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Microsoft's deal to buy Nokia gets thumbs-up from China

When one massive corporation buys another one, it's not as simple as handing over the dosh and winking. There's also the small matter of the world's competition authorities, which check that the deal won't affect market conditions. China has finally given its blessing to the Microsoft - Nokia …

Microsoft XP's cybersecurity problem

Microsoft will cut off support to its 12-year-old operating system Windows XP at about 1 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, leaving more than a quarter of the world’s computers effectively undefended against hackers and cybercriminals.<p>And because outdated software renders the computers that run it …

Police forces 'may be overusing data gathering powers'

<b>Police may be overusing their power to gather people's communications data, the Commissioner for Interception says.</b><p>In 2013, there were 514,608 requests - such as who owns a phone and who have they called - which Sir Anthony May said "has the feel of being too many".<p>But he clears UK intelligence …

Surveillance

The Internet of Things dream may finally come true with Prodea's 'Residential OS'

Connected devices are on the rise, but there’s one big reason we haven’t yet realized the Internet of things: a failure to communicate.<p>For all of their network-enabled smarts, our connected gadgets can’t easily talk to each other. Right now, we have Things Connected to the Internet, which is far …

The most hated browser in the world is finally dead

After the release of Windows XP in 2001 and for a few years that followed, Internet Explorer 6 was the biggest, most important browser in the world. And for longer, it has been the buggy browser that's overstayed its welcome. Microsoft announced it would support IE6 through April of this year back …