Jack Clark

Currently a reporter for ZDNet UK, I previously worked as a technology researcher and reporter for a London-based news agency.

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North London hit by major power outage

North London had a major power cut on Thursday afternoon as a fire swept through a warehouse in Canning Town, damaging power lines."Supplies were initially lost to 88,000 customers at 3.

April 5, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Covers come off Google's augmented reality glasses

Google has revealed further details of its augmented reality glasses, which pull in information about the wearer's world and sync with Google services.The Project Glass technology will be designed to let wearers see calendar, maps, search and most features of the Google+ social network while carrying out day-to-day activities, Google has confirmed.

April 4, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Skype plans London hires for development

Internet telephony service Skype is set to hire 400 people in five cities across the world, with a quarter to be based in London.Microsoft-owned Skype plans to take on 100 employees in London to support the launch of a new technology centre, the company told the BBC on Wednesday.

April 4, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Google breaks ground on Taiwan datacentre

Google has started building a $300m (£189m) datacentre in Changhua County, Taiwan, to support expansion of its services across Asia.The datacentre will be Google's first to use a "nighttime cooling and thermal energy storage system" and, when finished, will provide 25 full-time jobs, the company wrote in an FAQ document about the facility.

April 4, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Eight universities join GCHQ in fight against cybercrime

Eight UK universities are set to work closely with the UK's cyber intelligence agency after it recognised them as centres of excellence for cybersecurity research.GCHQ, the UK's signals intelligence organisation, awarded eight UK universities the 'Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research' status on Monday, laying the ground for deeper relationships between the institutions and the government agency.

April 4, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Google unwraps personal account analytics

Google is giving its users access to data about the frequency with which they use services built by the search giant.The Account Activity feature was rolled out by Google on Wednesday.

March 29, 2012 by Jack Clark

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