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Apple’s China app store attacked, AA flights grounded and ad-blocking apps boom

This week’s featured cyber attack victim is Apple. The company’s iPhone and iPad users in China have been hit by a malicious program targeting the App Store.

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Five of the technology industry’s biggest political controversies

Uber recently became embroiled in a political row, after listing the territory of Western Sahara as a separate country, enraging users and officials in Morocco, which claims the state as its own.…

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Czech tech is rising – just don’t thank the government

by Anam Alpenia Armed with two billion-dollar companies and a host of machine-learning prowess, the Czech Republic is capitalizing on its historic place straddling Europe’s east and west. But entrepreneurs are still dealing…

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Reddit revolts, Samsung under fire over bloatware and Snapchat updated

Parts of the popular social media news site Reddit became inaccessible last week due to a protest over the firing of Victoria Taylor, a paid moderator for the site.

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Logistics startups aim to save the environment, boost efficiency

The transportation sector accounted for around 27% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. in 2013, according to figures from the EPA. One of the major factors contributing to that is…

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Quotas close Europe’s gender gap – but figures still gloomy for female leadership

A new report shows how quota systems across Europe have helped heal its yawning gender gap in business. But the continent’s women still occupy very few leadership roles – and tech is…

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As the Sultan clings to power in Turkey, Tech should continue to win

Turkey’s inconclusive election, the votes for which were counted yesterday, has left the country in political limbo. The Justice and Development Party (AKP), led by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has lost its…

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Charter agrees $55bn deal for Time Warner Cable, waits on regulatory approval

Charter Communications, the third biggest cable TV operator in the U.S., has offered to buy the second largest, Time Warner Cable, in a $55 billion deal. Charter offered $195.71 in cash and…

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Europe to play drone catch-up with 2025 project

Germany, Italy and France have signed a deal to develop an indigenous European drone, to reduce reliance on Israel and the U.S. The deal, which was first mooted in 2013, will attempt…

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Team of former Hailo employees battles fraud as stolen data use intensifies

A group of former employees at London taxi app Hailo has split to form its own fraud protection venture. Ravelin, headquartered in the U.K. capital, will bring payments and machine learning technology…

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