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multi-channel retail

Regent Street Beacon Project rolled out to 120 retailers

News 22 Aug, 2014 Rosie Clarke

Regent Street shoppers reaping benefits of personalised smartphone offers and alerts

The internet of things

Mini-wireless sensors to help smartphones monitor household items

News 22 Aug, 2014 Rosie Clarke

European start-up Estimote debuts mini-wireless sensors for the home

London

London SMBs suffer sluggish broadband speeds

News 22 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

CEBR research suggest the capitals SMBs are failing to get a good return on their comms investments

Internet search

Google “right to be forgotten”: Everything you need to know

News 22 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece Rosie Clarke

Google has begun to remove search results under the “right to be forgotten” ruling. Here’s our guide to what you need to know

BlackBerry

Windows Phone popularity set to outstrip BlackBerry in UK

News 22 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Microsoft is on course to overtake BlackBerry as third most popular OS in the UK with the Windows Phone

Security weakness uncovered in Android, Windows & iOS by researchers

News 22 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

A team of engineers have identified a serious security weakness in phones across iOS, Android and Windows

Windows logo

Windows 9 developer launch date set for 30 September

News 22 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

The update will include design tweaks and the re-introduction of the Smart Menu

Opera

Opera Mini now default browser on budget Windows devices

News 22 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

The browser to be pre-installed on the company's Nokia Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms

UPS data breach: Customer payment card details compromised

News 22 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Parcel delivery firm confirms data breach following malware attack on 51 of its 4,500 US stores

Spam email

ICO raids Welsh claims management firm over nuisance text alerts

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Data protection watchdog said raid will help it ascertain whether or not to take enforcement action

HTC One M8 Windows Phone: Further release date information

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Despite being announced as a Verizon exclusive, the HTC Windows Phone will hit more carriers including AT&T

Introducing the Cloud Pro app

News 21 Aug, 2014 IT Pro

Download the app on Android or iOS devices to keep up to date with cloud news, reviews, analysis and insight

iPad Air 2 tipped to receive 2GB RAM boost

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Apple will be adding to the RAM of its next-generation 9.7-inch iPad, increasing it to 2GB in line with various Android devices

Hypercat gets £1.6m extra funding for Internet of Things work

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Hypercat’s work to develop an open standard for the internet of things is to receive additional funding from the UK Government

Cyber security

GCHQ to test UK citizens' ability to prevent cyber attacks

News 21 Aug, 2014 Rosie Clarke

Surveillance service teams up with Cyber Security Challenge to help uncover new infosecurity experts

University students targeted by smartphone fraudsters

News 21 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

The National Mobile Phone Crime Unit sounds alarm after mobile phone fraudsters leave university students out of pocket

Twitter

Twitter changes policy on removing pictures of deceased

News 21 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

The social network says family members can request the removal of pictures - as long as they can prove they are related

BYOD

BYOD policies in local government explored

News 21 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

Some local governments are further ahead than others with BYOD, research finds

Lenovo launches first budget laptop

News 20 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Lenovo has unveiled its first low-cost laptop in a bid to take on rival budget models

OS X Yosemite beta 6 now available

News 20 Aug, 2014 Khidr Suleman Caroline Preece

OS X 10.10 introduces tight integration with iPads and iPhones, with a sixth beta version now available for users to try

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