Shapps denies Wikipedia claims

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Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps denies claims he changed Wikipedia entries about himself and other politicians. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Contributing back to the security community

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This Friday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, along with Marc Rogers, Principal Security Researcher at CloudFlare, I’m speaking about a version of The Grugq’s PORTAL, an open source network security device designed to…

‘Anti-wee’ paint to deter urinating

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High-tech “anti-wee” paint could be introduced across Manchester city centre in order to deter drunken men from urinating in the streets. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Enraged US man shoots his computer

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A man in the US city of Colorado faces police action after becoming so frustrated with his computer that he shot it eight times, police say. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Yahoo earnings miss expectations

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Internet search giant Yahoo reports worse-than-expected profits for the first three months of this year, adding to investor concern. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Uber accused of guide dog snub

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The taxi app firm Uber is being taken to court over allegations that its drivers are discriminating against people with visual impairment Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Twitter cracks down on cyber-abuse

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Twitter says it will take action against a wider range of violent threats as part of new efforts to tackle abuse on its platform. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Twitter opens up direct messaging

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The microblogging service says it’s allowing anyone to send or receive direct messages, if they opt in to new settings. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology