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Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down

12:14am Fri 19 Sep 14

Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz…

Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

4:27pm Thu 18 Sep 14

Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest…

US military contractors hit by hacks

1:54pm Thu 18 Sep 14

A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.

Microsoft cuts more than 2,000 jobs

8:52pm Thu 18 Sep 14

Microsoft announces another 2,100 redundancies as part of a plan to cut 18,000 jobs, about 14% of its workforce.

'Artificial eye' to detect particles

1:12am Fri 19 Sep 14

The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than…

Skin printer and bee probe win award

11:10pm Wed 17 Sep 14

A printer that creates fake skin to help burn victims heal, kit to check the health of bees and a solar-powered…

eBay attack puts its buyers at risk

3:32pm Wed 17 Sep 14

A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a…

NewsCorp: Google platform for piracy

11:21am Thu 18 Sep 14

NewsCorp's chief executive writes strongly worded letter calling for a tougher approach from the EU to search giant…

Drivers warned about smartwatch use

1:04pm Wed 17 Sep 14

Drivers have been warned against the potential dangers of using a smartwatch while driving.

Apple toughens iCloud security

2:04pm Wed 17 Sep 14

Apple has extended the use of two-step verification checks to iCloud back-ups, preventing the use of a tool to…

IBM's Watson rolled out to business

3:59pm Wed 17 Sep 14

IBM's supercomputer Watson is being made available to businesses to answer tricky questions.

Giant sensor for Panasonic phone

4:02pm Tue 16 Sep 14

Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne.


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