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 BBC Technology News - 24-Jul-14 -------- Arrests made after eBay Stubhub thefts - Arrests are made in the UK, US, Canada and Spain after a scam involving e-tickets for Elton John concerts and other shows sold via Stubhub.    -----     Tor creator works to debug dark web - One of the co-creators of Tor says he is working with others to tackle a "bug" that undermines the anonymity offered by the dark web system.    -----     BBC trials high-frame-rate TV - The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.    -----     Websites frozen in pension campaign - Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions cash "predators".    -----     Facebook reports surge in profits - Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.    -----     Porn filter shunned by UK net users - The vast majority of new broadband customers are declining to sign up to "child friendly" filters when prompted to do so by UK service providers.    -----     Windows systems set to be 'unified' - Microsoft's chief executive details plans to "converge" the various Windows operating systems to aid app creators.    -----     Electronic Arts earnings surge 51% - US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.    -----     YouTube star sued in copyright case - The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.    -----     Channel Islands to get 4G network - Channel Islands customers will have access to a next generation mobile network by early 2015 according to the regulator.    -----     Nvidia unveils Shield gaming tablet - Nvidia confirms the release of a tablet targeted at "serious gamers" that can run Android games natively or stream them from a PC.    -----     Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning - Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.    -----     Xiaomi shows off phone and wristband - China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.    -----     Apple earnings up on iPhone sales - Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.    -----     Browser 'fingerprints' track users - Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to stop them being tracked.    -----     Iraq conflict breeds cyber-civil war - A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in Iraq, suggests research by security firms.    -----     'Cock-up' over Irish genealogy site - Ireland's data protection watchdog criticises the government for a 'cock-up' over a genealogy site that leaked personal information    -----     Chinese team wins $5m gaming prize - Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.    -----     Scientists develop robotic fingers - A group of MIT scientists announces the development of supplementary fingers controlled by sensors attached to the human hand.    -----     10 theories about the Brooklyn Bridge flags - White flags over New York City landmark prompt Twitter speculation and media frenzy.    -----     VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines - A smart contact lens that could help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is being developed    -----     VIDEO: The tech listening for gunfire - How gunshot detection technology is helping police to hear gunfire in the most concealed of places.    -----     VIDEO: A TV world without personality? - Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.    -----     VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race? - Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.    -----     VIDEO: BBC iPlayer 'works 99.9% of the time' - The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.    -----     VIDEO: 'I couldn't get a taxi... so I created an app' - Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.    -----     VIDEO: Can a robot write sacred scriptures? - An exhibition at the Jewish museum in Berlin is showcasing a robot which has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures, known as the Torah.    -----     VIDEO: How safe is the 'internet of things'? - Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?    -----     VIDEO: The evolution of Bjork's instruments - Bjork's musical director Matt Robertson explains how they developed the instruments for her Biophilia tour.    -----     VIDEO: The appeal of 'real life' simulators - From driving a truck across Europe to ploughing a field, why are people playing "real life" simulators?    -----     VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone - The build-your-own drone controlled by an on board smartphone    -----     Fly on the Facebook wall documentary - The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives    -----     A brave new on-demand TV world - Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made    -----     Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas - Models and conceptual drawings by famous car manufacturers    -----     A company born out of frustration - How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem    -----     Why people play real-life simulators - Why people play computer games that simulate everyday activities    -----     Can drones tackle wildlife poaching? - How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa    -----    
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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.

Hytec server and network monitoring provides 24-hour server monitoring so you can be sure all servers and services are always up and running. Real-time alerts are generated when errors occur or connectivity problems are verified from two different sources.
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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