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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

Intel looks to strengthen server line with Altera purchase

Analysis 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?

In-depth 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 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

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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

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?

Vs 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?

Opinion 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

Europe 'must create single digital market to make EU competitive'

News 25 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

Patchwork of laws between states holding back business, warns commissioner

GDS chief Mike Bracken becomes Gov’s chief data officer

News 25 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

The digital transformer now takes the reins of Whitehall’s open data initiatives

MPs to get £1m worth of iPad Air tablets and laptops

News 25 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

Gravy train doles out Apple equipment for politicians

Samsung planning foldable smartphone for 2016?

News 25 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Samsung is reportedly working on fully-flexible smartphones for release in 2016

Apple

Could Apple become the world’s first $1 trillion company?

News 25 Mar, 2015 Bryn McIntyre

Analyst points to Apple Watch, electric car and iPhone as factors pushing tech giant to the top

Three owner finalises deal to buy O2 in the UK

News 25 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Hutchinson Whampoa inks agreement to become UK's second major consolidated provider

How a Facebook user complaint could change European data privacy

News 25 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

European Court of Justice begins hearing on US accessing data stored in EU

BT returns to mobile market with super-cheap 4G

News 25 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

But can the telco muscle in on mobile without offering top-end consumer phones?

Wozniak: AI is bad news for humans

News 25 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

He predicts AI computers will take over from humans, making the future world a very scary place

Is Google Glass dead?

News 25 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Despite Google ending its Explorer programme, the smart glasses are still in development

Phone money

EE, O2 Vodafone et al set to cap bills for stolen phones

News 24 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

The UK’s leading mobile providers have all agreed to cap bills for devices that have been stolen