Digital marketing firm hit with £50k nuisance calls fine from ICO


Reactiv Media apologises for making marketing calls to TPS members, and claims they were made in error

Sharks Cove: Pre-orders open for Microsoft's single-board Windows 8.1 PC


Development board now available for people to pre-order for £192.99

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

OKCupid admits to experiments on users


Online dating site OKCupid has admitted to experimenting on users by altering match data and more

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Windows Phone 8.1 lock screen beta app causes problems


The Live Lock Screen beta app for Windows Phone 8.1 has been causing problems for users

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NHS IT project failure could cost taxpayers £700m


NHS IT project's contract with Fujitsu ended in a legal dispute and a hefty bill for the government

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London Police to use pop-up ads to flag illegal websites


The initiative marks the first time a pop-up advert has been used to tackle illegal activity online, it is claimed

Internet search

In web browsers we should not trust

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder explains why end users should be wary of putting too much trust in their chosen web browser

5G network to arrive in London by 2020, claims Boris Johnson


London will kick-off the nationwide rollout of the ultra-fast network, Boris Johnson is expected to announce this week

Google Glass: UK release date, pricing & specs confirmed


Google Glass goes on sale in the UK for developers at £1,000

Google Glass rival developed by Lenovo


Lenovo have revealed their own smart glass headset, a rival to Google Glass, with a few key differences

Google Glass banned from San Diego Comic-Con


Google Glasses were banned from panels over this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con convention


UK police deny they'll seize mobile phones after all road traffic accidents


The Association of Chief Police Officers has rubbished reports that officers will seize mobile phones in the wake of eve


The power of the network in education

Analysis & Insight

A modern communications and networking infrastructure can benefit all involved in teaching and learning, as Jane McCalli


Qnap TS-EC1279U-SAS-RP review


Qnap aims for the enterprise but SAS performance of its 12-bay NAS appliance doesn’t justify the high price.

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Comet administrators facing disciplinary action


Business secretary Vince Cable referred Deloitte to the accounting watchdog after taxpayers are left with £45m bill

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Pirate Bay goes mobile


The mobile version of Pirate Bay will include separate TV, music and movie sites

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Meg Whitman biography: Salary and career history of HP's CEO

Analysis & Insight

The lowdown on Meg Whitman's salary, net worth, education and career history

Education technology

Learning never stops: Harnessing the power of network connectivity in education

Analysis & Insight

Round-the-clock internet activity has revolutionised the way students and teachers approach learning.

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Best Windows Phone apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

We round up the best and most popular Windows Phone apps to help you decide what’s hot and what’s not for 2014

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Amazon announces financial loss despite 23 per cent revenue rise


Amazon’s second quarter financial results have been revealed, with huge losses despite a slight rise in revenue

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50,000 sites hit by MailPoet WordPress plug-in security flaw


Users of blogging platform's newsletter plug-in told to upgrade extension ASAP


Firefox for Android beta introduces more customisation


A new Firefox for Android beta has been released with brand new customisation and personalisation features for users

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UK TPS users still receive nuisance calls, research shows


Ofcom nuisance calls research shows TPS sign-ups leads to users receiving a third fewer calls

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

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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