After worrying sales figures and a lengthy Safari outage, the company is recalling millions of power adapters because they could cause an electric shock.

US parents warned on hacked baby webcams

Friday, 29 January 2016 10:07

American parents are being warned about the dangers of hackable baby monitors.

Wikipedia editors in vote of no confidence

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 11:41

More than 200 Wikipedia editors have backed a vote of no confidence in a trustee of the site's governing body.

Young people are spending more time playing and socialising online than watching television programmes, according to an annual survey tracking children's media behaviour in the UK.

Executive exodus at troubled Twitter

Monday, 25 January 2016 08:53

Four key Twitter executives are to leave the company as the social network continues its attempt to turn around its fortunes.

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had reversed a glitchy software update and resolved outages widely reported across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America that affected users of the social network on computers and phones.

Computing giant Microsoft has pledged to provide $1bn-worth (£700m) of cloud computing resources to organisations it deems to be working for the "public good".

Twitter suffers large outage

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 11:00

Twitter was unavailable for users worldwide on Tuesday morning, with the site apparently suffering a total outage followed by serious access problems lasting over an hour.

Facebook’s WhatsApp instant messaging app for iPhone, Android and many other platforms including the web, is going free of charge, the company announced. That means you won’t have to pay the annual subscription fee of $1/year anymore.

Microsoft retires Internet Explorer

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 17:13

Internet Explorer is dead as we know it. The ubiquitous browser, which made its debut two decades ago, has been officially put out to pasture to make way for its younger, sexier relative, Microsoft Edge, the star of Windows 10.

Falling global demand for personal computers (PC) saw shipments fall by a record 10.6% in the fourth quarter from a year ago, according to market research firm IDC.