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New coding video puts digital skills gap in focus

Makers of a free film on mobile development hope to be a hit with the jobless.

Sep 27, 2016 | Technology News

Ofcom hatches faster Wi-Fi plan

Extra sub-band and airwaves floated to give apps (and users) the fillip they need.

May 17, 2016 | Technology News

Full stop to finish a text sends insincerity

Certain punctuation marks at the end of an SMS find out how sincere 'u' really are.

Dec 17, 2015 | Technology News

Fairy lights, the broadband speed killer

Ofcom warns home Wi-Fi users to be on guard against a small and seasonal foe.

Dec 3, 2015 | Technology News

Ofcom to test broadband providers' treatment of small traders

Communications watchdog prowls the SME market, mulling whether to regulate.

Sep 9, 2014 | Technology News

Micro-firms feel too small to be cyber attacked

Freelancers have their ‘heads in the sand’ when it comes to PC protection.

Jul 24, 2014 | Technology News

Superfast broadband 'to enable home-working revolution'

'Faster internet access will see most Brits work from home a few days a month.'

Nov 14, 2013 | Technology News

Clean out your computer day shouldn’t be lost on freelancers

Backers of an annual day in the US dedicated to PC cleaning say Brits should follow suit.

Feb 11, 2013 | Technology News

Natwest tech glitch still affecting customer accounts

No end in sight for thousands of people unable to draw out money or pay bills.

Jun 25, 2012 | Technology News

Clients 'in the dark' about new domain suffixes

The opening up of TLDs presents small service providers with a host of opportunities.

Jun 17, 2012 | Technology News

'Ripped-off' freelancers prompt agency model re-think

Paying their agents on payday, not up-front, could give TV freelancers fewer sleepless nights.

Dec 23, 2010 | Technology News

Minister casts doubt on 'broadband' tax

The levy to fund a Digital Britain may never be introduced.

Aug 17, 2009 | Technology News

Government 'playing it safe' with broadband

Businesses call for a bolder broadband plan.

Jul 28, 2009 | Technology News

'Broadband tax’ to fund ‘Digital Britain’

A new £150m tax take will ensure the digital upgrade includes everyone.

Jun 22, 2009 | Technology News

MPs unite for video games industry

Computer games captains win more of a voice in Whitehall.

Jun 16, 2009 | Technology News

Big Brother databases are illegal, say experts

UK government is 'the most invasive and worst at protecting personal privacy'.

Mar 30, 2009 | Technology News

New domains vow to advance the Web

Eco warriors hope to follow connected-types in winning their own internet space.

Mar 16, 2009 | Technology News

State pledges broadband for all by 2012

Brown: 'Digital industry and networks to be Britain's backbone for years to come.'

Feb 3, 2009 | Technology News

'Vast risks' posed by data sharing proposal

Privacy group: people's details could soon be shared without their consent.

Jan 29, 2009 | Technology News

Lawyers brace innocent PC users

Copyright thieves lead 'heavy-handed' lawyers up the protocol path.

Nov 6, 2008 | Technology News

New software safely tracks laptop thieves

The goddess of safe returns shows she also respects privacy, but only her users'.

Oct 7, 2008 | Technology News

Web creator to filter fact from fiction

Sir Tim Berners-Lee plans to clean up his brainchild.

Sep 22, 2008 | Technology News

Trojan authors keep up with the press

Computer criminals are updating age-old social engineering techniques.

Sep 16, 2008 | Technology News

'Connected' air passengers fly into a new era

Change on the horizon for business types who fly with laptops and mobile phones.

Aug 7, 2008 | Technology News

BT: UK broadband won't be inferior

Telecoms giant denies its fibre network will leave the UK playing 'catch-up.'

Aug 1, 2008 | Technology News

Google aims at Wikipedia with Knol

Search site's encyclopaedia plots a balance between community and control.

Jul 29, 2008 | Technology News

Death knell sounds for online passwords

Internet giants will insert virtual ID cards into the mainstream.

Jun 29, 2008 | Technology News

Users get their say about the Web

Ideas about the internet of the future? Policy-makers will hear you now.

Jun 10, 2008 | Technology News

LinkedIn hit by 419 scammers

Nigerian fraudsters are logging on to the business network.

Jun 4, 2008 | Technology News

Security flaw found in BT's Home Hub

Tests reveal BT's wireless broadband customers are open to attack.

May 27, 2008 | Technology News