In this week’s tech news roundup Bitcoin crashes to a 15-month low, The Linux Foundation improves open-source compliance, 02 4G data is finally restored after a day-long outage and Apple puts third-party screen time apps on notice.
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Bitcoin crashes to a 15-month low
Cryptocurrency Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest value in over a year, slipping closer to $3,000. This latest crash comes nearly a year after its value peaked at almost $20,000, as investors reacted to the news that there will be no bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) this year.
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The Linux Foundation looks to improve open-source compliance
The Linux Foundation is working on improving open-source compliance with the invention of a new project; Automated Compliance Tooling (ACT). The aim is to consolidate investments, increase interoperability and help organizations manage compliance obligations.
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SD Times (06/12/2018)
02 4G data is finally restored after a day-long outage
The data network for mobile operator 02 is now said to be restored and back to normal following a day of disruption for its smartphone users yesterday. 02 and mobile network equipment supplier Ericsson issued a joint apology to the millions of customers affected by the disruption to its data services.
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BBC technology news (07/12/2018)
Apple puts third-party screen time apps on notice
Within Apple’s new launch of iOS 12, the company has implemented its own built-in screen time tracking tools and controls. Following this, a number of app developers building third-party screen time trackers and parental control applications are worried that Apple’s increased scrutiny of their apps in recent weeks is not a coincidence.
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(05/12/2018) Tech Crunch
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