Communications

Data generated by connected devices should be considered personal, says data protection authorities

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Data protection authorities call for data protection laws to be extended to the internet of things
22 Oct 2014

China's 'great firewall' being used to mount attacks on Apple's iCloud

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Chinese government using 'great firewall' to mount man-in-the-middle attacks on Apple's infrastructure
21 Oct 2014

Aer Lingus to implement Advanced Air Approvals apps to speed up procurement process

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Irish airline issues iPads and iPhones to its senior executives who are on the go
21 Oct 2014

Google profits drop by five per cent year-on-year

Missed analyst target causes three per cent share price fall
17 Oct 2014

Apple launches faster, thinner iPad Air 2

Apple's A8X microprocessor with M8 co-processor, and laminated parts, will make iPad Air 2 both faster and thinner
16 Oct 2014

Poodle security bug 'not as bad as Heartbleed'

Vulnerability found by Google researchers is not as serious as Shellshock or Heartbleed but is still a concern
16 Oct 2014

Apple to unveil new iPads today as Gartner warns that the tablet computer boom is over

New iPads to be unveiled at 6pm today as Gartner claims that tablet computer sales growth has plunged
16 Oct 2014

Backbytes: Apple and Facebook with frozen egg on faces

Silicon Valley companies pay for female staff to freeze their ova
15 Oct 2014

British Bluetooth chip designer CSR snapped up by Qualcomm for £1.56bn

Cambridge Silicon Radio, a start-up from the last dot.com boom, sells out to US chip giant
15 Oct 2014

Hillary Clinton slams video conferencing technology

Former US Secretary of State also holds up 'US and other western democracies' as shining examples of how to keep the internet open and promote freedom of speech, despite snooping revelations
14 Oct 2014

Salesforce Wave: Cloud-based analytics that 'should feel like Angry Birds'

Salesforce execs thrown into the lion pit of a press Q&A session. SVP analytics says beta testers laughed when they used Wave
14 Oct 2014

Edward Snowden warns over Google and Facebook's 'dangerous services'

Web giants paving the way for NSA, and GCHQ – who Snowden accuses of running a domestic surveillance programme in which 'anything goes'
13 Oct 2014

Google: 18,000 UK requests under 'right to be forgotten'

UK outdone by France and Germany in requests to Google to de-link material
13 Oct 2014

Liam Maxwell: 'We need to reset our relationship with technology'

Government CTO signals the end of big outsourcing contracts to the likes of CSC and Capgemini, and bemoans the situation he was left in by his predecessor
09 Oct 2014

Addison Lee CTO admits playing safe by opting for Avaya

Software-defined networking start-ups have 'really good tech' but are just too risky – for now
09 Oct 2014

Forget the postponed IPO, Box may struggle just to survive, says Accellion CEO

Accellion's Yorgen Edholm says competitive pressures will intensify in the enterprise public cloud
07 Oct 2014

Facebook considering move into healthcare, claims report

But do long-suffering users want more, or less, from Facebook?
03 Oct 2014

London Internet of Things start-up crowdfunding its way to expansion

Development kits allow rapid prototyping of IoT ideas
03 Oct 2014

Tesco puts Blinkbox up for sale, according to reports

Music and video streaming service to be offloaded in Tesco's clearance sale
02 Oct 2014

Worcestershire Council awards HP huge IT managed services contract

HP was cheapest option, says council, and will manage council's migration from legacy telecoms platforms onto new UC platform
29 Sep 2014

Phones4U reneges on iPhone 6 refund pledge

Administrators to the bust mobile phone chain have said that they will not refund people who pre-ordered an iPhone 6 – despite earlier promises
26 Sep 2014

BT reaches 800Mbps downstream speeds over copper in latest trial

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

Intel to invest $1.5bn in Chinese government-owned semiconductor firm

Deal sees Intel take 20 per cent stake in Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd as firm looks to increase share in Chinese market
26 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres ‘the only way’ to provide IT as a service

Panel discussion at Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit concludes that the future of the data centre is virtual
26 Sep 2014