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01/02/18
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European Commission cheesed off after Danish dairies flout 'feta' ban

Danish exporters have been caught red-handed selling cheese illegally branded as ‘feta’ overseas, in the latest twist in the long-running battle between Greece and Denmark over Europe's most controversial dairy product.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/31/european-commission-cheesed-danish-dairies-flout-feta-ban/

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Re: 01/02/18
« Reply #1 on: Thursday, 01 February, 2018 @ 02:59:18 »
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Good news, everyone: Ransomware declining. Bad news: Miscreants are turning to crypto-mining on infected PCs
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/01/monero_mining_malware/


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When you play this song backwards, you can hear Satan. Play it forwards, and it hijacks Siri, Alexa
Speech recognition systems seduced by masked messages
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/30/boffins_songs_ai_assistants/

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« Reply #2 on: Thursday, 01 February, 2018 @ 11:34:24 »
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Residence permits may be extended

The Migration Policy Ministry may grant extensions to residence permits of migrants living in Greece due to a backlog of applications that has built up since its IT system broke down on January 18.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/225413/article/ekathimerini/news/residence-permits-may-be-extended

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Re: 01/02/18
« Reply #3 on: Thursday, 01 February, 2018 @ 11:39:49 »
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Reports: Chinese banking giant ICBC eyes entry into Greek market

International banking giant Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is seriously considering its entry into the Greek market, according to reports in Athens this week.
http://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1316999/reports-chinese-banking-giant-icbc-eyes-entry-into-greek-market

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« Reply #4 on: Thursday, 01 February, 2018 @ 13:09:23 »
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Three million homes to get ultrafast broadband by 2020

It will increase internet speeds from 24 megabits a second under superfast broadband to 100 megabits.

Openreach, which operates independently from BT, said Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London and Manchester would form the first phase of the programme that will connect "up to 40 UK towns, cities and boroughs".
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42902064

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Re: 01/02/18
« Reply #5 on: Thursday, 01 February, 2018 @ 13:31:02 »
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