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Tech is big business, but it’s also a volatile business – stock prices can plummet faster than you can say ‘Facebook’ – but it’s still surprising to see a dearth of tech entrepreneurs  making it into the Sunday Times’ Super-Rich List.

Of the 100 billionaires who made the list, only four made their riches from tech, and three of them made their fortunes through phones. So who are the tech billionaires…

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If you work from home there’s a good chance you use some sort of cloud-based software to store, share and edit files and documents. And following Microsoft’s re-branding of SkyDrive as OneDrive, it’s clear the big-hitters are taking the cloud very seriously.

So how do the different providers measure up against each other?  Let’s take a look at some of the main players in the market – Apple iCloud, Amazon CloudDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.

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Manchester United play Liverpool at Old Trafford tomorrow and it’s going to provide a footballing first  as live fan reactions will be broadcast pitchside as part of a new partnership between Google and the current Premier League champions.

And there was me hoping the footballing first would be BOTH opposing teams losing the match.

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Having thankfully never spent any time ‘at Her Majesty’s pleasure’ – or ever even known anyone who has – I’m not sure how much of a problem mobile phones in prison are.

And although I’m pretty sure it won’t be up there with a metal-file-in-a-book, or a sleeping guard with keys dangling from his pocket, it’s enough of a problem for the Scottish Government to introduce new legislation to allow prison management to interfere with wireless signals to prevent inmates from illegally messaging one another or the outside world.

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The UK is currently being battered by the heaviest rainstorms in 250 years (although they seem to have taken a break today) and large parts of the country are on severe flood alert. If you run a business from home, flood damage can be disastrous both personally and professionally – sadly though, it could be unavoidable.

So here’s what action to take in the immediate aftermath of a flood and information on how to make a flood insurance claim.

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