YOTI or Your Own Trusted Identity verifies who you are using biometrics on a free smartphone app. If it's widely adopted, it could be used for authentication purposes by clubs, supermarkets, websites, governments and other organisations, though it can also work on a peer-to-peer basis
Microsoft's stock is booming because of its success in cloud computing, but CEO Satya Nadella says it's because it supports the hybrid, distributed-computing approach that enterprise customers actually need...
The boom in tech stocks has made people like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg multibillionaires, followed by the founders of Twitter, Snap and WhatsApp. The Forbes 400 list provides an annual score...
Some of the first students to complete Qufaro's cyber-security course were presented with their certificates by a 94-year-old Colossus code-breaking veteran. The online course is a step towards setting up a cyber-security college at Bletchley Park.
The Linx 12X64 is an improved version of the company's popular entry-level tablets, offering a higher spec and a Full HD touch-screen at an affordable price.
The company that was once a symbol of American power has cut back its US-based workforce and now roughly a third of its employees are based in India. Does it matter?
The 140-character limit has always been Twitter's defining characteristic, and enforced brevity sometimes produced a certain amount of wit. Now, however, the company is experimenting with tweets that are exactly twice as long....
If you're worried about identity fraud, you can prevent it -- at least in the UK -- by requiring a thumbprint to verify any transaction that requires a credit check. Jamie Jamieson has been using the idea for 13 years.
Fitbit has launched a fitness-oriented smartwatch with built-in GPS, music player, and contactless payments system, so you don't need to carry a smartphone when you go for a run or a swim. You can also write your own apps in JS/CSS/SVG.
Gatwick's popular Community app provides vital information to thousands of people working for hundreds of different companies at London's second-biggest airport. It's being taken up by many other airports and could also work well for other diverse "mini-cities" such as universities, malls, and technology parks.
If you want fast broadband, move to Singapore, Sweden or Taiwan. The USA, Canada and the UK have slower broadband speeds but at least they are in the world's top 31 countries out of 189. If you want slow, Burkina Faso, Gabon and Yemen make up the bottom three.
The British government plans to extend data protection laws to increase consumer rights and create new crimes
The British government will publish a "statement of intent" to strengthen data protection laws, giving people the right to have their personal data deleted. Organizations that can't or won't delete data, or fail to report security breaches, can be fined up to £17 million or up to 4 percent of their global turnover.
Fitbit's Charge 2 is a decent replacement for a Microsoft Band 2. The device's user interface is nothing like as good, but the far superior smartphone app more than makes up for it.
Coverage of BT's latest quarterly financial results was dominated by an Italian accounting scandal that hit profits. The plan to offer ultrafast broadband to 12m users by 2020 - Ofcom willing - is more important, but still not enough.
The rapid rise of Amazon's share price made Jeff Bezos the world's richest man for a few hours today. He has a good chance of making the top spot his own, but Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg could be a serious challenger...