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Security

What threat do nation state hackers pose to businesses?

Whether it's spying, disruption or economic sabotage, companies are increasingly at risk of state-sponsored cyber attacks
11 Nov 2019
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Mobile

What is 5G and how far are we from rollout?

4G's successor promises 1ms latency and multi-Gbit/sec bandwidth, but can it deliver?
29 Oct 2019
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Why did the government’s 2025 full-fibre dream fail?

Just months after it was first pledged, the PM's plan to "unleash full-fibre” across the country has all but disappeared. What went wrong?
17 Oct 2019
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Business strategy

Can the UK tech sector still attract investment post-Brexit?

Some sectors may be upping sticks for the continent, but the tone in tech is far more upbeat
19 Sep 2019
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Business strategy

How technical debt can damage business competitiveness

A “deploy now, fix later” attitude can speed processes along, but at what cost?
28 Aug 2019
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Are smart cities a disaster waiting to happen?

Urban IoT promises to provide better healthcare, utilities, education and policing, but the cost to privacy could be high
21 Aug 2019
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Co-op embarks on major digital transformation project

The food retailer aims to streamline operations with SAP HANA and cloud-based systems
14 Aug 2019
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BA check-in vulnerability exposes passenger information

Wandera discovers unencrypted links within BA's e-ticketing process
14 Aug 2019
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NatWest trials voice banking in the UK

Customers will be able to use a Google Home to access their accounts
12 Aug 2019
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Mobile

Samsung's European device market share surges to 40%

Apple's footprint shrinks as it struggles to fend off Chinese rivals
12 Aug 2019
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How will we staff the IT workforce of the future?

In the face of breakthrough technologies, STEM education isn't enough
5 Aug 2019
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The age of the smartphone is coming to an end

AI and folding displays are about to redefine our relationship with mobile technology
27 Mar 2019
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Mobile

4G vs 5G - what's the difference?

From 3G to 4G, mobile connectivity has revolutionised our lives. Now 5G is set to do it again
25 Mar 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Apple's open data policy is a lesson in how to exploit GDPR

Being open about the data you process isn't just a box ticking exercise, it's a means to build customer trust
10 Dec 2018
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What does a Microsoft buyout mean for GitHub?

Those that use GitHub for a living share their predictions for the platform
26 Nov 2018
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Using Big Data to transform business processes

From cost management to gaining new insights, Big Data is becoming an invaluable business tool
13 Nov 2018
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Are we ready for cyber war?

Where do businesses' responsibilities lie when it comes to protecting the national interest?
15 Oct 2018
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The UK's AI sector is booming... at least for now

Unprecedented funding opportunities mean it's a great time to be an AI startup
1 Oct 2018
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A lack data sharing could lead to 'brain drain' post-Brexit

With the UK now the most targeted region for cyber attacks, cooperation with the EU post-Brexit is critical
4 Sep 2018
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UK ISPs exploit the 'acceptance of mediocre broadband'

Experts say dishonest advertising stymies innovation and artificially inflates the value of lower-grade connections
21 Aug 2018
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UK's HPC industry 'needs to collaborate to survive Brexit'

Tech firms say Britain's commitment to the tech needs to match the EU's
18 Jun 2018
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Careers & training

Tech Talent Charter will rely on collaboration to succeed

Signatories call for a fundamental overhaul of hiring and workplace policies
18 May 2018
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Android OEMs allegedly lied about missed security patches

Some major phone makers appear to have missed important security updates from Google
13 Apr 2018
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Hackers are increasingly exploiting cryptojacking malware

Crypto malware is quickly extending to non-browser applications, says Checkpoint
13 Apr 2018
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Securing a startup in the GDPR age

Without the vast budgets of corporations, startups need to be savvy with security spending
11 Apr 2018
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What the Internet of Things (IoT) means for data security

Businesses struggle to manage the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data generated daily, say experts
28 Mar 2018
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Business strategy

How the IoT can transform customer experiences

From preventative maintenance on white goods to smart mirrors in clothes stores, the IoT is ready to change customer relationships
14 Mar 2018
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Business strategy

Will drones take off in the business world?

While they're a familiar sight in the hands of hobbyists and soldiers, drones are only just making inroads in the enterprise
14 Mar 2018
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NATS teams up with aviation startup to improve drone safety

The companies will develop a system to monitor drones and safeguard planes
7 Mar 2018
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EU 'may create blockchain standards' to support fintech

European officials are drafting new laws to encourage fintech investment post-Brexit - report
5 Mar 2018
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How businesses can avoid dangerous AI

Artificial intelligence offers numerous benefits, but there are also pitfalls
19 Feb 2018
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Policy & legislation

EU to spend €1 billion on supercomputing strategy

But Brexit means the UK may be left out in the cold
11 Jan 2018
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Another partner leaves the European arm of GV

Avid Larizadeh Duggan heads for pastures new, leaving one partner remaining
11 Jan 2018
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Carphone Warehouse hit with £400k fine for 2015 data breach

The ICO says there were "systemic failures" in the company's data protection procedures
10 Jan 2018
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Facebook bins M, its AI-powered virtual assistant

The service will end on 19 January, although some features will continue through M Suggestions
10 Jan 2018