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Viewers of entertainment TV more likely to vote for populist candidates

A study of Italian TV watchers has found a direct correlation between exposure to televised light entertainment and likelihood to vote for populist candidates. The study, which used data from several different elections, found that support for the Italian populist party Forza Italia was greater in municipalities that had early access to Mediaset, which at the… Read More

Switch opens SuperNAP Italia data centre

Switch, the developer and operator of SuperNAP data centers, has announced the opening of the company’s first European data center in Milan, Italy. The SuperNAP Italia data center will provide 42,000 square meters of data center space in four data halls, and will feature the SuperNAP proprietary triple-redundant UPS power system, carrying 40MVA of power…. Read More

Apple to launch first European development centre

Apple has announced plans to launch its first iOS app development centre in Europe. The location will be in Naples, Italy, with the centre aiming to teach youngsters how to code. The announcement was made on 21st January 2016 and explained how the centre would provide students (children and young adults) the practical skills and… Read More

Italian authorities to invest 150 million euros on monitoring PlayStation chat, despite discredited link to Paris attacks

Italian Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando has revealed that the Italian government intends to spend 150 million euros (£105mn | $157mn) on new equipment and techniques to monitor encrypted communications, including the PlayStation 4 game chat protocols which recently fell under suspicion as a means of communication by which ISIS may have coordinated the recent… Read More