Isis supporters threaten Twitter co-founder after accounts blocked


Jack Dorsey and other Twitter employees have received a death threat over policy to block Isis accounts

Contactless payments at the Olympics

Samsung gives sneak preview of Apple Pay rival at MWC 2015


Samsung and MasterCard announce mobile payments system Samsung Pay, compatible with older card terminals

Ikea launches Qi wireless charging furniture


The company will start shipping its smart home furnishings in April

Lenovo vows to cut bloatware after Superfish


The company says it will drop adware after its Superfish debacle left customer data at risk

Sony Xperia Z4 tablet to include 2K screen & 17 hour battery


Android 5.0 Lollipop tablet to have a uber-bright 500 cd/m2 display

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S5 - What's new?


Galaxy S6 specs include a Gorilla Glass 4 display, Samsung Pay and unibody design

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge release date and specs confirmed


Galaxy S6 coming 10 April with 5.1in Super Amoled display, 16-megapixel camera & Samsung Pay

HTC One M9 release date confirmed for 31 March


HTC also teams up with Valve to create a VR headset

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Google to automatically convert Flash web ads to HTML5


Flash adverts will soon be automatically converted to HTML5, to make mobile advert experience smoother


TalkTalk confirms customer details stolen during data breach


Customers may be targeted by phone scammers

iPad Plus: Release date, rumours and specs


Rumours of a larger 12in Apple tablet have recently surfaced, with release slated for 2015

Cyber attacks declared major threat to US security


National Intelligence director warns of Russian and Chinese hacking capabilities

Space selfie, Power Rangers & bionic hands: Best of the Web


IT Pro rounds up the best online content from the entertainment and technology world this week

FCC upholds net neutrality with new rules


US web activists win long fight against telco providers to protect a free and open internet

Mac OS X & iOS have most security bugs, claim researchers


A study by GFI has revealed Apple's platforms have more vulnerabilities than Windows or Linux


Revenge porn website boss wants web links about him removed


Craig Brittain, who ran a revenge porn website, has asked Google to remove urls of content relating to charges brought a

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Best Windows Phone apps for 2015

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 2015

LG to unveil Apple Watch challenger at MWC


LG is to launch its own luxury smartwatch with hopes that it can compete with the Apple Watch

Nexus 6 & Nexus 9: Release date, specs & pricing


The Nexus 6 smartphone and 8.9-inch Nexus 9 tablet from Google are on sale, running Android Lollipop

Android for Work sees Google target enterprise mobile users


Google teams up with BlackBerry for Android-focused enterprise mobility push


Lenovo website hack: Lizard Squad claims responsibility


Hacking group lays claim to Lenovo website as manufacturer battles Superfish security storm

Cyber security not a priority for SMBs, research shows


Gov study finds small businesses failing to protect themselves against cyber crime hacks

Bank of England investigates launch of Bitcoin-like digital currency


Report outlines benefits of central banks adopting digital currencies to speed up payments

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Bigger is best: why phablets are on the rise

Analysis & Insight

Larger smartphones – including the iPhone 6+ and Samsung's Galaxy Note – are taking sales from smartphones and tabl

IBM and ARM collaborate on IoT Starter Kit


The tie-up will offer businesses a means to develop prototypes of new smart devices

Apple charged £348m in iTunes patent dispute


iPhone maker loses claim filed by Texas-based Smartflash relating to the way it stores iTunes content


Whitehall beats 25% SMB spend target, but direct spending declines


Supplier and expert claim large suppliers still dominate, with most SMB spend going through them support for Facebook & Google Chat axed by Microsoft


Microsoft is dropping Facebook and Google Chat support from, and pushing Skype as an alternative

iPad Mini 4: Release date, rumours and specs


Rumours of a new iPad Mini have recently surfaced, with release slated for April 2015


Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet that infected 3.2m PCs


Europol leads operation to knock five-year-old botnet out of action

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HP innovation 'being undercut by legacy decline'


Hewlett-Packard reports weak quarter as it prepares to split into two companies

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UK BlackBerry usage drops to under 1m


The number of UK mobile customers using BlackBerry handsets has dropped significantly

Best iPad apps for 2015

Analysis & Insight

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

Reddit vows to take down revenge porn posts


Social forum will pull nude pictures if victims say they were posted without consent

NSA & GCHQ SIM card hack: Gemalto denies encryption keys stolen through hack


Special mobile unit was set up in 2010 to steal encryption keys

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Facebook hit with fresh wave of data protection complaints


This time the social networking giant comes under fire from Belgian data privacy watchdog

Google chairman to meet with EU chief over antitrust case


The company's CEO will meet Europe's anti-trust chief next week to decide on forward actions

Shropshire Council ditches BlackBerrys for Lumias


Authority using Microsoft to achieve its one user, one device strategy


Best Android apps for 2015

Analysis & Insight

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

Huawei preps 4.5G for 2016 launch


Firm promising up to 1Gbps speeds and 10ms latency