Bobby Hellard
Slack will now let you schedule messages up to 120 days in advance
Slack's new schedule send feature
Software

Slack will now let you schedule messages up to 120 days in advance

Users can set specific send times for channels, direct messages and threads
17 Jun 2021
Google opens its first physical store in New York
The main checkout desk at Google's new store in New York
Business strategy

Google opens its first physical store in New York

'Apple-style' shop will offer after-sales support and tutorials on Google services like Gmail and ChromeOS
17 Jun 2021
Microsoft's Nadella now holds dual role of CEO and chairman
Microsoft Satya Nadella on stage
Careers & training

Microsoft's Nadella now holds dual role of CEO and chairman

It's the first time the same executive has held both roles since co-founder Bill Gates stepped down in 2014
17 Jun 2021
Web creator to sell original source code as an NFT
The creator of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee
blockchain

Web creator to sell original source code as an NFT

Sotheby's will auction the single non-fungible token that consists of time-stamped files, a video, a letter and a poster of the code
16 Jun 2021
Privacy group files GDPR lawsuit against online advertising industry
Dr Johnny Ryan, the senior fellow at the Irish Council for Civil Liberties
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Privacy group files GDPR lawsuit against online advertising industry

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties is going after Amazon, Facebook, Google and more over alleged data privacy breaches
16 Jun 2021
US Supreme Court gives LinkedIn green light to fight data scraping
The home page for LinkedIn's website
data governance

US Supreme Court gives LinkedIn green light to fight data scraping

A lower court ruling previously barred the company from preventing hiQ Labs from accessing information that its members had made public
15 Jun 2021
Irish police to be given powers to demand passwords
Someone trying to unlock a smartphone that is password-protected
Security

Irish police to be given powers to demand passwords

Security experts warn the legislative changes go against the fundamentals of identity and access control
15 Jun 2021
Google Workspace is now available for everyone
Google's new Spaces features in Gmail
Google Docs

Google Workspace is now available for everyone

The move means all of the tech giant's three billion users can access the full Google Workspace platform
14 Jun 2021
Qualcomm wants a stake in Arm if Nvidia takeover fails
The Qualcomm sign outside its HQ
mergers and acquisitions

Qualcomm wants a stake in Arm if Nvidia takeover fails

Incoming CEO proposes an IPO investment as regulators continue to probe Nvidia's acquisition plans
14 Jun 2021
Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app
The iPhone 3G with iOS 4
iOS

Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app

A developer has built a 'pixel-perfect' replica of the iPhone 3G's operating system called 'OldOS'
10 Jun 2021
Zoom reimagines the desk phone for the hybrid workforce
Zoom's Poly-built desk phone with touch screen
business communications

Zoom reimagines the desk phone for the hybrid workforce

The video conferencing giant has collaborated with Poly and Yealink for collaborative office hardware
10 Jun 2021
Cisco bolsters Webex for the hybrid workforce
The Cisco Webex logo
video conferencing

Cisco bolsters Webex for the hybrid workforce

The major update includes an end-to-end events platform, speech optimisation and data-loss prevention
9 Jun 2021
AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic
Darren Hardman, AWS head of operations in the UK and Ireland
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic

Businesses need 'leadership muscle' to implement a culture that can continue to adapt to new technologies, says UK and Ireland chief
9 Jun 2021
Oracle updates MoU with UK's Crown Commercial Service
Oracle logo on the side of a building
cloud computing

Oracle updates MoU with UK's Crown Commercial Service

The US cloud giant will further expand its offerings to public sector bodies, such as the Home office and NHS Trusts
9 Jun 2021
WWDC 2021: Apple unveils iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more
An Apple store with a giant Apple logo
iOS

WWDC 2021: Apple unveils iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more

We take a look at all the features Apple revealed for its desktop, smartphone and tablet operating systems
8 Jun 2021
OnePlus 9 Pro review: An instant cult classic
The back cover of the OnePlus 9 Pro
Hardware

OnePlus 9 Pro review: An instant cult classic

It's no longer the 'cheap' option, but the 9 Pro is the best Android alternative to Samsung
7 Jun 2021
OnePlus 9 Pro review gallery
Hardware

OnePlus 9 Pro review gallery

Photos of the OnePlus 9 Pro
7 Jun 2021
WWDC 2021: What to expect from Apple's developer conference
Apple WWDC 2021 to go ahead in June
Hardware

