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Faster Raspberry Pi 2 unveiled

Faster Raspberry Pi 2 unveiled | Technology | Scoop.it
A new version of the credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computer, offering more memory and processing power than before, is put on sale.
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2015's biggest security threat predictions (Wired UK)

2015's biggest security threat predictions (Wired UK) | Technology | Scoop.it
As the clock strikes midnight on the new year, so begins the countdown to a new round of security threats and breaches that doubtless will unfold in 2015
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Shop where everybody knows your name

Shop where everybody knows your name | Technology | Scoop.it
Shoppers are getting the VIP treatment even if they're not so very important, thanks to facial recognition technology.
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One click tells Google you're not a robot (Wired UK)

One click tells Google you're not a robot (Wired UK) | Technology | Scoop.it
When Alan Turing first conceived of the Turing Test in 1947, he suggested that a computer program’s resemblance to a human mind could be gauged by making it answer a series of questions written by an interrogator in another room
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'Sophisticated' Regin spyware found

'Sophisticated' Regin spyware found | Technology | Scoop.it
Sophisticated malicious programs used to spy on individuals and businesses represent a "challenge" to security firms, say experts
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Mind the Gap: The World’s ‘Digital Divide’ Is Not Closing Anytime Soon

Mind the Gap: The World’s ‘Digital Divide’ Is Not Closing Anytime Soon | Technology | Scoop.it
Internet access is great for your economy if you have it, but much of the world is falling behind
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Robots to cause 'avoidable unemployment' in 2020 Britain (Wired UK)

Robots to cause 'avoidable unemployment' in 2020 Britain (Wired UK) | Technology | Scoop.it
Dystopian premonitions of robot overlords taking over our jobs might actually come true, according to a new report by Deloitte
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Something's phishy: More holiday scam spam flung at real hotel customers

Victims had all made genuine hotel bookings
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Mind the gap: London’s buses embrace wireless charging

Mind the gap: London’s buses embrace wireless charging | Technology | Scoop.it
London’s red double-decker buses have long been one of its most enduring features. But now the faithful fleet is taking a revolutionary step forward.
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Outernet gets data to the unconnected

Outernet gets data to the unconnected | Technology | Scoop.it
The TEDGlobal conference hears about a plan to provide data to the two-thirds of the world that currently has no internet access.
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Cash machine hackers have made 'millions' with Tyupkin malware

Cash machine hackers have made 'millions' with Tyupkin malware | Technology | Scoop.it
More than 50 ATMs in Eastern Europe have been infected, but Interpol and Kaspersky warn US and India may be next. By Tom Fox-Brewster
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Grooveshark employees are guilty of copyright infringement, judge rules

Grooveshark employees are guilty of copyright infringement, judge rules | Technology | Scoop.it
‘Safe harbour’ provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act do not insulate staff, who uploaded 5,977 songs without permission. By Samuel Gibbs
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Office puts chips under staff's skin

Office puts chips under staff's skin | Technology | Scoop.it
Rory Cellan-Jones visits a building where microchipped workers gain entry and use photocopiers by holding up their hands - and trials the tech himself.
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Net is 'less free and more unequal'

Net is 'less free and more unequal' | Technology | Scoop.it
Sir Tim Berners-Lee calls for net access to be treated as a basic right, following a report suggesting great inequalities online.
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Tablet computers in '70% of schools'

Tablet computers in '70% of schools' | Technology | Scoop.it
Young people's lives at school and home are immersed in online technology, according to a UK study of tablet computers in education.
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How will 5G change the world?

How will 5G change the world? | Technology | Scoop.it
The global race is on to develop 5G, the fifth generation of mobile network, But how will it change the world?
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Snapchat adds money-sending feature

Snapchat adds money-sending feature | Technology | Scoop.it

Via Geoff Riley
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After Paym we now have Snapcash. Virtual payments are really taking off.

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, November 18, 2014 2:43 AM

Increasing competition in the mobile money transfer industry is evident here as Snapchat launches Snapcash - will they be able to overcome privacy concerns? 

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This device diagnoses diseases from one drop of blood (Wired UK)

This device diagnoses diseases from one drop of blood (Wired UK) | Technology | Scoop.it
Tech giants are jumping into the fray with fitness offerings like Apple Health and Google Fit, but there’s still not much in the way of, well, actual medicine
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Technology 'threatens UK jobs'

Technology 'threatens UK jobs' | Technology | Scoop.it
A third of British jobs could be replaced by machines within the next two decades, a study has suggested.
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How geographic profiling helps find serial criminals (Wired UK)

How geographic profiling helps find serial criminals (Wired UK) | Technology | Scoop.it
Using geographic profiling, crimefighters are predicting where serial killers live - and where they will strike next
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Should spy-planes fight US crime?

Should spy-planes fight US crime? | Technology | Scoop.it
A US company has developed a way of monitoring an entire neighbourhoods using technology originally developed during the Iraq war.
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A good video on crime prevention and civil rights related to the use of technology

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Untangling the web: the way we work

Untangling the web: the way we work | Technology | Scoop.it
Yes, technology has freed us from the office. But can it ever replace the informal, coffee-machine contact that is often so productive?
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