Hardware

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

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The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks
05 Sep 2014

Apple promises to upgrade iCloud security after celebrity nude photos hack

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Apple CEO Tim Cook promises iCloud security improvements, which will be implemented in two weeks
05 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

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The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Apple teams up with MasterCard, Visa for iPhone 6 mobile wallet

NFC technology will reportedly let iPhone users make payments using their shiny new Apple devices
01 Sep 2014

Pay-by-touch feature to debut in iPhone 6 - report

Move by Apple could kick-start mobile payments, especially in the US
29 Aug 2014

IBM's Watson supercomputer turns from Jeopardy! to crunch scientific research data

Watson Discovery Advisor cloud-based software will help scientists analyse research data
28 Aug 2014

Judge rejects latest Apple injunction plea against Samsung

US District Judge Lucy Koh says patent disputes have not harmed Apple's reputation or sales
28 Aug 2014

Samsung unveils 'first ever' smartwatch that can make and receive calls

Samsung will be joined in smartwatch market by LG, Sony and, perhaps, Apple
28 Aug 2014

Microsoft admits Surface Pro 3 overheating issues, promises fix

Only i7 version of company's new hybrid tablet seems to be affected
27 Aug 2014

Apple preparing 12.9-inch iPad for March 2015 launch

New 9.7-inch and 7.9-inch screens will be ready by Christmas - with a 13-incher out next year
27 Aug 2014

Intel reveals world’s smallest wireless modem at 10mm

IoT enablement seems target of miniature new self-contained hardware
26 Aug 2014

Mozilla releases £20 smartphone in India

Intex Cloud FX will 'enable the masses to get a smartphone experience at the cost of a feature phone', says phone manufacturer
26 Aug 2014

HP’s upswing: a second wind, or just an XP-based blip?

Can the company seriously expect its fortunes to keep rising?
22 Aug 2014

Big rise in PC sales behind surprise HP revenue increase

HP posts surprise increase in revenues, due to surprise increase in PC sales
21 Aug 2014

More than meets the eye: transforming IT at Jagex - an interview with head of IT Barry Zubel

Barry Zubel, head of IT at game developer Jagex, tells Danny Palmer about virtualising servers, automation and how IT infrastructure will be key to a smooth launch for their next big release
20 Aug 2014

BlackBerry crumble stops abruptly as smartphone sales bounce

BlackBerry arrests its decline as sales increase sequentially in the second quarter, according to IDC
18 Aug 2014

Tesco Hudl and other Android devices contain ‘factory reset’ data retention flaw

Firmware error is to blame, say security experts
18 Aug 2014

The internet runs out of memory, and the unhackable is hacked: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

On the flipside, the NHS is grabbing some excellent IT budget-saving opportunities as NPfIT is laid to rest
15 Aug 2014

Samsung pays $200m for internet of things platform SmartThings

Samsung follows fashion set by Apple and Google to buy household automation company
15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry expands 'BBM Protected' service to all devices using Balance

More security for your BB-buck, or just another marketing effort?
15 Aug 2014

Living with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

You know we liked it on face value, but how do we feel after a week with Microsoft's redesigned hybrid tablet?
13 Aug 2014

Case study: How Homerton Hospital saved 90 per cent on storage hardware by shifting from NPfIT for clinical imaging

Hospitals across the UK are ditching NPfIT for image archiving - with Homerton cutting storage hardware costs from £50,000 to £5,000 in the process
13 Aug 2014

Whatever happened to the 'desktop smartphone'?

From ambitious crowdfunder to barely a whispered memory, the Ubuntu Edge didn't lead the pack in the way many had hoped. But just what is the status of the converged, desktop-capable smartphone?
13 Aug 2014

NHS set to save millions as botched NPfIT storage deals come to an end

NPfIT contracts forced hospitals to pay over the odds for out-of-date storage technology
13 Aug 2014