Networking

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Facebook's AI engine could warn you before posting content

News 17 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

Any photos it thinks could cause controversy or embarrassment will come with a warning before posting

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Avaya to release Chromebook call centre software

News 12 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The dedicated desktop software 'will make contact centre operations simpler, more flexible and more cost-effective'

Internet of Things network unveiled by Arqiva and SIGFOX

News 11 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The network will start rolling out in 10 UK cities over the next 12 months

Intel announces new platform for the Internet of Things

News 10 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

Intel has launched a new platform to support the growth of the Internet of Things

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UK broadband not up to scratch, Ofcom claims

News 9 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The regulator's report reveals its main concerns are rural areas, city not-spots and the availability of NGA technology

Broadband speed

Digital Scotland extends superfast broadband to 1,400 homes

News 8 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

Homes and businesses in Bearsden and Bishopbriggs are now benefitting alongside more than 150,000 across Scotland from superfast connections

BT installs ‘record-breaking’ broadband network across Scottish Highlands

News 4 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

The rollout is part of Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband scheme to bring faster internet to country

Facebook

Facebook app permissions questioned by MPs

News 1 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The Facebook mobile app can apparently use your phone to take pictures and record videos when it wants

Social Network

Tumblr becomes fastest-growing social network

News 27 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

Facebook growth hits single figures in latest research

EU demands Google extend 'right to be forgotten' to all domains

News 27 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

Privacy regulators say offending links must be removed from .com domains

Telcos demand action from Ofcom over BT's UK broadband stronghold

News 24 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ofcom under pressure to do more to boost competition within UK's broadband market

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Ofcom "in talks" with Vodafone over police & NHS weekend call failures

News 24 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ofcom says it's urgently investigating outage after UK left without non-emergency access to Police and NHS

Ofcom to boost mobile data using digital TV airwaves

News 20 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Ofcom has announced plans to make mobile data faster and cheaper for UK customers by freeing up television airwaves

Broadband speed

Which? calls for broadband transparency

News 18 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The consumer group said the way broadband speeds are advertised is unfair

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Facebook to bring free internet access to Africa with Avanti

News 17 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Social networking giant's "free internet for everyone" to expand to Africa, claim reports

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Forget 5G, it's Wi-Fi that continues to grow

Analysis & Insight 13 Nov, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Faster 4G – and the promise of 5G – will help businesses on the move. But Wi-Fi will remain a core service for years to come.

Fibre cables

One quarter of UK premises connected to superfast broadband

News 13 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Around 1.5 million properties help UK achieve one of the quickest rollouts of fibre connectivity in the world

Spectrum

Ofcom spectrum sell-off to boost 4G speeds

News 7 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Ofcom's decision to sell up could help alleviate mobile data capacity crunch

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

News 6 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

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

Emirates want to make airline Wi-Fi free for all

News 6 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The airline says it faces a number of hurdles before the service can be offered at no cost

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