Galaxy S5 Mini launched as lower-specced smartphone by Samsung


The Korean manufacturer has shrunk its flagship down and made some substantial downgrades


NSA authorised to intercept data in all but four countries


The US only has anti-spying agreements with Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

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Virgin Media Business shines light on future of technology in UK economy


A collection of business leaders gathered today to discuss the future of technology in developing the UK economy


Facebook's mood-changing news feed tests prompt apology from researchers


Facebook managed to change 700,000 users' moods just by tweaking timelines on the social network, much to the chagr

Government invests £150m to kickstart UK robotics industry


Government's "Great Challenge" hopes to make UK a world-beater in the robotics market by 2025

Windows 9 could remove desktop mode from mobile devices


Windows 9 could mark the end of the desktop on phones and tablets

BT lifts lid on UK-wide scale of DDoS attacks


Attackers are employing effective techniques to bring down companies for days at a time


Apple iMac 21.5in review (mid-2014)


At £899, this is the cheapest iMac available. We find out if Apple has comprised on quality

Amazon steps up benefits for UK Fire OS app developers


Amazon wants to get more developers making apps for its Fire OS smartphone

Google Glass banned from UK cinemas


The potential use of Google Glass headsets by movie pirates has got it banned from UK cinemas

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Mobile data fees cut in half for holidaymakers


The EU has ruled roaming charges must be reduced by more than 50 per cent from today

Privacy-focused Blackphone smartphone starts shipping


The Blackphone promises enhanced privacy and security for business users with a specially developed OS


Worldwide IT spending to slow in 2014


Global spending on IT is set to be lower than predicted, according to Gartner

Top ten best British tech inventions

Analysis & Insight

From the computer to the World Wide Web, the iPod to the typewriter, a lot of modern technology started out in the UK


Government writes-off £56m ERP project


Ministry of Justice makes a U-turn on multi-million pound IT contracts

Flexible working: Everything you need to know


We take a look at the new flexible working legislation, and highlight the technology needed to make it possible for your

World Cup 2014 in numbers: Most popular goals and players


World Cup gets social with Facebook, Twitter and Google usage exploding


BT apologises for UK-wide weekend broadband outage


The broadband supplier posted the apology on Twitter

British Airways draws on passenger brainwaves to tailor in-flight offerings


Airline's "Happiness Blanket" experiment monitors passenger moods to shape future of in-flight entertainm

BA "Happiness Blanket": Does it actually work?

Analysis & Insight

We see whether a blanket really is capable of measuring your mood

Android L: Top 10 features


Android to get revamped interface, pop-up notifications and battery life improvements


German government cans Verizon deal amid US spying


Berlin cancels contract with telco in wake of Snowdon revelations


EE and TalkTalk top Ofcom's list of most complained about telcos


Sky and Virgin Media generate least number of complaints

Google’s Project Tango coming to tablets in 2015


Google announces spatial mapping tech will ship in 2015 with purpose-built LG tablet


Nanotechnology: peeking into the future of computing and business

Analysis & Insight

From energy storage, to durable devices, to a silicon chip alternative, nanotechnology could hold the key to technologic

Mobile malware

Android malware worms its way into devices via texts


Selfmite malware acts more like worm than trojan

Security issues haunt IBM and Lenovo server deal


IBM's plans to move its x86 server business to China's Lenovo are 'in limbo'

BT Openreach will face fines if they don't meet targets


The company must install and repair phone and broadband lines quicker

ICO sounds alarm over wearable tech privacy issues


Data protection body warns wearable tech users and device makers to be wary of falling foul of privacy regulations

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Faulty USB charger blamed for electrocution of Australian woman


28-year-old Sheryl Anne Aldeguer was apparently electrocuted while using non-compliant USB charger

M2M Internet of Things innovation pushed by UK Technology Strategy Board


HyperCat, a new Internet of Things specification from the UK's Technology Strategy Board, could help drive innovati

Consumer devices: The sting in the tail

Analysis & Insight

Are the advantages of BYOD outweighed by the risks?

Intel unveils UK Internet of Things Ignition Lab


Chipmaker wants to help customers test and bring their IoT products to market

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Dell beefs up Dropbox for business integration


Encrypt, share and remote wiping capabilities revealed

Facebook@Work reports hint at move into enterprise social


Facebook@Work report suggests move into enterprise social market for the online giant

Google Fit health platform to monitor Android users


The search giant has announced a new health platform for Android named Google Fit

BYOD is about the people, not the technology


Experts gathered to debate the merits of BYOD and agreed that users must be at the heart of any such strategy

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Google brings Android OS to your car with Android Auto


The in-car Android system is better optimised for voice and brings contextually aware controls into your vehicle

LG launches first ever Android Wear watch at Google I/O


One of the first devices powered by Android Wear is already up for pre-order from Google Play

Android L to have Samsung Knox integrated as standard


Every Android OEM will now be able to provide secure Android devices