Houses of Parliament

Government pushes emergency law to allow data snooping


Government legislation will force telecoms companies to log customer info for government investigation

Google Glass brainwave-monitoring app cuts need for voice commands


New Google Glass app allows users to take and share pictures simply by using the power of their minds

UK demands EU drops right to be forgotten law


The government has asked for the right to be forgotten law to be removed from new European Union data protection laws


BT awarded compensation from mobile operators


BT will be paid millions of pounds after the supreme court ruled mobile operators could not block pricing changes for so

Google announces winners of “Giving through Glass” competition


Google gives non-profit organisations the chance to create their own Google Glass apps

Surface Pro 3 firmware updates released


Microsoft tablet gets software more tweaks ahead of UK launch

Surface Pro 3 UK and US release date & price confirmed


Surface Pro 3 release date, pricing and specs confirmed by Microsoft

Wearable tech & fashion industry union pushed by Beecham Research


The wearable technology market and fashion industry must join together if devices are to be successful, says Beecham Res

Windows 7 sales

Windows 7 users warned end of mainstream support deadline is nigh


Windows 7 users have just six months of mainstream support left, as Microsoft's product lifecycle patterns rumble o

World Cup 2014 semi final smashes Twitter records


The World Cup 2014 semi final between Germany and Brazil has become the most talked about sports event in Twitter histor

Uncharged iPhones & iPads banned from US & UK flights


UK and US airline passengers carrying uncharged smartphones or tablets could be made to leave them behind

Is Google's “right to be forgotten” ruling having the intended effect?

Analysis & Insight

With the backlash against Google's "right to be forgotten" ruling underway, can we really ever forget any

Advertising word cloud

Eyeo taken to court by German marketers


The marketers claim advertising revenues are being affected by Adblock Plus

legal hammer

Restaurant owner sues Google for Maps hack


The 74-year old is claiming Google allowed someone to hack his restaurant's listing, destroying his business

mobile roaming

Post Office calls up EE to launch mobile network in autumn 2014


Mail service provider announces plans to enter the mobile market later this year

BlackBerry Passport: The most unique phone of 2014?


BlackBerry Passport to feature 4.5in square display, 3GB RAM and 3450mAh battery

World Cup 2014: Twitter talk dominated by penalties

Analysis & Insight

But even Twitter goes silent when players step up to shoot

iOS 8 beta 3 released for developers


The third beta for iOS 8 has been released for developers on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Bill Gates

Bill Gates backs remote controlled 16-year contraceptive implant


Ex-Microsoft CEO has reportedly inspired the development of a wireless contraceptive implant


Google Glass wearers can steal your passwords with new software


There’s another nefarious use for Google Glass, with software allowing users to steal your device passcodes


Xerox Phaser 4622DN review


Xerox launches a fast and frugal mono laser for high-volume printing in the workgroup


25 fake government websites closed down


Five people have been arrested for running fake scam websites, imitating government services

App store

Amazon's wearables store opens in UK


The online retailer will offer wearable devices including activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and wearable ca


Tribunal date set for firefighter sacked over tweets


Ashley Brown was dismissed after tweeting about pension cuts and strikes


The rich list: Who are the wealthiest people in IT?

Analysis & Insight

It's all about the money as we run down the top ten richest people in tech

Gowex bankruptcy: Local councils vow to proceed with free Wi-Fi projects


Free Wi-Fi & smart cities tech provider goes under, but Newcastle & Gateshead promise to proceed with deployment

Why explosive smartphone airport checks are pants

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder picks holes in the latest rules regarding electronic devices and airport security

Google Street View man

Does Google employ too many smart people?


Google engineer suggests workers are over confident & over reliant on logic

Google Sign

Google co-founders talk search speeds, driverless cars & potential M&As


Search giant's co-founders highlight shortcomings of internet searches, and talk up driverless cars during conferen

Snowden: Just 10% of NSA data is terrorism-related


New documents released by Edward Snowden reveal that only 10 per cent of the NSA’s collected data pertains to possible i

iPhone location patent may change settings automatically


A patent purportedly filed by Apple will change iPhone settings according to your location

Virgin Pendolino Train

Government promises faster Wi-Fi on trains by 2018


£90 million will be invested, part-funded by fines imposed on National Rail for poor service

BMW workers give thumbs up to 3D printed glove


Custom-made finger cots reduce the stress on joints for factory workers

Apple nabs Swiss watch executive for iWatch launch


LVMH confirms departure of sales director to Cupertino as speculation rises over iWatch launch

Wimbledon, World Cup and more: How sports technology can benefit businesses

Analysis & Insight

Technology used in high profile events such as the Commonwealth Games and the World Cup is having a big impact on busine

Security exploits

EFF sues NSA over hoarding details of zero day flaws


Alleges spy agency knew about Heartbleed and other flaws but kept quiet


Dell PowerEdge R920 review


Powered by Intel’s latest E7 v2 Xeon processors, the PowerEdge R920 also beats HP alternatives when it comes to storage

Angry Birds, Squeaky Dolphin, NoseySmurf: The NSA programs you never knew about

Analysis & Insight

IT Pro takes you on a run down of some of the major NSA projects that may have passed you by over the last 12 months

Researchers demonstrate Internet of Things hack


Internet-enabled light bulb could help hackers infiltrate networks

MiniLock drag-and-drop encryption app coming to browsers


Free plug-in to be unveiled at the Hope X hacker conference