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Chinese hackers break into US military contractor systems

1 hour ago  by Jamie Hinks
Chinese hackers break into US military contractor systems
A total of 12 different contractors were breached by the hackers and the companies targeted deal with US military logistics such as transportation of weapons and personnel.
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Netflix urged to roll out VPN ban by Australian right holders

3 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Netflix urged to roll out VPN ban by Australian right holders
Ahead of its launch Down Under the company is being lobbied hard to stop allowing access to its service using VPNs in order for it to keep users away from the US version of Netflix.

Android Browser ‘privacy disaster’ potentially affects 50% of users

4 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Android Browser ‘privacy disaster’ potentially affects 50% of users
The bug affects the company’s Android Browser that is present on many devices before Android 4.2 and it can steal any information put into a browser such as passwords and cookies.

Today's tech: Apple iPad, Apple OS X Yosemite, Apple Watch Edition, Apple problems

5 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today's tech: Apple iPad, Apple OS X Yosemite, Apple Watch Edition, Apple problems
The best of ITProPortal news: Apple has dominated the headlines today with rumoured announcements of two new iPads, performance issues with iOS 8, and a price point for the Apple Watch Edition.

Foxconn battles to meet huge demand for Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Foxconn battles to meet huge demand for Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Problems with the iPhone 6 Plus’ larger 5.5in display is one of the issues hampering the main production plant that has had to take on more workers to cope with the demand.

Boeing ‘space taxi’ has a spot for paying tourists from 2017

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Boeing ‘space taxi’ has a spot for paying tourists from 2017
The great space tourist race is getting fierce after Boeing announced a seat for paying passengers as part of a $4.2 billion contract that will provide “competitive pricing”.

New update sets Apple TV up as smart home hub

6 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
New update sets Apple TV up as smart home hub
An anonymous source claims that the latest software update means that anyone with a third generation Apple TV is likely to have a HomeKit-enabled hub, whether they know it or not.

Can big data keep NHS healthcare free to all?

7 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
Can big data keep NHS healthcare free to all?
Big data, wearable tech, iPad usage in hospitals – these were all on the lips of leading NHS and IT industry figures at a conference this week, entitled “Leading the technology revolution”.

The biggest IPO ever? Alibaba Group facts and figures

7 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
The biggest IPO ever? Alibaba Group facts and figures
The Hangzhou-based e-commerce group could offer up to 368 million shares if underwriters exercise the option to buy the maximum amount of stock, raising a combined total of over $25 billion.

SwiftKey tops Apple App Store charts just hours after iOS 8 launch (video)

8 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
SwiftKey tops Apple App Store charts just hours after iOS 8 launch (video)
Joe Braidwood, CMO at SwiftKey, told ITProPortal.com that topping the App Store charts means that all the hard work ahead of its launch for iOS 8 was worth it.

New study shows that Brits are ruthless when it comes to technology

8 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
New study shows that Brits are ruthless when it comes to technology
Us Brits are renowned for our superior levels of patience and tolerance, but new research from Delphix suggests that this doesn't transfer to the digital world.