Internet

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

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

Poodle security bug 'not as bad as Heartbleed'

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

Backbytes: Apple and Facebook with frozen egg on faces

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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

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

New Bash Bug security vulnerability 'worse than Heartbleed'

Estimates suggest security flaw could affect over 500 million computers and internet connected devices
25 Sep 2014

eBay hacked, criticised for slow response

Security intelligence questioned at auction site
18 Sep 2014

EU to tighten mobile payment regulations as Apple iPhone promises mobile payments boom

Council of Ministers plans to tighten rules on authentication of payments made via mobile wallets
17 Sep 2014

Google: Government demands for data up 150 per cent since 2009

Twenty-eight per cent of all UK government requests rejected as more and more information is demanded by governments from Google
17 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

Intel reveals world’s smallest wireless modem at 10mm

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

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

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

Internet crashes worldwide as routers run out of memory

Ageing internet hardware struggling to keep up with internet growth, causing a series of crashes – with worse to come
14 Aug 2014

Backbytes: iPads not welcome here. Good

Manchester United bans iPads from the "theatre of dreams". About time, too
12 Aug 2014