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FCC net neutrality debate receives over three million responses

9 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
FCC net neutrality debate receives over three million responses
The debate, which centres on the introduction of Internet fast lanes, at extra cost, for high-bandwidth services, was also subject to an online slowdown protest last week from Netflix and Twitter.

Uber to deliver your lunch as part of its new errand service

12 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Uber to deliver your lunch as part of its new errand service
The vehicle hire app has a number of ambitious plans for the future, including a rickshaw service in the developing world, as well as delivering products from the local corner store or pharmacy.

TechUK and MPs debate the future of digital Britain live: News, pictures and analysis

12 hours ago  by Team ITPP
TechUK and MPs debate the future of digital Britain live: News, pictures and analysis
TechUK, a trade association supported by over 800 companies in the technology sector, has invited a panel of politicians (and us) to discuss Britain's digital future.

Forget the iPhone and iPad: Apple is becoming all about services and taking a cut

13 hours ago  by Guy Wright
Forget the iPhone and iPad: Apple is becoming all about services and taking a cut
Apple isn’t really a hardware company anymore, as these days it is gradually shifting its business to an online, incremental purchasing model.

PayPal ad hits out at Apple Pay’s security following celeb leak

14 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
PayPal ad hits out at Apple Pay’s security following celeb leak
The rival payment platform has run an advertisement in the San Francisco Chronicle questioning Apple’s security, claiming that users “want our money safer than our selfies.”

Microsoft snaps up Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5bn

14 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Microsoft snaps up Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5bn
Microsoft is splashing out a lot of money for the hit game, but with an upcoming movie and a ton of merchandising opportunities, it could be a very wise investment.

Tag Heuer announces plans to follow Apple into smartwatch battle

14 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Tag Heuer announces plans to follow Apple into smartwatch battle
The Swiss watchmaker recently lost its vice president of global sales to Apple and is seeking revenge by going into direct competition with the tech giant.

Stephen King, John Grisham and Authors United plead with Amazon board to end Hachette eBook feud

14 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Stephen King, John Grisham and Authors United plead with Amazon board to end Hachette eBook feud
The letter calls on the company’s board to end the dispute so that they aren’t remembered as being associated with a disagreement that has seen certain authors lose 90 per cent of sales.

UK companies are falling behind France and Germany by failing to make the most of big data

19 hours ago  by Emily Garthwaite
UK companies are falling behind France and Germany by failing to make the most of big data
Businesses in the UK are missing out on insights provided by new sources of big data, as recent research shows just 20 per cent of companies were actively investigating new sources of data.

Many IT professionals still not confident of preventing a cyber attack

19 hours ago  by Ian Barker
Many IT professionals still not confident of preventing a cyber attack
Despite the number of high profile attacks in recent months, many organisations are still lacking confidence in their ability to prevent a cyber attack or data breach.

Amazon Fire TV now has Spotify, but you'll have to fork out for a premium subscription

20 hours ago  by Alan Buckingham
Amazon Fire TV now has Spotify, but you'll have to fork out for a premium subscription
Amazon continues to grow the ecosystem for its relatively new set-top box, the Fire TV, with today's addition of the popular music-streaming service.