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

BT & Huawei broadband trials hit speeds of 3Tbps


The trials used existing fibre links but commercial-grade hardware and software

Mobile devices now outnumber people on Earth


The GSMA says mobile ownership is growing at a rate of 6.1 per cent every year


Ofcom fines Three £250k over complaint handling shortfalls


Regulator claims Three failed to register complaints properly or make customers aware of their rights

Tim Berners-Lee sets out vision for the web in 2050


The World Wide Web creator calls on internet users to defend net neutrality and create a more democratic web

Symantec said to be mulling storage & security business split


Report suggests Symantec may be considering splitting itself into two companies


Tyupkin malware-infected ATMs give cash away to criminals


Kaspersky and Interpol sound alarm over malware affecting ATMs in Europe, Asia and Latin America


Symantec Backup Exec 2014


Symantec finally updates its Backup Exec software but is it too little, too late?


Smart meter hack could leave homes in the dark


Security controls lacking in electricity meters, claim researchers

Samsung sees profits fall 60 per cent


Pressure from Apple and Chinese manufacturers sees sales of Galaxy smartphones slow

Transport select committee warns drivers of fake websites


MPs are calling for the government to advise motorists of the damage using fake websites to sign up for services like ta

iOS 8 download rate disappoints


Apple's own download stats have shown upgrades have slowed to a crawl

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UK government to give lawyers & accountants free cyber security training


Ed Vaizey announces launch of free, online cyber security training course for legal & accountancy sectors

Fibre cables

Hyperoptic brings gigabit fibre to four more English cities


Ramps up FTTH in Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield And Nottingham


London tech startups snare $1bn funding in 2014


Record amount of investment in just nine months

Yahoo "bash" Shellshock server breach reports


Web giant explains hackers have accessed some of its servers, but no user data has been compromised

Apple sapphire glass manufacturer files for bankruptcy


GT Advanced Technologies has filed for bankruptcy, but that doesn't mean an iPhone 6 shortage is on the cards

iPhone 6 prototype hits $100,000 on eBay


The production model was sent to an unsuspecting Apple fan by accident who then decided to sell the sample on eBay

Why the Xen flaw NDA represents good responsible disclosure

Analysis & Insight

Many have criticised AWS, Rackspace and IBM for not going public straightaway with Xen flaw details, but Davey Winder th

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HP to make PC & printing biz a standalone company


Hardware giant to separate printers and PCs from enterprise business

BT consumer network launch reportedly hit by tech delays


Telco's plans to rollout mobile network by April 2015 are said to have hit a stumbling block

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First IoT-mediated murder could occur in 2014, experts warn


Recent reports shed light on risks the Internet of Things could pose to human life

EU approves Facebook-WhatsApp acquisition


With FTC approval out of the way, deal should tie up soon

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Samsung owes Microsoft $6.9m in interest


Although Samsung is up to date on its fees, the firm is still indebted because of late payment charges

17,000 Macs hit by hackers via Reddit


The criminals infected the Apple computers with malware called Mac.BackDoor.iWorm

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iPad - Top 15 productivity tips & tricks


iOS 8 helps to increase the functionality of your iPad

Best free online survey tools

Analysis & Insight

Need to take a quick snapshot of customer opinion? Barry Collins rates three online survey services

Facebook in health-monitoring market entry rumours


Social networking giant is said to be considering launching health apps and support communities online

Evernote launches Evernote Context for enhanced note-taking


The Evernote Context update will add third-party content feeds and an Enterprise Discovery feature

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Average UK broadband speeds on the up, claim Ofcom


Regulator's research highlights improvements in average residential broadband speeds