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Tech writer for Forbes. Southern-bred, trans-Atlantic hybrid. I wrote 'We Are Anonymous'

Samsung Names Its New Smartphone Boss — Long serving head of mobile JK Shin has finally been replaced by R&D head Dong-jin Koh, as Samsung tries to get flagging mobile sales back on track.

What's Next For Fitbit? — Why did Fitbit go public? And what are they going to do with the more than $700M they raised? FORBES spoke with cofounders James Park and Eric Friedman about their fast-growing corporate wellness business.

How WhatsApp Became A Store Front For Diamond Rings — A diamond ring startup has been using WhatsApp exclusively to talk through some of its deals, and says more clients want to do the same.

Black Friday Shoppers Go Increasingly Mobile — Mobile shopping accounted for 36% of shopping on Black Friday 2015, up from 30% last year, while fewer shoppers turned out in stores.

Xiaomi Hits A Crossroads Between Growth And Potential Write Downs — China's smartphone sensation is struggling to kickstart growth, and its $45 billion valuation now looks vastly overblown.

British Startup Deliveroo May Be A Giant In The Making — Having just raised another $100 million to open up shop in Asia and the Middle East the company is well placed to expand to other types of deliveries too.

Fast-Growing Deliveroo Raises $100 Million, Expands Into Asia — The restaurant delivery service takes new money from veteran Internet investor Yuri Milner's DST as daily orders grow tenfold since the start of 2015.

Messaging App Telegram Shuts Down 78 ISIS Propaganda Channels — Having refused government access to its encrypted network, it's taken matters into its own hands by blocking terrorist broadcasts.

U.K.'s Own 'DARPA' Will Pour £165 Million Into Cyber Security Startups — The government tries to draw private expertise into its intelligence services as it doubles public funds for fighting fraudsters and terrorists in cyberspace.
Nov 17, 2015

Britain pours £165 million into cyber security startups to boost its online defences:… tip @Techmeme

Apple's Tim Cook Says Mac And iPad Won't Converge — Its latest 'Pro' tablet is more powerful than many laptops, but Cook says bringing the two together would mean too many compromises.
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Nov 17, 2015

@hkanji Venture. HMG will "buy or invest in cyber security startups."

Nov 17, 2015

Britain pours £165 million into cyber security startups to boost its online defences:… tip @Techmeme

Oct 15, 2015

Bold, contrarian take by @mhelft on the tech 'bubble' - there isn't one.…

Sep 30, 2015

How Under Armour's Kevin Plank Is Taking Wearables Back From Silicon Valley…

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