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Tech News Weekly podcast 36: Dirty tactics, wearables, startups and technology's effect on children

1 hour ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Tech News Weekly podcast 36: Dirty tactics, wearables, startups and technology's effect on children
The ITProPortal team discusses some of the most interesting stories of the week, including a petty superpower scrap and Google's transparency report.

Apple claims iOS 8 makes your data safer than ever

11 hours ago  by Guy Wright
Apple claims iOS 8 makes your data safer than ever
In a post on the Apple website yesterday the company claimed that they won’t comply with government warrants to unlock devices running the new iOS 8, because they can’t.

Can big data keep NHS healthcare free to all?

18 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Can big data keep NHS healthcare free to all?
Big data, wearable tech, iPad usage in hospitals – these were all on the lips of leading NHS and IT industry figures at a conference this week, entitled “Leading the technology revolution”.

Charity for vanity: Anti-homelessness campaigners auction places in iPhone 6 queue to Apple fan-boys

18 Sep 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Charity for vanity: Anti-homelessness campaigners auction places in iPhone 6 queue to Apple fan-boys
Thousands of people with more money than sense are gathered around Apple Stores across the globe, eager to get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus a bit earlier than others.

If Scotland votes ‘Yes’ to independence in the referendum, what will happen to our data?

18 Sep 2014  by Lubor Ptacek
If Scotland votes ‘Yes’ to independence in the referendum, what will happen to our data?
Scotland goes to the polls today to vote on independence from the Union. If a 'Yes' vote is passed, it will throw into question the massive issue of data sovereignty.

Today’s tech: Apple poaches Android users, the best way to develop apps and WikiLeaks releases positive malware

17 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Apple poaches Android users, the best way to develop apps and WikiLeaks releases positive malware
The best of ITProPortal news including: Apple's renewed attack on Android market share, the agile/waterfall debate finally gets settled, and WikiLeaks releases government-owned malware into the wild.

Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners

16 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners
The best of ITProPortal news including: Google release transparency report detailing the full extent of government snooping, hackers use e-books to steal, and Startup Institute finds more partners.

TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis

16 Sep 2014  by Team ITPP
TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis
TechUK, a trade association supported by over 800 companies in the technology sector, has invited a panel of politicians (and us) to discuss Britain's digital future.

Bye-bye Oyster Card? Contactless payments rolled out on London tube network (a year late)

16 Sep 2014  by Zak Thomas
Bye-bye Oyster Card? Contactless payments rolled out on London tube network (a year late)
This means passengers with a contactless bank card can ditch the Oyster Card system. Transport for London will accept all UK-issued contactless cards.

Google transparency report shows substantial rise in government requests for user data

16 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
Google transparency report shows substantial rise in government requests for user data
Since the report was first published back in 2009, requests for user data have risen 150 per cent globally, and 250 per cent in the US.

TechUK calls for government to ensure a bright digital future

16 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
TechUK calls for government to ensure a bright digital future
TechUK has just published “Securing our Digital Future”, its manifesto for ensuring that technology drives the UK economy forward.