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One year on: The iCloud celebrity photo leak remains an open case

The hackers behind the leaking of explicit photos are still to be found, as the first anniversary of the hack arrives.

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Weak passwords are still a problem post-iCloud leak, say security experts

Too many internet users leave themselves at risk to attacks like the celebrity iCloud breach, because of weak passwords.

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iCloud photo leak and cyber security: what the experts say

Internet security experts say the public need to do more to protect themselves online.

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Energy company finds 'supergiant' gas field off Egypt

Italian energy company Eni has discovered a “supergiant” natural gas field off Egypt, it revealed.

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This 'the year from hell' for car insurance, says AA

Car insurance premiums will jump by at least 30% this year, the AA has predicted, on top of a 20% hike seen to date.

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Bank of England governor Carney: Chinese problems unlikely to prevent UK interest rate rise

China’s economic problems are “unlikely” to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed.

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Mark Carney: Chinese problems unlikely to stop UK interest rate rise

China’s economic problems are “unlikely” to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed.

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Women's pay overtakes men's in their 20s; men earn more in their 30s - UK data

Figures show there are still differences in male and female salaries.

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HSE confirms investigation into pharmacy chain

The HSE has confirmed it is investigating a pharmacy chain in relation to claims for payments.

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Ashley Madison CEO quits in wake of hacking scandal

The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company’s computer systems and outing of millions of its members. ...

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Asian stocks rise amid positive US growth data

Asian stocks ended strongly as US economic data encouraged investors seeking bargains in diminished shares.

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Everything you need to know about Facebook's world-conquering growth in one handy infographic

From its unprepossessing launch in 2004, to its 100 million monthly users milestone in 2008 – now Facebook has registered one billion users in a day.

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UPC to become Virgin Media Ireland

UPC, one of the country's leading broadband and entertainment companies, announced plans today to rebrand under the Virgin Media banner.

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6 things that helped Facebook attract a billion people in one day

The social network’s billion users in a day landmark shouldn’t be too much of a surprise.

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Retail sale figures continue to climb

Retail sales increased by 11.6% in the month of July and 9.9% year-on-year.

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450 jobs created at Deloitte consulting and Cork pharma firm

Some 450 jobs are being created with an expansion by accountancy and consultancy giant Deloitte and new research positions at a pharma firm.

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UTV group profit falls £9m due to cost of UTV Ireland

UTV Media has reported a first-half pre-tax profit of £1 million, down from £10 million last year.

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Asian stocks end bumpy week a little higher

Asian stocks are rising after an upbeat report on the US economy calmed investors’ nerves following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off ...

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One billion used Facebook in a single day last Monday

One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site’s 11-year history.

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Vine embraces music with Snap to Beat update

The six-second video app wants to be more musically-driven.

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Facebook has just passed a very important milestone

Believe it or not, one out of seven people on Earth logged into the social network to connect with their friends and family in a single day.

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US stocks end sharply higher after Chinese market surges

US stocks have closed sharply higher after China’s main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks.

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Former Tesco boss 'to be interviewed by Serious Fraud Ofice'

Former Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is reportedly set to be interviewed by England's Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which is investigating an accounting black ...

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Take a tour of YouTube Gaming

YouTube’s Twitch competitor has gone live.

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Amazon promises features on new Underground app will be "actually" free

As Amazon launches it’s new app for Android, it explains to users how it has managed to avoid passing down any charges.

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Twitter and Facebook autoplay forces horrified viewers to watch Virginia shooting

Users of social media have complained about the graphic videos autoplaying in their timelines.

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Review: Until Dawn is a gaming celebration of all things horror

The PlayStation exclusive is a potent partnership between gaming and Hollywood.

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Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors

Ukraine has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders that will help prop up its government finances and keep the struggling country from defaulting ...

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Chinese stock index jumps 5.3% as Asian shares rise

China’s key stock market index has surged 5.3%, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as markets across Asia rose following Wall Street’s rebound, giving investors some ...

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Average weekly earnings up 2%

Average weekly earnings have risen by almost 2% in the second quarter of this year.

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Asian stock markets break six-day run of losses

Asian stocks rose after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses.

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Parents reluctant to discuss internet safety could be putting their children at risk online

New research suggests parents are waiting too long to discuss online safety issues with their children.

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US stocks rebound in best day for four years

An afternoon surge has given the US stock market its best day in close to four years, as stocks rebounded from a six-day slump.

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Google has created a billboard that turns your words into poetry

The giant interactive installation uses Google Speech technology and microphones for passers-by to speak in to.

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Samsung has responded to the Galaxy Note 5's stylus problem

Placing the stylus into the phone backwards has been found to cause major damage to the Note 5.

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YouTube Gaming is all set to launch today

The new website dedicated to gaming videos is set to go live today.

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Lego sets 'a better investment than shares'

Someone collecting Lego sets could have earned almost three times as much as if they had invested in the stock market, new analysis has found.

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Paddy Power and Betfair agree possible merger

One of the world’s biggest gambling businesses is set to be created after Paddy Power and Betfair agreed a possible merger.

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Investors braced for 'white-knuckle' day on markets

Investors were braced for another turbulent today as Asian stocks bobbed in and out of negative territory when markets opened.

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Kids are heading back to school with gadgets worth £270 in their bags

It works out at a whopping £3.2 billion of tech inside backpacks.

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Everyone stay calm, there's a pug emoji coming

Pugs and 22 other dog breeds are getting their own emoji thanks to Dogs Trust.

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Theft is more likely to involve an electronic device when you are outside of London

New research has found that theft is more likely to involve electronics in Leicestershire than London.

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US stock exchange 'back in the red'

US stocks have slumped again after an apparent recovery from yesterday's "Black Monday" wipe-out.

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Has a phone case maker just confirmed the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus?

Case-maker More has published covers that it claims will fit the next generation iPhone.

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China cuts main interest rate

China has cut its main interest rate.

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Horror game Until Dawn is getting Twitter very excited ahead of its release

The game has been inspired by movies such as Saw and Evil Dead.

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China's stock market index falls to eight-month low

China’s stock market index has tumbled for a fourth day, falling 7.6% to an eight-month low as Japanese stocks also fell.

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China stock market continues to slide

Chinese stocks have tumbled again after their biggest decline in eight years, but other Asian markets rebounded from a day of heavy losses.

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