Manchester, UK: CloudFlare’s 63rd data center

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Our new point of presence in Manchester, UK brings the CloudFlare network to 63 points of presence across 33 countries. In other words, the sun never sets across the CloudFlare network. Our data center in Manchester also admits the United Kingdom into a small club of countries with more than one CloudFlare data center, including…

Drone leaflet drop urges agents to quit

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A drone drops leaflets on the Dagger Complex US military base near Frankfurt, urging its 1,100 National Security Agency employees to quit. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Reddit ‘to launch news site’

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The news aggregation site will employ a team to investigate posts on Reddit’s forums and write up stories on them, according to reports. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Are dating apps killing romance?

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Historian and TV presenter Lucy Worsley says romance is dying because it has become “too easy” to meet new people. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Call of Duty flood footage criticised

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The makers of computer game Call of Duty: Black Ops III are criticised for including images of a flood-hit Denbighshire town in a promotional video. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Vodafone Signs Deal to Access Cityfibre’s UK Fibre Optic Network

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Fibre optic developer Cityfibre has today signed the first deal under a new Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Vodafone, which will give the mobile giant access to their various networks across the United Kingdom. The MSA sets out standard contractual terms under which CityFibre may supply fibre optic connectivity to parts of Vodafone UK’s national…

EU-US data transfer pact ruled invalid

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A 15-year-old pact that made it easier to send personal data from the EU to the US has been ruled invalid by the European Court of Justice. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Standalone Naked FTTC “Fibre Broadband” Unlikely to Launch Until 2017

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A recent update from BTWholesale suggests that the newly proposed SoGEA (Naked VDSL) product, which would give you the ability to order a standalone superfast “fibre broadband” (FTTC) line without also having to pay a separate fee for the phone service, might not see a commercial launch until late 2017. The last detailed update we…

VIDEO: “Nosey Smurf was hacking codename”

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In his first interview for British TV, former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has given the BBC new details of GCHQ’s ability to hack smartphones without users’ knowledge Read more here:: BBC News – Technology