USB vs Thunderbolt: Which is better?


With faster transfer rates and increased versatility is it time you invested in Thunderbolt?

Hackers hit the European Central Bank


Although no market-sensitive data was compromised, the hackers stole personal information

Internet search

Google removes 50% of Right to be Forgotten requests


The search engine said it has received 91,000 requests to remove links since the ruling was introduced in May

Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer biography: The salary and career history of Microsoft's former CEO

Analysis & Insight

The lowdown on Steve Ballmer's salary, net worth, education and career history

Best iPad apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

Our collection of the best and most popular iPad apps to download in 2014

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Data breach at online travel firm nets £150k fine from ICO


Think W3 Ltd has been ordered to cough up after more than 1.5 million credit card details were stolen by hackers

OS X Yosemite: Beta release date arrives


OS X 10.10 introduces tight integration with iPads and iPhones, and will be available for some users to preview later to

Smart shoes to help visually impaired get around debuted by Indian start-up


A new smart shoe created by an Indian start-up could be the next big thing in wearable technology

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Dropbox tries to solve the "Dropbox Problem"

Analysis & Insight

Dropbox has moved to address business concerns about its data privacy practices, but has it done enough to win over IT p

Cyber crime

Three UK men arrested over eBay-owned Stubhub cyber fraud


Seven arrests have been made in the UK, US, Russia & Spain in wake of Stubhub cyber fraud case

Surface Mini officially axed by Microsoft


Despite reports of its resurrection, the Surface Mini tablet was reportedly axed by Microsoft earlier in 2014


Just one in seven households use porn filters


Ofcom report finds fewer people are using filters than previously hoped

Broadband speed

BT's diverts fibre optic broadband to Isles of Scilly


The month-long project will see the remote island get higher-speed connections within six months

iOS 8: Release date & specs


iOS 8 is on its way with a rumoured release in Autumn 2014.

Windows 8.1 update 3 or Windows 9: When will the Start Menu return?


New leaked screenshots suggest the Start Menu will return in Windows 9, rather than Windows 8.1 Update 3


Best Android apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

We round up the top 10 best Android apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not

Apple denies NSA data-grabbing backdoors exist in iOS


Claims made by forensic data scientist at hacking conference about iOS access flaws denied by Apple

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Windows 9 "converged OS" vision for Windows Phone, PC & Xbox shared by Microsoft


Microsoft have promised universal apps for Windows Phone, PC and Xbox with the release of Windows 9

iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite to get separate release dates


Apple plans to release iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite separately, despite increased integration between the two operating syste

Project Zero: Show Google's bug-hunting scheme some love

Analysis & Insight

Google's efforts to address the problems of zero-day vulnerabilities should be applauded, claims Davey Winder


Microsoft questions UK Government's ODF adoption pledge


Francis Maude has confirmed government departments will adopt ODF, but Microsoft claims the benefits to UK citizens are

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Google slammed by Italian government over data protection


Italy has given Google 18 months to change its policies on data privacy

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UK Government must invest £20m by 2020 to address tech skills crisis


Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s World report exposes the true shortfall in digital skills


Toshiba Satellite P50T review


Featuring a gorgeous 4K display, Toshiba prioritises image quality over battery life

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook biography: The salary and career history of Apple's CEO

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The lowdown on Tim Cook's salary, net worth, education and career history

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EE fixes spam Orange "Magic Numbers" text message glitch


EE in firing line over deluge of spam messages sent to customers

Rural telecoms

Vodafone UK offers rural areas 3G coverage boost


Vodafone is offering 100 rural communities the chance to bag 3G mobile coverage through new scheme


Home Office £350m immigration IT system scrapped


National Audit Office report reveals details of ditched £347 million immigration caseload IT system

iPhone 6: Suppliers receive initial order for 80m units


Apple issues largest initial order of iPhones as it expects large screens to be popular

iOS 8 beta 4 brings new design & tips app


iOS 8 beta 4 has arrived for developers, bringing with it a brand new tips app to help them get the most out of the new

Cortana UK beta release date for Windows Phone 8.1 set for this fortnight


Cortana, Microsoft’s personal voice assistant for Windows Phone 8.1, due to launch this fortnight

iPlayer weekend outage in UK finally fixed by BBC


BBC confirms online catch-up service, which had suffered problems all weekend, has now been fixed

Best iPhone apps to download in 2014

Analysis & Insight

We round up the top 10 best iPhone apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not


Google's Impact Challenge to develop life-changing ideas


Google will contribute £3.2m to 10 British charities so they can develop initiatives to help change lives

Microsoft fix

Users are being overcharged for PC repairs


A Which? report has revealed people are being charged too much when they head into high street PC repair shops

Education: from the slate to the tablet

Analysis & Insight

Education has changed immeasurably over the past 100 years.

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos biography: The salary and career history of Amazon's CEO

Analysis & Insight

The lowdown on Jeff Bezos' salary, net worth, education and career history

Windows 8.1 Update 2 release date rumoured to be 12 August


The second update to Windows 8.1 will be reportedly be released to users on 12 August

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The Pirate Bay traffic doubles despite ISP block


File-sharing site gets bulk of its traffic from the US

Microsoft & Google face House of Lords grilling over UK tech skill shortages


Microsoft & Google representatives to be grilled tomorrow on state of UK tech scene