Kate Hoy

Kate Hoy is Associate Editor at IDG Connect

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INTERNET

Is China trying to shut down the internet?

Bruce Schneier thinks someone is learning how to take down the internet.

INTERNET

This month in tech history: September – Google incorporated

On 4th September 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, California.

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

Virtual empathy: Connecting with refugees in 360˚

We talk to Visualise about their work with Doctors Without Borders to connect people with refugees.

DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

Facebook in trouble over new WhatsApp privacy policy

WhatsApp’s decision to share more data with its parent company Facebook is being investigated by the UK’s Information Commissioner

SOFTWARE

This month in tech history: August – Linux created

On 25th August 1991, Linus Torvalds made the first announcement that he was working on the operating system that would one day become Linux.

HUMAN RESOURCES

InfoShot: Is ‘presenteeism’ at odds with tech?

New research from Ricoh reveals nearly 70% of young workers stay later than necessary in the office to appear to be working harder.

SOFTWARE

This month in tech history: July – Donkey Kong (and Mario’s) birthday

Donkey Kong was first released on 9th July 1981, and featured the first iteration of Mario – then known as Jumpman.

Blogs

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China Rising

The South China Sea: A new hacking hotspot

Phil Muncaster reports on China and beyond

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CIO Watch

Losing CIOs to startups could be costly

Mark Chillingworth on IT leadership

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Thinking Different

Can technology save a post-Brexit Britain?

Jon Collins’ in-depth look at tech and society

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