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+ - I used an $11,000 Vertu phone for three days with its own concierge service.->

Submitted by AlistairCharlton
AlistairCharlton (2525880) writes "How the 1% live. I spent three days using the new Vertu Signature Touch smartphone. It's make of titanium and lizard skin, and has a concierge which can be used to book a private jet, make hotel reservations, or even arrange an entire wedding. It's a phone, Jim, but not as we know it..."
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+ - iPhone 5S Fingerprint Reader: A 'Game Changer' but Still Hackable Say Security E->

Submitted by AlistairCharlton
AlistairCharlton (2525880) writes "The new iPhone 5S's fingerprint reader is a new way of keeping your phone safe and is tipped to become a "gamechanger" for the security of consumer technology, but security experts suggest users exercise caution as the technology can still be hacked."
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+ - Tradehill Bitcoin Exchange Suspends Trading As Regulatory Concerns Rumble On->

Submitted by AlistairCharlton
AlistairCharlton (2525880) writes "Popular US Bitcoin exchange Tradehill has suspended all trading of the virtual online currency, as financial regulators continue to grapple with the legalities of Bitcoin.

In a message on the site's homepage, Tradehill cites "banking and regulatory issues" for its closure, which it assures users will be temporary."

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+ - Inside Tech City: Huddle [VIDEO]->

Submitted by AlistairCharlton
AlistairCharlton (2525880) writes "In the first episode of Inside Tech City, Alistair Charlton visits Huddle to speak to co-founder and CEO Alastair Mitchell about how east London's startup cluster is different to the last tech bubble, and how the small companies based there have the potential to drive the country's economic recovery."
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