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Mobile

RBS challenger bank Bó aims to fightback against Monzo and Starling

But Monzo's platform team lead questions whether RBS can "keep up" with other challenger banks
5 Dec 2019
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data management

Facebook lets users port photos and videos to Google

Data portability tool part of wider project spurred on by new regulations
2 Dec 2019
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How AI can save bananas... and deliver our shopping

AI is helping farmers spot disease and food manufacturers create new recipes, as well as streamlining shopping and making our food tastier
4 Nov 2019
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Business strategy

The best UK cities to live and work in

There's life beyond London — and technology is helping make these UK cities great places to live and work
15 Oct 2019
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machine learning

Automating the end of discrimination

Tech tools such as AI and bots can help improve equality, but only if we humans build and use them the right way
8 Oct 2019
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Policy & legislation

UPS starts scaling drone delivery after FAA approval

Delivery giant is first company to get full approval from US regulators for drone delivery
2 Oct 2019
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hacking

Cisco WebEx and Zoom video hit by security flaw

Web conferencing platforms could let attackers snoop on conference calls, says Cequence Security
1 Oct 2019
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Carbon Black: Attacks and breaches "new normal" for business

Most UK companies surveyed have suffered data breaches, as attacks increase in volume and sophistication
1 Oct 2019
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Business strategy

WeWork halts IPO plans

Coworking startup says it will regroup and try to list again, but needs to find funding first
1 Oct 2019
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Cloud

Cloud computing is the best invention ever

Nicole Kobie's journey through a decade's worth of laptops is a showcase of how not to backup your files
14 Jul 2019
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flexible working

The reality of working from home isn't on Instagram

Instagram isn't even good for shopping and home decorating, it turns out
22 Jun 2019
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digital transformation

How AI is helping Heathrow's connected vision take flight

Robot baggage handlers and facial scanners are just some of the ideas being trialled at the world's most frantic airport
20 May 2019
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business communications

I miss the good old days of email... there, I said it

Lamenting the death of long-form emails in favour of emoji and WhatsApp chats
13 Apr 2019
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Technology

2020 vision: The tech predictions we got right and wrong

Jetpacks? Flying cars? We explore the predictions we got right about 2020, and where our crystal ball went haywire
15 Mar 2019
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privacy

Tech has turned nasty... perhaps we're just growing up

Remember when tech firms were lauded for their ideas rather than castigated for selling our data?
23 Feb 2019
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digital transformation

The future of cashless payments is in Queensland

Australia has widely flipped to wave-and-pay, meaning tourists need never worry about cash
26 Jan 2019
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voice assistant

Context-aware computing is here – and it's getting smarter

Alexa knows when you're getting ill and researchers are listening using vibrations
11 Jan 2019
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machine learning

Amazon’s HR proves artificial intelligence is truly dumb

We don't know how neural networks see our world, and that's hilarious and scary
8 Dec 2018
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Careers & training

The best tech companies to work for in the UK

The best places to work in the UK if you’re looking for a better job in tech
12 Oct 2018
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Mobile

Seeking digital wellness? Then ignore the numbers

Android and iOS will track how long you spend on your phone, but that's not enough for wellness
6 Oct 2018
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Microsoft wants you to be happier at work

It's high time someone started using data analytics to make life better, rather than just busier
15 Sep 2018
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Cloud

Microsoft adds automated transcription to OneDrive

AI and machine-learning tools aim to make it easier to search for audio and video files
29 Aug 2018
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Hardware

Intel unveils new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake chips

Intel has shown off its latest chips, now dubbed the U-series and Y-series
29 Aug 2018
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These are officially the most hated email phrases

Adobe survey reveals the most annoying things to include in messages to colleagues
28 Aug 2018
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Network & Internet

Google denies meddling with search results after Trump claim

President parrots claims that search results on his name favour left-wing media sources
28 Aug 2018
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operating systems

Goodbye Windows Update, hello Chromebook

Sorry Microsoft, I've gone to the dark side – my newest laptop is a Chromebook
18 Aug 2018
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Security

TSMC cyber attack was apparently caused by WannaCry

The attack may have cost the iPhone component manufacturer up to 3% of revenues
8 Aug 2018
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business transformation

Quarter of Brits worried about losing jobs to automation

Don't oppose automating jobs – just do it well, says union leader
6 Aug 2018
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Microsoft Windows

Disc inferno: A Windows licence to print money

How a free version of Windows can land you in jail – if you print 28,000 copies of it, that is
4 Aug 2018
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video conferencing

The fraught etiquette of Skype and Hangouts

We need a guide to video-call etiquette to avoid the stress of being on camera
30 Jun 2018
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bugs

When it comes to technology, first isn't always best

Patience is preferable to bugs, with Alexa's evil laugh just the latest in a line of annoying flaws
9 Jun 2018
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Policy & legislation

What is open banking — and why it matters to your business

This new way of offering financial services opens up opportunities to businesses, developers and consumers
24 May 2018
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social media

Why Facebook could become the next Myspace

Facebook is learning that the network effect works in reverse too, as the young desert the site
5 May 2018
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Policy & legislation

It’s time to regulate social media – it’s too powerful

Individuals can’t fix this problem: Facebook, Twitter and Google have too much power
24 Feb 2018
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agile working

Why the office isn't dead yet

Hot-desking and co-working are increasingly popular, but that doesn't make them a panacea
12 Feb 2018