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New research sheds light on how staff want to communicate

6 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
New research sheds light on how staff want to communicate
According to the study, 79 per cent of UK employees in mid-market businesses believe social media integration with back-office solutions is essential to improving productivity.

UK police predict gang crime before it strikes, Minority Report-style

11 hours ago  by Alex Hamilton
UK police predict gang crime before it strikes, Minority Report-style
London's police forces are trialling big data software designed to pin-point gang members in the city most likely to commit violent crimes.

Keep up to date with the news easily via The Week

14 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
Keep up to date with the news easily via The Week
The Week is a print magazine that summarises what’s been going on in the UK and abroad. Well, it’s not only print – there are apps too.

HTC Sense 7 leaked screenshots show Android Lollipop similarities

29 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
HTC Sense 7 leaked screenshots show Android Lollipop similarities
Details are currently few and far between, but the images suggest that the new user interface will boast a flat design and contrasting colours that won’t stray too far from Google’s new OS.

Oppo R5 is unveiled as the world's thinnest smartphone

29 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Oppo R5 is unveiled as the world's thinnest smartphone
Chinese electronics firm Oppo has pulled ahead in the race for the world's thinnest smartphone by launching the Oppo R5 handset with a thickness of just 4.85mm.

How to make your Windows 8.1 PC run faster

29 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
How to make your Windows 8.1 PC run faster
We’ve got a rather nifty collection of tips which will ensure that your PC is running speedily and in tip-top condition generally.

Take Skype to the next level with group video messaging via Skype Qik

29 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Take Skype to the next level with group video messaging via Skype Qik
Skype has been around for a long while, but this new app brings the classic service into the video age by catering for free group video messaging.

Good dog: Puppy Linux reaches version 6.0

29 Oct 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Good dog: Puppy Linux reaches version 6.0
Linux is pretty darn awesome when used on super-powerful machines. However, where the kernel really shines is when operating systems leverage it for less powerful computers.

Xerox’s new AI customer care agent learns just like a human

28 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Xerox’s new AI customer care agent learns just like a human
The WDS Virtual Agent is based on research developed by PARC and the Xerox Research Centre Europe and is capable of learning from its human colleagues to solve customer problems.

Pearson preaches the power of collaboration

28 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Pearson preaches the power of collaboration
Whilst at JiveWorld 2014 we spoke to Kim England, head of internal community and collaboration at education firm Pearson PLC, about how the company has implemented Jive into its infrastructure.

Gmail messages now show up in Google search results

28 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Gmail messages now show up in Google search results
Following the release of the new “Inbox” feature last week, Gmail users have discovered that they can now search for their messages via Google Now or Google’s regular search results.