Microsoft must hand over overseas data, US court rules


Software giant to appeal ruling asking it to hand over data from its Irish datacentre

Windows Phone 8

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

Best iPad apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

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

internet app launch brings free web services to Zambia


Facebook-backed initiative unveils first app to help developing countries get online

‘Dunkable’ technology start-up seeks £10 million funding


A start-up is looking for additional funding for its water-proofing technology spun from UK Ministry of Defence

USB stick

USB malware to render devices 'untrustable'


BadUSB project will show how undetectable malware can be injected into firmware of USB controllers

BT takes on Tech City broadband & BDUK complaints


Following its first quarter results, BT has spoken out about recent complaints regarding Tech City and BDUK

Google Barge in Portland, US, set to be scrapped


Fate of recently relocated San Francisco vessel remains unclear

Paddy Power data breach results in loss of 649,000 customer details


The data includes names, addresses, dates of birth, and security question answers

Broadband speed

Start-ups complain about poor Tech City broadband


The infrastructure or policy is not in place to make it ‘fit for purpose’, it is claimed


Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2014)


The 2014 ThinkPad gets updated input, but is it necessary?

EE 4G UK rollout reaches Cornwall


Mobile operator hails Cornwall's Saltash as the 250th town to benefit from 4G

1Password launches extension for third party iOS 8 apps


1Password has revealed an iOS 8 extension with Touch ID support for use in third party apps

Best Buy CEO hails laptops as tablet market's saviour


Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly has predicted that laptops could reinvigorate tablet sales

Samsung warns of challenging times after profits drop 15%


Firm shipped 73 million smartphones in Q2 but says "prospects for growth are unclear"

Green IT?

Green IT: Unplug before you go away

Analysis & Insight

Chargers for phones and tablets account for a growing proportion of the energy used by IT.

The internet of things

HP: 70% of Internet of Things devices vulnerable to attack


Research by HP suggests password security and encryption issues could leave Internet of Things devices vulnerable to att


Tor network users may have been identified by hackers


The internet privacy protecting service said it doesn’t know how much information about its users was recorded


Boris Johnson vows to bring "connectivity" to all in London


London Mayor wants to rollout a city-wide connectivity network to ensure everyone has internet access

Word for iPad: Top 10 tips


Office for iPad's premier app is proving popular and we've got tricks to help you unlock its potential

Internet search

Google “right to be forgotten”: Everything you need to know


Google has begun to remove search results under the “right to be forgotten” ruling.


Twitter reports rising user growth for second quarter


Twitter reveals somewhat surprising user growth for its second quarter


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

Ford dumps BlackBerry for iPhones


Firm to deploy 9,000 iPhones over the next two years

Driverless cars to hit public UK roads by 2015


Driverless cars will be permitted on UK public roads by 2015, the Department for Transport has announced

Skills gap

European Commission urges education ministers to close IT skills gap


Two members of the European Commission have requested ministers use their positions to build ICT skills across the conti

BlackBerry buys Secusmart to bolster enterprise security offerings


BlackBerry to integrate firm's voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions into its platform

Larry Page

Larry Page biography: Salary and career history of Google’s co-founder and CEO

Analysis & Insight

The lowdown on Larry Page’s salary, net worth, education and career history


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

Windows Phone home screen

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

Doctor NHS

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

Internet scam

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