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O2 now has iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 up for pre-order

5 hours ago  by Darren Allan
O2 now has iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 up for pre-order
If you want to reserve one of Apple’s new tablets, you can, with tariffs starting at £21 per month for the iPad mini 3, and £24 for the full-size Air 2.

EU and China resolve differences over year-long Huawei row

5 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
EU and China resolve differences over year-long Huawei row
China has agreed to discuss limiting the amount of support or state aid that it gives companies in exchange for the EU not imposing sanctions on exports from the country.

OnePlus One available for pre-order 27 October

6 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
OnePlus One available for pre-order 27 October
The handset, which promises a premium Android experience at an affordable price, was previously only available through an invite system, but should now be more accessible.

EE plans admin job cuts for the good of its customers

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
EE plans admin job cuts for the good of its customers
Jobs are reportedly being lost in the firm’s administrative department and they will be absorbed by the customer support and sales departments over the coming months.

Zuckerberg joins board of Beijing business school as Facebook eyes Chinese market

7 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Zuckerberg joins board of Beijing business school as Facebook eyes Chinese market
The Facebook founder will be joined by IBM’s Virginia Rometty and Anheuser-Busch CEO Carlos Brito on the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

Lenovo kicks off another BlackBerry takeover bid

8 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Lenovo kicks off another BlackBerry takeover bid
The Chinese firm apparently wants to try and takeover the Canadian firm after being spurned this time last year due to worries that it would threaten national security.

How to build meaningful apps in the world of the Internet of things

8 hours ago  by John Thomas
How to build meaningful apps in the world of the Internet of things
Wearable gadgets present new opportunities for developers to expand their existing apps by developing new user experiences. The user experience (UX) change can be subtle, but very impactful.

Why the iPhone 6's Apple Pay is all about owning your identity

8 hours ago  by Paul Cooper
Why the iPhone 6's Apple Pay is all about owning your identity
The new Apple Pay function on the iPhone 6 pits Apple not just against payment providers such as PayPal, but against companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon as an identity provider.

Snapchat pushes out first in-app advert for horror movie

9 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Snapchat pushes out first in-app advert for horror movie
At the moment, adverts are only being deployed over in the US, but it probably won’t be long before that situation changes.

Government to stand up to trolls, quadrupling maximum prison term to two years

9 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Government to stand up to trolls, quadrupling maximum prison term to two years
The current maximum sentence is six months, but in the light of some particularly heinous trolling in recent times, that is being upped substantially.

Kickstarter suspends funding for Tor-enabled anonymising router

9 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Kickstarter suspends funding for Tor-enabled anonymising router
The crowd-funding site has pulled the project, which had already secured more than $500,000, amid concerns surrounding where the device came from and question marks over its security claims.