Bobby Hellard
New Chrome OS update makes it easier to check for hardware faults
Chrome logo on a Dell Chromebook
operating systems

New Chrome OS update makes it easier to check for hardware faults

The diagnostic app can check for issues with the battery, the CPU, and on-board memory
22 Apr 2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: Ultra in every sense of the word
Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: Ultra in every sense of the word

The South Korean giant has gone big again with an extravagant, and expensive, handset
22 Apr 2021
Google Meet updates aim to combat meeting fatigue
A feature to highlight the speaker on Google Meet
video conferencing

Google Meet updates aim to combat meeting fatigue

Google says the overhaul to the video conferencing service will make meetings more productive and inclusive
21 Apr 2021
Samsung S21 Ultra review gallery
Mobile Phones

Samsung S21 Ultra review gallery

Photos of the S21 Ultra
21 Apr 2021
Discord reportedly rejects Microsoft's takeover offer
The mobile app for communication platform Discord
mergers and acquisitions

Discord reportedly rejects Microsoft's takeover offer

The chat app is looking to go it alone with plans for a public offering, according to reports
21 Apr 2021
MI5 warns of foreign agents using LinkedIn to steal information
A collection of digital profiles
phishing

MI5 warns of foreign agents using LinkedIn to steal information

Some UK government departments are thought to have engaged with fake profiles linked to hostile states
21 Apr 2021
Texas police issue warrant for Tesla crash data
Tesla steering wheel
automation

Texas police issue warrant for Tesla crash data

Twitter post from Elon Musk reportedly refutes crash was caused by the car's autopilot mode
20 Apr 2021
IBM returns to growth after four quarters of decline
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna delivers a speech in front of a blue backdrop
business management

IBM returns to growth after four quarters of decline

Revenue increase of 0.9% was enough to beat analyst expectations and end a tough year for the tech giant
20 Apr 2021
Adobe co-founder Charles Geschke dies aged 81
Charles "Chuck" Geschke and John Warnock
Careers & training

Adobe co-founder Charles Geschke dies aged 81

The mathematician and computer scientist also co-created the portable document format (PDF)
19 Apr 2021
Ocado invests £10m into autonomous vehicle startup Oxbotica
Ocado van parked up for a delivery
automation

Ocado invests £10m into autonomous vehicle startup Oxbotica

The e-commerce and technology firm will collaborate on autonomous vehicles with prototypes expected within two years
16 Apr 2021
Salesforce will reopen its offices in May
Salesforce's San Francisco HQ - Salesforce Tower
flexible working

Salesforce will reopen its offices in May

The cloud giant's San Francisco office will be one of the first to see around 100 "volunteers" return
14 Apr 2021
NSA uncovers new "critical" flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server
The White House is the daytime
servers

NSA uncovers new "critical" flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server

Federal government orders all agencies to install fixes as the FBI scrambles to remove backdoors
14 Apr 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget

A supposedly 'budget' smartphone stacked with premium specs
13 Apr 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review gallery
Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review gallery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
13 Apr 2021
Union urges ministers to give remote workers a 'right to disconnect'
Woman working from home late into the night
flexible working

Union urges ministers to give remote workers a 'right to disconnect'

Research suggests that UK employees working from home are doing up to four hours of additional, unpaid work
13 Apr 2021
Lenovo out in front as PC shipments continue to soar
A Lenovo laptop lid
Laptops

Lenovo out in front as PC shipments continue to soar

Higher demand from remote workers has carried over into the first quarter of 2021
13 Apr 2021
Darktrace confirms IPO as revenues soar amid pandemic
London Stock Exchange Group sign in gold lettering on a wall
startups

Darktrace confirms IPO as revenues soar amid pandemic

The AI startup is thought to be aiming for a £3 billion float on the London Stock Exchange
12 Apr 2021
Microsoft buys AI firm Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion
Voice recognition software
voice recognition

Microsoft buys AI firm Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion

The tech giant's biggest acquisition since buying LinkedIn is aimed at accelerating the growth of Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
12 Apr 2021
NCSC warns 15% of Brits use their pet's name as a password
A man and his dog using a laptop
hacking

NCSC warns 15% of Brits use their pet's name as a password

Independent survey reveals UK public still relies on memorable phrases to protect accounts
9 Apr 2021
LG promises three years of Android updates after exit from smartphone market
Android OS on a smartphone
Google Android

LG promises three years of Android updates after exit from smartphone market

The South Korean firm will also continue to manufacture and release phones through to Q2 of 2021
8 Apr 2021
Nokia and Lenovo settle years-long patent spat
Nokia's HQ with dark clouds above
business management

Nokia and Lenovo settle years-long patent spat

The case relates to 20 video-compression technology patents belonging to the Finnish telecom giant
7 Apr 2021
Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410 review: A security-conscious Chromebook with no staying power
Dell Latitude Chrombook
Laptops

Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410 review: A security-conscious Chromebook with no staying power

A powerful 'enterprise' Chromebook dragged down by middling battery life
7 Apr 2021
Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410
Laptops

Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410

The Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410
7 Apr 2021
Google investor calls for policy review following firing of AI researcher
A Google kitchen area at one of its offices
business management

Google investor calls for policy review following firing of AI researcher

A resolution put forward by Trillium Asset Management suggests "red flags" indicate something needs to change at the tech giant
7 Apr 2021
What is big data?
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business intelligence (BI)

What is big data?

Big data is a big deal for the business world - here's what it's all about...
6 Apr 2021
LG officially shuts down its smartphone business
An LG smartphone on a desk
Mobile Phones

LG officially shuts down its smartphone business

Intense competition from newer Chinese rivals cited as the reason for the demise of the 'quirky' manufacturer
6 Apr 2021
Google is the latest to pull out of an in-person Mobile World Congress
Mobile World Congress at the Fira Grand Via, Barcelona
business continuity

Google is the latest to pull out of an in-person Mobile World Congress

Numerous safety measures have so far failed to convince some of MWC's largest exhibitors
1 Apr 2021
UK could be locked out of EU quantum research
French internal markets commissioner, Thierry Breton
Policy & legislation

UK could be locked out of EU quantum research

European Commission to discuss proposals to protect the Union's intellectual property on Good Friday
31 Mar 2021
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
document management systems (DMS)

Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app

The app takes photos of your bills, receipts and papers and AI organises them into Google Drive
31 Mar 2021
AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss
The former head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan
artificial intelligence (AI)

AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss

Robert Hannigan suggests that the technology isn't worth the trouble for state-sponsored attackers
30 Mar 2021
Capgemini to create 1,500 new digital jobs across the UK
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Careers & training

Capgemini to create 1,500 new digital jobs across the UK

New hires will be trained in digital services, project management, and cyber security
29 Mar 2021
Australia's Channel 9 hit by cyber attack during live broadcast
The headquarters for Australia's Channel 9 TV station
cyber attacks

Australia's Channel 9 hit by cyber attack during live broadcast

A separate IT outage at Australia's Parliament House sparks fears of a coordinated attack
29 Mar 2021
UK watchdog says Facebook's Giphy acquisition may stifle competition
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mergers and acquisitions

UK watchdog says Facebook's Giphy acquisition may stifle competition

The CMA says the deal may limit market access to a popular service
26 Mar 2021
What are the pros and cons of AI?
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machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's changing business
26 Mar 2021
Best laptops 2021: Acer, Apple, HP and more
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Laptops

Best laptops 2021: Acer, Apple, HP and more

We've rounded up the best notebooks, ultrabooks, and ultraportables around
25 Mar 2021