educator Stephen Covey originally wrote The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People back in 1989. Since that time his approach to attaining goals effectively has been reimagined and reinvented for an infinite variety of disciplines and behaviours -- so why not big data analytics?
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The Gamer Is Dead: Long Live The Gamer

Journalists proclaiming the end of 'gamers' are wrong, but so are gamers. Everyone is wrong and here's why.
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'Cloud' concerns after celeb leaks

Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.
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PS4 Update Adding Themes To The Dashboard

PS4 dashboards are about to get a lot more customizable. Sony has just announced that the PS4 will follow in the footsteps of the Vita by adding custom themes to the console's Dashboard. The reveal showcased a few animated themes featuring Japanese PlayStation characters Toro and Kuro. Switching through the menus changes the background where the characters reside.
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Nigeria's Richest Woman Folorunsho Alakija Reveals She Did Not Go To University

Nigeria?s wealthiest woman, Folorunsho Alakija, has disclosed that she did not attend a University, insisting that a formal education is not a requisite for success in life.
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Google Authorship Killed: Google Plus Next?

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Google announced today that Google Authorship will no longer impact search results. That means that if you have spent time building out your Google Plus profile in the hopes that it will move you and your content higher in search results, your efforts may have been in vain. Now I'm stretching
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Aussie Crowdsourcing Marketplace DesignCrowd Hits $20M In Designer Payments And Establishes A Team In San Francisco

DesignCrowd, a global crowdsourcing marketplace today has announced it has hit $20 million worth of payments to its designers. To bolster its growth in the U.S. it is also hiring a team in San Francisco.
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Procurify Hooks Investment From Gluster Founder For Cloud Procurement Platform

As organizations get more comfortable using cloud services, there is a corresponding increase in the number of services that not only take an existing process and deliver it via the cloud, but that also take advantage of the fact that business processes are now exposed to derive some insights from the data contained within them.
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Samsung phones to get Nokia maps

Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.
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Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum including computer coding classes begins in England.
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MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.
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Google trials drone deliveries

Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
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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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Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain

Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain [More...]
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Kaspersky Lab research reveals Epic operation is the initial stage of the Turla victim infection mechanism

The “Epic” operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign [More...]
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EU to cut price caps for data downloads

EU to cut price caps for data downloads It’s a big summer sale courtesy of the European Commission! From 1 July 2014, the EU will cut the price caps for data downloads by more than half: down from 45 cents per megabyte to 20c/MB. It will become even cheaper to use maps, watch videos, check mails and update social networks while travelling across the EU. [More...]
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The Nigerian Spaniel

Apparently some of the same Nigerian fraudsters who have been trying to trick people into transferring funds to their bank accounts (“the Nigerian 419 swindle”) are involved in new criminal operations. According to researchers at , Silicon Valley based security firm, Palo Alto Networks, in operation named Silver Spaniel, [More...]
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Europeans’ Right to Be Forgotten

Europeans’ Right to Be Forgotten The endless war between freedom of speech and the right to online privacy is being extended in upcoming meeting this week, between the European Union (EU) on one side and invites to the meeting…Google, Yahoo and Microsoft [More...]
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Russia’s Amended Legislation On Data Retention

Russia's parliament has passed a bill that requires Internet companies to keep Russians' personal data inside Russia [More...]
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The Atgentine Antitrust Agency has adopted a conservative approach when assessing the structure of control Chinese State-owned Enterprises (Part V)

The Argentine Antitrust Agency seems to have disregarded concepts such as the Rule of Separation, the Appointment Criteria, and the Review Methods, which on a rather bold approach could have been construed as self-imposed restrictions [More...]
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The Atgentine Antitrust Agency has adopted a conservative approach when assessing the structure of control Chinese State-owned Enterprises (Part IV )

The Rule of Separation as described in the above paragraph appears a major focus of certain regulations issued by the Chinese government. The State-owned Industrial Enterprise Operational Mechanism Transforming Regulations [More...]
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by Pedro Mazer, Alfaro Abogados

The Argentine Antitrust Agency has adopted a conservative approach when assessing the structure of control of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises (part 3)

The Rule of Separation as described in the above paragraph appears a major focus of certain regulations issued by the Chinese government. The State-owned Industrial Enterprise Operational Mechanism Transforming Regulations [More...]
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Iran clerics 'must accept internet'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
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Google 'discourages' old browser use

Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.
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BBC begins push to help kids code

The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.
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Top school's lessons free on iTunes

A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.
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2.6m historical pictures put online

An academic is posting millions of historical photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.
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