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Detekt software tool scans for surveillance spyware

Released for free by group of human rights organisations

Thu Nov 20 2014, 17:10

Smartphone encryption 'means a child will die', says DoJ

The surveillance state is in a panic

Thu Nov 20 2014, 14:19

Firefox ditches Google for Yahoo in the US as it localises default search

New strategy sees Russia and China get their own search options

Thu Nov 20 2014, 11:00

WhatsApp founder showers FreeBSD with $1m after Facebook windfall

Jan Koum makes it rain cash

Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:32

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption to its Android app

Joins forces with Open Whisper Systems to beef up security credentials

Wed Nov 19 2014, 11:43

Snapchat introduces Snapcash and changes privacy policy

One of these posts is noticeably shorter than the other

Tue Nov 18 2014, 14:37

WhatsApp lets ticked off Android users disable read receipts feature

But option isn't yet available for iPhone users

Mon Nov 17 2014, 13:03

Facebook to clamp down on promotional posts in order to sell more ads

Good news for users, bad news for businesses

Sun Nov 16 2014, 10:35

Boffins develop self-healing software that fights back against malware

Works on virtual machines and it's open source

Fri Nov 14 2014, 14:51

Microsoft: Windows 10 is coming to all Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices

Likely to arrive early next year

Fri Nov 14 2014, 10:16

Amazon opens public API as cloud wars heat up

Confirms 11 launch partners

Thu Nov 13 2014, 17:08

Mac OS X Yosemite disables third-party SSD driver support

Some Mac systems are rendered unbootable

Thu Nov 13 2014, 14:33

Samsung unveils Flow to challenge Apple's Continuity feature

Content can be shared across mobile, PC, TV and wearables

Thu Nov 13 2014, 12:43

Android 5.0 Lollipop hits the Nexus 5, Nexus 10 and Motorola devices

But not yet available for the Nexus 4 or 3G/LTE Nexus 7 models

Thu Nov 13 2014, 10:56

Mozilla launches Oculus Rift portal for virtual reality web

Releases open source code to help developers too

Wed Nov 12 2014, 17:20

Shareholders want Yahoo to merge with AOL as Mayer picks up BrightRoll for $640m

Bring me the head of the rubber duck woman

Wed Nov 12 2014, 13:53

Gnome wakes up to Groupon trademark attack

Open-source project reacts six months late

Tue Nov 11 2014, 17:35

Google updates welcome Chrome 64-bit for Mac and sharing for Google Keep

Lots of Lollipop news, so let's lick it together

Thu Nov 20 2014, 16:32

BitTorrent offers low-priced Sync high data transfer system to rival Dropbox

No cloud means plenty of rainy day savings

Thu Nov 20 2014, 13:22

Apple to push Beats Music to all iPhones and iPads next year

Whether you like it or not

Thu Nov 20 2014, 10:18

Ex-Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten does not feel punk’d by his in-app addiction

Does he buy apps because he likes them? Yes, he certainly does

Wed Nov 19 2014, 14:56

Amazon now supports Android Wear but Bitdefender thinks its a virus

New app update causing false positives for virus checkers

Tue Nov 18 2014, 17:06

Spotify hitches a ride with Uber to provide in-car streaming to iOS and Android users

But drivers will have option to shut out service

Tue Nov 18 2014, 11:21

Microsoft defends OneDrive changes in Windows 10 Preview

Annoys a lot of people, again, with changes to syncing

Mon Nov 17 2014, 12:35

Developers are giving up on Google Glass as interest in wearable wanes

More than half of devs are no longer building apps for the augmented reality specs

Fri Nov 14 2014, 15:47

Mozilla starts displaying adverts in Firefox 33.1

But just in new tabs, and you can turn them off

Fri Nov 14 2014, 11:51

Microsoft buys cloud security startup Aorato to boost enterprise credentials

Redmond reportedly hands over $200m for Israeli firm

Fri Nov 14 2014, 08:35

Nvidia launches Grid-powered on-demand cloud gaming service for Shield

Will launch with titles like Batman: Arkham City and Borderlands 2

Thu Nov 13 2014, 15:38

Microsoft claims sharp rise in Xbox One sales

Price cut sees console catching up to the PS4

Thu Nov 13 2014, 14:16

Mageia 5 Beta 1 is available two months after originally planned

Linux distribution was held up by RPM and Gnu C library glitches

Thu Nov 13 2014, 12:11

Live INQUIRER debate day three: The cloud is fundamentally secure

Things get personal as the debate heads into the rebuttals phase

Thu Nov 13 2014, 10:27

Live INQUIRER debate day two: Intel weighs in on cloud security

Richard Curran argues that individuals are responsible for security in the cloud

Wed Nov 12 2014, 15:33

Microsoft launches Office 365 Clutter tool to keep your inbox clean

Brings Social Graph project to your inbox

Wed Nov 12 2014, 11:52

Live INQUIRER debate day one: The cloud is fundamentally secure

Join the debate and tell us whether you think the cloud is secure

Tue Nov 11 2014, 14:35

Apple stops calling free apps 'Free'

Fair, as most apps are as 'free' as caged birds

Thu Nov 20 2014, 16:16

Video shows Galaxy Note 3 with Android 5.0 Lollipop

But no word on when the update will arrive

Thu Nov 20 2014, 12:09

NotCompatible Android Malware can turn your VPN into a dinklebot

Your company network may become a Viagra billboard

Wed Nov 19 2014, 17:15

Microsoft Azure outage borks Xbox onliners fun

Service toppled by a 'partial service interruption'

Wed Nov 19 2014, 14:38

IBM brings Watson-tinged analytics to new mail and social platform

Still won't 'undo send' on drunken emails to the boss

Tue Nov 18 2014, 15:00

Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 to speed up iPhone 4S and iPad 2 performance

Firm also rolls out Mac OS X 10.10.1 to fix Yosemite WiFi problems

Tue Nov 18 2014, 10:39

Cloud computing voted as fundamentally insecure

83 percent of INQUIRER readers voice their distrust in cloud services

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:43

Microsoft unveils Skype for Web but still has no love for Chromebook users

Browser-based service will work across Windows and Mac

Fri Nov 14 2014, 15:14

Heartbleed and Windows bugs don't make for an insecure cloud

But 84 percent of readers think cloud computing is fundamentally unsafe

Fri Nov 14 2014, 11:43

NHS to introduce quality mark for health apps as paperless 2018 deadline looms

But there are big mountains to climb to achieve targets

Thu Nov 13 2014, 17:22

Twitter unveils Instant Timeline feature to woo new users

Social network also plans to enhance video sharing and Direct Messages next year

Thu Nov 13 2014, 15:13

Google Search adds third-party app support and improved email scanning

Google Now can now nag you about plans you didn't know you made

Thu Nov 13 2014, 13:42

Microsoft takes .NET open source and makes it available for Linux and Mac

Cautious welcome for Microsoft sea change

Thu Nov 13 2014, 11:47

YouTube Music Key takes on Spotify with ad-free videos and offline playback

Subscription-based service will cost £9.99 a month

Thu Nov 13 2014, 10:13

Groupon backs down from Gnome trademark attack

Reconsiders in the glare of publicity

Wed Nov 12 2014, 15:02

Netflix brings 1080p HD streaming to the iPhone 6 Plus

But the smaller iPhone 6 isn't supported

Wed Nov 12 2014, 10:24
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