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Mobile porn filters catch innocent content, says report

Filters for adult content on mobile networks are blocking innocent websites, according to a report by the Open Rights Group and the London School of Economics.Technical measures such as blacklists, designed to filter content that is inappropriate for children, have captured a number of websites that have been misclassified as 'adult' by mobile operators, the Open Rights Group (ORG) said in a report (PDF) on Monday.

May 14, 2012 by

Parliament opens bids for IT network

The Houses of Parliament has opened bids to manage and support its IT and telecommunications networks, in contracts likely to be worth over £3m.Parliament ICT (PICT) is looking for suppliers for a Wi-Fi network, and for data network and support services, according to a tender document published on Thursday.

January 9, 2012 by

Cameron calls for internet openness

Governments should not crack down on internet freedoms in the name of security, according to prime minister David Cameron.Cameron, who considered turning off social networks during the recent London riots, cautioned governments about using repressive measures to limit the flow of online information.

November 1, 2011 by

Benioff: Companies will not overstep social mark

Companies will not combine data from different sources for analytics purposes to an extent where customers are alienated, according to Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff.Businesses that use too much information gleaned from social networks to inform sales and marketing relationships will suffer reputational damage from customers broadcasting their dissatisfaction, Benioff said at a press conference in London on Wednesday.

September 16, 2011 by

New is king for social networks

No typical lifespan for social networks, industry watchers say, noting new features, integration with other sites and value-added services as key to staying competitive.

April 19, 2011 by

Vodafone to overhaul entire network

Troubled mobile telco Vodafone Hutchison Australia has revealed it will replace the radio equipment at all of its 8000-odd mobile base stations around the nation, in a giant network roll-out which will see incumbent suppliers Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson dumped in favour of Chinese vendor Huawei.

February 21, 2011 by

CA Technologies buys Sydney start-up

Global software giant CA Technologies yesterday revealed it had acquired a Sydney start-up, Torokina Networks, which specialises in providing fault, several level and performance management technologies and services to support the implementation of next-generation mobile networks.

January 26, 2011 by

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