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 BBC Technology News - 01-Aug-14 -------- Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked' - The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.    -----     'Draconian' Russian net law enacted - A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.    -----     Dark net drugs ads have 'doubled' - An investigation by the BBC indicates that the number of listings advertising illegal drugs sales on the dark net has doubled in less than a year.    -----     Tor attack may have unmasked users - Users of the "dark net" service Tor who visited hidden websites may have had their identities revealed by a five-month long cyber-attack.    -----     Broken robots 'learn to keep going' - Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.    -----     Bid to stop Iran web name seizure - Bomb victims' families make legal attempt to seize entire Iranian, Syrian and North Korean web space.    -----     Verizon scolded over slow data plan - Verizon's plan to slow data download speeds for 4G mobile customers on unlimited deals is "deeply troubling", the US government says.    -----     Facebook expands Africa push - Facebook puts itself at forefront of push into Africa and Asia.    -----     Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown - Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.    -----     Smart home kit proves 'easy to hack' - Security experts at HP raise concern about smart home devices after testing 10 app-controlled examples and discovering vulnerabilities.    -----     Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal - A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.    -----     UK to allow driverless cars on roads - The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.    -----     Sony's profits jump on sales of PS4 - Sony reports better-than-expected profits for the first quarter, helped by robust sales of its PS4 gaming console and a weak Japanese currency.    -----     Nintendo posts loss despite Mario - Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period.    -----     Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality - The streaming video service Netflix agrees to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly.    -----     Instagram reveals new Bolt photo app - The picture-based social media site reveals a new Snapchat-style app that lets users send temporary messages.    -----     Every Armenian 'to write a Wiki entry' - High profile artists and politicians all seem to be in on the national campaign.    -----     Tablet screens to correct sight loss - US engineers have developed a prototype tablet display that compensates for an individuals' vision problems.    -----     VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines - Why robots are playing football in Brazil, plus other technology news    -----     VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines - A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed    -----     VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs - Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.    -----     VIDEO: Broads-view opens up Norfolk waterways - The Norfolk Broads will soon be available for virtual navigation thanks to a novel aquatic equivalent of Google's Streetview technology    -----     VIDEO: New tech opens doors for jobseekers - New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.    -----     VIDEO: Making money out of social media - Samira Hussain reports from New York on the opportunities opened up by technology that did not even exist a few years ago.    -----     VIDEO: UK to allow driverless cars on roads - The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.    -----     VIDEO: 'Passion' is the key to good blogging - The BBC's Sameer Hashmi talks to the woman behind the successful Bollywood blog MissMalini.com.    -----     AUDIO: How to protect your online reputation - Recent high profile cases have illustrated the danger of people having their public reputation damaged by negative online rumours and social media sites.    -----     VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone - Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.    -----     VIDEO: Commonwealth Games goes virtual - In a sporting first Glasgow 2014 is being streamed to a virtual reality headset    -----     Keeping the cyber thieves at bay - Keeping cyber thieves' paws off your data    -----     Can one bad blog blight a business? - Can firms defend themselves against irate reviews?    -----     Much ado about plagiarism - Does lifting lines from Wikipedia count as plagiarism?    -----     The tech firm helping a tough area - The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area    -----     VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure - Testing a digital bracelet that measures sun exposure    -----     Hype and hi-tech - The difficulties of predicting the future shape of technology    -----     Nollywood finds its global audience online - African nation's film industry finds new audiences online    -----     The ship that totally failed to change the world - The ship that totally failed to change the world    -----    
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Welcome to Hytec Solutions

We provide cost effective IT solutions and on-going support to small and medium sized businesses, predominately located in the Midlands - however as we do not have any defined local boundaries we are also proud to have successful business customers throughout the UK and Ireland including multiple blue chip companies.

We provide all the knowledge, tools and skills to ensure your business reaps the benefits and return on investment for your existing and future IT system.

We have a wide range of products & services; essentially we're so flexible in our approach we're happy to look at any IT project on a direct basis or via a preferred partner. Whatever the approach you can be rest assured we'll find you an effective guaranteed solution.

Strategic outsourcing is more than just 'someone else' doing the job. Hytec works with you to examine your current business processes and build new methods that save time, money and resources.
Your systems are your employees' gateway to your company data, but if not properly secured, they also give hackers access to that same crucial data. All your systems need to be protected in a way that doesn't hinder work, but still provides sufficient security.
The right consulting partner matches a communications plan to your business strategies. Then communications applications can raise productivity and customer satisfaction and spur growth and competitive position.
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