Kate Hoy

Kate Hoy is Editor of IDG Connect



InfoShot: Brits most wary of unknown connections

Results from the Blue Coat Social Media Security Report 2016 reveal bad user habits among social networkers



This month in tech history: Microsoft enters OS market

Key November events ensured the Microsoft’s early industry domination.


This month in tech history: "Pac Man Fever" hit America

On 10th October 1980, Midway released Pac Man to arcades in North America.



Is China trying to shut down the internet?

Bruce Schneier thinks someone is learning how to take down the 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



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.


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