Laying rural fibre

Virgin Media trials new digging method to cut fibre rollout costs


Narrow trenching proposals could make fibre implementation twice as fast

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Amazon fixes security flaw in Kindle ebooks


The flaw could have allowed hackers to access your Amazon account details


WikiLeaks releases weaponised malware as government test


Whistleblowing organisation hits out at German government for not blocking developers from downloading the software

Why the security industry must stop the Edward Snowden scaremongering

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder argues that it's time for the security industry to stop fixating on the Edward Snowden's revelati

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO takes shots at Facebook & Google over data collection


Apple's business is about selling products, not collecting info, says Tim Cook

Windows 9 leak unveils OS ahead of 30 September launch


Leaked screenshots and a video of the Windows 9 Technical Preview provide early glimpse of Microsoft’s next operating sy

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

iPhone NFC will only work with Apple Pay


Apple reveals the restrictions of the iPhone 6 NFC component, in that it only works with Apple Pay


Parallels Desktop 10 review


Windows and OS X gets tighter integration


Steam accounts emptied by Twitch malware scam


Hackers hijack Steam accounts and empty them


Google sees 150 per cent jump in government user data requests


Soaring requests from governments around the world despite Snowden revelations

Closed for business sign

Dixons Carphone offers jobs lifeline to Phones 4u staff hit by administration


Phones 4u has entered administration after Vodafone and EE decide not to renew resale contracts with high street firm

Nexus 9: New release date, pricing & specs rumours emerge


More Nexus 9 rumours have surfaced, with possible specs, features, pricing and design of the HTC device leaked online


Chinese city introduces pedestrian lane for texters


The 100ft lane has been implemented in Chongqing to stop non-users being obstructed

London Tube sign

TfL brings contactless payments to London's tube network


Following trials on buses, you can now use your contactless payment cards on London Underground and Overground lines

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6+ notches up 4 million pre-orders in 24 hours


Apple announces record-breaking pre-order figures for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in first 24 hours

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6+ release date and pricing


The iPhone 6 starts at £539 and the 6 Plus from £619

Minecraft developer acquired by Microsoft for $2.5bn


Minecraft to remain multi-platform despite Microsoft ownership


Scotland split could lead to higher mobile costs


Telcos warn independence could result in rising cost of mobile networks


Yahoo reveals fine threats of up to $250,000 by US government


Secret court documents reveal court case dated back to 2007


SSD Grouptest: Crucial, Intel, Toshiba, Samsung and SanDisk


Super-charge your office life with an SSD. We test five of the best

Storage technology

Sandisk launches 512GB SD memory card for 4K films


The cards will be aimed at film-makers who will be able to fit 30 hours of HD video on them

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

BlackBerry acquires UK start-up Movirtu


BlackBerry has purchased a UK mobile technology start-up in order to target more corporate clients

Vodafone launches HD Voice tech for UK customers


Better call quality part of mobile operator's £1 billion programme

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders hit problems


iPhone 6 buyers left frustrated by pre-order problems at Apple Store and carrier sites

Google iOS sync will be coming the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus


The company said it'll give businesses the security they'll need to protect their work devices

Six billion smartphones will be in use by 2020


Research by the GSMA said smartphones will soon account for two thirds of the mobile devices in circulation

Best iPad apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

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

Microsoft to drop Windows Phone & Nokia brands?


Microsoft is said to be planning to scrap the Windows Phone and Nokia branding in the wake of the next OS release


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 Watch: What's in it for business users?

Analysis & Insight

Apple's much-anticipated move into "wearables" is now official.

Dell Venue 8 7840 declared world's thinnest tablet


Dell launched the ultra-thin Dell Venue 8 7840 tablet at the 2014 Intel Developers Conference in San Francisco

Mobile apps demanding too much user information


ICO research finds that 85 per cent of apps demand too much personal data


Google plays down Gmail address & password leak


Search giant claims fewer than two per cent of the five million usernames and passwords leaked would have worked

Security flaw

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fills massive zero-day hole in Internet Explorer


Microsoft's web browser found to have 37 vulnerabilities

Apple Watch: Release date, price & specs confirmed


Apple Watch makes debut at iPhone 6 launch, and is set for release in early 2015 with a starting price of $349


HP MSA 1040 Storage review


HP’s new MSA 1040 storage array offers SMBs two RAID controllers for the price of one

Net neutrality

Google, Netflix & Mozilla spearhead Net Neutrality campaign


Tech giants speak out against fast lane web proposals