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How To Stop Hackers

Schools across the country are offering courses where students learn how to stop malicious hackers. Step one: learn their ways.<p>Imagine a world where security guards learn to be robbers first. The guards take a class where they don black masks and smash through a glass case to appropriate jewels, or …

Time for Plan Z

ITS turnaround playbook turned out to be every bit as disappointing as its lamentable PlayBook tablet computer. Having tried and failed numerous …

Opening the floodgates

CHINA has many good reasons not to build the $5.2 billion Xiaonanhai dam on the Yangzi river in Chongqing. The site, on a gentle slope that moves …

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Ordnance Survey Uses Minecraft Game To Map The UK Mainland

The Ordnance Survey has been busy recreating the 220,000 square kilometres of mainland Great Britain including England, Scotland, Wales and …

iOS 7: hidden iPhone features that will be enabled

As Apple releases its new operating software ahead of the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, we take a look at some of the exciting features that will be enabled.<p>Apple is due to release iOS 7 to the public on September 18, just ahead of the two new iPhones themselves.<p>While some of the …

Five years in charts

The world of banking has changed dramatically, if not radically, in the five years since September 15th 2008, the day Lehman Brothers went bust. …

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If You Haven't Paid Attention To Markets Or Economics At All This Weekend, Here Are The Two Big Things You Missed

If you're an American, you're in the waning hours of the long three-day Labor Day weekend, which represents the unofficial end of summer.<p>If you weren't paying attention at all since Friday, here are the two big market/economics things you missed.<p>First:<p>Economic data has been strong all around the …

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10 ways UK universities can help stimulate economic growth

<b>1) Focus on internationalising higher education</b><p>"Internationalisation is an important element in universities' role in economic growth – whether from the outstanding research being undertaken by overseas academics working in the UK, and the economic translation of this – the impact that …

Report: 'Cortana' Is Microsoft's Response To Siri

<i>And she will help you fight the Covenant. Sort of.</i><p>Apple basically created the modern smartphone market. Google quickly figured out how to make itself a major player in that market.<p>Microsoft has tried, so far unsuccessfully, to make it a three-horse race.<p>The company was also late to the …