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Hacking the instrument of the future

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Sleep-deprived coders enjoy an epic adventure

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HMRC ‘plans to share personal data’

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Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

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Boss of pest control firm is handed Royal Warrant honour

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THE boss of a local pest controller has been appointed national president of the Royal Warrant Holders Association.

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Operation Elliot: businessmen rally to help youngster undergo life-changing surgery

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A GROUP of businessmen have donated £3,500 to help a little boy undergo a life-changing operation.

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Selling globally is child’s play

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The tech making e-commerce easier for small firms

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BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS

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The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.

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VIDEO: Searching for metaphorical results

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How alternative search engines produce different results plus websites and apps reviewed.

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VIDEO: The quest to perfect digital pianos

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Click meets Joe Ierardi, a man who is trying to create the most realistic sounding piano synthesiser.

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Virgin apologises for email glitch

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Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error.

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Dorset’s open for business

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BUSINESSES are being urged to help to make it a bumper Easter in Dorset as the economy springs into life.

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German media boss criticises Google

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In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.

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Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash

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Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.

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Greatest challenge facing the care industry? finding good staff, say businesses

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HIRING good staff is the biggest challenge facing the care industry, businesses say.

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MP Tobias Ellwood quizzed by members of the Southbourne business community at event

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BUSINESS people had a chance to quiz their MP at an ‘in conversation’ event.

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Lavabit loses contempt appeal

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A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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AUDIO: Google ‘not meeting expectations’

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Larry Magid, technology analyst for CNET, discusses the fall in Google's shares.

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BID appoints Anna Chamberlain to support businesses

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THE Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed Anna Chamberlain to a new role supporting its 760 businesses.

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Electronics manufacturer soaring after Eagle takeover

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AN ELECTRONICS manufacturer has completed the takeover of another firm in its sector after a process lasting around a year.

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Google shares fall on ad concerns

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Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.

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New street lights design cuts bills

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Switching to LED street lights is cutting maintenance bills in Jersey and could increase pedestrian safety, it is claimed.

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