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Westminster

Broadband & tech skills: the key election issues for start-ups

Analysis & Insight 21 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Before the general election, we look at what the outcome could mean for UK start-ups

Broadband speed

Scotland's superfast broadband roll-out gathers pace with 145,000 new premises connected

News 21 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

A further 200 areas will be connected in the £410m Digital Scotland project

Next-gen security could see human embedded passwords

News 21 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

PayPal said it's the most effective way to stop people using easily guessed passwords

Office Universal apps coming soon to Windows Phone

News 20 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Touch-first Office apps are designed for tablets and smartphones running Windows Phone

General Election 2015: How parties' tech policies shape up

Analysis & Insight 20 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Part Two: Data privacy vs spying, digital government and open data

Tablets

Best tablets to buy in 2015

Analysis & Insight 20 Apr, 2015 James Peckham

We take a look at some of the best tablets around. Which one should you buy? Read on to find out...

Watch Blinkbox or BT Sport? Ditch Google Chrome now!

News 20 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Latest update to Chrome browser kills support for streaming services' plugins

Sony Xperia Z4

Sony Xperia Z4 launched in Japan

News 20 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

No word on when the 5.2in, Full-HD flagship will launch in UK and US markets

Shorter technology lifespans 'increasing e-waste amounts'

News 20 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Report says demand for latest devices is also contributing to more electronic landfill

Bloomberg rules out cyber attack after crash

News 20 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

A £3 billion auction of UK government debt was delayed

contract

Yahoo reworks Bing deal to keep hand in search

News 17 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Bing there, done that, got the ad revenue: Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to take back its search functionality

Porn

Why restricting porn access opens door to spying

Analysis & Insight 17 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Tories' election pledge to introduce age restrictions is more worrying than it appears

Plane

Aeroplane Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks, FAA report reveals

News 17 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The research by the US Government Accountability Office warned IP networks leave flights open to cyber attacks

Dropbox reveals bug bounty scheme

News 17 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The minimum payout will be $216, but there's no maximum

New threats, old tricks

Analysis & Insight 16 Apr, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report finds hackers using old techniques to compromise corporate IT and steal data

Microsoft previews Office 2016 and Skype for Business

News 16 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis Caroline Preece

Skype for Business now rolling out as part of April's Office 2013 update

Google lets you handwrite messages on your Android phone

News 16 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Built to facilitate languages like Hindi and Mandarin, the software works across all Android apps

Huawei P8 Max: release date, price & specs: Everything you need to know

News 16 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Why Huawei's plus-size P8 Max is a tablet pretending to be a gigantic phone

London Tube sign

TfL workers' tablet usage doubles in two years, reveals FoI

News 16 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

But the thousands of devices in use by underground workers raises security issues

Target settles for $19m with MasterCard after huge data breach

News 16 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

US retailer makes offer after leaking 40 million credit card details

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook will bring Internet.org to Europe

News 16 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Mark Zuckerberg says the service will help entrepreneurs make most of talents

White House

Edward Snowden's in the White House, according to Google Maps

News 16 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Cyber expert Bryan Seely placed Edward Snowden in the White House through Google Maps loophole

Huawei P8 delivers crisp performance in a gorgeous package

First Looks 15 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

The Hauwei P8 proves that the Chinese upstart may be ready to play with the big boys

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Best iPad apps for 2015

Analysis & Insight 15 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Our collection of the best and most popular iPad apps to download in 2015

LibDems: We'll protect your privacy from spying

News 15 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Party’s manifesto details aggressive stance on protecting personal data

Google's 'mobilegeddon' update to hit Nintendo, MI5, RyanAir

News 15 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Google will update its mobile-friendly algorithm on 21 April, penalising many prominent sites in the process

Why Nokia is buying Alcatel-Lucent for €15bn

News 15 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Here's how Nokia will use the networking giant to innovate

security key on keyboard

Verizon: Patch old vulnerabilities or be exploited

News 15 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Malware hits firms who’ve failed to patch vulnerabilities dating back to 2007

BlackBerry Leap launched in the UK

News 15 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Today sees BlackBerry's latest attempt to regain the hardware high ground with a 5in, all-touch smartphone

Become a security expert in eight weeks

News 15 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

A new cyber security bootcamp has been created to train graduates into experts within eight weeks

Intel ‘pays high price’ for reliance on PCs with flat quarter

News 15 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Plummeting desktop sales underline need for chipmaker to modernise

EU files antitrust charges against Google - and targets Android

News 15 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

European regulators finally press charges against Google over alleged search bias

Twitter

Twitter trolls targeted with automated life tips

News 15 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Zero Trollerance uses clever disappearing bots to find those using sexist language

fraud

US lottery security head 'fixed results'

News 15 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Eddie Raymond Tipton allegedly hacked into the draw's computer to ensure he won the jackpot

David Cameron

Tories ‘will rip up red tape to make UK digital leader’

News 14 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Conservatives’ manifesto outlines commitments to start-ups and science skills

Android

Best Android apps for 2015

Analysis & Insight 14 Apr, 2015 Rene Millman Caroline Preece

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

Security

Dell and Symantec reports paint worrying cyber security picture for the year ahead

News 14 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Cyber security fears abound if the latest research is anything to go by...