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Tide turns as consumers ditch online for physical shopping

32 minutes ago  by Brian Fagioli
Tide turns as consumers ditch online for physical shopping
Many of us are guilty of "showrooming" - the act of using a brick and mortar store like Best Buy or Walmart as a showroom for products we end up buying online.

EU and China resolve differences over year-long Huawei row

13 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.

EE plans admin job cuts for the good of its customers

14 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

16 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

16 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.

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

17 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.

Why sacrificing security during M&As is the one mistake everyone makes

18 hours ago  by Tim Patrick-Smith
Why sacrificing security during M&As is the one mistake everyone makes
The compliance problems of integrating a new acquisition into an existing business are well known and have been much written about. Much less appreciated is that security threats can also spread.

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take chip manufacturing unit off its hands

21 hours ago  by Darren Allan
IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take chip manufacturing unit off its hands
IBM is pushing forward with shedding its hardware side, with the latest business to get the elbow being chip manufacturing, following the sale of its server division to Lenovo.

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: Photos, commentary and the Startup Battlefield LIVE

23 hours ago  by Team ITPP
TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: Photos, commentary and the Startup Battlefield LIVE
The agenda looks very pretty indeed, featuring the likes of Michael Acton Smith, Neelie Kroes, Waze, Raspberry Pi, a couple of Tech City celebs and some of the most promising startups around.

The Apple iPad Air 2 is proof that tablets are dying

20 Oct 2014  by Wayne Williams
The Apple iPad Air 2 is proof that tablets are dying
Tablet sales are slowing, and a large chunk of the reason for that can be laid squarely at Apple’s door, or at least that's what Wayne Williams thinks.

Podcast 40: MH370 questions, Samsung's hyperfast broadband, and pessimism about Apple Pay

17 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
Podcast 40: MH370 questions, Samsung's hyperfast broadband, and pessimism about Apple Pay
On this week's Tech News Weekly Podcast from ITProPortal, we talk about how Samsung can let you download a film in under 3 seconds, and why one exec is deeply pessimistic about Apple Pay.