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Fall out, fall into tech: ex-Forces personnel fill the technology skills gap

Analysis & Insight 12 Mar, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

Vodafone is the latest technology company to set up a scheme to attract ex-service personnel, benefiting both recruits and industry

Post Office brings APS banking to its branches

News 12 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Customers will be able to withdraw cash and make balance enquiries from the Post Office

security

BT turns to Darktrace tech to detect cyber threats

News 12 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The Enterprise Immune System technology will be used by BT to protect its internal assets

Innovation

Wearable Technology Show 2015: That was the show that was

Analysis & Insight 12 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

We round up the most interesting products from London's wearables expo

HP launches quicker, quieter laser printers

News 12 Mar, 2015 Tim Danton

HP's new printers promise to reduce noise and costs for many firms

Facebook key

Facebook's shiny new analysis tool lets marketers dive into customer data

News 11 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Facebook's partnership with DataSift will help businesses gain better insights into their customers

Tablets

Tablets 'will be a victim of their own success'

News 11 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Despite more than half of the UK population now using tablets, market growth is set to drop dramatically in 2015

Microsoft and Apple patch FREAK bug – now you’ve got to update

News 11 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Tech giants address the flaw that downgrades security of Android, iOS, Windows and OSX

Entrepreneurs across UK to benefit from Digital Catapult expansion

News 11 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Three new Digital Catapult centres will focus on Big Data, IoT and data-sharing

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Wikimedia accuses NSA and US DoJ of stifling freedom of speech

News 11 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The Foundation is taking legal action against the NSA and the US Department of Justice

Will humans soon be able to live to 500?

News 11 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

A Google Ventures executive said research into life sciences could boost the human lifescycle beyond belief

Big data

Will Big Data analytics really give you a competitive edge?

News 10 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Two thirds of organisations worry that not utilising Big Data could hurt their business’ competitiveness

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IT security firm asks hackers to steal your Facebook log-in

News 10 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Sakurity's Reconnect tool lets cyber criminals hack Facebook accounts on Mashable, Booking.com, and Vimeo

Why iPhone 6 users 'aren’t using Apple Pay'

News 10 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Apple's digital wallet isn't proving to be the success many expected

Apple Watch apps: The best business and consumer apps for your wrist

News 10 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

The Apple Watch has landed, and it’s bringing with it some nifty reimagined applications

Houses of Parliament

Cracking Tor is unacceptable and impossible, warns Parliamentary group

News 10 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Trying to block darkweb browser Tor would hurt whistleblowers, and could hike up crime

IBM tells investors not to panic over cloudy future

News 10 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

CEO Ginni Rometty writes letter spelling out Big Blue’s achievements after woeful quarter

New MacBook for 2015: The laptop of the future that none of us are ready for?

Analysis & Insight 10 Mar, 2015 Alan Lu

Minimalism, Intel and keyboards as Alan Lu ponders Apple’s most audacious laptop yet

New MacBook with 12in Retina display release date, pricing & specs

News 10 Mar, 2015 Maggie Holland Khidr Suleman

The new MacBook with 12in Retina display comes in three hues and promises all-day battery life

Government smart meter scheme branded a 'disappointment'

News 10 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The £11bn roll out is unlikely to happen by 2020, MPs said

Offline

AVG datacentre hit by uplanned outage

News 10 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The firm is unsure why the service toppled

Quorum OnQ Flex review

Reviews 10 Mar, 2015 Dave Mitchell

£10k will buy you close to the perfect backup and recovery system

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iPad Mini 4: Release date, rumours and specs

News 9 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

The new iPad Mini 4 could be released in April 2015

Biometric data use 'needs public debate'

News 9 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Commons committee says police treatment of biometric data is worrying

NHS IT

Are trusts putting NHS data at risk by ignoring need for BYOD policies?

News 9 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

NHS trusts don’t know what staff are using their devices for, reveals FoI request

UK business

Tech companies feature heavily on UK ‘Inspirational’ list

News 9 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

A total of 65 tech companies have made it onto a new list of ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

Apple Watch event live blog: Find out everything as it happens

News 9 Mar, 2015 Maggie Holland

Join us from 5pm today for all the news and views from the Apple Watch event in San Francisco

Hacker

Two stand accused of stealing 1bn email addresses in historic case

News 9 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Two people stand accused of stealing 1bn email addresses and confidential data

Gavel

Developer sues VMware alleging it broke open source copyright terms

News 9 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Virtualisation specialist denies that it failed to publish adjusted Linux code included in product

FREAK hits all versions of Windows

News 6 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Flaw in encryption affects all versions of Windows, but Microsoft has a workaround

Apple to finally support wireless charging with iPad cover

News 6 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Apple has filed a patent for an iPad cover with wireless charging capabilities

job ads

Demand for skilled IT workers continues to grow

News 6 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Qualified IT professionals are running low, with demand for tech employees continuing to rise

Police

Police crackdown on cybercrime nets 57 arrests

News 6 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

National Crime Agency's "strike week" sees police raid dozens of suspected hackers

Bumblebees, Avengers & Facebook AI test: Best of the Web

News 6 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

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

Laws too slow to keep up with driverless cars, warns Commons

News 6 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

UK automative industry could get overtaken by other those in countries, says report

Minister: we're lucky BT didn't want "quiet life" on broadband rollout

News 6 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Broadband minister Ed Vaizey says we're lucky to have BT rolling out publicly-funded broadband

Skills gap

BT reveals apprentice and graduate recruitment drive to boost skills

News 6 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

David Cameron has praised the plans, saying the investment is a key element of the UK’s long-term economic plan

Symantec split will begin on April 1

News 6 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company will separate into two sales divisions on April Fool's Day