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HP splashes out $3bn on network firm Aruba

News 3 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

HP plans to dominate the $18bn wireless networking market

Are the curtains closing on Google+?

News 2 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Google’s social network is being split into two products: photos and a ‘social layer’

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Best iPad apps for 2015

Analysis & Insight 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

LG unveils LG Watch Urbane, and LTE model

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece Adam Shepherd

LG positions its own luxury smartwatches as Apple Watch competitors

Best iPhone apps for 2015

Analysis & Insight 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

One in three British drivers 'scared of driverless cars'

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Self-driving cars face challenge to win over the public, despite road testing now being legal

Windows XP adoption outpaces Windows 7 growth

News 2 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Microsoft’s expired operating system is more popular than Windows 8 and 8.1

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BlackBerry reveals survival bid at MWC

News 2 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Phonemaker to ship apps to iOS, Android and Windows Phone, and partners with Samsung over Knox

Intel Atom x chips attempt to muscle into Android/Windows mobile devices

News 2 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman

Can True Key integration finally ditch the need for passwords?

Windows 10 release date, specs and pricing announced

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Donnelly Caroline Preece Khidr Suleman

Windows 10 download will be a free upgrade for existing users

Isis supporters threaten Twitter co-founder after accounts blocked

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

Ikea launches Qi wireless charging furniture

News 2 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company will start shipping its smart home furnishings in April

Lenovo vows to cut bloatware after Superfish

News 2 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

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

News 2 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman

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

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

News 1 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman

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

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Google to automatically convert Flash web ads to HTML5

News 27 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

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TalkTalk confirms customer details stolen during data breach

News 27 Feb, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

Customers may be targeted by phone scammers

Cyber attacks declared major threat to US security

News 27 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

National Intelligence director warns of Russian and Chinese hacking capabilities

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

News 27 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

FCC upholds net neutrality with new rules

News 27 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

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

News 27 Feb, 2015 Clare Hopping

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

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Revenge porn website boss wants web links about him removed

News 27 Feb, 2015 Clare Hopping

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

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

News 26 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece Joe Curtis

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

News 26 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

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Lenovo website hack: Lizard Squad claims responsibility

News 26 Feb, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

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

Cyber security not a priority for SMBs, research shows

News 26 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

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

Bank of England investigates launch of Bitcoin-like digital currency

News 26 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

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 26 Feb, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

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

IBM and ARM collaborate on IoT Starter Kit

News 26 Feb, 2015 Clare Hopping

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

Apple charged £348m in iTunes patent dispute

News 26 Feb, 2015 Clare Hopping

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

Money

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

News 25 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Supplier and expert claim large suppliers still dominate, with most SMB spend going through them

Outlook.com support for Facebook & Google Chat axed by Microsoft

News 25 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

iPad Mini 4: Release date, rumours and specs

News 25 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

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Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet that infected 3.2m PCs

News 25 Feb, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

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

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HP innovation 'being undercut by legacy decline'

News 25 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

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

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UK BlackBerry usage drops to under 1m

News 25 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

Reddit vows to take down revenge porn posts

News 25 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

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

News 25 Feb, 2015 Khidr Suleman Caroline Donnelly

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

News 25 Feb, 2015 Clare Hopping

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