Technology News

Hammond handed 8-point plan by games sector

Darling of creative industries asks the chancellor to today solve its biggest challenge.

Nov 22, 2016 | Technology News

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

Fraudsters posing as HMRC hijack iTunes

One taxpayer who lost £15,000 is among the 'hundreds' of scammed Revenue customers.

May 25, 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

Five 'no-nos' for your next business meeting

What to avoid when meeting a client – or anyone else – for business.

May 12, 2016 | Technology News

BT duo deride report on 'dire' internet speeds

Telco's sarcastic staff recorded after not properly hanging up the phone.

Jan 24, 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

Broadband contracts to be made easier to exit

ISPs agree to let customers leave (penalty-free) if ‘speeds fall below acceptable levels.’

Jun 15, 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

Broadband users still aren’t getting what they pay for

Study finds that connected Britons only get half the speed they sign up to.

Mar 26, 2014 | Technology News

Superfast homes 'will sell for 20% more'

Properties with poor connectivity tipped to fetch a fifth less.

Mar 2, 2014 | Technology News

Superfast connections up almost three-fold

A few hundred thousand more homes and premises can now join the high-speed revolution.

Jan 29, 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

Video game start-ups vie for £50,000 boost

Why games developing in the South West just got more competitive.

Sep 10, 2013 | Technology News

Silicon Roundabout takes UK start-up crown

The capital's hub for tech companies hosts more start-ups than any other area

Jul 17, 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

'Don’t leave your digital estate in the cloud'

Who will your digital treasures be left to? The cloud, loved ones or others?

Oct 17, 2012 | Technology News

Security alert issued to smartphone users

Online miscreants go where the money is – increasingly, on iPhone and Android handsets.

Sep 9, 2012 | 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

Google foresees internet jobs boom for Britain

Search leader says internet growth to return ‘hundreds of thousands' UK jobs by 2015.

Sep 12, 2011 | Technology News

Smartphone bills 'cripple traders who travel abroad'

Brits trying to do business abroad return home with a data bill bigger than their air fare.

Jul 7, 2011 | Technology News

Websites given 12 months to abide cookie law <br>

Lead-in period of a year afforded to website owners before penalties take effect.

May 31, 2011 | 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

Mac evangelist framed in sex video link

Hackers lure Apple users with Twitter, sex and celebrity.

Jul 7, 2009 | Technology News

iPhone users urged to upgrade to 3.0

Some Apple users must pay to keep their device secure.

Jun 23, 2009 | Technology News