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 BBC Technology News - 25-Apr-14 -------- Warhol works found on Amiga disks - A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.    -----     Amazon profits thin as expenses jump - Internet retailer Amazon reports a 32% jump in profit to $108m in the first quarter, but investors worry over increasing expenses.    -----     Microsoft earnings beat estimates - Microsoft earnings decline to $5.66bn, but beat market estimates as new chief executive Satya Nadella's push into cloud computing pays off.    -----     Tech giants settle hiring court case - Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.    -----     France mulls GPS car-sharing app ban - The French government has moved to quell growing tensions between the taxi industry and private car-sharing rivals.    -----     US to propose 'fast lane' net rules - New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.    -----     Cyber gang leader jailed for scam - The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks in a "sophisticated and organised" cyber attack, is jailed for five-and-a-half years.    -----     A new kind of tech bubble - Scientists at Bristol University are bringing bubbles and technology together in unexpected - and potentially profitable - ways.    -----     Essex road has slowest UK broadband - A street in Essex and another one in Wales have the slowest broadband speeds, according to online comparison site.    -----     Apple profits beat expectations - Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.    -----     Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads - Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.    -----     NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires' - Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.    -----     Game-maker Zynga in widening loss - Troubled online game-maker Zynga reports a loss of $61m, as founder Mark Pincus steps down as chief product officer.    -----     Robot portable printer secures cash - An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production.    -----     Qualcomm shares dip on weak outlook - Shares in Qualcomm, one of the world's biggest mobile phone chipmakers, fall 5% in after-hours trading as it issues a weaker than expected growth outlook.    -----     Tesco Broadband faces double fault - Tesco customers are frustrated by an email fault that coincided with a call centre glitch that meant they were unable to get information.    -----     Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal - US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.    -----     Future of the net debated in Brazil - Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.    -----     Cyborg glasses express fake emotions - A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.    -----     Graphene 'made with kitchen blender' - Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.    -----     VIDEO: Hackathon brings new sounds to life - The Music Tech Fest's 24hr hackathon where people come together to create new instruments and sounds    -----     VIDEO: Turning the world into an orchestra - Spencer Kelly tests out Mogees- a device linked to your smartphone which turns objects into musical instruments    -----     VIDEO: Did Pixar make Steve Jobs funny? - Ed Catmull, President of Pixar, explains how Steve Jobs use of humour in presentations was influenced by his time at the animation firm.    -----     VIDEO: NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires - NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.    -----     VIDEO: The return of 'bedroom' programming - Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please.    -----     VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool - BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.    -----     VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending - A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.    -----     VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant - A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.    -----     VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work? - BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.    -----     VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine - Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.    -----     How to mint your own virtual money - How easy is to coin your own virtual currency?    -----     Big data dividend for small firms? - Can small firms compete with big business on data analytics?    -----     'Friendly' drone flies on dog leash - Camera takes flight on a dog leash    -----     VIDEO: Hands-on with Microsoft's Cortana - Meet the brains behind Windows Phone's Cortana    -----     Forget Silicon Valley, meet Silicon Bali - Firms ditching the US and Europe for tropical paradise    -----     Big risk for small firms losing data - Guarding against bugs, hackers and natural disasters    -----     Netflix battles for big budget TV - The battle for exclusive online TV shows    -----     In pictures: Beijing Auto Show - The world's top carmakers at the Beijing Auto Show    -----     Where Wall Street met Silicon Valley - Two cultures collide at the online retail giant    -----    
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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.

Adopting flexible working practices is easier than you might think. The basic requirements are relatively few and there are a number of products and solutions on the market to help you, whether you're simply looking for mobile devices or taking mobility to the next level.
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.
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.
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