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Samsung reportedly cancels Bixby speaker plans - smart speaker market too crowded?

Samsung reportedly cancels Bixby speaker plans - smart speaker market too crowded?

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Over the past few months, several reports out of Korea had claimed that Samsung was developing its own smart speaker to capitalise on the immense popularity of Amazon's Echo and ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 20th 2017 at 11:00AM
What do Google's sexism allegations tell us about tech in general?

What do Google's sexism allegations tell us about tech in general?

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Google has been ordered to hand over its salary records as a part of an ongoing investigation by the US Department of Labor, which has accused the company of systematically ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 17th 2017 at 11:00AM
Pokémon Go one year on - two lessons and one question

Pokémon Go one year on - two lessons and one question

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While it might not be at the very top of the zeitgeist quite so much, today marks the one year anniversary of the launch of Pokémon Go – the Nintendo-licenced ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 6th 2017 at 11:00AM
'A Storm in a teacup' - the great technology stock sell-off

'A Storm in a teacup' - the great technology stock sell-off

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Alarm bells are ringing and red flags are being waved as technology-related share prices have taken a tumble. Stock markets across Europe, Asia and the US continue to wobble as ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 4th 2017 at 11:43AM

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Are mass cyber security attacks like WannaCry and Petya now the norm?

Are mass cyber security attacks like WannaCry and Petya now the norm?

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Ransomware now has to be the number one issue for governments and security experts put in charge of fighting cybercrime. In fact, it should be the top concern for anyone ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jun 28th 2017 at 11:30AM
Amazon's 'drone dock' tower looks terrifying, but it's the future

Amazon's 'drone dock' tower looks terrifying, but it's the future

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Late last week it emerged that Amazon had applied for a patent and the whole thing looked like something of a dystopian nightmare. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 26th 2017 at 10:40AM
Security starts at home - security and the IoT

Security starts at home - security and the IoT

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The Internet of Things has exploded on to the market and into our homes. Rob Horgan asks the Channel what security risks arise from the rapid desire to be more ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 26th 2017 at 9:40AM
Truth on zero-day attacks

Truth on zero-day attacks

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There’s still a lot work to do in cyber security and Greg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions, believes that big vendors have a tendency to oversell their services

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 11:18AM
Virgin Media's warning is just the tip of the iceberg - default logins must go

Virgin Media's warning is just the tip of the iceberg - default logins must go

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Virgin Media has warned customers: change your router's default credentials or run the risk of being hacked. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 11:00AM
The Internet of too many Things?

The Internet of too many Things?

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From smart condoms and AI-equipped bins to printing toasters and even rectal thermometers that can post your temperature to Facebook, Rob Horgan explores the possibility of a world that’s too ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jun 21st 2017 at 7:20AM

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