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How cloud computing - and other new technology - could lead to the destruction of humanity

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Cloud computing is one of a slew of emerging technologies that, together, could render humanity redundant
17 Oct 2014

BT reaches 800Mbps downstream speeds over copper in latest trial

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Telecoms giant claims there could be no need for more 'expensive, disruptive and time consuming' FTTH
26 Sep 2014

Can Digital Britain be a copper-free zone?

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A government digital communications consultation document raises the prospect of the UK’s copper-based networks being switched off. But is such a drastic move feasible, or even desirable?
25 Sep 2014

AVG to buy MDM provider Location Labs in $220m deal

Location Labs backed by $26m in venture funding from BT, Intel and Qualcomm
04 Sep 2014

Google Fiber on its way to the UK - once it finds the right provider

CityFibre the latest company in talks with Google over move across the Atlantic
18 Jul 2014

'Buy a big enough botnet and you can crack almost any level of encryption' says BT

'Encryption no longer be all and end all' says head of information assurance Jelleyman
01 Jul 2014

DDoS attacks hit 41 per cent of organisations in the past year

BT study finds that attacks were becoming more effective at subverting IT security measures
30 Jun 2014

BT broadband service outages reported [updated]

Some UK regions affected by incomplete or non-existent coverage
28 Jun 2014

Ordnance Survey agrees £23m deal with BT Openreach to supply data products and services

The companies have been working together since the mid 1990s
23 Apr 2014

Wales is botching its £425m superfast broadband rollout, says former BT head

Welsh government should have marketed it better, says John Davies
09 Apr 2014

MPs slam government for allowing BT rural broadband 'monopoly'

"The government has failed to deliver meaningful competition in the procurement of its £1.2bn rural broadband programme," says Margaret Hodge MP
01 Apr 2014

BT, IBM, Capgemini to offer cyber security apprenticeships

Employers team up with e-skills UK in a bid to close 'cyber skills gap'
20 Mar 2014

BT: Security risks span shared infrastructures and supply chains

"We need to spend more money now just to stand still," says head of information assurance at BT, at Computing's IT Leaders' Forum
06 Mar 2014

Solvay cuts telecoms costs 30 per cent with Ipanema Technologies and BT

System deployed across 30,000 staff
28 Feb 2014

Government allocates £250m rural broadband cash

England to get the vast majority of the funds - £184m
26 Feb 2014

BT to sue NHS Scotland for £20m in damages after losing out on £110m contract

Telecoms giant was not allowed a second run at SWAN procurement process
12 Feb 2014

UK 'lags behind' US in cyber security awareness, claims BT

Research puts UK behind Brazil, US, France, Germany and Singapore in cyber security readiness
12 Feb 2014

EE, Vodafone and O2’s joint venture Weve could cause a privacy stir

Is the joint venture between the UK’s biggest telcos going to cause a customer backlash, and is it against the law?
10 Feb 2014

Vodafone and Sky could team up to battle BT broadband dominance

BT has invested millions in TV and broadband, and rivals could merge to combat growing threat
20 Jan 2014

New ‘superfast’ broadband rollout for Scotland

39,000 more homes and businesses to get access to fibre broadband
16 Jan 2014

How can the Cyber Security Challenge be improved?

Finalists of the competition say it needs a higher profile, but that the format should remain
08 Jan 2014

"Superfast broadband" expands to 5,000 more rural premises

Maria Miller hails "Super Switch-on Day" for rural broadband
18 Dec 2013

Bruce Schneier leaves BT after eight years as “security futurologist” - UPDATED

And it's nothing to do with Schneier's opposition to GCHQ's tapping of fibre networks owned by, err, BT...
16 Dec 2013

Government suppliers will need cyber kitemark to win business

Government updates its cyber security strategy two years after its launch
12 Dec 2013