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IoT: Things could get nasty

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IoT: Things could get nasty

More and more connected devices are being rushed to market. But the lack of security standards leaves many of them wide open to abuse. So what are the challenges to be overcome in securing the Internet of Things?

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Will Apple Pay finally make mobile payments the norm?

With Apple Pay, security and payment experts believe that digital payment may finally take off

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Using mobile and big data to accommodate customer needs – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos tells Danny Palmer how harnessing mobile and big data technology is allowing the hotel booking service to cater to the personal preferences of customers

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Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks

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TfL adoption of contactless payments to boost transactions to over 500m a year, claims Visa

Card firm says Transport for London's new policy will be a catalyst for contactless payments

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JP Morgan denies that system blueprints were stolen in June cyber attack

JP Morgan attackers took details of software run across the global bank – although bank denies that any money was taken

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Backbytes: Apple offers one-click U2 removal after Bono backlash

Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly the last U2 fan on Earth

Gartner says security of mobile devices will continue to be an issue

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices

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HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

But the firm's Russian subsidiary is hit with a $58.77m fine for bribing the Russian government

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Analysis: Why is Adobe Acrobat so insecure?

Acrobat used to be a simple application that replicated paper documents, but Adobe's efforts to update it have made it more insecure

IDF 2014 round-up - show floor IoT

Intel working on wireless PCs and $1,000 luxury smart bracelet

Chip giant also plans wireless charging phone covers and wire-free PC-to-monitor connectivity

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Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud

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Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers

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Phones 4U pledges to refund Apple iPhone 6 buyers after it goes under

Private equity-owned phone shop chain goes bust after mobile operators pull out – leaving iPhone buyers high and dry

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Warning over government IT systems should Scotland vote for independence

£1bn-plus IT bill for Scottish government – including a tax system that will be delivered two years after independence, according to the SNP's own timetable

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Data Centre Summit 2014

Location: London, UK

The datacentre summit will demonstrate how CIO’s are successfully navigating the architectural and strategic challenges around the datacentre.

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The UK IT Industry Awards

Location: London, UK

The UK IT Industry Awards are the benchmark for excellence throughout the computer industry.

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IT Leaders Summit

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