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It’s time for the yearly tabloid screaming fit about where (and when) the Prime Minister is off on holiday.  So news that David Cameron  has “jetted off” to Ibiza only days after the Woolwich stabbing has set off a red-top frenzy and sent Rupert Murdoch scuttling to his smartphone to tweet: “With UK on terror alert, Cameron off on holiday in Ibiza. Unbelievable.”

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Markets underwhelmed by Apple's quarterly profits fall

Apple shares today rose less than 0.5% in Germany as European traders gave a lukewarm response to the iPhone maker’s latest results, focusing on its first fall in quarterly profits in a decade rather than the fact the decline was not as bad as expected.

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Going over the top: Who is going to profit from the rise of WhatsApp and Viber?

The apps are costing phone providers billions.

BlackBerry makes loss of $1.22bn

BlackBerry offered some hope to investors as it swung back into the black in the last quarter, but the smartphone maker still crashed to an annual loss of $1.22bn (£800m).

The Met may issue up to 32,000 officers with mobile phones

'Ello 'ello 'ello? Metropolitan police officers get cut price deal on making personal calls on work mobile phones

The Metropolitan Police has approved plans to allow officers issued with work mobile phones to make personal calls on them for just £50 per year.

Thorsten Heins, CEO of Blackberry-maker Research In Motion, says Apple's iPhone is outdated

Blackberry boss Thorsten Heins takes bite out of 'outdated' Apple iPhone

Lack of innovation has left iPhone user interface outdated, he says

Simon English: Professional and private smartphone preferences

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The reports, which the FBI hopes will stop what the assistant director described as a

Sexting, drunken domestics and bugging the boss: all in a day’s work for FBI employees

FBI chief reads riot act to America’s crime-busters after report details misdeeds of 1,000 staff

Yinka Shonibare: class act with a dash of gallows humour

There's mischief in Yinka Shonibare's eyes when he says that he wants money and power. "Don't you? Isn't that what everyone wants," he chuckles. It's difficult to know if he's joking or not, and this interplay between seriousness and humour extends to his art.

FBI disciplines employees for 'sexting, drunk driving, paying for sex and dating drug dealers'

The reports describe a 'rash of sexting cases', including examples of employees using staff Blackberry devices to send rude texts and photos

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