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BT's broadband 'monopoly' comes under fire as rival ISPs call for Ofcom intervention

UK Competitive Telecommunications Association calls for watchdog to prioritise competition

Tue Nov 25 2014, 16:28

Twitter's CFO does not know how to use Twitter

Shares a direct message about potential Snapchat acquisition with the public

Tue Nov 25 2014, 12:03

GOP hackers bring Sony Pictures to its knees with ransom demand

Movie firm loses its grip under threat of 'information' release

Tue Nov 25 2014, 10:02

Microsoft issues emergency patch for bug affecting all versions of Windows

Could enable an attacker to perform privilege escalation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:20

Fitbit data has been used as evidence in court for the first time

Move criticised over data's reliability and possible manipulation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 12:54

US starts auctioning Silk Road Bitcoin booty

Thar's gold in them thar coins

Tue Nov 18 2014, 11:54

Tor users can be deduced with 81 percent accuracy, says report

But don't panic, we are your friends, say the Onion people

Mon Nov 17 2014, 16:04

Kim Dotcom chucked off his own site for piracy

Pranksters in ironic anti-piracy push

Mon Nov 17 2014, 14:26

Open Rights Group presses political parties on privacy policies

Parties should clarify their views on privacy and surveillance

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:36

Facebook at Work incoming to rival Microsoft's Yammer and LinkedIn

Firm reportedly gearing up to launch enterprise-focused version of social network

Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:08

US CERT tells iPhone and iPad users to beware of Masque Attack iOS threat

Apple downplays reports and says nobody has been affected by the attack

Fri Nov 14 2014, 12:25

Ofcom: Three 4G speeds are UK's slowest while EE comes out on top

Country's average LTE speed is 15.1Mbps

Thu Nov 13 2014, 13:24

Google wants the US to extend its privacy rights to European citizens

In other news: the US has privacy laws?

Wed Nov 12 2014, 16:06

EU competition chief on Google antitrust case: We're gonna need more time

Case is too big to handle

Wed Nov 12 2014, 12:57

Auction site eBay knocked out for hours on Monday

'Technical issue' takes service offline

Tue Nov 11 2014, 11:12

Open Rights Group damns internet-scapegoating parliamentary inquiry into soldier’s death

Enough with the excuses and demands, says privacy campaigners

Tue Nov 25 2014, 15:04

Copyright cops arrest two Brits for Expendables 3 leak

Nothing to do with the Geneva Convention

Tue Nov 25 2014, 11:14

Orange looks to flee EE partnership, while BT wants to pick up O2

Changes afoot in the telecoms industry

Mon Nov 24 2014, 13:16

Twitter sparks privacy concerns by making all public tweets searchable

Your embarrassing tweets are now available for all to see

Thu Nov 20 2014, 09:09

China arrests three over WireLurker iOS malware attack

Beijing Bureau of Public Security picks up Chen, Lee and Wang

Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:53

Ofcom to free up 700Mhz spectrum to meet growing mobile data demand

Watchdog to hand digital TV spectrum to mobile operators by 2022

Wed Nov 19 2014, 12:21

Apple, Microsoft, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo back US Freedom Act

Back this, and back off!

Tue Nov 18 2014, 10:53

US State Department systems taken offline after more foreign state hacks

It wasn't just the White House

Mon Nov 17 2014, 15:37

Snapchat bans all third-party app access following 4chan hack

Accounts of users not following the rules may be 'permanently disabled'

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:11

Microsoft leapfrogs Exxon to become world's second most valuable company

Satya Nadella's changes are paying off

Sun Nov 16 2014, 11:20

Mastercard and Visa plan to save web shoppers from password menace

Authoring a new authentication standard

Thu Nov 13 2014, 16:16

Sony switches channels with cloud-based PlayStation Vue TV service

'Reinventing the TV experience', apparently

Thu Nov 13 2014, 11:21

Google DoubleClick for Publishers suffers global outage in potential hack

Let a thousand spontaneous purchases bloom

Wed Nov 12 2014, 15:19

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 33 bugs affecting all versions of Windows

A hefty 14 bulletins this month

Wed Nov 12 2014, 11:26

All corners come out fighting after Obama supports net neutrality

The cable industry will sue, the protestors will protest. Situation normal.

Tue Nov 11 2014, 15:49

Obama tells the FCC to uphold net neutrality and reclassify the internet as a utility

But admits he has no way of enforcing it

Mon Nov 10 2014, 16:55

Regin malware is the work of Western intelligence agencies, claims Kaspersky

Doesn't seem to have infected any of the 'Five Eyes' nations

Tue Nov 25 2014, 14:03

UK Pirate Party slams government plans for IP address identification

New legislation would force ISPs to use static IPs

Tue Nov 25 2014, 10:47

Twitter now lets you share public tweets via Direct Message

Available on the web, TweetDeck, iOS and Android

Fri Nov 21 2014, 10:28

Anti-surveillance US Freedom Act falters in the Senate

A lack of backers rocks pro-reform plans

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:39

EFF, Mozilla and Cisco look to encrypt the web with free HTTPS certificates

Firm launches Let's Encrypt to improve web security

Wed Nov 19 2014, 13:17

US court: Google search results are the same as free speech

So that's settled, for now

Tue Nov 18 2014, 15:32

Encryption should be the norm, says internet overlord

Internet Architecture Board seeks to regain public trust post-Snowden

Mon Nov 17 2014, 17:05

David Cameron wants an online panic button to counter the threat of terrorism

Why not an anti-terrorism goose? Or an anti-terrorism chocolate kettle?

Mon Nov 17 2014, 14:52

TalkTalk dumps Vodafone in favour of O2 ahead of 4G launch

Firm joins forces with Telefónica to launch first mobile LTE services

Mon Nov 17 2014, 12:02

UK watchdog Which? slams 'confusing' broadband advertising

Consumer group says ISPs need to be more upfront about speeds

Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:42

US Justice Department 'dirtboxes' snooping on mobile phones from the air

Dragnet surveillance from the skies

Fri Nov 14 2014, 12:58

UK ISPs EE and Three embrace dark fibre

Should keep things regular

Thu Nov 13 2014, 15:57

Ex-Microsoft head honcho Ballmer dismisses net neutrality in 26 tweets

FCC delays decision as basketball coach wades in

Wed Nov 12 2014, 16:49

Denial of service attacks exploit White House press machine

Crooks using White House press releases as a means of gaining network trust

Wed Nov 12 2014, 14:38

Microsoft relaunches Lync as Skype for Business

Upgrades due in first half of 2015

Tue Nov 11 2014, 17:10

Masque malware is putting iPad and iPhone user data at risk

95 percent of iOS devices vulnerable to attack method, warns FireEye

Tue Nov 11 2014, 12:03
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