Communications

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Gartner says security of mobile devices will continue to be an issue
Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices
15 Sep 2014

Intel working on wireless PCs and $1,000 luxury smart bracelet

IDF 2014 round-up - show floor IoT
Chip giant also plans wireless charging phone covers and wire-free PC-to-monitor connectivity
15 Sep 2014

Phones 4U pledges to refund Apple iPhone 6 buyers after it goes under

Phones4u store front
Private equity-owned phone shop chain goes bust after mobile operators pull out – leaving iPhone buyers high and dry
15 Sep 2014

Huawei unearths corruption in internal investigation

116 employees suspected of soliciting and accepting bribes from external sales agents
12 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Doom for Canon printers!

Internet-connected Canon Pixma printers cracked by security company – and modified to play Doom
12 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Barclays wants to read your veins, the BBC thinks you're a filthy pirate and a little-known company released a new mobile phone...

Only one thing could push security off the top this week when a little-known company released a new mobile phone...
12 Sep 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – and iWatch – due to be unveiled today

'iPhone day' expected to include two iPhone screen sizes, new iPads and an iWatch, according to rumours
09 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Use a VPN? You're probably a filthy pirate, BBC tells Australian government

BBC tells Australia to police internet users more closely - and make the ISPs pay for it
09 Sep 2014

IBM acquisition of Fiberlink fuelled its own BYOD strategy

100,000 users are now enrolled onto MaaS360, says Fiberlink co-founder Jim Sheward
08 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

iCloud hack: Photo theft due to stolen log-in details, not iCloud security issue, claims Apple

Naked photos 'leaked' because celebrity usernames and passwords were figured out, say Apple
03 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

Backbytes: Google tests drones, start digging your bunker

'Project Wing' gets its first public flight, but how much of our lives does Google want to control?
29 Aug 2014

Milton Keynes College improves BYOD network and data centre efficiency with IT revamp

College boosts effiency by replacing data centre with Dell servers based on Intel processors
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

Huawei drops 'not profitable' Windows Phone as Microsoft faces new China anti-trust probe

'It has been difficult to persuade consumers to buy a Windows phone,' says Huawei's Richard Yu
26 Aug 2014

Bad news for Android, good news for BlackBerry: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

NHS IT, getting your own back on hackers, Linux cold feet and Windows 9 - it's all here folks
22 Aug 2014

Android smartphone and tablet Wi-Fi 'not great' for enterprise use

'Android needs someone to fix its Wi-Fi,' Jagex head of IT Barry Zubel tells Computing
19 Aug 2014

GCHQ port scans 32 countries to find servers it can hack and use in attacks

GCHQ's 'Hacienda' programme to find insecure servers it can compromise - and from which it can conduct attacks
19 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

Backbytes: Top Gear and porn – what North Korean internet users are downloading

Anything that launches Guardian readers into fits of splenetic, spittle-flecked rage is good with us
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

Michael J Fox Foundation uses big data to monitor Parkinson's disease

Medical research organisation joins forces with Intel to help speed development of new drugs
14 Aug 2014