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Software reviews: messaging apps

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19 January 2015

As messaging of all sorts converges onto the smartphone, the need for simplicity – and, for many people, privacy too – grows ever more important. We look at apps that can help.

Biometrics and privacy: Let your body be your key

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19 January 2015

Passwords have been essential to the security of our personal information as well as that of large corporations. Now, groundbreaking technologies are striving to transform our bodies into the definitive guardians of our personal data. Will they succeed?

Russell Ure: home automation entrepreneur

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19 January 2015

When he discovered that there was no home automation and security system on the market to suit his requirements, systems engineer, entrepreneur and outspoken commentator Russell Ure set out to design one for himself.

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Facebookowned Oculus VR has introduced its first short 360degree virtual reality movie

Facebook-owned Oculus enters movie business

Oculus VR, the Facebook owned company developing the highly anticipated Rift headset, has launched its own movie studio developing 360-degree virtual reality experience. 

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