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Lauri Love would face ‘medieval’ conditions in US prison if extradited over hacking charges

Lauri Love, the 32-year-old engineering student accused of hacking into multiple US government and private sector computer systems, would face “medieval conditions” if he was extradited to a US prison, the court of appeal heard today. Love, who has Asperger’s, depression and drug-resistant eczema, is fighting an extradition order issued …

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Alexa for Business: Amazon embarks on voice-activated workplace productivity push

Amazon has released an enterprise-focused version of its voice assistant technology, Alexa, to help boost employee and workplace productivity. The Alexa for Business service made its debut at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Re:Invent partner and user conference in Las Vegas, during a keynote overseen by Amazon.com CTO, Werner Vogels, …

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Cambridge University deploys Dropbox for file sync-and-share

The University of Cambridge has made Dropbox available to 6,500 academic staff to allow collaboration and file sharing within the institution and between organisations. An audit carried out by the university’s IT department discovered 250 discrete use cases for file sync-and-share. The move consolidated file sharing and collaboration methods onto …

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