Policy & legislation
What is the Investigatory Powers Act 2016?
The act, nicknamed the Snooper's Charter, dictates how much of your internet history the government can see
What is quantum computing?
A revolution in computing is just around the corner - but how do quantum computers work, and what can they help us achieve?
What is Facebook Analytics?
Google Analytics isn’t the only way to see how your business app or website is performing
Why diversity in AI is critical to building a fairer society
To ensure AI is able to serve humanity as a whole, it needs to be built by humanity as a whole
AI Industry "overwhelmingly" white and male
Not only is there a lack of diversity, but women and people of colour are still paid less than white men
Gatwick drone attack an 'inside job,' officials say
Inside knowledge of the airport allowed whoever did it to force 1,000 flights into a standstill
Police to use phone-detecting tech
The technology will be able to sense if someone in the vehicle is using their mobile device and will flash a warning sign
Windows to ditch 'safely eject' USB warning
The new update will default to a 'quick removal' setting, but it will cost you some speed and efficiency.
Earl Enterprises suffers heft data theft after cyber attack
Millions of cards were sold on the black market over the course of a 10-month period
Gov launches investigation for potential bias in algorithms
Algorithms used in recruitment and the criminal justice system will be probed for fairness
Brexit to blame for fintech talent shortage, report finds
The number of tech graduates from France and Germany in the UK has 'decreased significantly' since the initial Brexit vote
software as a service (SaaS)
Major Google services suffer international outage
Users reported difficulties sending emails and viewing attachments
Apple announces 25 March event, teasing streaming services
The conference could also showcase new iPad hardware
Facebook set to expand Oculus VR into enterprise
The social network will release the $399 stand-alone headset in spring
USB Type C: Everything you need to know
USB-C is finally becoming widespread, but what exactly is it, what can it do and how can you upgrade?
Careers & training
UK universities recieve £110m to fund AI Masters and PhDs
Government has partnered with industry for the first time to train the next generation of AI talent
UK ranks second in best European countries for startups
Germany, Ireland and Switzerland also made the top 12 highest ranking nations
Slack's fight against email is about to get more complicated
UK boss says success depends on the platform becoming a viral sensation among business users
What is a DDoS attack?
Criminals are building armies of digital zombies that can be trained on your business - should you be worried?
NHS should swap pen and paper for email, says Matt Hancock
Hancock sees "no reason" the NHS shouldn't run on email like the rest of the world
Ordnance Survey deploys solar-powered drone
The aircraft will be able to fly for 90 days at a time, revolutionising the way the planet is mapped
Policy & legislation
"Misconceptions" around girls and STEM need to be dispelled
Girls are 18% less likely than boys to say that studying STEM would lead to a job
Careers & training
Civil Service and techUK team up on skills programme
The 12-week programme will see public and private sector professionals working together to identify opportunities and solve problems
Google quiz challenges users to identify phishing emails
Eight questions have been tailored to put illicit email spotting to the test
Epic's battle royale game Fortnite used to launder money
Criminals are using a technique called carding to buy and sell Fortnite accounts using stolen credit cards
Ofcom reveals disabled people are left behind behind by tech
Lack of tech use could mean a lack of full participation in modernising society