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Million Britons miss out on ‘decent’ broadband speeds

Million Britons miss out on ‘decent’ broadband speeds

Image copyright AFP Image caption Decent broadband can be hard to find in some rural areas, said Ofcom The UK’s digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes…

Million Britons miss out on ‘decent’ broadband speeds

Million Britons miss out on ‘decent’ broadband speeds

Image copyright AFP Image caption Decent broadband can be hard to find in some rural areas, said Ofcom The UK’s digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes…

Vodafone offers thousands early contract exit

Vodafone offers thousands early contract exit

Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of Vodafone customers will be able to end their contracts early after the UK’s communications regulator raised concerns over new charges. In April, Vodafone introduced…

Schools warned over hackable heating systems

Schools warned over hackable heating systems

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Concerns have been raised that hackers could attack schools’ heating systems during a cold spell Dozens of British schools’ heating systems have been found…

NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes

NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes

Image copyright Natwest website Image caption The Natwest website shows as “not secure” in some web browsers NatWest bank says it will enhance the security of its website, following a…

‘Flirty secretary’ smart assistant taken offline in China

‘Flirty secretary’ smart assistant taken offline in China

Image copyright IQiyi One of China’s largest tech companies has taken its “flirtatious secretary” virtual assistant offline, following a suggestion that it objectified women. The avatar, called Vivi, was designed…

‘Flirty secretary’ smart assistant taken offline in China

‘Flirty secretary’ smart assistant taken offline in China

Image copyright IQiyi One of China’s largest tech companies has taken its “flirtatious secretary” virtual assistant offline, following a suggestion that it objectified women. The avatar, called Vivi, was designed…

Star Citizen game makers being sued

Star Citizen game makers being sued

Image copyright Cloud Imperium Image caption Star Citizen players can become a pirate, a trader or a mercenary and travel between lots of solar systems The makers of the crowdfunded…

Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool

Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Web-connected security cameras were among the many devices hijacked by botnet A US-based man has pleaded guilty to creating a giant botnet that was…

Broadband over ‘wet string’ tested for fun

Broadband over ‘wet string’ tested for fun

Image copyright Andrews and Arnold Image caption The experiment was a “bit of fun” says the firm responsible Engineers at a small British internet service provider have successfully made a…

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