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HP caught in bribery scandal

HP caught in bribery scandal

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HP will pay US regulators $108 million after being charged with allegedly bribing officials in order to secure public sector contracts.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:48AM
Government proposals 'not enough' to protect channel

Government proposals 'not enough' to protect channel

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Plans to give UK shoppers greater consumer protection are not what the channel needs, dealer services group Synaxon has said.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 7:00PM
Microsoft to provide extended Windows XP support to UK Government

Microsoft to provide extended Windows XP support to UK Government

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The UK Government and Microsoft have sealed a deal which will see Windows XP support extended by a year for public sector workers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:34AM
First British e-cigarette ban proposed

First British e-cigarette ban proposed

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The first restrictions to hit e-cigarette use in public places are being considered in Wales.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:19AM

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Resellers unconvinced by Government 5G plans

Resellers unconvinced by Government 5G plans

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PC retailers and resellers have criticised Government plans to bring 5G to the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:06AM
PC retailers have 'nothing to worry about' over government proposals

PC retailers have 'nothing to worry about' over government proposals

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Retail expert Clare Rayner says that PC retailers shouldn't have anything to worry about alternative dispute resolution (ADR) schemes, but should understand their customers' rights. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:55AM
Security roundup: Samsung Galaxy devices at risk from remote hacks

Security roundup: Samsung Galaxy devices at risk from remote hacks

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This week’s security news explores reports of a dangerous exploit found in Samsung’s Galaxy devices, the government’s plans to increase security awareness and more.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 13th 2014 at 10:32AM
UK shoppers to receive greater consumer protection

UK shoppers to receive greater consumer protection

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The Government has outlined proposals for an 'alternative dispute resolution' (ADR) scheme to help UK consumers resolve a complaint without the cost and hassle of going to court. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2014 at 1:13PM

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'David Cameron is disconnected from Britain's global tech opportunity'

'David Cameron is disconnected from Britain's global tech opportunity'

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British technology entrepreneur Anthony Rushton has said that the UK government’s plan for the technology sector is "insufficient and stunted”.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 11th 2014 at 10:56AM
Robots to help police World Cup in Brazil

Robots to help police World Cup in Brazil

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The Brazilian government has signed a $7.2 million deal with iRobot to deploy 30 robots to help police the 2014 World Cup this summer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:52AM
UK government pushes programming with Year of Code campaign

UK government pushes programming with Year of Code campaign

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The UK government has announced its plans to boost the presence of computer programming in schools.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:00AM
UK government to abandon Microsoft Office in favour of open-source software

UK government to abandon Microsoft Office in favour of open-source software

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The UK government is to move to using open-source software in order to cut costs and halt an “oligopoly” in the IT market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:33AM

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UK government launches Cyber Streetwise campaign in bid to boost online security

UK government launches Cyber Streetwise campaign in bid to boost online security

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The government has launched ‘Cyber Streetwise’ – a campaign designed to boost online security awareness among small businesses and consumers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:16AM
£1,000 business rate discount offered to smaller PC stores

£1,000 business rate discount offered to smaller PC stores

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The UK Government has handed smaller retailers - including independent PC and tech stores - a discount on their business rates.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:04AM
UK Government to offer Exceptional Talent visa route to tech pros

UK Government to offer Exceptional Talent visa route to tech pros

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Tech professionals could soon find it easier to emigrate to the UK, following the news that Tech City will join the Exceptional Talent visa scheme.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:04AM
Baroness Lane Fox resigns from Digital Champion role

Baroness Lane Fox resigns from Digital Champion role

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Baroness Lane Fox of Soho has resigned from from the role of UK Digital Champion, after three years in the position.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 29th 2013 at 3:05PM

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US government to pay $50m after pirating 9,000 copies of software

US government to pay $50m after pirating 9,000 copies of software

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The US government has agreed to pay $50 million (£30.6 million) after pirating 9,000 copies of military software.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 29th 2013 at 11:09AM
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MoD defence force could spark "cyber arms race"

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The UK Government's new Ministry of Defence cyber reserve unit could actually increase risks to internet systems and cause a "cyber arms race", says Kaspersky Lab.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2013 at 11:38AM
Google criticised by UK MPs for 'failing' to combat piracy

Google criticised by UK MPs for 'failing' to combat piracy

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Google is being accused by UK MPs of failing to stop its users accessing illegal material via its search engine.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:33AM
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PRISM Prevention Program protects businesses from government snooping

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An anti-PRISM programme has launched which aims to help companies protect their files from risks, including "exposure to potential government monitoring".

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2013 at 2:29PM