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Do Smart Phones Improve our Lives?

Do Smart Phones Improve our Lives? | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Last week, I purchased my first smart phone. It is a Samsung Galaxy 4, and it costs $200 and I had to sign up for a 2 year AT&T plan at roughly $100 / month. I know that I am late to the party and an expensive party at that, but I am hardly excited.
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How fast a PC do you really need? | Analysis | Features | PC Pro

How fast a PC do you really need? | Analysis | Features | PC Pro | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Don't waste money on over-the-top PC hardware. We show you exactly how much difference key components make to overall performance
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10 tips and tricks for managing employee BYOD

10 tips and tricks for managing employee BYOD | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Embracing BYOD for the sake of your employees' productivity and good morale does not have to mean simply swinging the barn door wide open and letting it be a free-for-all.
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ICO Tells Google To Fix Its Privacy Policy

The ICO wants Google to change its privacy policy but it's unlikely to impose a fine on the firm
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Government's paid only 1% of rural broadband funding | News | PC Pro

Government's paid only 1% of rural broadband funding | News | PC Pro | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Countryside Alliance accuses government of being too slow doling out cash
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Big Data could provide rich pickings for HR departments | Cloud Pro

Big Data could provide rich pickings for HR departments | Cloud Pro | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Big Data could prove to be invaluable for HR departments but there's a need to change mindsets first
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IBM to draw on cloud, mobile and big data to empower Wimbledon tennis fans

IBM to draw on cloud, mobile and big data to empower Wimbledon tennis fans | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Big Blue lifts lid on the work it is doing to provide mobile users with an "immersive" experience at this year's Wimbledon Championships.
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REPORT: IBM Has Started To Lay Off Thousands Of Workers Worldwide

REPORT: IBM Has Started To Lay Off Thousands Of Workers Worldwide | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
The long-rumored cuts begin. ;
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The Rise of Big Data

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Everyone knows that the Internet has changed how businesses operate, governments function, and people live. But a new, less visible technological trend is proving just as transformative: big data.
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Microsoft Boasts Of (Tiny) Energy Saving With IE Browser

Use Internet Explorer (IE) browser instead of Chrome or Firefox says Microsoft, - and save about 1Watt
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Government £6,000 per year per desktop spend a frightening insight into public sector IT

Government £6,000 per year per desktop spend a frightening insight into public sector IT | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Stephen Kelly's IT spending figures are cause for alarm, says V3 editor Madeline Bennett
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Telefonica Survey Says UK Has Most Digitally Literate Youngsters

Telefonica survey says young people in the UK are more tech savvy than others in the world, but there is still work to be done
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Vodafone 4G Network To Receive £900m Investment

Vodafone 4G and fixed line networks are to receive almost £1bn investment
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Cloud deployments that you should avoid

Cloud deployments that you should avoid | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Don't think of moving everything to the cloud - there are some implementations that really don't fit
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The 25 most influential women in UK IT 2013

The 25 most influential women in UK IT 2013 | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Computer Weekly recently held an event to recognise the most influential women in IT. Find out the results of our Women in Technology Awards.
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EU And Japan Partner Up For 100Gbps Internet

Japan and Europe have teamed up on a number of research projects, including one to develop 100 Gbps Internet technologies
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EE boosts 4G download speeds up to 150Mbps

EE boosts 4G download speeds up to 150Mbps | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Network doubles 4G speed for free and drops prices to attract customers.
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Huawei unveils 'slimmest' smartphone

Huawei unveils 'slimmest' smartphone | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Huawei unveils the world's slimmest smartphone saying the handset will work "miracles" for its brand.
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PRISM Whistle-Blower: US Has Been Hacking China For Years

Edward Snowden, the PRISM whistle-blower, says America has been hacking China for years and does plenty of offensive cyber work
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Isn't this what spies do or hasn't anybody been watching the James Bond films for the last 50 years?

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Cyber attacks are top concern for British banks

Cyber attacks are top concern for British banks | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Bank of England director flags concerns over cyber risks.
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Will £24 PCs help Britain’s poor get online? | Education | News | PC Pro

Will £24 PCs help Britain’s poor get online? | Education | News | PC Pro | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Microsoft-backed scheme offers cheap Windows 7 PCs and laptops - but will poor specs put off the digitally excluded?
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The Threat Facing Mobile Networks

Mobile networks operators don't know enough about threats facing their network and they aren't being proactive enough, says Arbor Networks' Tom Bienkowski
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BBC Clock Inaccurate - 100 Programmer Days To Fix?

BBC Clock Inaccurate - 100 Programmer Days To Fix? | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Programming book reviews, programming tutorials,programming news, C#, Ruby, Python,C, C++, PHP, Visual Basic, Computer book reviews, computer history, programming history, joomla, theory, spreadsheets and more.
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‘Human cloud’ will change big data thinking, says Rackspace | Cloud Pro

‘Human cloud’ will change big data thinking, says Rackspace | Cloud Pro | World of Tech Today | Scoop.it
Cloud-powered wearable technology is transforming relationships
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Giffgaff MVNO To Offer Handsets To Customers

Giffgaff changes its mind and says it will offer members mobile phones as well as SIM cards
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