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Telstra sees Aussie government data requests rise by 3,000 in just six months

26 minutes ago  by Jamie Hinks
Telstra sees Aussie government data requests rise by 3,000 in just six months
The latest transparency report showed that it received 39,395 requests in the six months to the end of June 2014 and this included international agency requests for data.

EU pools cybercrime experts to form global cybersecurity super team

41 minutes ago  by Nathan Chai
EU pools cybercrime experts to form global cybersecurity super team
The EU's crime defence arm, Europol, has announced the formation of J-CAT, a global cybersecurity taskforce dedicated to dealing with "top-end [cyber] crimes."

Digitsole smart insoles offer heating, pedometer and calorie tracking for just $99 on Kickstarter

56 minutes ago  by Jamie Hinks
Digitsole smart insoles offer heating, pedometer and calorie tracking for just $99 on Kickstarter
A Kickstarter campaign is looking to raise $40,000 to put the insoles into full production and the temperature is controlled by a smartphone app that also gives detailed feedback.

Phones 4u sales to take a hit as Vodafone cancels contract

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
Phones 4u sales to take a hit as Vodafone cancels contract
From February 2015, Phones 4u will no longer be able to sell Vodafone products, after the operator followed O2 and Three by not renewing its contract with the retailer.

Microsoft Cortana advert puts 'robotic' Siri in her place

2 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Microsoft Cortana advert puts 'robotic' Siri in her place
Redmond has the big guns out for Siri, sniping away at the robotic sounding nature of her responses in comparison to Microsoft’s own voice assistant.

General Motors barrels into smart car race with new eye and head-tracking technology

2 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
General Motors barrels into smart car race with new eye and head-tracking technology
General Motor's new software, which will be the first of its kind to be mass-produced in cars, can measure head rotation and eye movement and will remind distracted drivers to focus on the road.

Google 'encourages' users of old browsers to get with the times

3 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Google 'encourages' users of old browsers to get with the times
The Mountain View-based company has begun showing the 2013 version of its search homepage to those using out-of-date web browsers, in a change that users have criticised as "heavy handed."

Uber goes über the line: Frankfurt court bans taxi app in Germany

3 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Uber goes über the line: Frankfurt court bans taxi app in Germany
Controversial San Francisco ride share company Uber has been banned in Germany. After facing an intense back and forth of being banned and unbanned it appears Germany have finally made a decision.

Google Nexus 8.9in tablet will have keyboard cover accessory

4 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Google Nexus 8.9in tablet will have keyboard cover accessory
Android might be following in the footsteps of the Surface tablets, as Google is apparently set to launch a keyboard case with the upcoming Nexus slate.

New iPhone 6 video shows rear shell of the 5.5in phablet

4 hours ago  by Darren Allan
New iPhone 6 video shows rear shell of the 5.5in phablet
We’ve had another glance at the next-gen iPhone phablet, with a video clip that shows off the aluminium rear shell of the device.

Daily Deals: Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in tablet for £89

5 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
Daily Deals: Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in tablet for £89
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