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Majority of UK web users haven't turned on ISP's internet porn filters

No porn filters please, we're British

Wed Jul 23 2014, 15:52

Apple denies iOS 'backdoor' claims, says it's not working with the NSA

Says services are for diagnostics only

Tue Jul 22 2014, 16:35

More cyber criminals are blackmailing victims with explicit photos

'Sextortion' is on the rise, warn security experts

Tue Jul 22 2014, 14:33

Facebook Save lets you mark content to read later

Social networkers can save links, places, music, movies, and TV shows

Tue Jul 22 2014, 12:55

Snowden calls on world's hackers to create NSA-thwarting technologies

Urges creation of anti-tracking technologies to encrypt traffic online

Mon Jul 21 2014, 14:57

Dell is now accepting Bitcoins for consumer and SMB purchases

Firm is very excited about its US-based pilot scheme

Mon Jul 21 2014, 10:49

UK government cheers ISP anti-piracy education

BT, Sky, Talktalk, and Virgin Media try to dissuade 'pirates'

Mon Jul 21 2014, 09:28

Open Rights Group threatens 'major legal battle' as DRIP becomes law

Cameron rams it through in just seven days

Fri Jul 18 2014, 10:41

Three to offer customers free WiFi on the London Underground

All UK operators now onboard with Virgin Media's service

Thu Jul 17 2014, 14:55

UK cops embrace crime-fighting face recognition tech

All your faces belong to us, etc

Thu Jul 17 2014, 11:57

Google adds a Bitcoin calculator to its search engine

Prices when you want them

Wed Jul 16 2014, 14:21

Bristol University discovers a faster high-quality video wireless transmission technology

To combat the ever-swelling amount of mobile video traffic

Tue Jul 15 2014, 17:07

Samsung, ARM and Google's Nest join forces to create IoT standard

Aims to help the Internet of Things 'realise its potential for years to come'

Tue Jul 15 2014, 10:51

US Secret Service warns that hotel PCs are targeted by hackers

Beware the keylogger

Tue Jul 15 2014, 09:16

Mobile phone cell towers used for accurate weather forecasts

If it's wet, it's probably raining

Mon Jul 14 2014, 16:04

Germany is looking to regulate Google and other technology giants

Leaked document points at tighter controls

Mon Jul 14 2014, 13:14

Dropbox advises users with privacy concerns to add their own encryption

But warns it will break some features if you do

Wed Jul 23 2014, 15:08

The BBC says iPlayer is back despite talk of DDoS attack

But BBC downtime ain’t over til the old auntie sings on rumours

Tue Jul 22 2014, 15:41

Ofcom: Mobiles and internet are now 'essential'

Says services should be available to all

Tue Jul 22 2014, 14:16

Italian watchdog gives Google 18 months to change its practices

Makes the firm an offer that it will consider

Tue Jul 22 2014, 12:01

EFF wants hackers to help build an open, secure router

Releases Alpha code to the community

Mon Jul 21 2014, 13:20

Netflix is testing a 'private mode' for guilty pleasure binges

Good news for Hilary Duff fans

Mon Jul 21 2014, 10:32

Kaspersky: Government isn't doing enough to educate about cybercrime

Says bigger marketing campaigns are needed to alert mainstream citizens

Fri Jul 18 2014, 16:35

Google’s Q2 misses expectations despite Play Store, Chromebook success

Mobile ad spend likely to blame

Fri Jul 18 2014, 10:17

Google hires iPhone and Playstation cracker Geohot for Project Zero

When you’re Geohot you’re hot

Thu Jul 17 2014, 14:01

Bing follows Google's lead and joins the 'right to be forgotten' party

Microsoft starts accepting takedown request

Thu Jul 17 2014, 09:48

Google's Project Zero initiative aims to rid the web of targeted attacks

Put together after Googlers spent time discovering bugs like Heartbleed

Wed Jul 16 2014, 13:52

Netflix ranks Virgin Media as fastest ISP in the UK

Talktalk ranks in last place

Tue Jul 15 2014, 15:44

ICO demands more power as data complaints hit record high

Requests more power and more independence

Tue Jul 15 2014, 12:45

UK mobile operators pledge to improve coverage across National Parks

Promises 'no adverse environmental impact'

Tue Jul 15 2014, 10:26

Comments on net neutrality top half a million as FCC deadline looms

A schilling for our thoughts, Mr Wheeler

Mon Jul 14 2014, 17:25

Bittorrent asks crowd to fund its first self-made show

Thinks that if punters pay for it, they will come

Mon Jul 14 2014, 14:34

Oracle to plug 113 security holes in July critical patch update

Fixes 20 weaknesses in Java SE that could allow an attacker to exploit systems remotely

Mon Jul 14 2014, 11:39

Liberty and MPs launch high court DRIP challenge

Civil liberties group representing Tom Watson and David Davis

Wed Jul 23 2014, 09:16

Vodafone to give 100 rural 'notspots' a 3G boost

But they will have to prove their worth first

Tue Jul 22 2014, 15:27

EFF releases Privacy Badger add-on for Firefox and Chrome

This time, it's the badger doing the culling

Tue Jul 22 2014, 13:44

Anonymous hacks Kenya's defence military Twitter account

Corruption leads to a social media coup

Tue Jul 22 2014, 09:26

Google has 'no serious plans' to bring Fiber to the UK

Good news for Sky, BT and Talktalk

Mon Jul 21 2014, 11:06

BBC websites and iPlayers suffer weekend broadcast outage

Must be the season of the glitch

Mon Jul 21 2014, 10:03

Snowden says Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Latest interview also reveals NSA shares around nudey pics

Fri Jul 18 2014, 12:47

House of Lords is concerned over fast-track DRIP

Woah there Theresa!

Thu Jul 17 2014, 16:45

Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts with Nokia to bear the brunt

Satya Nadella announces biggest staff cull in the company's history

Thu Jul 17 2014, 13:16

Microsoft makes Skype group video calling free on Windows 8.1 tablets

Now you won't have to pay to be ambivalent about it

Wed Jul 16 2014, 15:23

Google drops real name requirement for social networking

Say hello to Viscount Fancypants III

Wed Jul 16 2014, 09:21

Microsoft follows Apple's green lead with major wind energy investment

Amazon once-again called out for lagging behind rivals

Tue Jul 15 2014, 15:13

The World Cup scores Facebook and Twitter records

All up in yo’ Facebook and all of a flutter on Twitter

Tue Jul 15 2014, 11:17

Robots are already in our homes, IoT should not be feared

IT professionals want to educate users about the Internet of Things

Tue Jul 15 2014, 09:54

David Cameron pledges £1.1bn to fight cyber terrorists

Most spending will be on intelligence and surveillance equipment, such as drones

Mon Jul 14 2014, 16:47

FSB: UK broadband is 'not fit for purpose' with 45,000 firms still using dial-up

Federation of Small Businesses guns after the UK government

Mon Jul 14 2014, 13:49
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