TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Sweden's Ericsson proposes Ronnie Leten as new chairman

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:42
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Struggling mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson proposed Ronnie Leten, former CEO at Atlas Copco, as its new chairman, it said on Monday.
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Uber suspends unlicensed service in Norway in change of tack

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:03
(Reuters) - Uber said on Monday it would suspend its unlicensed service UberPOP in Oslo until Norway introduces new rules, as the U.S. ride-hailing app adopts a more conciliatory tone with national authorities.
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Telecoms and cable group Altice strikes debt refinancing deal

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 07:51
PARIS (Reuters) - Altice, the acquisitive telecoms and cable group founded by billionaire Patrick Drahi, announced on Monday a debt refinancing deal which it said would lead to cost savings on interest payments and extend its debt maturity.
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Cyber-security threat to UK 'as serious as terrorism' - GCHQ

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 06:05
GCHQ's Jeremy Fleming says the UK's intelligence monitoring agency must be a "cyber-organisation".
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Websites hacked to mint crypto-cash

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 01:54
Hundreds of websites are harbouring malicious code that uses visitors' computers to generate digital cash, suggests a report.
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Blue sky thinking

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 01:08
British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.
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Crimes linked to online dating rise dramatically

SKY TECH - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 23:32
Reported crimes related to online dating have risen dramatically in the last five years.
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Airbnb paid £188,000 in UK tax last year

BBC TECH - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:32
The home-sharing website collected more than £650m in rental payments for UK landlords last year.
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Amnesty director in Turkey faces terror charge

SKY TECH - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 16:21
A Turkish prosecutor is seeking to jail human rights activists, including an Amnesty International director, for 15 years on terror charges.
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100 Women: Five things I learned as a woman in Silicon Valley

BBC TECH - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 14:34
The BBC's Nuala McGovern reports on smashing the technology glass ceiling in Silicon Valley.
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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

TECHNEWS - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 08:10
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia's tropical north to its southern shores, a grueling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback.
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In pictures: Solar challenge race begins in Australia

BBC TECH - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 06:14
Teams from around the world are competing on solar cars in an epic transcontinental race.
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New police hub to crack down on hate crime trolls

SKY TECH - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 04:26
A new national police hub will be set up to crack down on trolls posting hate crime online, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced.
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Facebook begins 'human review' of potentially sensitive ads

AP TECH - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 21:51
Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues....
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Big Tech has big plans to help reconnect Puerto Rico

AP TECH - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 17:59
Facebook once aimed to connect the world. Now it would be happy just to reconnect part of it - and Google and others hope to join it....
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Musk in talks to restore power to Puerto Rico

SKY TECH - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 06:24
Puerto Rico's governor says he is "exploring opportunities" with billionaire Elon Musk to restore the island's shattered electrical infrastructure using solar energy technology.
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Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

TECHNEWS - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 03:50
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday it had approved Alphabet Inc's application to provide emergency cellular service to Puerto Rico through its Project Loon balloons.
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Tesla delays big rig truck debut; Model 3 in 'production hell'

TECHNEWS - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 02:28
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday pushed back the unveiling of the company's big rig truck until mid-November, tweeting that the electric vehicle maker was diverting resources to fix production bottlenecks of its new Model 3 sedan and to help Puerto Rico.
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Scam baiter: Why I risk death threats to expose online cons

BBC TECH - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 02:08
A man who runs an online support group says scam victims are not stupid - just unaware of the con.
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Tesla in 'production hell' to meet Model 3 deadline: Elon Musk

TECHNEWS - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 00:47
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted that the electric carmaker was "deep in production hell", just days after the company said it would fall behind its planned ramp-up for the new Model 3 sedan due to production bottlenecks.
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