Opt out of plugging in for a more secure CMS

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder explains why CMS plug-ins are not worth the security risk

EasyJet passport scanning app to cut down check-in times


Check-in app allows users to take a picture of their passport before boarding

Google Glass-induced internet addiction treated by psychiatrists


Man reports, what is thought to be, the first case of internet addiction brought on by use of Google Glass

Google uncovers Poodle SSL 3.0 security flaw


Google researchers sound security alarm over Poodle SSL 3.0 flaw

Vodafone extends 4G roaming to 23 countries


Mobile operator adds another 19 countries to areas customers can use 4G smartphones and tablets

Facebook & Apple to pay for female employees to freeze eggs


Facebook and Apple have decided to offer employees the chance to delay motherhood by paying to freeze their eggs

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Worst train routes for making calls & sending texts revealed


EE offers the most solid 4G signal, while Three is best for voice calls - unless you're in St Pancras


BT 80Mbps microwave radio link installed in Devon village


Connection negates the need for fibre optic cable to be laid underground

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Ada Lovelace Day highlights women’s role in IT


On Ada Lovelace day, we celebrate her contributions to IT while looking at ongoing gender issues in the industry

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Android L: Could Google's next mobile OS be called Licorice?


A series of social media posts have fuelled speculation about the name of Android's next mobile OS


Dropbox claims password 'leaks' not due to hack


Dropbox has denied a recent leak of hundreds of usernames and passwords was down to hackers

Google declares Amazon its biggest search rival


Google has dubbed Amazon its biggest rival above other traditional search engine companies

Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses


Goaml malware steals text messages and emails

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NHS England names pilot programme areas


Controversial data sharing programme to go ahead despite fears


UK responsible for 1/3 Right To Be Forgotten requests


More than 146,000 takedown requests have been submitted from Europe to Google

100 people responsible for world cybercrime, says Europol


Top Euro cop warns of Russian cyber mafia responsible for cybercrime around the world

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Samsung reveals five-times faster Wi-Fi


Samsung has revealed new technology making Wi-Fi speeds five-times faster for devices than the current norm

Chrome browser - Top 10 tips & tricks


Search better, optimise settings and improve performance

SGP Technologies & Silent Circle to launch Blackphone tablet


The privacy company and manufacturer will add at least two new products to its lineup before the year is out

Microsoft develops Nokia Lumia 1020-powered Ultrascope


Partners with the Open Space Agency to create 3D printed telescope

Online publication of "revenge porn" to be made illegal


People caught circulating compromising pictures of others without permission could be punished with two-year prison sent

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Jony Ive takes on the iPhone copycats


Imitation isn’t sincerest form of flattery, according Apple’s lead designer

Microsoft moves to allay Surface support fears


Microsoft has reiterated its commitment to business users of the Surface Pro 3.

Symantec confirms split into separate security & storage entities


Storage and security will be separated as Symantec tries to boost sales in both

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologises for gender pay gap comments


Microsoft head Satya Nadella has apologised following his comments on the gender pay gap

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Smartphones & tablets remotely wiped in UK police custody


Mobile devices seized by police are being purged of their data

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Selfmite Android malware returns, bigger & badder


Sending out more text messages and making more money for hackers

Apple stock declared "undervalued" by Carl Icahn


Carl C. Icahn praised Tim Cook but said the company needs to be more aggressive with shares

GT Advanced Technologies asks court to seal bankruptcy documents


The sapphire glass manufacturer said confidentiality agreements mean the bankruptcy terms must be kept secret


Asus Zenfone 5 review


Can this £200 Android phone match high-end rivals in terms of performance?

Google asks Supreme Court to reopen Java copyright case against Oracle


The search giant seeks the defence of the US Supreme Court after losing more than $1bn to Oracle over Java APIs

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

iPad Pro production "delayed" because of high iPhone 6 demand


Apple’s larger iPad Pro may be delayed following unprecedented demand for the iPhone 6

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HP does the splits, again

Analysis & Insight

HP is once again looking to restructure, this time by moving PCs and printers into a new company.

Surface Mini may not be dead after all


Reports of the Surface Mini’s demise were greatly exaggerated, as Microsoft backtracks on its decision to axe the tablet

IBM and SoftLayer: What a difference a year makes

Analysis & Insight

It’s just over a year since IBM acquired SoftLayer.


China: FBI is faking facts on cyber security


The country is angered after FBI accuses it of hacking into US firms

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IBM to open Watson "experience centres" in London & Dublin


Cloud-based AI opens for business in London, Dublin and New York

EU to probe Amazon’s tax affairs in Luxembourg


The EU wants to establish if the online retail giant has received state aid illegally

Schneier: People more important to security than processes


Security expert says people have to be in charge of security not technology