Google reveals driverless cars made to go over speed limit

News 20 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Google engineer says self-driving cars have been designed to exceed to speed limit on purpose

Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft board as NBA season approaches

News 20 Aug, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Former Microsoft CEO will devote time to running LA Clippers and teaching

Big data

Big Data or Bust?

News 19 Aug, 2014 IT Pro

Join us at our latest Dennis Business Media roundtable event to discuss the pros and cons of big data

Google search

Google attacks PageRank manipulating linking networks

News 19 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Google has taken action against two networks for tampering with search results

Mark Samuels

Are you under threat from the head of the IoT?

Analysis & Insight 18 Aug, 2014 Mark Samuels

Mark Samuels ponders what the latest job title du jour means for those currently tasked with their firm's digital strategy

Julian Assange

Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy "soon"

News 18 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Wikileaks founder claims his two-year stay at the embassy in London will soon be over

Apple bans benzene and n-hexane from final assembly process

News 14 Aug, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Move welcomed as a positive first step by Green America


Big data: taking to the air

Analysis & Insight 14 Aug, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

When it comes to big data, we should take our lead from the world of aviation, according to Stephen Pritchard...


Auction website eBay forced to say sorry after 10th major outage

News 13 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Sellers demand compensation from firm

NIST researcher demonstrating quantum processor

Ultra pure silicon could pave way for more quantum computing research

News 12 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Silicon that’s better than 99.9998 per cent pure is just the job for cutting edge research

Dell boss reveals Bitcoin order

News 12 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Michael Dell tweets order for servers worth 85 Bitcoins or $50,000

Google partners with The Sun for children’s ‘Code Camp’

News 11 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Google and The Sun are working together on a computer programming campaign aimed at teaching children to code

Internet Explorer

Microsoft to cease support for all older versions of IE by 2016

News 11 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft gives users and firms two years to get up to date before pulling plug on older versions of IE

IBM creates SyNapse chip to mimic brain functionality

News 8 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Low-power chip crams in one million programmable neurons onto a stamp

Pinterest introduces private messaging for users

News 7 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Pinterest has finally introduced a private messaging feature for users to communicate with each other

Facebook hires former BlackBerry exec for app

News 7 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Facebook has brought in former BlackBerry executive Andrew Bocking to work on the app

Wikipedia logo

Wikipedia has rejected all requests to remove/alter content since 2012

News 6 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

Wikipedia has released its first ever transparency report, revealing details of requests received since 2012

BlackBerry concludes company restructure with internal memo

News 5 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

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

News 5 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

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

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

News 4 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

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