Hyperoptic Bring 1000Mbps FTTB Broadband to 75,000 Urban Premises

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The “hyper-sonic” 1000Mbps (Megabits per second) capable broadband ISP Hyperoptic has announced that their Fibre-To-The-Building/Home (FTTB/H) network has almost reached 75,000 premises in the UK cities of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Cardiff (Wales), Bristol, Reading and…

Microsoft profits from Android

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Samsung paid Microsoft about $1bn (£626m) last year to use its technology in gadgets running Google’s Android. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

HP ‘to split into two companies’

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Hewlett-Packard is to split into two companies, separating its computer and printer business from its corporate hardware and services operations. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Yahoo ‘set to invest in Snapchat’

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Yahoo is reportedly close to investing millions of dollars in mobile messaging service Snapchat, which may value the start-up at $10bn. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Shows extended on iPlayer to 30 days

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Shows will now be available to watch on the BBC iPlayer for 30 days rather than seven, after the service was extended by the corporation. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

McCann ‘Twitter troll’ found dead

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A 63-year-old woman, who was allegedly part of an internet hate campaign against the family of Madeleine McCann, is found dead in a hotel. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

VIDEO: The car that’s powered by air

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At the Paris Motor Show, Theo Leggett looks at the Peugeot 208 hybrid air – a concept car that brings a new meaning to the term “gas guzzler”. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Uber boss: I’m no bully

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The boss of of the rapidly-expanding taxi service Uber has told the BBC he is not bullying local taxi firms and drivers. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology