Microsoft charges Motorola for use of Android and Chrome OS


Motorola Solutions is the latest company to enter into a deal with Microsoft to avoid a patent lawsuit

Green computing

Apple calls on companies to copy its stance on green issues


Apple has taken out full page ads, urging firms to follow its lead on becoming environmentally friendly

Tech investment

Huawei flags cloud, 5G & LTE as investment targets


Chinese networking vendor claims IT investments will rise 14 per cent this year


Building a business case for password managers

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder ponders the best way for SMBs (and larger firms) to tackle the thorny issue of password security

Microsoft makes changes to Nokia acquisition deal


Nokia to be rebranded as Microsoft Mobile, according to memo

Malicious code

OpenSSL replacement in the works post-Heartbleed fallout


Canadian non-profit organisation confirms work has already begun on replacing "outdated" OpenSSL code

Question mark

Nike FuelBand rumoured to be axed after job cuts


Sportswear company cuts 55 jobs from its 70-strong FuelBand development team


Verizon outlines 9 causes of 94% of cyber attacks


An investigation by Verizon shows cyber-espionage is increasing, while POS attacks are falling

HMRC plans to sell taxpayers' data to private firms


The anonymised data will be sold to private firms if proposed new law is introduced


Windows 7 to star in Lloyds bank's ATM upgrade plans


The new self-service ATMs also include contactless card readers, voice guidance and bigger screens

RIP Windows XP: Why now is the time to say goodbye

Analysis & Insight

There are lots of reasons to keep using Windows XP, but none of them are worth the security risks

Mark Samuels

Striving for customer service excellence in the digital age

Analysis & Insight

The digital revolution has unleashed many opportunities, so why can't we get customer service right?


Using tech to get paid on time

Analysis & Insight

Tom Brewster looks at how one British firm is innovating when it comes to payments

Email again

Virgin Media mass email blunder to be investigated by ICO


Virgin Media botched mail-out to be probed by the Information Commissioner's Office


Automation: the drone wars

Analysis & Insight

With Google, Facebook and others in bidding races to buy drone technology, IT may need to look again at robotics.

Nokia Lumia 2520 UK sales halted due to charger fault


Nokia claims charger has potential to cause electric shocks, so has temporarily stopped sales

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5s: Which is best?


Is the Android handset better than the flagship iOS device?

Windows 8 Mobile Security

Are you secure enough to go mobile?


The mobile world doesn't just face the same challenges of old. Are you ready?

Mumsnet reveals how it fell victim to Heartbleed


The website discovered it was vulnerable when a hacker posted a message on one of its forums, posing as the site's

olympic runners

Dell reveals plans for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games


The company will implement an end-to-end IT infrastructure for the sporting event starting in July

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked week after launch


Samsung Galaxy S5 security feature hacked using a fingerprint mould made of glue and graphite spray

19-year-old Canadian arrested over Heartbleed attack


Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirm arrest after tax agency attack

Google Sign

Google misses Q1 revenue target


Search giant feels impact of mobile ad growth

Security exploits

President Obama wants NSA to come clean about Heartbleed-like bugs


Leak suggests NSA can keep schtum about software bugs that may benefit its activities, but must disclose details about e

Cloud Computing

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release date revealed


The distribution will become available tomorrow along with OpenStack Icehouse

Digital Pain Garden visualises suffering


Funded by Arthritis Research UK, the initiative offers long-term pain sufferers the ability to map their experiences

Business Intelligence

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 arrives with in-memory technology


Firm also launches Analytics Platform System

Broadband plugs

Sky, TalkTalk & CityFibre bring York 1Gbps broadband


The service is due to launch in 2015 via a fibre-to-the-premise network

New update

Dell welcomes certifications for SAP HANA


Dell's PowerEdge R920 server is now certified to run SAP HANA

Internet search

Heartbleed fixes could slow internet to a crawl


Security experts warn companies rushing to fix vulnerabilities will cause internet to slow down

Results chart

Intel's Q1 net profit beats expectations


CEO used latest update to talk up tablets

Acquisition deal

Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip


Twitter's latest acquisition has been revealed, sending stock prices soaring

Google reveals email scanning in new terms of service


Tech giant details email scanning practices following criticisms over transparency

Data Security

Heartbleed FUD: scarier than Jedward as triplets?

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder thinks the fact password reset floodgates are about to open...

project management

Gartner: Extreme transformation is on the horizon for some leaders


PPM leaders must prepare for extreme transformation, according to the analyst firm

security key on keyboard

BlackBerry and Google work on Heartbleed fix to protect users


Certain Android phones and BBM could be vulnerable


Samsung Galaxy S5 review


Samsung's jack-of-all-traits returns with an improved display, waterproof case & biometric scanners


Outsourcing in Europe, Middle East and Africa reaches four-year high


Mega relationships prompt best first quarter for EMEA since 2010, according to research

Broadband speed dial

One quarter of UK homes now have superfast broadband


Average UK broadband speed now at 17.8Mbps, according to latest stats from Ofcom


Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace


Latest acquisition will help firm deliver web access to remote parts of the world