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‘Cloud’ concerns after celeb leaks

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Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.

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Iran clerics ‘must accept internet’

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.

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Google ‘discourages’ old browser use

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Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.

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New roadside Subway store opens up off A31

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A NEW Subway store has opened its doors to the public in Bere Regis.

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VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

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LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.

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Samsung phones to get Nokia maps

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Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.

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Naked photos of celebrities leaked

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Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.

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BBC begins push to help kids code

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The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.

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Pupils begin ‘tough’ new curriculum

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Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum including computer coding classes begins in England.

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A computing revolution in schools

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The challenge of introducing England's new coding curriculum

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Bitcoins welcome: Swanage newsagent becomes first in Dorset to accept digital payment

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AN ENTERPRISING shop-owner from Swanage has become the only shop in Dorset to accept Bitcoins as a way of payment.

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Hi-tech cars pose security risk

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Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

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Top school’s lessons free on iTunes

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A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

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VIDEO: Chip and pin security fears revealed

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Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?

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VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old’s routine

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Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.

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Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

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A teenager tells how a bionic pancreas transformed his summer.

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Ecuador to bring in digital currency

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Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.

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MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

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Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.

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Man guilty of Salmond Twitter abuse

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A man has been convicted of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner towards First Minister Alex Salmond on Twitter.

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VIDEO: Tech search for ‘perfect dance track’

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The quest to find the perfect party anthem.

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