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  • Bletchley Park is now restored

    Former Bletchley Park worker Sheila Lawn told the BBC how she was impressed with how Bletchley has been preserved. Since there were no photographs of the insides to work with, Bletchley Park asked veterans like Lawn for their memories.
  • UK spooks don’t need a warrant

    James Welch, legal director of human rights group Liberty, told the BBC that the security services consider that they're entitled to read, listen and analyse all our communications on Facebook, Google and other US based platforms.
  • Iranian hackers used Facebook socks

    The hackers created six "personas" who appeared to work for a fake news site,, which used content from the Associated Press, BBC, Reuters and other media outlets. They then built eight personas who purported to work for defence contractors and other organizations.
  • UK phones support US drone strikes

    The BBC and the Washington Post worked out that Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti is the base for US drone operations against suspected terrorists in Yemen and Somalia. These operations have bumped off civilians and are controversial.
  • The world celebrates 50 years of BASIC

    In 1982, the boom in home computing led to the UK's first attempt to teach everybody to code: the BBC's Computer Literacy Project. This was based on BBC Basic - written by Richard Russell - running on Acorn BBC microcomputers. The editor, Mike Magee, still has an Acorn Atom in his yard.
  • Apple refuses to hand on dead woman's iPad

    Josh Grant, 26, from London, told the BBC his mum Anthea bought the tablet during her cancer treatment and left it her him in her will.
  • David Cameron has been watching too many cop shows

    According to the BBC, Cameron told a parliamentary committee that gathering communications data was "politically contentious" but vital to keep citizens safe.
  • Macintosh Apple dying out

    The Macintosh Apple is about as popular as a dose of the clap, and no one wants to buy it any more according to the normally Apple friendly BBC.
  • Hacker took over the BBC

    Red-faced security experts at the BBC are having to explain how a hacker broke into their systems over the Christmas break.
  • Search engines agree to block child images

    Jim Gamble told the BBC said that the major search engines have already been blocking such content. He said a better step would be for the government to put more funding in police regions to employ experts to hunt down paedophiles.
  • 93% of UK households have a computer

    And, in a debate on the future of the BBC, it was revealed that 40 percent of iPlayer use is through mobile devices rather than desktop computers.
  • Legendary lost Doctor Who tapes turn up in Ethiopia

    100 episodes featuring the first two doctors, William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, were thought to have been gone for good when the BBC sold them off, failing to foresee the popularity of the cult sci-fi show.
  • Blackberry sells its soul for $4.7 billion

    On top of all the bad news, its BlackBerry Messenger app for Android and Apple devices has been delayed because of a leak, and the BBC describes the Android version "problematic" where it has been released.
  • Apple holds back iPhone 5S from suppliers

    The BBC suggests Apple might have deliberately restricted the number of iPhones available in the channel in a bid to make the phones look popular, even if it means they will sell less.
  • Samsung exec commits to 64-bit smartphones

    A drive towards 64-bit will happen, Davies Murphy Group consultancy's Chris green told the BBC, and when developers make that leap there will be a "divide in the market
  • EE's 4G monopoly should have done better

    AnalysisSince telco merger EE - borne from T-Mobile and Orange - grabbed a headstart on 4G networks in the UK it has now reached the milestone of one million customers. But considering its position, it could have done even better.
  • Man arrested for tweeting name of Corrie star alleged sex victim

    Michael Le Vell, real name Michael Turner, denies 12 charges, including five of rape, the BBC reports. The actor played car mechanic Kevin Webster on Britain's longest running TV soap.
  • Universal credit plagued by bloated IT disaster

    Speaking with BBC Today on Radio 4, Duncan Smith said he could have "written this report myself", before saying the problem was with those who put together the IT details. He claimed those responsible "did not make the correct decisions

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