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AMNews: Facebook Juror Faces Jail, UK Users Not Keen On Smartphone Security, HP Signs Deal With Avista

A juror and an acquitted defendant, who were charged earlier for allegedly keeping in close-touch through Facebook during a multimillion pound drugs trial, have been found guilty. The case, interestingly, is probably the first one of its kind in the history of UK’s legal system that involves prosecution for contempt of court over the internet.

Many interesting facts came into light during the recently launched quarterly mobile payment survey by the UK based market research firm YouGov. The survey was primarily aimed at learning about the collective attitude of the general UK population towards mobile payment technologies

The PCI Security Standards Council announced on Monday the availability of the new PCI Awareness online training programme. According to the council, the newly unveiled, four-hour long training program has been aimed at potential participants, who are interested in updating their knowledge on PCI.

The past couple of months have witnessed an alarming increase in cyber attacks on businesses, governments, and even individuals. After a series of widespread and unrelenting assaults on companies such as Sony and Google, as well as against few governments including that of India and UK, hackers have now added a new name in their victim-list - the IMF (international Monetary Fund).

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services has inked a seven-year long technology and application outsourcing contract-expansion deal with Avista with the view of providing its application management and modernisation services to help out the latter in its transition process into a digital utility.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.