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Satellite broadband to the rescue: A viable solution to internet connection woes

5 hours ago  by Mark Wilson
Satellite broadband to the rescue: A viable solution to internet connection woes
If you live in a remote area with a terrible and unstable broadband connection, then satellite may be the solution you need.

Today’s Tech: Gmail hacked, Monkeys’ rights abused and Google self-driving cars hit road block

22 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s Tech: Gmail hacked, Monkeys’ rights abused and Google self-driving cars hit road block
The best of ITProPortal news including: US researchers find Gmail app is one of the easiest to hack, monkey takes a selfie but isn't allowed the copyright, and Google's car project steers off course.

What is the Internet of Things? 87% of people haven't heard of it

22 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
What is the Internet of Things? 87% of people haven't heard of it
According to a new report, titled "The Internet of Things: The Future of Consumer Adoption," the biggest barrier to the growth of the IoT is that most people have not heard the term before.

Facebook leads the way as mobile apps edge out the desktop and traditional web browsing

22 Aug 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Facebook leads the way as mobile apps edge out the desktop and traditional web browsing
A comScore report detailing app trends and user habits reveals that 52 per cent of time spent on digital media now comes from mobile apps.

Man jailed for nearly three years after pirating Fast And Furious 6

22 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Man jailed for nearly three years after pirating Fast And Furious 6
Philip Danks, of Walsall, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison after uploading an illegal copy of the film, costing Universal Pictures "millions of pounds."

Monkey selfie row ends as US Copyright Office declares image public domain

22 Aug 2014  by Darren Allan
Monkey selfie row ends as US Copyright Office declares image public domain
Over in the States, the controversial copyright row between a photographer and Wikimedia has had a line drawn under it in favour of the latter.

eBay considering PayPal split?

22 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
eBay considering PayPal split?
Rumours persist that the online auction site is set to split, at least partially, from its e-commerce platform, with Carl Icahn and other investors pushing for the move.

Central London businesses losing £40m per year due to massive broadband issues: Pay attention, Boris

22 Aug 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Central London businesses losing £40m per year due to massive broadband issues: Pay attention, Boris
After conducting a survey involving over 400,000 SMEs in the area, the Centre for Economics and Business Research found that SMEs are losing 54,000 working days per year because of dodgy broadband.

Diaspora decentralised social network cannot prevent Islamic State extremist posts

21 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Diaspora decentralised social network cannot prevent Islamic State extremist posts
After Twitter suspended various accounts, Islamic State supporters and fighters have turned to the decentralised social network to get their message out there.

Today’s tech: Vulnerability in Google Play apps, Copyright holders hate piracy, graduates pay for a job in a startup

21 Aug 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Vulnerability in Google Play apps, Copyright holders hate piracy, graduates pay for a job in a startup
The best of ITProPortal news including; 68 per cent of top Google apps have a weakness, DMCA requests swamp Google, and graduates now want even more education.

Facebook awards $50,000 Internet Defense Prize for security research

21 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Facebook awards $50,000 Internet Defense Prize for security research
The social network has granted the money to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in online applications.