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Symantec split will begin on April 1

News 6 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company will separate into two sales divisions on April Fool's Day

Space!

UK's first spaceport approved, but where will it be?

News 5 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Government confirms spaceport plans, but doesn't disclose where the first will be built

Could Google be planning two Nexus phones for 2015?

News 5 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Google could be working on two new Nexus smartphones for 2015, reports claim

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Hiring tips from tech's top leaders, from Zuckerberg to Jobs

News 5 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke about his hiring rules at the Mobile World Congress

EU flag

EU refuses to scrap data roaming charges

News 5 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Holidaymakers face at least three more years of pricey mobile phone tariffs abroad

Lords: Drone flights should be tracked in database

News 5 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Drone committee wants government to establish online database of drone activity you can access with an app

IBM makes Watson even smarter with AlchemyAPI acquisition

News 5 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Watson supercomputer gets deep-learning boost from AlchemyAPI's machine learning ability

Contactless payments at the Olympics

Google Wallet takes on Apple Pay with transformed Softcard payments service

News 5 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Search giant’s payments service will be preloaded onto Android smartphones

iPad Plus: Release date, rumours and specs

News 5 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Rumours of a larger 12in Apple tablet have recently surfaced, with release slated for 2015

Tinder’s relationship with Rackspace underpins your casual flirting

News 5 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Dating app picks Rackspace’s database-as-a-service to support swiping activity

Mobile World Congress: where innovation comes in flatpack

Analysis & Insight 5 Mar, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

This year's MWC in Barcelona was largely about incremental upgrades... and IKEA furniture

SanDisk crushes cost of flash storage with super-cheap all-flash arrays

News 5 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The all-flash arrays will start at less than $1 per gigabyte to offer the benefits of flash at lower costs

Airport

Virgin Atlantic trials Sony SmartWear to boost communication

News 5 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Heathrow-based engineers will get updates on the SmartWatch and take pictures with the SmartEyeglass

What Google's MVNO plans mean for the UK

Analysis & Insight 4 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Can Google offer anything new in an over-saturated UK mobile market?

Government-as-a-Platform provides “fantastic opportunity” for tech industry

News 4 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

TechUK welcomes common IT platforms approach, but recognises suppliers must “do things differently”

Lumia 640 for business: can the Lumia 640 help Microsoft in the enterprise?

Analysis & Insight 4 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL show Microsoft wants to win at enterprise mobility

WordPress

The WordPress CMS isn't insecure – you are!

Analysis & Insight 4 Mar, 2015 Davey Winder

Another vulnerability in WordPress is bad news for the CMS platform

European Commission

EU data protection reform draft “an empty shell”

News 4 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Privacy groups warn the European Council is undermining new data protection laws

Blackphone 2: is it right for your business?

Analysis & Insight 4 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Silent Circle announces business-friendly model of its super-secure Blackphone smartphone

FREAK flaw leaves Apple, Google users at risk

News 4 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

"Zombie" flaw the result of US watering down encryption for export

Apple beats Samsung to smartphone glory

News 4 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The iPhone maker overtook the Korean manufacturer by 3,000 sales in the final quarter of 2014

KitKat still the platform of choice for Android users

News 4 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Although Lollipop is running on three per cent of devices, KitKat prevails with 41 per cent

Synology RackStation RS815+ review

Reviews 4 Mar, 2015 Dave Mitchell

The RS815+ rack NAS appliance delivers on Synology’s performance promises

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Forbes rich list 2015: Who are the richest tech CEOs?

News 3 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Heads of Uber and Snapchat join the usual suspects in the billionaire's club

TechUK calls for clarity over Gov’s IT procurement strategy

News 3 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Trade body criticises GDS’s decision to condemn tower model without consultation

Nokia teases blistering 5G speeds of 2Gbps

News 3 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

5G network pencilled in to debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

HP splashes out $3bn on network firm Aruba

News 3 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

HP plans to dominate the $18bn wireless networking market

Are the curtains closing on Google+?

News 2 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Google’s social network is being split into two products: photos and a ‘social layer’

LG unveils LG Watch Urbane, and LTE model

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece Adam Shepherd

LG positions its own luxury smartwatches as Apple Watch competitors

One in three British drivers 'scared of driverless cars'

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Self-driving cars face challenge to win over the public, despite road testing now being legal

Windows XP adoption outpaces Windows 7 growth

News 2 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Microsoft’s expired operating system is more popular than Windows 8 and 8.1

Blackberry phone

BlackBerry reveals survival bid at MWC

News 2 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Phonemaker to ship apps to iOS, Android and Windows Phone, and partners with Samsung over Knox

Intel Atom x chips attempt to muscle into Android/Windows mobile devices

News 2 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman

Can True Key integration finally ditch the need for passwords?

Isis supporters threaten Twitter co-founder after accounts blocked

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Jack Dorsey and other Twitter employees have received a death threat over policy to block Isis accounts

Contactless payments at the Olympics

Samsung gives sneak preview of Apple Pay rival at MWC 2015

News 2 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Samsung and MasterCard announce mobile payments system Samsung Pay, compatible with older card terminals

Ikea launches Qi wireless charging furniture

News 2 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company will start shipping its smart home furnishings in April

Lenovo vows to cut bloatware after Superfish

News 2 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company says it will drop adware after its Superfish debacle left customer data at risk

Sony Xperia Z4 tablet to include 2K screen & 17 hour battery

News 2 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman

Android 5.0 Lollipop tablet to have a uber-bright 500 cd/m2 display

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S5 - What's new?

News 1 Mar, 2015 Khidr Suleman

Galaxy S6 specs include a Gorilla Glass 4 display, Samsung Pay and unibody design

Adobe Flash

Google to automatically convert Flash web ads to HTML5

News 27 Feb, 2015 Caroline Preece

Flash adverts will soon be automatically converted to HTML5, to make mobile advert experience smoother