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In a number of security issues exposed in the last 24 hours, Chinese hackers claim to have infiltrated the secure smart card system used by US Government employees, according to a report by AlienVaultRead more

American readers – brace yourselves. The most-hyped European music phenomenon since the Beatles has finally arrived. After two years’ wait, Spotify is set to open its doors in the US on Thursday. Read more