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Bitcoin price stability is ‘calm before the storm’, cryptocurrency analysts predict

November 12, 2018 at 07:57PM 'This is not the first time bitcoin has seen calm waters,' one expert warns Bitcoin price stability is 'calm before the storm', cryptocurrency analysts predict ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price stability is 'calm before the storm', cryptocurrency analysts predict

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Hancock to tell summit of goal to revolutionise NHS with new tech

November 12, 2018 at 12:01AM Health secretary to speak at GovTech summit in Paris and meet Emmanuel MacronThe health secretary, Matt Hancock, is to meet the French president, Emmanuel Macron, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, and other world leaders at a summit on new technologies that could revolutionise health and social care.The minister will… Continue reading Hancock to tell summit of goal to revolutionise NHS with new tech

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Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips

November 11, 2018 at 06:53PM Trades Union Congress concerned over tech being used to control and micromanageBritain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security.UK firm BioTeq, which offers the implants to businesses and individuals, has already fitted… Continue reading Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips

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Do your children’s apps give them the hard sell?

November 11, 2018 at 06:00AM Parents’ unwillingness to stump up cash for children’s apps is exposing their offspring to adult ad-sales techniques• Safe gaming: 21 family-friendly apps for childrenPop-up advertising designed to be hard to close; in-game characters showing disapproval if you don’t make in-app purchases; ads with Donald Trump pressing a “nuke” button. None… Continue reading Do your children’s apps give them the hard sell?

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Police ‘hamstrung’ over facial recognition tech, says Met chief

November 10, 2018 at 03:46PM Cressida Dick also says police were ‘hung out to dry’ by Theresa May when she was home secretaryPolice attempts to exploit controversial surveillance measures including facial recognition CCTV are being “hamstrung” by a complex regulatory system and legal framework, the Metropolitan police commissioner has said.Thanks to the wealth of communications,… Continue reading Police ‘hamstrung’ over facial recognition tech, says Met chief

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Will you be getting a smart home spy for Christmas?

November 10, 2018 at 03:00PM Facebook, Google and Amazon are eager to get their new devices under your tree. But will they give away your privacy?If you’ve so far withstood the temptation to install a smart speaker in your home, worried about the potential privacy pitfalls and a bit embarrassed about the notion of chatting… Continue reading Will you be getting a smart home spy for Christmas?

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Bellew vs Usyk: Free streams of fight spreading on Facebook and Twitter pose hacking risk

November 09, 2018 at 07:06PM Cyber security experts tell The Independent how some links offering boxing fans a way to watch the fight live online may contain ransomware and other malware Bellew vs Usyk: Free streams of fight spreading on Facebook and Twitter pose hacking risk ...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 maker sells 17m games in first fortnight

November 09, 2018 at 04:55PM Rockstar’s latest game in series outsells projected lifetime sales of the original Red Dead Redemption 2 has racked up more global sales in its first eight days than its predecessor managed in eight years, according to the game’s maker.Rockstar, which is also behind the Grand Theft Auto mega-franchise, said its… Continue reading Red Dead Redemption 2 maker sells 17m games in first fortnight

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LinkedIn Learning now includes 3rd party content and Q&A interactive features

November 09, 2018 at 03:11PM LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with some 580 million users, took a big step into professional development and education when it acquired Lynda.com for $1.5 billion and used it as the anchor for LinkedIn Learning. Now, with 13,000 courses on the platform, LinkedIn is announcing two… Continue reading LinkedIn Learning now includes 3rd party content and Q&A interactive features