Twitch gets hit with DDoS attack by the Lizard Squad


Hacking collective claims responsibility for DDoS attack that knocked Amazon's latest purchase offline

South Korean data breach results in 220m records stolen


16 people have been arrested for stealing personal details of half the population

Privacy signs

Secret app hack allows access to personal data


The application, which is supposed to protect your identity, was hacked by security experts

Data breach

Ministry of Justice fined £180k over lost unencrypted hard drives


Ministry of Justice hit by ICO fine after failing to ensure prisoners' data was encrypted

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


Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme review


A £2,500 machine designed to handle the toughest conditions

iPhone 5 free battery replacement programme to hit UK this week


Apple to replace faulty batteries in a "very small percentage" of iPhone 5 smartphones

Mozilla launches cheap smartphone in India


Mozilla are releasing their first low-cost Firefox smartphone in India, dubbed the Intex Cloud FX

Windows 9: 10 Features we want to see


With the Windows 9 release date looming, here are the top features we want to see

iPhone 6 will not feature reversible USB cables, reports claim


Apple is rumoured to be introducing a redesigned power adapter with the release of the iPhone 6

Amazon snaps up Twitch for $970 million in cash


Twitch turns down Google as it wants to retain independence

Internet Explorer

Microsoft facing Chinese antitrust probe over Media Player & IE distribution


Software giant finds itself at centre of another investigation into its competitive behaviour

Google must add steering wheels and brake pedals to self-driving cars


California's Department of Motor Vehicles says the cars aren't safe in their current form


Sony PlayStation network knocked offline by cyber attack


The Sony PlayStation network was targeted in a DDoS attack

multi-channel retail

Regent Street Beacon Project rolled out to 120 retailers


Regent Street shoppers reaping benefits of personalised smartphone offers and alerts

The internet of things

Mini-wireless sensors to help smartphones monitor household items


European start-up Estimote debuts mini-wireless sensors for the home


London SMBs suffer sluggish broadband speeds


CEBR research suggest the capitals SMBs are failing to get a good return on their comms investments

MacBook Pro 13in vs Surface Pro 3 review: Which is better?


OS X and Windows 8.1 battle it out to see is if the hybrid is better than the laptop

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.


Windows Phone popularity set to outstrip BlackBerry in UK


Microsoft is on course to overtake BlackBerry as third most popular OS in the UK with the Windows Phone

Security weakness uncovered in Android, Windows & iOS by researchers


A team of engineers have identified a serious security weakness in phones across iOS, Android and Windows

Windows logo

Windows 9 developer launch date set for 30 September


The update will include design tweaks and the re-introduction of the Smart Menu


Opera Mini now default browser on budget Windows devices


The browser to be pre-installed on the company's Nokia Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms

UPS data breach: Customer payment card details compromised


Parcel delivery firm confirms data breach following malware attack on 51 of its 4,500 US stores

App store

Online spending: Taking up the £100bn opportunity

Analysis & Insight

Online retail spending continues to grow rapidly. Businesses that are not prepared will be leaving money on the table

Spam email

ICO raids Welsh claims management firm over nuisance text alerts


Data protection watchdog said raid will help it ascertain whether or not to take enforcement action

HTC One M8 Windows Phone: Further release date information


Despite being announced as a Verizon exclusive, the HTC Windows Phone will hit more carriers including AT&T

Introducing the Cloud Pro app


Download the app on Android or iOS devices to keep up to date with cloud news, reviews, analysis and insight

iPad Air 2 tipped to receive 2GB RAM boost


Apple will be adding to the RAM of its next-generation 9.7-inch iPad, increasing it to 2GB in line with various Android

Hypercat gets £1.6m extra funding for Internet of Things work


Hypercat’s work to develop an open standard for the internet of things is to receive additional funding from the UK Gove

Cyber security

GCHQ to test UK citizens' ability to prevent cyber attacks


Surveillance service teams up with Cyber Security Challenge to help uncover new infosecurity experts

University students targeted by smartphone fraudsters


The National Mobile Phone Crime Unit sounds alarm after mobile phone fraudsters leave university students out of pocket


Twitter changes policy on removing pictures of deceased


The social network says family members can request the removal of pictures - as long as they can prove they are related


BYOD policies in local government explored


Some local governments are further ahead than others with BYOD, research finds

Lenovo launches first budget laptop


Lenovo has unveiled its first low-cost laptop in a bid to take on rival budget models

OS X Yosemite beta 6 now available


OS X 10.10 introduces tight integration with iPads and iPhones, with a sixth beta version now available for users to try

iOS 8: Release date & specs


iOS 8 is on its way with a rumoured release in Autumn 2014.

iOS 8 beta 6 given to carrier partners for testing


After a sixth beta for iOS 8 did not appear with the latest OS X Yosemite beta, we learn that it is being tested by carr

O2 reinvents ice-cream van with first ever 4G app-trackable fleet


Small businesses are encouraged to upgrade their systems with cloud-based tech