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What is a VPN and which is the best?
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What is a VPN and which is the best?

A virtual private network can help safeguard your online privacy - here's how they work and which ones are the best
24 Feb 2020
Top tips for filing your self-assessment tax form
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Top tips for filing your self-assessment tax form

Find out what you need to declare, what your allowances are and how to cut your tax bill
23 Jan 2019
A day in the life of a smart city dweller
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A day in the life of a smart city dweller

How a truly connected life could spell the end of traffic jams, potholes and the weekly shop
14 Jan 2019
Should large firms subsidise childcare costs?
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Should large firms subsidise childcare costs?

More than 80% of parents believe big companies should cover the bill for childcare
9 Jan 2019
Self-promoters ‘do less but still get ahead at work’
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Self-promoters ‘do less but still get ahead at work’

Productivity study finds staff who ‘manage upwards’ gain more promotions even though they do less work
20 Dec 2018
UK ‘sleepwalking’ towards cashless society
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UK ‘sleepwalking’ towards cashless society

Experts say millions of people face being ‘left behind’ if Britain ditches banknotes and coins
19 Dec 2018
Why internet access is a human right
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Why internet access is a human right

New data suggests digital revolution will remain out of reach for billions
19 Oct 2018

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Government calls for mandatory ‘backdoor’ on encrypted tech
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Government calls for mandatory ‘backdoor’ on encrypted tech

Five Eyes intelligence alliance says gadget makers could face new legislation if they fail to comply
3 Sep 2018
Why fax machines pose a major cybersecurity risk
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Why fax machines pose a major cybersecurity risk

Researchers say hackers can upload malware to networks using ‘specially created’ image files
13 Aug 2018
Phone calls losing ground to chat apps
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Phone calls losing ground to chat apps

Number of minutes Brits spend talking on mobiles drops by 2.5 billion
2 Aug 2018
Smart cities: How China is leading the world
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Smart cities: How China is leading the world

Major global conference examines the role technology and data will play in urban areas now and in the future
27 Sep 2016
5G will 'supercharge mobile web' with fibre-optic speeds
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5G will 'supercharge mobile web' with fibre-optic speeds

Scientists clock 5G speeds that would let smartphone users download 100 films in three seconds
26 Feb 2015
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