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.
Average broadband speeds received by UK households have risen by almost 20% in the last year, Ofcom has reported.
A third of parents have expressed concern that their children could become addicted to pornography that is easily accessible via the internet, according to a survey.
A raft of proposed standards to keep internet companies in check over child safety have been published by the information watchdog.
A European Union lawmakers’ committee has approved a proposal to fine internet companies up to 4% of their revenue if they do not remove terrorist content within one hour of being notified by authorities.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has set out how he believes the social network and the internet should be regulated.
Voices on both sides of the argument for and against incoming age checks for porn sites have expressed mounting frustration, in the wake of news that the measures could be delayed once again.
Internet companies will get 100% rates relief from the Scottish Government to install fibre broadband across Scotland.
A technical glitch on Barclaycard’s website meant that a “sexist” error message was displayed to a user.
More than three-quarters of Britons are not aware new online age-verification rules are set to be introduced in the UK.
Google and Facebook’s stranglehold over the £14 billion digital advertising market will be examined by the UK competition watchdog amid concerns over the dominance of technology giants.
A short series of animations designed to inform children as young as four about online dangers has been launched by the National Crime Agency (NCA) in response to the growing threat of online grooming.
Virgin Media has rolled out an update to its latest router that improves the reach of broadband around the home.