LG execs charged with "damaging" Samsung washing machines


Head of LG's home appliances accused of vandalising four machines ahead of IFA


Lenovo ThinkServer RD550 review - Bringing the fight to Dell & HP


Lenovo’s latest Gen5 ThinkServers change the game

Surface Pro 4 launch date rumours hint at autumn 2015 release


Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 tablet could be available in a variety of sizes

UK government kicks-off Universal Credit roll out


Government’s welfare IT system ‘to reach 150 job centres by April’

Hacker hands

Kaspersky uncovers hard drive hackers with Stuxnet links


The Equation Group is believed to have been infecting machines for 20 years


Lizard Squad owns up to Xbox and Daybreak Games attacks


The hacking group took down the two gaming services on Sunday night

Security bugs

Google's Project Zero bug reporting rules softened


The company will now not include public holidays on the countdown and will offer a 14-day grace period

eBay sign

Report calls for ‘eBay-style’ online courts for small claims


HM Courts & Tribunals Service could create a website for minor civil claims

social media

How to get social media right for your business

Analysis & Insight

Want to attract as many customers as possible to your business?

How Intel's revamped IT dept helped generate record revenue


Intel shows the value of using the latest analytics, mobile, collaboration and cloud tools


LG G4 rumours indicate April launch; 3K display


Leaked specs for the LG G4 have also suggested the phone could sport an impressive 3K display

Amazon delivery drones grounded by FAA's new aviation rules


FAA says drones can’t fly at night, and must be within sight of their operators at all times

Cloud security

Why Box hasn't solved the cloud encryption conundrum

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder takes a closer look at Box's recent cloud data encryption push and finds the vendor still has some wor

Cyber criminals steal '$1 billion' from banks around world


Kaspersky warns of ongoing hacker threat stealing $10m a time from banks

Apple reportedly wants to build self-driving car


The company has turned to car manufacturers and parts suppliers to see how a driverless car could work

American flag

Barack Obama wants US firms to share knowledge about cyber threats


The US president has signed an executive order encouraging companies to share information with federal government

British Gas to pay £44m for AlertMe in Hive brand expansion


British Gas is set to acquire UK Internet of Things company AlertMe, a specialist in home automation


New law makes 'revenge porn' illegal


People caught circulating sexual photos of others without permission could be punished with two-year prison sentence

Spider-Man, perfect popcorn & House of Cards: Best of the Web


IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week

Panasonic Toughbooks incoming with up to 18 hours of battery life


Semi-rugged notebook with 5th Gen Core power & plenty of customisation potential

Internet search

Google VP leads calls for web content preservation


Vint Cerf fears our digital lives could disappear in the years to come, leaving historians with a 21st century "bla

Virgin Media plunges £3bn into Project Lightning broadband rollout


Project Lightning will increase Virgin's reach to 17 million premises, but rural areas won't be a priority


City of London Police knock 2,000 counterfeit good sites offline


City of London Police's IP enforcement unit hails latest work to shut down sites selling fake goods

Cyber security

Whitehall to hire 50 cyber security apprentices


The new recruits will learn incident response, risk management and digital forensics skills

Facebook keyboard

Facebook lets users pick legacy contacts


The social network will allow you to choose who manages your profile after you die


Atos makes “opportunistic” grab for GaaP on G-Cloud


Could Big IT outsourcer play part in Government-as-a-Platform?

Apple hit with lawsuit over size of iOS 8


A lawsuit has been filed against Apple for failing to state how much space iOS 8 would occupy on devices

Government woos US tech giants to set up shop in UK


Digital advisor Joanna Shields hopes HQ-UK's red carpet service will overcome tax qualms


Digital cinema, and 50 shades of fibre

Analysis & Insight

Wiring up a city for digital cinema is a challenge that would stretch any IT department, but one Berlin has tackled with

Facebook unveils business-focused ThreatExchange cybersecurity platform


Facebook debuts new information-sharing platform where organisations can discuss cyber threats

App store

IBM sounds smartphone security alarm over dating apps


As Valentine's Day approaches, IBM tells users to approach mobile dating apps with caution

Free train Wi-Fi for all from 2017


The £48m project could see 75% of train journeys made on Wi-Fi enabled trains in two years' time

Microsoft working to fix Outlook encryption flaw


The company said it will be finding a solution to the iOS and Android bugs causing corporate data policies to be ignored

Apple makes $850m solar energy commitment in California


Apple will use solar energy to power retail stores, datacentres and office spaces

Big Data word cloud

Hitachi Data Systems to buy Pentaho to strengthen IoT proposition


Hitachi believes Pentaho’s open analytics platform will help customers tackle big data issues

Driverless car trials get green light from UK government


Self-driving car tests will begin in Greenwich, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry following Department for Transport a

EE to invest £1.5bn in 4G network expansion to rural areas


Mobile operator sets out network investment plans up to 2017

Microsoft hints at ‘Windows 365’ subscription service


Microsoft has filed to trademark ‘Windows 365’, sparking speculation that it’s planning a subscription service


UK government outlines "one digital platform" vision for local councils


Ed Vaizey suggests one digital platform to rule them all in local government

London tech scene getting boosts from US investors


Boris Johnson will present to US investors in the hope of securing more funding for 22 UK-based tech companies