Windows 8.1 vs Google Chrome OS review


Can your business save money by using Chrome OS instead of Windows?


iPhone 6 could bring Visa mobile payments


The iPhone 6 could bring Visa mobile payments to Apple users


Citizens Advice Bureau wants ISPs to axe "rip-off" broadband cancellation fees


Citizens Advice Bureau wants to see cancellation fees axed in cases where customers experience persistent service proble

New smart car tech could display traffic signs inside vehicles


Researchers are looking into technology that could allow traffic signs to be displayed inside vehicles

BlackBerry concludes company restructure with internal memo


BlackBerry has finished its recent restructuring, with an internal memo sent to employees detailing changes

Mike Lynch, Autonomy founder

HP accuses ex-Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch of fraud


War of words between HP and Autonomy boss hots up, with Mike Lynch declaring fraud comments a "personal smear"

Aircraft satellite comms systems can be hacked via in-flight Wi-Fi, claims researcher


Security researcher claims to have figured out how to hack into a plane's satellite communication systems

Google used Gmail tracking to help catch sex offender who secretly filmed children


The internet giant tipped off US police about the man, demonstrating the company is tracking users carrying out illegal

Data breach

Mozilla accidentally leaks details of 76,000 developers


The company said the leak came to light 10 days ago when a data santisation process failed

Google Glass rival for enterprise emerges


A rival headset similar to Google Glass has been unveiled by startup Atheer Labs

Windows 8.1 update 3 or Windows 9: When will the Start Menu return?


New leaked screenshots suggest the Start Menu will return in Windows 9, rather than Windows 8.1 Update 3

London buses

EE Cash on Tap contactless payments now accepted on London buses


EE confirms commuters can now use their smartphones to pay for London bus journeys

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Google right to be forgotten ruling hits Wikipedia


Google is to remove a link to a Wikipedia entry from search results under the right to be forgotten ruling

Google plots to free photo services from Google+, sources claim


Search giant said to be planning separation of photo services from Google+ social network


Six university security Masters degrees approved by GCHQ


The Masters degrees aim to train internet security experts in the name of national security

Desperate US Facebook users dialled 911 during outage


When Facebook went down last week, some LA residents panicked and phoned the County Sheriff's Department


Microsoft must hand over overseas data, US court rules


Software giant to appeal ruling asking it to hand over data from its Irish datacentre

internet app launch brings free web services to Zambia


Facebook-backed initiative unveils first app to help developing countries get online

‘Dunkable’ technology start-up seeks £10 million funding


A start-up is looking for additional funding for its water-proofing technology spun from UK Ministry of Defence

USB stick

USB malware to render devices 'untrustable'


BadUSB project will show how undetectable malware can be injected into firmware of USB controllers

BT takes on Tech City broadband & BDUK complaints


Following its first quarter results, BT has spoken out about recent complaints regarding Tech City and BDUK

Google Barge in Portland, US, set to be scrapped


Fate of recently relocated San Francisco vessel remains unclear

Paddy Power data breach results in loss of 649,000 customer details


The data includes names, addresses, dates of birth, and security question answers

Broadband speed

Start-ups complain about poor Tech City broadband


The infrastructure or policy is not in place to make it ‘fit for purpose’, it is claimed


Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2014)


The 2014 ThinkPad gets updated input, but is it necessary?

EE 4G UK rollout reaches Cornwall


Mobile operator hails Cornwall's Saltash as the 250th town to benefit from 4G

1Password launches extension for third party iOS 8 apps


1Password has revealed an iOS 8 extension with Touch ID support for use in third party apps

Best Buy CEO hails laptops as tablet market's saviour


Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly has predicted that laptops could reinvigorate tablet sales

Samsung warns of challenging times after profits drop 15%


Firm shipped 73 million smartphones in Q2 but says "prospects for growth are unclear"

Green IT?

Green IT: Unplug before you go away

Analysis & Insight

Chargers for phones and tablets account for a growing proportion of the energy used by IT.

The internet of things

HP: 70% of Internet of Things devices vulnerable to attack


Research by HP suggests password security and encryption issues could leave Internet of Things devices vulnerable to att


Tor network users may have been identified by hackers


The internet privacy protecting service said it doesn’t know how much information about its users was recorded


Boris Johnson vows to bring "connectivity" to all in London


London Mayor wants to rollout a city-wide connectivity network to ensure everyone has internet access

Word for iPad: Top 10 tips


Office for iPad's premier app is proving popular and we've got tricks to help you unlock its potential


Twitter reports rising user growth for second quarter


Twitter reveals somewhat surprising user growth for its second quarter

Ford dumps BlackBerry for iPhones


Firm to deploy 9,000 iPhones over the next two years

Driverless cars to hit public UK roads by 2015


Driverless cars will be permitted on UK public roads by 2015, the Department for Transport has announced

Skills gap

European Commission urges education ministers to close IT skills gap


Two members of the European Commission have requested ministers use their positions to build ICT skills across the conti

BlackBerry buys Secusmart to bolster enterprise security offerings


BlackBerry to integrate firm's voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions into its platform

Larry Page

Larry Page biography: Salary and career history of Google’s co-founder and CEO

Analysis & Insight

The lowdown on Larry Page’s salary, net worth, education and career history