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August 14, 2019
Biostar security ‘leaked a million fingerprints data’

More than a million fingerprints and other sensitive data have been exposed online by a biometric security firm, researchers say. Researchers working with cyber-security firm VPNMentor say they accessed data

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August 14, 2019
Govt working to bring down cost of data – Dr. Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has assured mobile phone and data users that government has begun broad consultations with industry players to work out modalities aimed at bringing the cost of

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July 30, 2019
Mauritania releases blogger convicted of blasphemy

A Mauritanian blogger who was jailed for more than five years after being convicted of blaspheming the Muslim Prophet Muhammad has been released. Rights groups had waged a long campaign

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July 30, 2019
Google reveals fistful of flaws in Apple’s iMessage app

A team of bug-hunters at Google have shared details of five flaws in Apple’s iMessage software that could make its devices vulnerable to attack. In one case, the researchers said

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July 30, 2019
Capital One data breach: Details of 106m people stolen

The personal details of about 106 million individuals across the US and Canada were stolen in a hack targeting financial services firm Capital One, the company has revealed. The alleged

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July 26, 2019
Three Network to give customers 5G at ‘no extra cost’

Mobile operator Three says it will offer 5G on all its new and existing tariffs at no extra cost, when it launches its next-generation service. Existing customers will be able

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July 25, 2019
O2 to launch 5G network in October

O2 has announced it plans to turn on its 5G mobile network in October. It intends to launch the next-generation service in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds and

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July 15, 2019
Facebook ‘to be fined $5bn

US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to settle an investigation into data privacy violations, reports in US media say. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has

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July 11, 2019
France passes tax on tech giants

France has approved a digital services tax despite threats of retaliation by the US, which argues that it unfairly targets American tech giants. The 3% tax will be levied on

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July 10, 2019
Trump blocking Twitter critics unconstitutional – Court

President Donald Trump is violating free speech laws by blocking critics on Twitter, a New York federal appeals court has ruled. It follows a case brought on behalf of seven

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