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UK technology firms want ‘digital Cabinet minister’ to represent industry

A group representing the UK’s major technology firms has urged the government to install a cabinet level ‘digital minister’ to represent the industry. 

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Twitch users targeted by ‘raffle’ malware that attacks Steam accounts

Twitch users are being targeted by malware posted via links in chat rooms.

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Google releases ‘high-quality’ but affordable smartphone in India

Google has released a ‘high-quality’ budget Android smartphone in India.

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New iPhone 6 could have built-in mobile payments system

Apple may announce a mobile payment system  for the iPhone 6 at the scheduled unveiling of its next big device next week.

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Majority of US digital media consumed via mobile devices, says survey

The US now consumes most of its digital media on mobile phones, according to a new study.

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Firms will spend over £40 billion on information security this year

Businesses worldwide will spend more than £40 billion on information security this year, according to technology research firm Gartner.

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China to launch own operating system in response to NSA spying revelations

China is to launch its own operating system in the wake of revelations about NSA surveillance led by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Amazon buys video game streaming site Twitch for $970 million

Amazon has beaten Google to a $970 million deal to buy online video game site Twitch.

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Customer data at risk from POS malware attacks, say US security officials

More than 1,000 retailers across the US could be vulnerable to point-of-sale malware attacks, US security officials warned on Friday.

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Mozilla security leak exposes 76,000 developers’ email addresses

Mozilla’s developer community has been warned about a personal information leak.

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