The hack is the first known case of software that can remotely take over a fully up-to-date iPhone 6

Apple issues software update after attempted hack

26 Aug Apple has issued a patch to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking.

Nexus smartphones will be the first to receive the new version of Android

Release of Android Nougat imminent

23 Aug The new version of Google's Android software, which runs on some of the world's most popular smartphones, will be launched to customers in the "coming weeks", the technology giant has said.

One of the best features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S is its Super AMOLED display

Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S

23 Aug If you are looking for a high powered 2 in 1 laptop/hybrid there are already plenty of strong options out there, including the Surface Pro 4 and iPad Pro.

Savings from up to 5,500 job cuts would be reinvested into key growth areas, Cisco said

Cisco cutting 5,500 jobs globally

18 Aug Cisco Systems has said it is cutting nearly 7% of its 70,000 workforce, as the world's largest networking gear maker shifts focus from its legacy hardware towards higher-margin software.

California-based Cisco is expected to announce the cuts within the next few weeks

Cisco Systems to lay off about 14,000 employees

17 Aug Cisco Systems is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20% of the network equipment maker's global workforce, technology news site CRN reported, citing sources close to the company.

The personal details of the employees of about 280 British companies were potentially exposed in the breach

Sage data breach could expose details of UK firms

15 Aug Sage Group, a provider of accounting, payroll and payments software for businesses, said an internal login had been used to gain unauthorised access to the data of some of its British customers.

The future for AR and VR looks bright

VR and AR spending set to balloon in 2017

15 Aug Global spending on virtual and augmented reality devices will balloon by 181% from $5.2bn (€4.65bn) this year to $162bn (€145bn) in 2020, according to new research by analysis firm IDC.