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Gmail is down for some in the UK

Users take to Twitter to bemoan the downtime

Thu Jul 03 2014, 12:43

Top ranking malware affecting businesses is a Windows XP worm

Trend Micro warns its popularity is attributed to the number of companies still using Windows XP

Wed Jul 02 2014, 14:13

IEEE's anti-malware support service offers defence from virus authors

Will aim to increase access to stronger cryptographic and metadata cybersecurity tools

Wed Jul 02 2014, 12:12

Open Rights Group finds that one in five websites is blocked by an ISP filter

Overzealousness on a censor list

Wed Jul 02 2014, 09:53

Google to shutter Orkut social network in favour of Google+

From one failing project to another

Tue Jul 01 2014, 12:45

Bletchley Park veteran slams NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden as 'utterly appalling'

Thinks leaking government secrets wasn't serving our interests

Mon Jun 30 2014, 13:56

UK trails on IPv6 but broadband adoption improves

UK absent from Akamai's list of nations with the greatest IPv6 adoption

Fri Jun 27 2014, 14:44

Intel, ARM and IBM look to drive IoT growth with Hypercat data sharing standard

Specification lets devices communicate without human interaction

Fri Jun 27 2014, 11:15

EE's 4G network is now available in 14 more UK towns

Now offers superfast mobile internet access across 229 towns and cities

Thu Jun 26 2014, 15:54

Samsung warns of poor Q2 due to slowing Galaxy S5 sales

Firm is also taking a battering in emerging markets

Thu Jun 26 2014, 12:29

Hacking Team's government spy tool components uncovered by Kaspersky

Target iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry users

Wed Jun 25 2014, 16:20

Acronis offers Apple Mac users full backup locally and in the cloud

Claims it's the first 'dual protection' backup software for Mac OS X

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:42

Skype to retire Windows and Mac versions after just five months

Move up or shut up

Mon Jun 23 2014, 15:37

Only 9,000 out of 300,000 servers were patched to fix Heartbleed bug last month

Websites aren't bothering to patch vulnerable servers

Mon Jun 23 2014, 10:38

EE to offer voice-over-WiFi service in autumn, VoLTE in 2015

Also plans to upgrade London voice services

Fri Jun 20 2014, 10:13

Bskyb: Copyright reform for digital services would 'do more harm than good'

Not the right time to overhaul IP laws for Netflix and Spotify

Thu Jun 19 2014, 11:01

Facebook goes big on video adverts with Liverail acquisition

Expect to see more autoplaying clips in your News Feed

Thu Jul 03 2014, 10:53

ISPs to take GCHQ to court over malware use during 'illegal' snooping

Firms demand an end to exploitation of internet and communication service

Wed Jul 02 2014, 13:06

Tech retailer Newegg starts accepting Bitcoin due to user demand

E-tailer follows in the footsteps of Apple

Wed Jul 02 2014, 11:44

Philips shows off Ethernet-powered LED connected lighting for offices of the future

Could also be used in retail for more accurate indoor location services

Tue Jul 01 2014, 16:49

European roaming charges fall by more than 50 percent

EC pledges to rid of costs altogether

Tue Jul 01 2014, 10:52

Facebook brings over 70 gender options to UK social networkers

Ignores the haters

Mon Jun 30 2014, 11:35

Ofcom gives BT two day deadline to fix broadband faults

Rules come into force on 1 July after EC approval

Fri Jun 27 2014, 15:47

Ofcom names and shames EE and Talktalk as most complained about networks

Virgin Media and Sky again come out on top

Fri Jun 27 2014, 12:04

Youtube looks to PS4 and Xbox One gamers with 60fps playback support

Video service launches fan funding, Creative Studio app for Android

Fri Jun 27 2014, 10:42

Ofcom: British public now read more news online than in newspapers

UK audiences shift to finding news on apps and websites

Thu Jun 26 2014, 14:58

US Supreme Court says police need a warrant to search a cell phone

So hands off those handsets

Thu Jun 26 2014, 09:43

UK IP police promise to 'disrupt' advertising on 'illegal' websites

Copyright cops look to stop money going to 'pirate' sites

Wed Jun 25 2014, 14:34

Protesters 'occupy' Google over net neutrality nonchalance

Say search firm not doing enough to preserve openness

Wed Jun 25 2014, 10:57

AMC delays Better Call Saul, now coming to Netflix in 2015

But has already committed to a second season

Fri Jun 20 2014, 13:28

BT: Game of Thrones is proof that 'piracy' is becoming acceptable

Claims it's working with other ISPs to curb the issue

Thu Jun 19 2014, 16:08

Facebook goes down for 20 minutes

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Thu Jun 19 2014, 10:38

Microsoft and Google support 25Gbps Ethernet for data centres

25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium looks to head off capacity shortfall

Wed Jul 02 2014, 14:37

US privacy report finds no problem with overseas FISA PRISM programme

Rights group finds problems with US privacy report

Wed Jul 02 2014, 12:40

Google buys streaming service Songza to rival Apple's Beats

Will add Songza to Google Play Music and Youtube

Wed Jul 02 2014, 10:14

Cisco uncovers Microsoft Word spearphishing attack

Targeted rich industries like banking, oil, television and jewellery

Tue Jul 01 2014, 13:44

UK government to team with the Open University to teach cyber security

Will aim to educate 200,000 people

Mon Jun 30 2014, 17:17

BT ruins weekends with broadband outage

Left many of its seven million customers unable to get online on Saturday

Mon Jun 30 2014, 10:03

UK intelligence services report highlights secret service failings

Too many already, but not enough investigation

Fri Jun 27 2014, 15:12

US promises to extend privacy to EU residents

Eric Holder promises a cosy embrace

Fri Jun 27 2014, 11:38

Facebook reveals its legal campaign against mass surveillance

Gives the government a poke

Fri Jun 27 2014, 09:31

Paypal’s two factor authentication flaw is open to hackers

Presumably that makes it twice as bad

Thu Jun 26 2014, 12:57

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wants out of Russia

But is denied asylum from 20 countries

Wed Jun 25 2014, 16:55

BBC apologises for bogus breaking news push messages, could be a hack

Claims it's a test, but might be a hijack

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:54

Lack of phone signal sees David Cameron call for 'national roaming' scheme

UK government to put an end to mobile 'not spots'

Mon Jun 23 2014, 11:11

Ebay pulls N9500 Chinese spyware phone from auction website

Something about Chinese takeaways

Thu Jun 19 2014, 12:40
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