The fate of Parler exposes the reality of deregulated social media
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Policy & legislation

The fate of Parler exposes the reality of deregulated social media

Critics of Section 230 may want to be careful what they wish for…
14 Jan 2021
Can Pat Gelsinger get Intel back on track?
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chief executive officer (CEO)

Can Pat Gelsinger get Intel back on track?

After more than a decade away, the chipmaker’s prodigal son has finally returned
13 Jan 2021
IT Pro’s 2021 predictions
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Business strategy

IT Pro’s 2021 predictions

After a tumultuous year, what will the next 12 months hold for the tech industry?
1 Jan 2021
Saying goodbye to 2020
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Business strategy

Saying goodbye to 2020

The IT Pro team reflects on a year that taught us the true meaning of "disruption"
25 Dec 2020
Why can’t tech firms decide on working from home strategies?
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flexible working

Why can’t tech firms decide on working from home strategies?

You’d have thought companies that peddle digital transformation would have more conviction in it
15 Dec 2020
Broadband backup isn’t fit for business
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broadband

Broadband backup isn’t fit for business

Domestic web connections aren’t built for a nation of homeworkers
21 Nov 2020
Trump's election defeat isn't going to get Huawei back in the UK
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Security

Trump's election defeat isn't going to get Huawei back in the UK

The UK's decision to drop the Chinese firm from 5G networks was largely based on its competence
17 Nov 2020
Why we should all embrace procrastination
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productivity

Why we should all embrace procrastination

Don’t feel guilty for taking time to experiment with your tools
13 Nov 2020
It's too late to let slip the robodogs of war now we have ransomware
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cyber warfare

It's too late to let slip the robodogs of war now we have ransomware

Why bother with killer robots when one dodgy email attachment can shutdown whole organisations?
10 Nov 2020
What remote working lessons can we learn from the first lockdown?
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Business strategy

What remote working lessons can we learn from the first lockdown?

Get dressed, take breaks and look out for phishing emails - IT Pro’s expert advice for surviving the second lockdown
5 Nov 2020
Election day 2020: Each presidential candidate’s stance on tech
Policy & legislation

Election day 2020: Each presidential candidate’s stance on tech

Here’s how your vote in the 2020 election can impact tech
2 Nov 2020
Politicians need to stop talking about technology
Donald Trump
Policy & legislation

Politicians need to stop talking about technology

Half-baked political technobabble isn’t just embarrassing, it’s a sign of policy failure
21 Oct 2020
Don’t look to the stars for app reviews
Mobile

Don’t look to the stars for app reviews

The fixing of review scores in app stores is a major problem
17 Oct 2020
Why I’m getting cold feet over the lack of tech conferences
Business strategy

Why I’m getting cold feet over the lack of tech conferences

Let’s talk about socks, baby
16 Oct 2020
Google is right, we don’t need £1,000 phones
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Mobile Phones

Google is right, we don’t need £1,000 phones

The smartphone industry shrunk its own market with unaffordable prices
6 Oct 2020
Yes, you can use Excel as an enterprise database tool
databases

Yes, you can use Excel as an enterprise database tool

Don’t be so quick to pin the government’s latest track and trace blunder on its choice of tools
5 Oct 2020
What's next for sustainable computing?
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energy efficiency

What's next for sustainable computing?

This week has shown just some of the possibilities for ecologically sound technology
18 Sep 2020
High-end handsets can take a hike
Mobile Phones

High-end handsets can take a hike

Why I'm no longer be paying through the nose for the latest handset
7 Sep 2020
How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?
data protection

How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?

Contributing solutions might be more helpful than making inaccurate comparisons
4 Sep 2020
Don’t be spooked by talk of remote working ‘ghost towns’
Cloud

Don’t be spooked by talk of remote working ‘ghost towns’

The CBI has warned that remote working could lead to the death of city centres, but the reality is more complex
28 Aug 2020
Let’s stick to the software diet
Software

Let’s stick to the software diet

Bloatware is a problem software developers need to deal with
19 Aug 2020
The A-level results crisis has once again shown the limits of AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

The A-level results crisis has once again shown the limits of AI

When will those in government learn that technology isn’t magic?
17 Aug 2020