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A bitcoin how-to for hapless hackers

If you were a wannabe hacker, here’s how you’d use bitcoin to hold internet users to ransom. But be warned: You’d probably get caught – especially if you made mistakes like the WannaCry hackers. First,...

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Personal computing today was ‘unimaginable 20 years ago’

It’s no joke, April 1 is a big day in computing history. In 1972 Intel released its 8008 microprocessor and four years later we had Apple Computer*. But Brian Kernighan says we still don’t understand...

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What does the GSK-Google bioelectronic medicine deal mean?

Bioelectronic medicine is embryonic. But British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and US tech firm Alphabet see its potential. With one eye on research and another on your data, they will jointly invest millions. Look around the web...

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Loose ends: digitalization could ‘make the world a better place’ or end everything

It’s a tale of many sides. Most often we only get the positives of digitalization, while those speaking for the negative are hauled off to a padded cell. But a Berlin summit wants us all...

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Apple’s midlife crisis

The world’s most valuable company is celebrating its 40th birthday on April 1. But after years of success, is it stuck in a midlife crisis? Apple is in a period of upheaval, says Jens Korte...

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Fightback : 25000 vs Facebook

Max Schrems, the Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action lawsuit against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches, said ahead oft he preliminary hearing in Vienna on Thursday said he hoped to send a message to...

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WhatsApp with your Facebook data?

Facebook’s acquisition of smartphone messaging service WhatsApp widens the social network giant’s portfolio and opens the door to further data. But analysts say that could go hand-in-hand with more data abuse. Facebook’s chief executive Mark...

How worried are you about privacy as you quantify yourself online?

Mobile devices let us do more than just stay connected. They can help us track and log every aspect of our lives. But what does storing your ‘quantified self’ online mean for privacy? Who knows...

France sets Google deadline on privacy improvements

Internet giant Google has been told to improve privacy for its clients by France’s data protection agency, CNIL, or face fines. The agency says Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain plan similar action. France’s...