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Facebook and Yahoo plug password recovery vulnerability to stall cyber thieves

1 hour ago  by Jamie Hinks
Facebook and Yahoo plug password recovery vulnerability to stall cyber thieves
The two firms have worked together to implement a new messaging standard that allows Facebook to identify dead email addresses linked to users trying to recover passwords.

European cloud report shows businesses still well adrift on data protection standards

2 hours ago  by Darren Allan
European cloud report shows businesses still well adrift on data protection standards
Skyhigh has produced a new European Cloud Adoption and Risk Report which highlights fresh security and data protection concerns when it comes to cloud services.

Vodafone offers Netflix sweetener on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 price plans

4 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Vodafone offers Netflix sweetener on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 price plans
The two new tablets are being offered on a range of tariffs starting at £23-per-month and certain price plans include a free subscription to Netflix for six months.
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Privacy? ‘What’s that?’ says Mozilla Foundation exec

5 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
Privacy? ‘What’s that?’ says Mozilla Foundation exec
MozFest, Mozilla's 1,600-strong hackathon kicks off Friday 24 October and in the build-up, Mark Surman, executive director of the Mozilla Foundatio shared his take on privacy and self-expression.

UK economy stands to lose £9bn due to the sluggish pace of smart technology adoption

5 hours ago  by Darren Allan
UK economy stands to lose £9bn due to the sluggish pace of smart technology adoption
Businesses will leak the majority of that cash – almost two-thirds of it – but UK consumers are also to blame for their lack of understanding when it comes to smart tech.
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Yahoo set for new homepage again, after latest image leak

6 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Yahoo set for new homepage again, after latest image leak
The redesign is expected to launch officially next month, with the latest internal screenshots indicating it will push digital magazines and focus on more of a mobile-first approach.

Uber offers free flu shots in three US cities

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Uber offers free flu shots in three US cities
A new one-day pilot saw Uber drivers in New York City, Washington D.C., and Boston provide a taxi service for nurses to administer up to 10 free flu shots to Uber customers.

Dozens of flawed medical devices open to Homeland-style cyber attack

7 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Dozens of flawed medical devices open to Homeland-style cyber attack
Two dozen devices ranging from implantable heart devices to infusion pumps are being investigated by US officials worried about flaws that could be exploited by hackers.

Amazon takes $170m writedown following disappointing Fire Phone sales

7 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Amazon takes $170m writedown following disappointing Fire Phone sales
Following its third-quarter financial report, the firm announced that it would take the charge, as its flagship smartphone continues to struggle in terms of sales.
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Queen sends first official tweet from Science Museum’s Information Age exhibition

8 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Queen sends first official tweet from Science Museum’s Information Age exhibition
The Queen’s debut tweet weighed in at a healthy 137 characters, and didn't need any text speak whatsoever to get under the limit.

Job centres to adopt digital signing-on pads, PCs and free Wi-Fi

9 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Job centres to adopt digital signing-on pads, PCs and free Wi-Fi
Job centres across the country will be undergoing a major digital makeover, with electronic pads that will eliminate the traditional queues job seekers face when signing on.