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Snooper's Charter blasted by MPs, Nick Clegg

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Plans to introduce a "Snooper's Charter" have received a wave of criticism, with MPs, public bodies and even the deputy Prime Minister attacking the Draft Communications Data Bill. A Joint Select Committee rejected initial plans to… Go To Full Article

Russian chip companies on the up

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Russian semiconductor company Angstrem, which is based in Zelenograd near Moscow, has announced that it is to offer 90nm foundry services. The company has apparently licensed 90nm process technology from IBM and wants to build a 110-130nm… Go To Full Article

McAfee wants to come to the UK

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Security software icon John McAfee says he wants to live in Britain, where he was born, and that there is "no hope" for his life if he returns to Belize. McAfee is being held in an immigration… Go To Full Article

Intel: 450mm, EUV to kill off rival chip companies

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Fashion bag maker Paul Otellini has been telling the world and its dog that the coming transition to 450mm wafers will kill off half of the current numbers of semiconductor companies. Of course, that will not mean… Go To Full Article

Content industry tries to shut down British political party

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Music industry group the BPI believes it has the power to shut down a political party in the UK. According to TorrentFreak, the BPI is planning to sue the UK Pirate Party into a coma after it… Go To Full Article

Online democracy a fail; Facebook ends the user vote

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Facebook's final user vote has come to a close at long last, putting an end to the social network's extremely unsuccessful attempt at an online form of democracy. Go To Full Article

Standalone air quality monitor based around Raspberry Pi

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You can have a lot of fun tinkering with the Raspberry Pi. But in addition to the low-cost hobby potential it is actually a great choice for serious data harvesting. This air quality monitor is a great example of that.… Go To Full Article

Apple and Google need to improve privacy protection in kids' apps

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Having investigated 400 randomly chosen apps for kids, the FTC has noted that almost 60 percent of them were transmitting sensitive device information to developers, advertisers or analytics firms. The report points the finger at the app makers and the… Go To Full Article

Team Group Announces Team Ultra L1 SSD

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Solid state drive (SSD) is gradually making its way to become the mainstream in 3C product market. Team Group Inc., one of the leading memory manufacturers in the world, is making improvement in SSD product development by launching the ultra-thin… Go To Full Article

VIA Labs Announces Next-Generation USB 3.0 to NAND Flash Controllers

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VIA Labs, Inc., a leading supplier of USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, today announced its two latest USB 3.0 device controllers, the VIA VL752 and VIA VL753 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to NAND flash controllers. The VIA VL752 and VIA VL753… Go To Full Article

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