Kate Hoy

Kate Hoy is Editor of IDG Connect



This month in tech history: 31 March 1995 - Bob is born

In March 1995, Microsoft released “Bob”. He wasn’t well liked.


IT & Systems Management

This month in tech history: February 1959 - Integrated circuit patented

In February 1959, Jack Kilby filed a patent application called "miniaturized electronic circuits" for his work on a multi-transistor device.



Rant: Whatever happened to good customer service?

Technology should be helping not hindering customer service


Huawei CEO: We'll be number one smartphone vendor in five years

With Samsung struggling in the wake of its Galaxy Note 7 disaster, could Huawei inch ahead in the race to be the number one smartphone brand?



This month in tech history: January 2009 - Genesis and launch of Bitcoin

The pseudonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto mines the first 50 bitcoins, now known as the Genesis Block.


Human Resources

2016: Notable tech deaths

We look back at some of the tech pioneers that have passed away this year.



2016 in numbers

A look back at some of the biggest tech stories of 2016… in numbers


Wireless Technologies

Secret Santa: Festive gadgetry ideas

We check out some great ideas for your office Secret Santa this year


Wireless Technologies

Review & Q&A: The first IoT enabled hearing aid

We try Oticon’s new connected hearing aids, and speak to product manager Bo Littau about the future of IoT and audiology.


Mobile Communications

"No explosion": Richard Yu announces Huawei Mate 9

At a global launch even in Munich today, Huawei announced its latest flagship devices


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