Toymakers fined for tracking children online

Toymakers fined for tracking children online

Three toymakers and a children’s TV broadcaster have been penalised after their sites were found to contain cookies and other tracking tech. The New York […]

European Commission plans free wi-fi in public spaces

European Commission plans free wi-fi in public spaces

The European Commission wants free wi-fi to be provided in public spaces across its member states within four years. The goal was announced by the […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

The iPhone 7 will not have a traditional headphone socket, Apple has confirmed. The US company unveiled its latest handset at an event in San […]

Microsoft’s UK data centres power up cloud services

Microsoft’s UK data centres power up cloud services

Microsoft has announced that its first UK cloud computing data centres are up and running. The facilities are located in London, Durham and Cardiff. They […]

Three calls for curb on BT’s mobile ambitions

Three calls for curb on BT’s mobile ambitions

BT is already in the firing line over its dominant position in the broadband market, with pressure on the regulator, Ofcom, to be tougher in […]

Sony Bravia TVs to lose YouTube access

Sony Bravia TVs to lose YouTube access

Sony Bravia smart TV sets made in 2012 will no longer be able to show YouTube videos after 30 September. The devices will not be […]

Warner Brothers reports own site as illegal

Warner Brothers reports own site as illegal

Film studio Warner Brothers has asked Google to remove its own website from search results, saying it violates copyright laws. It also asked the search […]

Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries

Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries

Samsung Electronics is recalling its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and said that battery problems were behind phones catching fire. The decision follows reports in […]

BBC iPlayer: Viewers now need TV licence to watch catch-up

BBC iPlayer: Viewers now need TV licence to watch catch-up

All iPlayer users must now have a TV licence to watch BBC programmes – whether or not they watch shows live. The new rules, which […]

Dropbox hack ‘affected 68 million users’

Dropbox hack ‘affected 68 million users’

A Dropbox security breach in 2012 has affected more than 68 million account holders, according to security experts. Last week, Dropbox reset all passwords that […]