Illegal trade in online data soars

Maija Palmer

Nearly 20m items of personal data were traded illegally over the internet in the first half of this year, as more people went ....

3 October, 2012

A tech tycoon who values privacy

Maija Palmer

Eugene Kaspersky rubs shoulders with world security chiefs regularly these days. He has just been on a panel with Condoleezza ....

26 September, 2012
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Baidu to take on Google on travel info

Maija Palmer

Baidu, China's largest search engine company by market share, has signed a deal with Skyscanner, the UK-based flight search company, ....

23 August, 2012

Data centre companies ride internet boom

Maija Palmer

When Usain Bolt ran in the men's 100m final at the London Olympic Games, there was a 30 per cent spike in demand for the BBC's ....

21 August, 2012

Exchange start-ups challenge banks

Maija Palmer

Taavet Hinrikus, an Estonian-born technology professional, was employed by Luxembourg-based Skype but living in London, which ....

3 August, 2012

A social media job agency

Maija Palmer

Felipe Navío Garcia and Juan Urdiales are sticking a large company logo on the blank wall of their new offices in the City ....

6 June, 2012
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The digital career switchover

Maija Palmer

When Josh Silverman received a call last year asking if he would like to work for American Express, he was surprised. The 43-year-old ....

28 May, 2012

Children's publishers join forces online

Maija Palmer

Publishers including Hachette, Penguin and Simon & Schuster are putting their children's books into a single online entertainment ....

16 May, 2012

Technology M&A activity defies downturn

Maija Palmer

The technology sector has continued to see a large number of mergers and acquisitions, in contrast with the rest of the economy, ....

15 May, 2012

Two Thirds Of Web 'Cookies' Are For Ads

Maija Palmer

More than two-thirds of the "cookies" on the UK's most popular websites are for advertising purposes, a new study has found, helping ....

18 April, 2012
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Twitter And Google Reject Censorship Calls

Maija Palmer

Google and Twitter have rejected calls from UK politicians to put in place additional measures to stop people breaking Ryan Giggs-style ....

28 March, 2012

Tech Companies Face Fight For Financing

Maija Palmer

Ask a venture capitalist or entrepreneur to describe the UK technology scene, and the answer will be it has a "dumbbell shaped ....

9 March, 2012

Raspberry Pi Computers Sell Out On Launch

Maija Palmer

A £22 mini-computer, aimed at helping children learn programming skills, was sold out within hours of its UK launch on Wednesday. The ....

1 March, 2012

The Netiquette Of Working Life

Maija Palmer

Vicki Walker made headlines in 2009 when she was dismissed from her job as financial controller of a New Zealand healthcare company ....

7 February, 2012

The End Of E-mail?

Maija Palmer

When Thierry Breton, chief executive of Atos, said the IT services company would ban use of internal email by 2014, it caused ....

20 December, 2011

Battle Over Mobile Payments Intensifies

Maija Palmer

Google, PayPal, Visa and leading mobile phone operators are all rushing to announce mobile payments services, in a battle to establish ....

2 December, 2011