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

Cyber crime

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

Microsoft HQ sign

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

Broadband plugs

Average UK broadband speeds on the up, claim Ofcom


Regulator's research highlights improvements in average residential broadband speeds

Hudl 2: Release date, specs & pricing


The Hudl 2 will go on sale on 9 October for £129 at Tesco

Data breach

JPMorgan cyber attack prompts data security fears for 76m customers


JPMorgan Chase & Co confirms cyber attack has resulted in 76 million of its customers' details becoming comprom

The internet of things

ARM unveils mbed OS for Internet of Things


Free OS could help developers speed up IoT products and devices, it is hoped

Crime scene

Met Police launches anti-fraud and cybercrime unit


The initiative hopes to protect Londoners from falling victim to a wide range of online crimes


O2, EE & Vodafone to trial carrier billing on the high street


Operators partner with Boku to allow payments to be made using mobile phones


Google threatened with legal action over naked celeb photos


The company didn't react fast enough to take the pictures down, according to lawyer

Surface Pro 3 price cut for UK education buyers


Educators can a bag 10 per cent discount on the Surface Pro 3 if they buy a minimum of five devices from authorised rese

Windows 10 Technical Preview: Is Microsoft back in business?


Microsoft’s bending over backwards to court businesses with Windows 10.


PayPal excluded from Apple Pay due to Samsung deal


One reason for PayPal’s exclusion from Apple Pay has been revealed to be related to its deal with Samsung

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Windows: Microsoft's power of 10

Analysis & Insight

The latest version of Windows needs to mark a return to form, if the company is to hold its own on the desktop and perso


BT to protect customers from hackers with Assure Threat Defence


Telco aims to handle advanced cyber attacks to keep customers safe

Data breach

Organisations still unaware of security breaches


A PwC report shows 10 per cent of companies don't know how many security breaches have happened in the last year

Four hackers accused of stealing military software


The IP was worth more than $100m and included US Army software and games

Shellshocked by the sysadmin weekend from hell

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder explains why patience is a virtue when it comes to patching the Bash bug vulnerability

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Big Data: Why IT pros need to talk less tech to get it on the boardroom agenda


IT experts debate what needs to be done to get business leaders interested in Big Data projects


IBM System x3650 M5 review


IBM exits the x86 server market with its best 2U rack system to-date