House buyers hit by Bank of England deposit payment system crash


The infrastructure that processes large payments between British banks went offline yesterday, much to the dismay of hou

Teradata pushes integrated data analytics with Connection Analytics & QueryGrid


Speaking at this week’s Nashville conference, Teradata has highlighted the need for integrated data analytics

Teradata revamps Integrated Marketing Cloud for greater data insights


Teradata uses Nashville conference to talk up enhancements to its Integrated Marketing Cloud

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BBC to publish links to articles removed by "Right To Be Forgotten" rule


Broadcaster wants to remind readers of stories hidden by “Right to be Forgotten” rule

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Welsh Government backs creation of 620 IT jobs at CGI with £3.2m grant


Canadian IT services company wins government funding to support expansion of cloud and security offerings

Microsoft smartwatch to pack two-day battery life


Smartwatch to launch in "coming weeks"

IBM System x3550 M4

IBM to pay $1.5 billion to offload chip-making business


Big Blue looks set to hive off firm to Globalfoundries


High Court instructs ISPs to block counterfeit sites


Virgin Media, BT, EE, BSkyB and TalkTalk have all been directed to block access to the sites selling fake goods

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Internet trolls could face 2-year prison sentences


Those caught trolling could face two years in prison

Home Office backs Child Abuse Image Database creation


CAID will aid efforts at home and abroad to investigate online spread of child abuse images

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Neil Young talks up Pono in a bid to "bring the feeling back in music" through technology


Iconic musician has partnered with key players to bring about change in the music industry

iPad Mini 3: Release date, price & specs


Apple has confirmed the forthcoming release of the iPad Mini 3, with pre-orders starting on 17 October

iPad Air 2: Release date, pricing & specs confirmed


Apple confirmed the release date, specs and pricing for iPad Air 2 at its launch event.


UK tech industry calls for criminal justice data sharing reforms


Tech UK claims joined up databases could cut waste and speed up investigations, says trade body


Sky Broadband problems: Liverpool & Manchester hit by internet outage


Sky Broadband customers in Liverpool and Manchester have been without internet & phone services since midnight

Superfast Dorset to bring fibre broadband to 9,000 more homes & businesses


Third phase of project in north of county will see improved speeds for thousands

How to find the best mobile application performance management tool


We explore the best mobile app performance tools on the market...

iPad Air 2 teardown reveals it's almost unrepairable


iFixit deconstructed the tablet and also revealed it has an NFC chip and smaller battery packed in

Security flaw

SQL injection flaw fixed by Drupal


The makers of the open source content management system have fixed troublesome flaw

Puls smartwatch unveiled by


The smart 'cuff' doesn't need to be connected to a smartphone to work

iPad Air 2, OS X Yosemite & Retina iMac: Launch live blog


With the iPad Air 2 and new iMac expected to make their debut later, find out all the latest information about today

Retina iMac with 5K display: Release date, specs & pricing confirmed


Apple has confirmed the arrival of its 27in Retina Display iMac desktop computer.

OS X Yosemite release date confirmed as 16 October


OS X Yosemite available to download today

Sales graph on tablet PC

Worldwide tablet sales growth set for 2014 slowdown


Gartner's latest PC market tracker features some sobering food for thought for tablet makers

Inside IBM & SAP's cloud tie-up

Analysis & Insight

SAP will host its enterprise applications on IBM's cloud, for the benefit of both firms and their customers

Facebook debuts Safety Check natural disaster notification system


Facebook introduces feature to help users notify friends and family of their whereabouts during natural disasters

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Vodafone to boost 4G speeds in London, Birmingham & Manchester


Major cities get mobile broadband boost with 4.5G technologies from network provider

Samsung breaks 5G data transmission speed record


But the technology probably won't see the light of day until 2022

Cyber war

Cybercrime costing companies $12.7m a year


HP has revealed the number of cybercrime incidents have increased by 96 per cent over the last five years

Opt out of plugging in for a more secure CMS

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder explains why CMS plug-ins are not worth the security risk

EasyJet passport scanning app to cut down check-in times


Check-in app allows users to take a picture of their passport before boarding

Google Glass-induced internet addiction treated by psychiatrists


Man reports, what is thought to be, the first case of internet addiction brought on by use of Google Glass

Google uncovers Poodle SSL 3.0 security flaw


Google researchers sound security alarm over Poodle SSL 3.0 flaw

Vodafone extends 4G roaming to 23 countries


Mobile operator adds another 19 countries to areas customers can use 4G smartphones and tablets

Facebook & Apple to pay for female employees to freeze eggs


Facebook and Apple have decided to offer employees the chance to delay motherhood by paying to freeze their eggs

Virgin Pendolino Train

Worst train routes for making calls & sending texts revealed


EE offers the most solid 4G signal, while Three is best for voice calls - unless you're in St Pancras


BT 80Mbps microwave radio link installed in Devon village


Connection negates the need for fibre optic cable to be laid underground

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Ada Lovelace Day highlights women’s role in IT


On Ada Lovelace day, we celebrate her contributions to IT while looking at ongoing gender issues in the industry

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Android L: Could Google's next mobile OS be called Licorice?


A series of social media posts have fuelled speculation about the name of Android's next mobile OS


Dropbox claims password 'leaks' not due to hack


Dropbox has denied a recent leak of hundreds of usernames and passwords was down to hackers