Today in tech: Web cafe snooping and tech hubs


Big brother turns attention to internet cafes

The Met is asking web cafes to keep an eye on customers' activity in a bid to further combat terrorism. PC Pro

Lord Mandelson unveils tech hub plans

The Government plans to set up new innovation hubs across the country to make it easier for technology ideas and research to come to fruition in the commercial world. FT

Freesat reaches milestone

Freesat has welcomed its one millionth customers as the digital satelite service manages to attract people away from rivals.The Guardian

Maggie Holland

Maggie has been a journalist since 1999, starting her career as an editorial assistant on then-weekly magazine Computing, before working her way up to senior reporter level. In 2006, just weeks before ITPro was launched, Maggie joined Dennis Publishing as a reporter. Having worked her way up to editor of ITPro, she was appointed group editor of CloudPro and ITPro in April 2012. She became the editorial director and took responsibility for ChannelPro, in 2016.

Her areas of particular interest, aside from cloud, include management and C-level issues, the business value of technology, green and environmental issues and careers to name but a few.