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Social shopping takes off in Asia

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The latest trend driving Asian spending sprees

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Apple ‘failing to protect workers’

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Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.

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Minecraft maker plans spin-off game

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Minecraft maker Mojang is planning a spin-off game based on its hugely popular block-building title.

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Net overseers hit by phishing attack

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Hackers have managed to penetrate the internal network used by the organisation that oversees the net's addressing system.

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Sony Pictures hack – whodunnit?

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Is North Korea the most obvious suspect?

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Airways Aviation announces first charity of the year

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Bournemouth airport based pilot training centre Airways Aviation has announced its first Charity of the Year.

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Valve limits sales of Russian games

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The plunging value of the Russian rouble has led game maker Valve to impose limits on its online store.

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Windows browser choice system ends

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A requirement for Microsoft to offer new Windows users in Europe a choice of web browsers has ended after five years

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Snapchat boss tearful at Sony hack

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Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.

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Teenager carers praised for work promoting safety

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A GROUP of teenage childcare students have been praised by the world’s biggest health and safety membership organisation for their work in promoting occupational safety to other young people.

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A guide to the Sony Pictures hack

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What we know about the devastating hack that hit Sony

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Don’t leave it too late to check cover, says insurer as diamond values soar

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POOLE-based Coleman Insurance Brokers is urging everyone to take the time to check the adequacy of their insurance cover, particularly in respect of the soaring value of diamonds.

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‘Plan your future’:only four per cent have financial life plan in place

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DOZENS of people, including councillors, the business community and Baby Boomers, attended a one-off screening of award-winning documentary Boom! Demographics Are Destiny at the Regent Centre in Christchurch.

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Glitch reveals Apprentice finalists

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The names of the finalists for this year's series of The Apprentice are apparently revealed ahead of time due to a glitch on the show's website.

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VIDEO: How to pay for goods in a heartbeat

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The wearable technology which could change the way you pay for goods and services.

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Mobile deal to reduce ‘not-spots’

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Agreement is reached between the government and the country's biggest mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK.

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The companies turning compliance training into a fun phone app

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A TRAINING company has put money into a chart-topping computer gaming studio in a bid to harness its work to the power of gaming.

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VIDEO: Visiting the doctor via the internet

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A state-of-the-art clinic in Denmark is set to make dramatic changes to the relationship between doctor and patient.

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VIDEO: The rise of ‘selfie sticks’

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How handheld extendable poles for smartphones are growing in popularity around the world - along with their detractors.

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VIDEO: US navy develops ‘fish’ robot

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The US military has been showing off its latest catch.

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