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UK businesses are not ready for GDPR
Europe
News
2 Jun, 2016
Jane McCallion

Organisations are not allocating resources necessary to cope with the legislation

Outlook and Hotmail email accounts hit by spam attack
News
2 Jun, 2016
Clare Hopping

Users were bombarded by spam emails apparently because Microsoft's spam filters weren't working properly

iPhone shipments to fall in 2016, while Android makes gains
News
2 Jun, 2016
Clare Hopping

Decline in two-year contracts may also cause general smartphone market contraction, analysts claim

Does your smartphone mean more to you than your folks?
News
1 Jun, 2016
Adam Shepherd

A new study has revealed that people are more attached to their devices than their own family members

How to boost your home Wi-Fi
Tutorials
1 Jun, 2016
Aaron Lee

Find out how to improve your Wi-Fi signal

European data protection supervisor says Privacy Shield not robust enough
News
1 Jun, 2016
Joe Curtis Clare Hopping

Giovanni Buttarelli said the European Commission needs to develop a longer-term solution for sharing data across continents

Microsoft signs deal to pre-install apps on Android handsets
News
1 Jun, 2016
Aaron Lee

New agreement will put Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Skype in front of Android users in Asia and South America

HP Spectre X2 review
Reviews
1 Jun, 2016
Alan Lu

It’s like the Surface Pro 4 but cheaper and better looking

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft fight hate speech
News
1 Jun, 2016
Clare Hopping

The tech companies have joined forces with the European Commission to create a code of conduct for beating online bullies

BBC micro:bit now available for parents to pre-order
News
1 Jun, 2016
Clare Hopping

The micro computer has gone on sale via seven distributors and will ship later in the summer

Should sentient AI eventually be given 'human' rights?
News
31 May, 2016
Caroline Preece

Oxford University's Marcus du Sautoy recently spoke about the prospect of self-aware machines

VirnetX demands FaceTime and iMessage block
News
31 May, 2016
Aaron Lee

Patent holder was recently awarded $625 million in damages, but it wants more

VocalIQ upgrade could help Apple's Siri better understand context
News
31 May, 2016
Clare Hopping Caroline Preece

Apple bought the AI speech engine last October

MySpace confirms it has been hacked
News
31 May, 2016
Jane McCallion

Company confirms user credentials have been stolen, but still no word on how many

Tumblr hack affected 65.5 million users
News
31 May, 2016
Jane McCallion

Micro-blogging site seeks to reassure users after massive breach revealed

Google gets tough on handset makers neglecting Android updates
News
31 May, 2016
Aaron Lee

Company to use new incentives to encourage smartphone makers to roll out OS updates to users faster

Bitcoin value rises to $500 in 20-month high
News
31 May, 2016
Aaron Lee

Cryptocurrency begins to regain value, leading to auction of 24,518 confiscated bitcoins

Intel unveils new 10-core 'Extreme Edition' processors
News
31 May, 2016
Adam Shepherd

Intel goes after Twitch streamers, content creators and VR devs with new CPUs

Ofcom announces SMS scheme to end nuisance calls
News
31 May, 2016
Clare Hopping

TPS and Ofcom said the new service makes it easier to opt out of time-wasting calls

Hacking at 10: How to get your child interested in IT
In-depth
30 May, 2016
Nicole Kobie

Reuben Paul is already a keynote speaker at top tech conferences. Here’s his advice for encouraging children to take up tech

Behind the scenes on a British trade mission
In-depth
29 May, 2016
Nicole Kobie

UKTI and Innovate UK brought British startups to Southeast Asia. Nicole Kobie reveals what happened behind the scenes...

Eugene Kaspersky on shifting security, spying and geopolitics
Eugene Kaspersky
In-depth
28 May, 2016
Nicole Kobie

The security CEO revealed his thoughts on the state of security, government backdoors and more in our exclusive interview

Locky ransomware continues to bypass security
News
27 May, 2016
Nicholas Griffen

XORed JavaScript used to evade detection

Healthcare wearables could ease burden on NHS
Doctor NHS
News
27 May, 2016
Adam Shepherd

Experts suggest that the Internet of Things could help with patient overcrowding

Google is constructing a new self-driving R&D centre in Michigan
News
27 May, 2016
Nicholas Griffen

Google's self-driving car projects get a new home in Motown

Facebook and Microsoft plan to lay a massive cable across the Atlantic
News
27 May, 2016
Rene Millman

Submarine cable promises 160 Tbps data throughput - more than any other data cable

Reddit resets 100,000 passwords in wake of LinkedIn hack
News
27 May, 2016
Joe Curtis

Microsoft bans simple passwords as LinkedIn looks out for suspicious account activity

Another 1,000 innocent people listed in biometrics database
News
27 May, 2016
Clare Hopping

More people on British counter-terrorism databases are innocent than originally thought, admits commissioner

Smartphones at risk of data hack via USB charging port
News
27 May, 2016
Clare Hopping

Kaspersky revealed devices could be attacked when charging them at public facilities at airports, cafes and on public transport

How to turn on Windows Defender
Tutorials
27 May, 2016
Aaron Lee

Find out how to turn on, or off, Windows Defender on Windows 10 and older versions of Windows

Google did not violate Oracle's IP with Android, jury rules
Court
News
26 May, 2016
Aaron Lee Jane McCallion

Oracle still claims Google illegally copied Java technology and will appeal

How Google Home and Amazon Echo will convince people smart homes aren't useless
Analysis
26 May, 2016
Adam Shepherd

IoT industry figures believe that people are not yet ready for a connected life

Has Pinterest been targeted by the FBI?
News
26 May, 2016
Jane McCallion

Image sharing site’s “warrant canary” bows out

Google, Slack, Arkadin and more to attend Collaboration and Communication event
News
26 May, 2016
IT Pro

Collaboration and Communication is back and bigger than ever, book your place now!

Three mobile ad-blocking coming in June
News
26 May, 2016
Jane McCallion

Trial period will see users go ad-free for 24-hours

Study shows snapshot of misogynistic abuse on Twitter
News
26 May, 2016
Caroline Preece

Use of misogynistic language was tracked to reveal the extent of abuse on social media

Apple iPhone 6s review and latest news
Reviews
26 May, 2016
Katharine Byrne Adam Shepherd Nicholas Griffen Rene Millman

Alphabet boss Eric Schmidt admits to owning an iPhone 6s

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Best iPhone apps for 2016
Best
26 May, 2016
Caroline Preece Rene Millman Christine Schauer Aaron Lee

We round up the best iPhone apps to help you decide what to download

WhatsApp Gold: stick with green, it's a scam
News
26 May, 2016
Nicole Kobie Rene Millman

Malware targets popular messaging app, but it's an obvious fake