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Five must-read stories you may have missed this week

34 minutes ago   |   Wired

India is turning off the internet to stop fake news spreading on WhatsApp, and the UK government is cracking on with its plans for restricting porn online. These are the...
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INTERVIEW: Eric Trijbels at Standard Chartered Bank on Trade and Technology

INTERVIEW: Eric Trijbels at Standard Chartered Bank on Trade and Technology

7 hours ago   |   Trade Finance Global

The world of trade is shifting. Traditionally it's simple; manufacturers develop, exporters ship, banks fund and insurers cover. This is changing. Manufacturers and exporters...
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Twitter Unmasks Troll Farms

8 hours ago   |   BBC

Millions of Tweets allegedly from state-backed Russian and Iranian groups are released to help researchers examining how social media might have been used to influence the...
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This Week in Tech Hell: Xanax, Genocide, and the Rise of Fascism

12 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

What on earth happened to the Internet?
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SD WAN is the Right Path for Better Branch Network Performance

14 hours ago   |   Reg Whitepapers

Learn how Aberdeen Group research has shown that businesses that leverage new technologies, such as SD WAN, that are designed to provide faster and more reliable Internet...
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The Essential Guide to Preparing Your Network for the Cloud

14 hours ago   |   Reg Whitepapers

Every cloud transformation project is different. Some organizations start small by providing access to a few SaaS apps, while others migrate their existing apps as well. Many...
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F5: Don't panic but anyone can dig into our firewall servers, thanks to libssh's credentials-optional security goof

17 hours ago   |   The Register

Also: AWS on avoiding state machine slips Updated Network box maker F5 has shipped some firewall gear that is potentially vulnerable to the libssh authentication-bypass bug...
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The usefulness of useless robots: Chips with Everything podcast

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Jordan Erica Webber asks robot maker and innovator Simone Giertz why she dislikes the robots she makes. And how digital technology might be useful for managing our wellbeing...
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Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says he waited 10 years for the moment he realized his company was a success

Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says he waited 10 years for the moment he realized his company was a success

21 hours ago   |   Tech

Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture-capital firm Revolution . Case said AOL's initial public offering had little...
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Dreaming Spires and Dreams of IoT: £1.4 Million Contract Up for Grabs

Dreaming Spires and Dreams of IoT: £1.4 Million Contract Up for Grabs

21 hours ago   |   Computer Business Review

Oxfordshire County Council has £1.4 million waiting for the company that can help it solve its transport conundrum, using the Internet of Things . The council seeking tools to...
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US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling

US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling

On Friday, the Department of Justice unsealed a criminal complaint that claims a 44-year-old woman has been overseeing a secret effort to help Russia exploit US social media to... Read more ...

OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple

OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple

Apple recently announced it is holding a hardware event in New York City on 30 October - the very same day OnePlus is launching its next flagship, the OnePlus 6T. In order to... Read more ...

Tesla quietly stopped selling its full self-driving feature as an option in...

Tesla quietly stopped selling its full self-driving feature as an option in new cars because it was causing 'too much confusion'

Tesla stopped selling its full self-driving feature as an add-on option for new buyers on Thursday. Tesla previously offered a "Full Self-Driving Capability" that cost $4,000... Read more ...

Facebook Hires Former UK Deputy Prime Minister

Facebook Hires Former UK Deputy Prime Minister

Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will become Facebook's head of global affairs and communications after reportedly being wooed by Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg. Read more ...

European Commission Gives Unconditional Thumbs Up to Microsoft's GitHub...

European Commission Gives Unconditional Thumbs Up to Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition

The European Commission has given its unconditional blessing to Microsoft's $7.5 acquisition of code repository GitHub, saying any efforts by the company to undermine its open... Read more ...

Amazon to Create Over 1000 'Highly Skilled' Jobs in the UK

Amazon to Create Over 1000 'Highly Skilled' Jobs in the UK

A new office will be opened in Manchester focused on software development, machine learning and R&D. Edinburghand Cambridge will see expansion of existing development centres. Read more ...

Apple iPhone XS vs XS Max vs iPhone XR: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone XS vs XS Max vs iPhone XR: What's the difference?

Apple announced three new iPhones last month, including a new iPhone X, a larger iPhone X and a cheaper model that offers the iPhone X design. The new iPhones go by the names... Read more ...

Chinese city wants to put ‘artificial moon' in orbit to replace streetlights...

Chinese city wants to put ‘artificial moon' in orbit to replace streetlights by 2020

The city of of Chengdu in southwest China has an ambitious plan to launch a fake moon into the sky that will illuminate the whole city. This ‘artificial moon' will in fact be a... Read more ...

UK Police Buying Secret US Tech to Hack Into iPhones

UK Police Buying Secret US Tech to Hack Into iPhones

Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Nottinghamshire forces all purchased licenses for the GrayKey software that can crack iOS 12. Read more ...

The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in Australia

The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in Australia

UPDATE: Amazon is still holding the crown for the best Switch price at the moment, with barely any discounts at all and no decent bundles to speak of. Scroll down to check out... Read more ...