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Twitter blocks government agencies from data

The question of how much user data should be accessed by government agencies is up for debate again in the US with a recent move from Twitter to block Government Intelligence agencies in the United States from accessing  a widely used data mining service of which it partly owns. …

FBI-Apple encryption dispute over….for now

Following months of back and forth conversations, demands and court cases…authorities have stepped back from a demand given to Apple for assisting in a recent case. The case surrounded a key piece of evidence, one of Apple’s iPhone 5C mobile phones which had been alleged to be used by one …

Apple returns to media attention with an update bug

Apple is back in the media again this week, confirming problems this time around with it’s range of iMac/MacBook computers experiencing software update problems. During a recent security update the Ethernet port is disabled on some systems due to an exclusion being added to prevent the Ethernet driver …

Emoji Icons could replace traditional passwords

Emoji Icons are all the rage of today, created back in 1998 by an engineer in NTT Docomo in Japan with the idea that they were a feature that could make the network stand out among all of the competitors in the country for those younger mobile users. Today …

Ultimate banking control at your fingertips

In this technical day and age there is nothing like having a little bit of control for your financials at your fingertips, especially since the country had over 11 million smartphones in 2013. Commonwealth Bank has been at the forefront of digital development for it’s range of banking …