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Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

On Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg announced the acquiring of WhatsApp in a $19 billion deal. He officially stated: “The acquisition supports Facebook and WhatsApp’s shared mission to bring more connectivity and utility to the world by [read more]

Amazon testing automated drone delivery for 2015 service

Amazon testing automated drone delivery for 2015 service

In an interview on Sunday, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed plans to develop a drone delivery service by 2015. The drones, called Octocopters, will be able to carry packages weighing up to 2.3 kg and deliver them to customers [read more]

Anti-Alzheimer’s drug trial success brings hope of cure

Anti-Alzheimer’s drug trial success brings hope of cure

A British study published on Science Transnational Medicine suggests a drug-like compound could treat brain diseases such as Alzheimer and Parkinson. Indeed, research carried out on sick mice found that the compound stops the degeneration [read more]

Hopes for a malaria vaccine after successful clinical trials

Hopes for a malaria vaccine after successful clinical trials

British drug company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is soon to introduce the world’s first malaria vaccine after successful trials proved the vaccine had cut the number of cases in African children. Researchers say after an eighteen month trial [read more]

California nightmare as Hewlett-Packard dropped from Dow Jones Industrial Average

California nightmare as Hewlett-Packard dropped from Dow Jones Industrial Average

It seems that the skies are most certainly grey for tech-giant Hewlett Packard as, in a rare and far-reaching reshuffle, the company has been forced out of the Top 30 Dow Industrial Average for the first time in 16 years. Also experiencing [read more]

US and UK crack encryption codes used by millions to protect email‏

US and UK crack encryption codes used by millions to protect email‏

According to files leaked by Edward Snowden to the Guardian, the British and American intelligence agencies have deciphered the digital encryption used to protect the privacy of users’ emails, private data and online interactions. [read more]

Top 5 BYOD mistakes and how to avoid them

Top 5 BYOD mistakes and how to avoid them

BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, is the newest policy companies are implementing. This programme reduces costs and improves employee satisfaction, yet there are common mistakes made since the IT department has to manage multiple devices and [read more]

Electronic cigarettes: a digital smoking revolution?

Electronic cigarettes: a digital smoking revolution?

In this digital age it seems more and more products are being digitised, from books to music, everything is having a digital makeover. Smoking could well be the next commodity to undergo a digital revolution. We are talking about [read more]

Logitech and Scan confirmed as Insomnia 49 headline sponsors

Logitech and Scan confirmed as Insomnia 49 headline sponsors

Multiplay have confirmed that Insomnia 49, this year’s biggest gaming festival, is proud to have Logitech and Scan.co.uk as the headline sponsors. Logitech will co-sponsor the gaming hall and, for the first time, will be bringing the [read more]

Cancer Research UK appoints Guerilla Tea to build new “cancer cure” mobile game

Cancer Research UK appoints Guerilla Tea to build new “cancer cure” mobile game

Cancer Research UK have hired development agency Guerilla Tea to build their first mobile phone game to pinpoint new genetic causes of cancer. Working closely with Cancer Research UK’s scientists, Guerilla Tea will develop the game [read more]

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