4G speeds have halved in the UK


4G mobile speeds in the UK have reportedly halved as more people sign up for the service

NHS Ambulance

BT, EE & HTC join forces to step up accuracy of 999 call locations


BT, EE and HTC want to make it easier for the location of emergency calls to be identified

Education and skills blackboard

Salaries for IT pros rising faster than UK average


High demand for cloud, big data and mobile skills are driving up wages for those in the know


iPhone & iPad users under attack from malware


Malware affecting the Mac, iPhone and iPad in China

UK 5G research to benefit from £5m Huawei investment


University of Surrey set to benefit from networking firm’s largesse

John Lewis teams up with Microsoft for interactive Christmas toy experience


John Lewis launches ‘Monty’s Magical Toy Machine’ for Christmas with Microsoft Kinect 2 technology

wireless antenna

National roaming: Filling in the UK's mobile coverage gaps

Analysis & Insight

Plans to let mobile users "roam" on to other networks have met with resistance, but may be part of the solutio


UK tech innovation bags government funding boost


Business secretary Vince Cable unveils £67m government investment plans for emerging technology areas

Nationwide's Exeter branch

Nationwide unveils smartwatch banking app


Building society has teamed up with IBM to let customers check balances and make payments through the power of voice

Dell developing a ‘Smart Desk’ for the professional market


Context-sensitive 32in touchscreen aims to replace the keyboard and mouse

Dell to help 500 million Windows XP users upgrade


2-in-1 tablets can now cater to enterprise productivity needs, says VP

Google Glass restricts drivers’ peripheral vision


Google Glass could pose greater risk to drivers by obstructing the wearer’s right peripheral vision

Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet: Top 5 enterprise features


Dell and Intel plan to attract businesses with RealSense camera technology

Google releases open source network traffic security tool


Nogotofail aims to sniff out flaws in HTTPS

CityFibre to build fibre network for West Yorkshire firms


Ultrafast broadband network builder wants local businesses to register their interest in the project now

Facebook privacy

Facebook user data requests rise by 24 per cent


Government requests for Facebook user data has risen by almost a quarter in first half of 2014

Top 5 Facebook scams: "Guess who viewed your profile" tops list


A report by Bitdefender says more than 850,000 scams over two years occurred on social networks

Amazon Fire flop won't stall firm's future smartphone plans


Despite the failure of the Fire Phone, Amazon is forging ahead with plans to make further smartphone devices

data security

A quarter of employees break remote working policies


Research by Imation has revealed workers don't secure their devices, despite a large proportion losing their device

IT budgets

Why throwing more money at IT security isn't the answer

Analysis & Insight

Spending more on IT security is a waste of time, argues Davey Winder, unless it's spent in the right way

EE suffers UK-wide 4G mobile data outage


Nearly eight hours of problems for EE users across the UK reported

Social Network to focus on user safety with move to Ireland


The social networking site is attempting to overcome teen suicide issues by introducing new features

Dell warns firms not to get complacent over mobile security


Businesses need to focus on managing apps, not devices, says CTO

"Re-energised" Dell talks up benefits of privatisation


Dell claims the decision to go private has paid off for customers, partners and its R&D efforts

Samsung Galaxy S6 leak reveals smartphone codenamed 'Project Zero'


Leaked information on the new Samsung Galaxy S6 reveals codename, Project Zero

Open source

Cyber security risk to open source apps set to soar in 2015


Trend Micro predicts uptick in attacks on open source apps next year, in the wake of Heartbleed and Shellshock


HP Ubuntu laptop (255 G1) review


HP’s latest notebook saves money by ditching Windows for Ubuntu. Is your next notebook Open Source?

Intel picks wrist-worn drone as Make it Wearable contest winner


Intel has awarded a group of developers with first prize in its smart clothing contest for a wrist-worn drone

Small Business IT

Search is on for Britain’s best small business


BT on the hunt for most innovative small business in the country

Trio of iPads

iPad Pro (12in) reportedly in the works for 2015


Rumours that Apple is planning to release a 12-inch iPad Pro next year have begun to circulate


GCHQ boss says tech giants “in denial” over online terrorism threat


Social media has become “command and control” network of choice for online criminals, claims new GCHQ boss


Facebook opens up link to dark web via Tor


Tor-friendly .onion address gives users anonymity

RBS facing multi-million pound fine for IT failures


2012's outage means the bank will have to pay a record-breaking fine for inconveniencing customers

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Russia dismantles Steve Jobs memorial after Tim Cook comes out


A Steve Jobs memorial has been taken down after the current CEO announced he's gay


Oracle under fire over "hostile" licensing relationships


Report by Campaign for Clear Licensing sheds light on common customer issues involving Oracle

Virgin Media now offers free Wi-Fi at 150 Tube stations


Virgin Media now provides free Wi-Fi in 150 different tube stations across London

Windows 8.1 market share leaps ahead


Adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 shot up in October, marking the OS’ biggest leap in market share to date


Wi-Fi hotspots to grow to 1 per 20 people by 2018


A new study has revealed that Wi-Fi hotspots could rise to one per 20 people over next four years

mobile roaming

UK government to introduce national roaming law


Plans to introduce national roaming in the UK will reportedly be announced this week

The Samaritans defend Twitter-monitoring app in face of privacy backlash


Suicide prevention charity says it's looking into user concerns about Radar app