Google is changing the way news stories appear on its search engine by boosting “original reporting” in the face of today’s fast-paced demand for information.
Aberdeen housing associations have joined up with CityFibre to put tenants at the front of the queue for gigabit-speed broadband.
The people who would benefit most from the internet are not reaping the advantages, the Digital Minister has said following a report into the UK’s internet usage.
Heightened privacy fears are putting more non-internet users off and risk worsening the digital divide, new research has warned.
Easy-to-guess passwords like 123456 remain in use despite repeated warnings, according to a senior UK cyber security chief.
YouTube has warned that more content could be blocked in the short term as a result of changes in the way it deals with music copyright.
More than half of British adults aged 65 and over now shop online, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The far-right internet forum 8chan, which has been linked to mass shootings in the US, has lost its cybersecurity protection after its provider cut off support.
Google will allow users across Europe to choose their preferred search engine when setting up a new Android smartphone from next year, following last year’s record EU fine.
A story about a couple who don’t stick to their own side of the bed every night has blown minds across the internet.
The UK has become a nation of “IT managers”, with internet users forced to deal with technical issues around the home, a new survey suggests.
Conspiracy theorists have been accused of hijacking some scientific topic terms on YouTube to appear credible, according to new research.
Virgin Media has announced plans to introduce hyperfast gigabit broadband to almost 15 million households by the end of 2021.
Boris Johnson has the power to accelerate the rollout of faster broadband speeds by making it simpler for internet service providers to expand, a Virgin Media chief has suggested.
Tube passengers will have access to the 4G network anywhere on the London Underground by the mid-2020s, Transport for London (TfL) has revealed.
Instagram has unveiled an anti-bullying initiative following high-profile cases such as the death of British teenager Molly Russell.
France’s lower house of parliament has approved a pioneering tax on internet giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook.
MPs have accused the Government of ignoring urgent calls to protect future elections, in the face of growing fears around online interference from foreign players and the way campaigns are funded in the digital age.
Vodafone is working to fix a fault which has affected some customers’ access to its mobile data and broadband services.
YouTube has decided not to take action against a prominent video-maker accused of being homophobic, despite admitting that the content was “clearly hurtful”.
Mozilla has released an update to its Firefox web browser largely focused on improving privacy and further preventing Facebook from tracking users online.
More than 14,000 data breaches have been logged in the UK alone during the first year since the introduction of new data protection laws.
The number of older people regularly using the internet is on the rise, closing the age gap with younger users, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
SpaceX has begun to roll out a network of orbiting satellites that will beam internet coverage down to Earth as part of a new broadband scheme.
A probe into how Google’s mammoth advertising business handles personal data has been launched by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission.
An unknown number of Google passwords belonging to the company’s enterprise customers have been stored in plain text for 14 years, the tech giant has admitted.
The father of Molly Russell, the teenager who took her own life after viewing disturbing material online, has urged social networks to take action immediately and not drag their feet until a regulator is introduced.
More than 30 schools in rural areas have been identified as among the first to receive full fibre broadband.
SpaceX has postponed the launch of its satellites designed to beam internet coverage from space down to Earth until next week, in order to carry out software updates and additional checks.
The roll-out of faster internet speeds will allow the city to be among the world’s best for digital, an MSP has said.