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Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4bn

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US telecoms giant Verizon says it will buy internet firm AOL in a deal worth $4.4bn.

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EE tops consumer telecoms complaints

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EE is named as the most complained-about phone and broadband provider.

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Jamie’s website hacked a third time

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The website of British TV chef, Jamie Oliver has been hit for a third time by malware that potentially infects users' computers

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Dorchester networking group hits £1 million milestone

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A LOCAL business networking group has achieved a landmark milestone in the local business environment as it celebrates its two year anniversary.

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Google’s Map Maker suspended

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Google stops the public contributing to its map service following some high-profile graffiti, including a urinating Android.

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Cherries’ promotion is a ‘great platform’ for business

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IT’S already been a memorable month in more ways than one with the county being turned red and black after AFC Bournemouth’s momentous achievement of being crowned champions and securing their place in the Premier League.

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Silver service as local restaurant celebrates 25 years

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THE owners of a harbourside restaurant in Weymouth are raising their glasses as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of opening their business.

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Report confirms Bournemouth one of the nation’s property boom towns

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BOURNEMOUTH is one of the top three towns outside London for the amount of property development going on.

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Fitness First ‘seeing results’ despite drop in annual earnings

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BOURNEMOUTH-based gym operator Fitness First has insisted a turnaround plan is producing results despite posting a drop in annual earnings.

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Mat takes charge at Westover sites

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A NEW head of business is leading the teams four of Westover Group’s Poole showrooms.

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Taking media advice to SMEs

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A FORMER Daily Echo employee who went on to launch his own successful business is advising SMEs on their marketing and advertising.

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‘We’re over-delivering’: Mouchel boss says deal with Bournemouth council saved £10m

»Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on ‘We’re over-delivering’: Mouchel boss says deal with Bournemouth council saved £10m

ONE of the most controversial Bournemouth council decisions of recent times was the outsourcing deal with private company Mouchel.

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Will algorithms make business boring?

»Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Will algorithms make business boring?

Is the brave new world of AI going to make business boring?

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Self-driving car accidents revealed

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Four out of the 48 self-driving cars on public roads in California have been involved in accidents since September.

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‘Sexting’ teens ‘risk depression’

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Teenagers affected by "sexting" and cyberbullying are at risk of depression in later life, warns a psychiatrist.

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Business leaders welcome decisive election result

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BUSINESS leaders have welcomed the fact that the general election produced a decisive outcome – despite the prospect of an uncertain run-up to an EU referendum.

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Photobucket hackers face charges

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Two men alleged to have developed an app enabling criminals to harvest personal data from users of photo-sharing site Photobucket have been arrested.

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Funds sought for tiny £6 computer

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A Californian start-up is seeking cash to make a computer that only costs $9 (£6) in its most basic form.

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Australia in corporate tax crackdown

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Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey announces the introduction of a new tax crackdown against 30 multinational corporations including Google, Apple and Microsoft.

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VIDEO: Controlling a robot with your eyes

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Diagnosed with a degenerative illness, Gal Sont has worked to create technology that will allow him to interact with the world.

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