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Jane Hoskyn

Jane Hoskyn has been a journalist for over 25 years, with bylines in Men's Health, the Mail on Sunday, BBC Radio and more. In between freelancing, her roles have included features editor for Computeractive and technology editor for Broadcast, and she was named IPC Media Commissioning Editor of the Year for her work at Web User. Today, she specialises in writing features about user experience (UX), security and accessibility in B2B and consumer tech. You can follow Jane's personal Twitter account at @janeskyn.

How AI can help – and hinder – the supply chain crisis
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How AI can help – and hinder – the supply chain crisis

AI can shed light on your supply snarl-ups, but bad data might make a chaotic situation worse
19 Apr 2022
Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?
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Network & Internet

Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?

5G adoption is picking up and promises to solve networking woes for businesses on the move, but is it a Wi-Fi killer?
31 Mar 2022
The keys to catching a cyber crook
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hacking

The keys to catching a cyber crook

Why greed, carelessness and an itch for glory are highly exploitable chinks in a cyber criminal's armour
17 Mar 2022
How to keep cloud costs under control
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Cloud

How to keep cloud costs under control

The sky's the limit for businesses in the cloud, but only if costs and usage are managed with care
15 Mar 2022
How to keep your mobile workforce happy
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flexible working

How to keep your mobile workforce happy

Why employee wellbeing is a vital business metric, and how your organisation can achieve maximum results
14 Feb 2022
A month in the life of a social engineer
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social engineering

A month in the life of a social engineer

With hackers finding more ingenious ways to exploit human flaws, we get inside the planning stages of a social engineering attack
6 Jan 2022
How biased is your app?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How biased is your app?

Why businesses must spot and fix algorithmic bias in their products, before users, and lawyers, do
4 Jan 2022
How to make workplace tech inclusive for an ageing workforce
An older worker and her younger colleague having a discussion in front of a monitor
Careers & training

How to make workplace tech inclusive for an ageing workforce

While experienced workers don’t need tech handholding, your business can yet streamline its IT to render it more accessible
19 Nov 2021
How not to get hit by ransomware in 2022
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ransomware

How not to get hit by ransomware in 2022

Ransomware is evolving fast. How can a home-based workforce stay a step ahead?
20 Oct 2021
Make the web accessible
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user experience (UX)

Make the web accessible

Tiny text, muffled sound and fiddly controls can make browsing websites and operating apps hard work. Here's how to make them all easier to see, hear …
20 Nov 2020
Track anything online in real time
Location tracking
Software

Track anything online in real time

From polar bears to planes, trains and pandemics these tools help you track the world outside while you’re stuck inside
21 May 2020
Should you stop using CCleaner?
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Security

Should you stop using CCleaner?

CCleaner was forced to dump a recent version following a furious privacy backlash – perhaps it's time you looked at alternatives
16 Oct 2018