Sony hack, offline Netflix and a robotic arm: Best of the web

News 19 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week


CIOs and CMOs urged to collaborate to win customers

News 18 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

Forrester warns CIOs and CMOs to toss differences aside if they want to succeed


London air traffic failure: NATS' lessons are not blue-sky thinking

Analysis & Insight 18 Dec, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Last week's air traffic control outage has both lessons, and reassurances, for critical IT systems.

Virtual reality

Virtual reality: moving on from the home to the workplace

Analysis & Insight 17 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

Primarily considered as consumer technology, how is virtual reality beginning to make waves in business?


Apple cleared in $1 billion iPod antitrust case

News 17 Dec, 2014 Rene Millman

Steve Jobs video testimony persuades jury to reject accusations it forced users to delete rivals' music

Google's top 2014 search trends revealed

News 16 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

Google 2014 trends have been unveiled, and include the year’s biggest sporting events, tech releases, cat stats and more


Start-ups see more success with accelerators, research finds

News 16 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Telefonica study hails rising influence of start-up programmes in UK

Ghost car SatNav debuted by Jaguar Land Rover

News 16 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The company has developed a 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen giving drivers a full view of the road around them


PayPal payments now accepted at Apple

News 16 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

Apple is offering the payment option on its website and in its stores

Pirate bay

The Pirate Bay is back, but for how long?

News 15 Dec, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

New version of notorious file-sharing site appears online following last week's raid by Swedish police


Heathrow & Gatwick airspace chaos 'caused by lack of IT investment'

News 15 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis Clare Hopping

Vince Cable accuses air traffic control centre Nats of "skimping on large-scale investment"

Facebook Year in Review (2014), Nobel prize sold & Star Trek 3: Best of the web

News 12 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web

Orange Wednesdays 2-4-1 cinema deal to be axed in February 2015 by EE

News 11 Dec, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

EE promises to replace popular two-for-one cinema deal with another "entertainment-based" perk in due course

Skills gap

Digital Skills and the struggle to boost technology

Analysis & Insight 11 Dec, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

The National College for Digital Skills, and more changes to computing education, aim to boost the UK's competence in tech

Phones 4U logo

Phones4u stock auctions prompt cut-price tech bidding wars

News 10 Dec, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Phones4u's administrator puts defunct firm's leftover stock up for sale

Driverless cars have “huge UK potential”, says transport minister

News 10 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

UK transport minister Claire Perry has detailed her vision of a possible future for driverless vehicles

Google chairman blasts "misguided" AI concerns

News 10 Dec, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Eric Schmidt also adds weight to "the internet is made of cats" theory during New York talk

Skills gap

Birmingham City University pledges £10m to fight skills gap

News 9 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

University’s funding the latest effort to tackle fall in STEM workers

Terminator Genisys trailer, Orion launch & Steam streaming: Best of the web

News 5 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

IT Pro rounds up the best content around the web