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5G optimism by security and cost fears

Businesses are confident that 5G will have a greater impact on their organisations than that of 4G, but many still have concerns about cost and security, new research has claimed. Mobile operators had hoped the greater capacity and faster speeds of 4G would open up new revenue streams. However the …

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Some Apple stores in China to reopen following coronavirus fears

Apple has announced that it is re-opening some of its stores in Beijing following closures concerning the coronavirus threat. These stores will be operational for reduced hours even though the rest of its stores across China still remain closed. Apple, along with many other companies, closed their Chinese stores and …

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Mozilla drops top security tools over snooping fears

Mozilla has removed four Firefox extensions created by Avast and its subsidiary AVG after receiving credible reports that the extensions had harvested user data as well as user’s browsing histories. The four extensions which have been removed are Avast Online Security, AVG Online Security, Avast SafePrice and AVG SafePrice. The …

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Fears grow about use of 3D printing for mass murder

3D printing could potentially help spread weapons of mass destruction – like sarin gas – along with other cutting-edge tech such as AI, showing once again that technological progress can be a double-edged sword. As highlighted in a report from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, these sort of tech …

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Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears

Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal. The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committee that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have no control over. The FTC …

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UK SMEs using technology to overcome their fears

UK SMEs feel positive about the economy and their strategies for the future despite facing a host of challenges in 2019 according to a new study from American Express conducted by Oxford Economics. The research, which is conducted annually among senior executives and decision-makers in SMEs across 15 countries, shows …

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