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Stephen Pritchard

Diverted profits, diverted investment?

Analysis & Insight 2 Apr, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

The Government's so-called Google Tax came into effect this month. Will it deter tech firms from investing in the UK?

Mobile management

BlackBerry launches new cloud-based EMM solution

News 2 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

BES12 Cloud provides browser-based control centre for range of business smartphones and tablets

HTC One M9 review

Reviews 2 Apr, 2015 Andrew Williams

It's a quality phone but will battery life stymie its chance of success?

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Startup

Impact launches second mobile internet innovation open call

News 2 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The initiative invites European startups using the EU's Fiware tech to apply for the opportunity to win €2.5m of funding

President Obama announces new US cyber-sanctions

News 2 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The legislation covers individuals or organisations carrying out malicious cyber activities

Amazon Dash: fixing a problem that doesn't exist

Analysis & Insight 1 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Bored of shopping? Amazon has a solution, but Nicole Kobie can't help thinking Dash is more trouble than it's worth

iCloud

Apple iCloud review

Reviews 1 Apr, 2015 Rene Millman Adam Shepherd

We take a look at what Apple's iCloud service has to offer users looking to securely sync and store data in the cloud

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HP and Mike Lynch trade suits in Autonomy battle

News 1 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

HP sues Autonomy founder for $5.1bn - but Mike Lynch responds with a countersuit

Microsoft Surface 3 tablet runs full fat Windows

News 1 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The slimmed down tablet is more akin to the Surface Pro 3, with a cheaper price tag and lower-rate Atom class processor

Office Workers

UK firms are making the most of productivity managing tech

News 1 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Kronos and Aberdeen Group have found that using automated systems is also helping companies cut costs

Samsung Galaxy S6 review

Reviews 31 Mar, 2015 Andrew Williams

Is Samsung's latest Android phone something special?

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Intel looks to strengthen server line with Altera purchase

Analysis & Insight 31 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

Signals concentration on fast-growing server market

Satellite

Two satellites added to Galileo EU navigation network

News 31 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Galileo 7 and 8 will join six other satellites to improve EU navigational infrastructure

Cybercrime

Europol says encrypted tech is hindering its work

News 31 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The organisation's Rob Wainwright said tech firms should think about how encryption is helping terrorists

healthcare IT

NHS calls for innovators as part of new healthcare scheme

News 30 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

The NHS is searching for innovators across sectors to partner with local healthcare services

Windows Phone 10 preview will be available to wider range of handset users

News 30 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Imminent update will allow six times as many phones to try Microsoft's new mobile OS

Aeroplane

Should you be worried about the BA frequent flyer account hack?

News 30 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Hackers have reportedly gained access to thousands of British Airways frequent-flyer accounts

Github falls victim to possible Chinese cyber attack

News 30 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Coding site hit by ongoing DDoS, experts suspect Chinese involvement

Public Wi-Fi hotspots in hotels and conference centres pose remote access risk

News 30 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The vulnerability allows read and write access to an invidual or network's Linux file system

Good results

BlackBerry's fortunes looking up with fourth quarter profit

News 30 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company said it's now looking to stabilise its business in the coming months

SSL secure

Why is SSL under attack?

Analysis & Insight 29 Mar, 2015 Davey Winder

Don't get sidetracked by a storm in the SSL teacup, warns Davey Winder...

Court

Google loses bid to block Apple Safari privacy lawsuit

News 27 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

Ruling could pave the way for Apple users to sue search giant

BT

Here's what BT’s entry into mobile means for the market

Analysis & Insight 27 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Mobile-only operators are dead: are we headed towards consolidation?

Facebook

Facebook’s Internet.org drone completes first mission

News 27 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Facebook’s first solar-powered drone has completed the first test, Mark Zuckerberg has announced

Money

Big IT firms ‘gouge council clients for extra cash’

News 27 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Microsoft and Oracle accused of raising software licenses to make up for flagging revenue

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display (Early-2015) review

Reviews 27 Mar, 2015 Cliff Joseph

A Broadwell upgrade provides impressive battery life for Apple’s business laptop.

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Men unknowingly flirt with one another thanks to Tinder hack

News 27 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Hacker’s fake female profiles lure men to chat each other up to highlight harassment issues

Dropbox logo

Dropbox for Business review

Reviews 27 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

We put Dropbox for Business through its paces to see if it really is worth paying for

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Step 3: PayPal Merchant Tools

PayPal agrees to pay £5.1m fine for not blocking prohibited payments

News 27 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company gave green light to transactions made linked to Cuba, Iran and Sudan, despite sanctions

ecommerce

EU to launch e-commerce competition inquiry

News 27 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The investigation will look into why the sector isn't growing, despite more consumers heading online for purchases

Intel Broadwell release date - Broadwell to come to desktop PCs in June

News 26 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman Joe Curtis Adam Shepherd Rene Millman

5th generation Core processors promise up to 90 minutes extra battery life

iOS 7 will be “virtually dead” by end of Q2

News 26 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

iOS 8 is set to completely wipe out iOS 7 by the end of Q2 2015, it has been claimed

David Cameron

Prime Minister 'should show his support for Government-as-a-Platform'

News 26 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

How GaaP could transform public sector with high-level buy-in

One in six rule out working with driverless cars

News 26 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Business drivers have not embraced the idea of driverless cars, as 15 per cent rule out working with them

The White House

Why is Google meeting with White House staff on a weekly basis?

News 26 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Visitor logs reveal close relationship between Obama and Google top dogs

Windows logo

Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7 – Which is best for you?

Analysis & Insight 26 Mar, 2015 Kyle Nazario Caroline Preece Adam Shepherd

As Windows 10 draws nearer and Microsoft distances itself from older OS, we look at the best option for your PC

Innovation

Richard Branson launches Pitch to Rich for entrepreneurs

News 26 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The search is on to find the most exciting and innovative businesses in the UK

GOV.UK Verify partner scheme adds five new members

News 26 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Barclays, GB Group, Morpho, PayPal and Royal Mail join four other companies verified to perform citizen identification checks

Password and username box

Lost passwords, lost identity?

Analysis & Insight 25 Mar, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

Yahoo's plans to do away with passwords highlights the pitfalls of weak authentication and the tech's surprising resilience

Google Android

Android malware flaw a risk to almost 50 per cent of devices

News 25 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

A flaw in Android phones has been found, putting the personal data of millions of users at risk