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Xiaomi price drop suggests new flagship devices are coming soon

9 minutes ago  by Barclay Ballard
Xiaomi price drop suggests new flagship devices are coming soon
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has implemented a price reduction drive across a number of its products, increasingly speculation that new smartphone and tablet models are on the way.

Staples becomes latest US store hit by credit card data breach

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
Staples becomes latest US store hit by credit card data breach
The retailer did not disclose details of the breach, but has notified the authorities after banks identified a pattern of payment card fraud across several of its stores.

EMC study shows UK businesses in grave danger of wasting the valuable resource of customer data

1 hour ago  by Darren Allan
EMC study shows UK businesses in grave danger of wasting the valuable resource of customer data
EMC has published its Big Data League study, and while there are some positive aspects, there’s more of a worrying nature in the stats revealed.

Gmail for Android app version 5.0 will manage multiple email accounts

1 hour ago  by Darren Allan
Gmail for Android app version 5.0 will manage multiple email accounts
The incoming overhauled Gmail app will have a fresh new design which looks very smart, and it will be able to support Outlook and Yahoo email, among others.

Will the UK government ever fulfil its digital by default plans?

2 hours ago  by Emily Garthwaite
Will the UK government ever fulfil its digital by default plans?
A tri-monthly progress report on the Government Digital Strategy has revealed that the original target for all exemplar services to go “live” may not be met.

UK ISPs ordered to block sites selling counterfeit goods

2 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
UK ISPs ordered to block sites selling counterfeit goods
A complaint from luxury goods provider Richemont has resulted in the first ruling to see sites blocked for selling fake versions of trademarked items, rather than copyright infringement.

2015 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards: Entries now open

2 hours ago  by Darren Allan
2015 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards: Entries now open
If you want to nominate someone to be heralded as entrepreneur of the year, or startup founder of the year, then you can do so now…

Tech deals: Save 42% on Corsair Hydro Series liquid cooler

3 hours ago  by Louisa Benson
Tech deals: Save 42% on Corsair Hydro Series liquid cooler
Amazon has the Corsair Hydro Series H100i 240mm Liquid CPU Cooler for a low £82.67 with free delivery thrown in on top.

Google results will now 'advertise' legal sites to tackle online piracy

3 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Google results will now 'advertise' legal sites to tackle online piracy
The search engine giant has announced that legitimate services such as Spotify and Netflix can now pay to be listed above search results to tempt users away from illegal sites.

Skype for Windows Phone 8 now lets you doodle messages

3 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Skype for Windows Phone 8 now lets you doodle messages
You can now draw on a blank canvas, or indeed over an image, and Skype has also improved the app in other ways such as support for HD displays.

Watch our unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet

4 hours ago  by Brian Fagioli
Watch our unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet
So here we are in 2014 and Samsung is still the leader of the large screen movement, although imitators are catching up. How does the Samsung Galaxy S4 stack up to its competition?