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Daily archives "December 24, 2015"

Apple savages Britain’s proposed new spying laws – Business Insider

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Apple savages Britain's proposed new spying laws
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Because the bill lets UK spies hack devices around the world, and requires companies to help when necessary, this will arguably harm Apple's relationship with its customeers. "It would place businesses like Apple – whose relationship with customers is
Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All ClientsBloomberg
Apple raises concerns over UK's internet surveillance billEvening Standard
Apple criticises UK's proposed new spying law: reportsBusiness Standard
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Yahoo will now tell you if your account is attacked by government hackers – Business Insider

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Yahoo will now tell you if your account is attacked by government hackers
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If you're being targeted by government hackers, then Marissa Mayer has got your back. Yahoo has announced in a blog post that it will warn users if it thinks their accounts are being attacked by state-sponsored hackers. (We saw the news over on ZDNet.).
Notifying Our Users of Attacks by Suspected… | Yahoo SecurityYahoo Security

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The UK may force eBay and Amazon to pay for VAT fraud – Business Insider

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The UK may force eBay and Amazon to pay for VAT fraud
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The items were being sold by 23 different sellers that appeared to conduct little or no business activity in the UK. Nine gave addresses in Hong Kong, eight in China, and six in the US. All had arranged for Amazon to hold their stock in the UK, pack
Amazon and eBay face crackdown over VAT fraud by overseas sellersThe Guardian
MyParliament – VAT: EvasionMyParliament

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A former Uber exec believes European founders are leaving Silicon Valley and … – Business Insider

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A former Uber exec believes European founders are leaving Silicon Valley and
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Fjeldsoe-Nielsen — who was VP of mobile at Uber before joining London-headquartered Balderton Capital as an investor earlier this year — told Business Insider that an increasing number of European founders are returning from Silicon Valley to launch

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George Osborne’s big economic experiment is failing – Business Insider

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George Osborne's big economic experiment is failing
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When George Osborne first became Chancellor in 2010, he had a clear plan to "rebalance" Britain's economy. His "New Economic Model," set out in the 2010 Mais lecture, involved lessening dependence on the City and other service sector industries and …
Government borrowing worse than forecast in NovemberBBC News
Gloomy growth figures cast doubt on early rise in interest ratesThe Independent
Another hit for Osborne: Britain's economic growth revised DOWNExpress.co.uk
The Guardian –Mirror.co.uk –Office for Budget Responsibility
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UK imam’s US business visa ‘revoked without explanation’ before flight – The Guardian

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UK imam's US business visa 'revoked without explanation' before flight
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A British imam whose business visa was revoked without explanation as he tried to board a flight to America has accused the US State Department of enacting the policies of Donald Trump “before he has received a single vote”. Ajmal Masroor, 44, is the …
This might be the reason a British Muslim family was kicked off the…Business Insider
Imam claims US has enacted the policies of Donald Trump 'before he has Daily Mail
US stops British Muslim family from boarding flight to visit DisneylandThe Guardian
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UK bank lending to business grows for first time since crisis – Financial Times

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UK bank lending to business grows for first time since crisis
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Despite numerous schemes and near-constant political pressure for banks to improve access to finance for businesses, lending figures show little signs of improvement. Data has only been collected by the Bank of England since 2011, and has fallen nearly …
Mortgage lending by UK banks jumps 20% in November, BBA saysBBC News
UK sees fastest growth in consumer lending since 2007euronews

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