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Keil Hubert: Watch What Happens

Now that his 2014 Summer Interviewing Series is over, Business Technology’s resident U.S. ‘blogger Keil Hubert wants everyone to stop freaking out over Apple’s new watch. Thanks.

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Shane Richmond: How Hollywood’s A-listers revealed a flaw in security

The recent publication of private photos of Hollywood actresses, apparently stolen from Apple’s iCloud service, has got a lot of people worried about the security of cloud computing services.

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Digital Content Briefing: Instagram, MailOnline and BuzzFeed

Instagram will carry advertisements in its UK feeds this week. Waitrose, Rimmel, Channel 4, Starbucks, Cadbury and Estee Lauder will pepper Instagram with campaigns.

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Skills shortage tears holes in government security

Government IT departments are struggling to find enough cyber-security experts to work in Whitehall.

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Legacy technology stopping departments from reaching their full potential

Digital government is being “paralysed” by legacy IT systems and contracts with big IT companies, according to one government adviser.

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Many countries failing to hit EU E-government targets

Although the EU predicts a fully operational E-government system by 2050, many countries have so far failed to hit targets.

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Measure by measure: Algorithmic regulation is an idea whose time has come

Before he made Star Wars, George Lucas directed a sci-fi thriller about a couple fleeing from a blank robotic future. Right at the film’s climax, the robot police call off their manhunt because it has exceeded its budget allocation.

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Local services are lagging, says MP Onwurah

The government has largely ignored local digital government in favour of central E-government, says shadow Cabinet Office minister Chi Onwurah.

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Keil Hubert: Why, in my book, E stands for exasperating

I want to believe in the future of E-government. I really do. Unfortunately, my experience with government services delivered over the web has been mixed, and I don’t see how they’re likely to get any better, and I think we’re demanding more than government agencies can realistically deliver.

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Inspector Dogberry: Civil Service, UN E-government index and EU polls

Business Technology’s canine columnist picks out the best E-government news. Follow The Inspector on Twitter at @DogberryTweets.

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