WWDC 2021: What to expect from Apple's developer conference

All eyes on Cupertino for fresh MacBook Pros, an update to the M1 processor, iOS 15 and more
7 Jun 2021
Labour urges NHS Digital to halt patient data-sharing plans
A GP with an elderly patient
privacy

Labour urges NHS Digital to halt patient data-sharing plans

Pooling pseudonymised medical records risks undermining doctor-patient trust, warns shadow health minister
7 Jun 2021
US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status
Visual representation of ransomware by showing encrypted files on a display
ransomware

US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status

Department of Justice will require all ransomware cases to be centrally coordinated via Washington
4 Jun 2021
Slack reports almost 40% Q1 growth as Salesforce deals nears closure
Slack's logo outside its San Francisco HQ
business communications

Slack reports almost 40% Q1 growth as Salesforce deals nears closure

The comms platform now has 169,000 paid customers
4 Jun 2021
What is HarmonyOS? A guide to Huawei's operating system
HarmonyOS on the MateX2
Mobile

What is HarmonyOS? A guide to Huawei's operating system

We take a look at Huawei's fledgeling OS that's aimed at IoT and, now, smartphones
3 Jun 2021
Facebook unveils developer tools to boost business messaging on WhatsApp and Instagram
An advert for Facebook's F8 developer conference
software development

Facebook unveils developer tools to boost business messaging on WhatsApp and Instagram

The social network also revealed Messenger API for Instagram at its F8 Refresh conference
3 Jun 2021
Half of UK firms to cut office space
An office space with a reduced number of desks and chairs
agile working

Half of UK firms to cut office space

Hybrid working "embedded" into the working culture of many organisations, PwC survey suggests
3 Jun 2021
'Work is no longer a place' Zoom says after posting 191% year-on-year growth
The Zoom app on a smartphone with callers in the background
video conferencing

'Work is no longer a place' Zoom says after posting 191% year-on-year growth

Video conferencing platform continues its pandemic-fueled growth, but analysts predict a sharp fall is due
2 Jun 2021
UK's AI startup scene has grown 600% over past decade
A blurred Union Jack flag behind digital imagery
startups

UK's AI startup scene has grown 600% over past decade

The country's £32.76 billion AI sector brought in £2.41 billion worth of investment in 2020 alone, according to Tech Nation
2 Jun 2021
BT begins trial of 'revolutionary' hollow core fibre cables
An illustration of fibre cables carrying information
Network & Internet

BT begins trial of 'revolutionary' hollow core fibre cables

Air-filled cables currently being tested in Ipswich could reduce signal delay by up to 50%
1 Jun 2021
EU to unveil plans for 'bloc-wide' digital wallet
A smartphone over a map of Europe with a lock icon
digital currency

EU to unveil plans for 'bloc-wide' digital wallet

Plans for a biometrically secured app to be revealed on Wednesday and could be fully operational by next year
1 Jun 2021
Acer's ConceptD laptops feature glasses-free 3D technology
A man using the SpatialLabs 3D program on an Acer Concept D
Laptops

Acer's ConceptD laptops feature glasses-free 3D technology

SpatialLabs tracks head and eye positions to create content that "floats" in front of the display
28 May 2021
Multi-cloud vs hybrid cloud – what's the difference?
Several small clouds hanging from strings against a blue backdrop
hybrid cloud

Multi-cloud vs hybrid cloud – what's the difference?

With no shortage of cloud providers, we take a look at two of the most popular options for businesses
27 May 2021
Privacy campaigners rally against "illegal" Clearview AI data scraping
A finger about to press the Clearview AI App
artificial intelligence (AI)

Privacy campaigners rally against "illegal" Clearview AI data scraping

The notorious facial recognition firm claims to have a database of more than three billion images scraped from social media sites
27 May 2021
Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1
An angled shot of the Nvidia logo on its California HQ
data centres

Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1

Increase partly attributed to its 2019 acquisition of Israeli-American datacentre specialists Mellanox
27 May 2021
Google Cloud launches trio of new database services
The facade of Google Cloud headquarters against a bright blue sky
big data analytics

Google Cloud launches trio of new database services

Tech giant reveals Dataplex, Datastream and an Analytics Hub that can replicate data streams into BigQuery
26 May 2021
What are the pros and cons of AI?
A robot by a chalk board
machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's changing business
26 May 2021
UK gov urged to replace "inflexible" police records system
An old style computer in pink
digital transformation

UK gov urged to replace "inflexible" police records system

Independent inquiry has given the Home Office eight weeks to come up with a plan to update the 47-year-old Police National Computer
26 May 2021