Microsoft makes $1bn cloud pledge

By BBC Computing giant Microsoft has pledged to provide $1bn-worth (£700m) of cloud computing resources to organisations it deems to be working for the "public good". The resources will be shared out over the next three...
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No internet for Singapore public servants

By BBC Public servants in Singapore will be blocked from accessing the internet on work computers from May next year. The moves aims to plug "potential leaks from work e-mails and shared documents amid heightened security...
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France thwarts 24,000 cyber-attacks

By BBC France says it was the subject of 24,000 cyber-attacks against defence targets last year. Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said such attacks were doubling every year and this year's presidential elections could be targeted. He...

Kenya opts for web-based monitoring system in war against poor sanitation

By KNA A Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) hub has been established to bench mark public health activities in rural areas, a senior Ministry of Health official has said. Dr. James Mwitari, the Deputy Director of...

Jon Snow: Facebook a threat to democracy

Facebook should do more to tackle the spread of "cancerous" fake news, and help fund original journalism, newsreader Jon Snow has said. The journalist, who has presented Channel 4 News since 1989, gave the MacTaggart...

Researchers discover new ransomware affecting Android

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Huawei unveils Windows 10 tablet

By BBC Huawei has announced its first Windows 10 tablet, a day before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona begins. The MateBook is designed to be an alternative to laptops and is thinner than Microsoft's rival Surface...

Infosys chief executive resigns

The chief executive of Infosys, Vishal Sikka, has resigned from his post with an unconventional and lengthy letter blaming personal attacks. In the letter Mr Sikka said the "continuous drumbeat of distractions" contributed to his...

WhatsApp for Android beta gets video calling

Mashable.com. You already send text messages and make voice calls with WhatsApp, now you can also make video calls through the app — provided you’ve an Android phone, for now. Though the company hasn’t begun advertising...

Samsung TV, TV-makers embrace HDR technology

By BBC Samsung and LG have both said that all their new flagship TVs will support high dynamic range video playback. HDR-enabled screens can show millions more colours and several more shades of brightness between black...
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