NI has highest rate of tablet owners
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
Northern Ireland is becoming a nation of gadget lovers with the number of people owning smartphones reaching 55% while tablet ownership has leapt to 45%, according to an Ofcom report.
Derry 'UK best for broadband access'
Published: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Londonderry is the best performing city in the UK for superfast broadband availability, according to Ofcom.
NI online crime victims 'as young as 10'
Published: Monday, 12 May 2014
Police are urging parents to make sure they know enough about the internet and social media to keep their children safe, after hundreds of crimes were committed online in just seven months.
How UTV tweeps got their Twitter wings
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
To celebrate turning eight, Twitter is offering users the chance to check out what their very first 140-character message was - and UTV's dedicated tweeters are among those turning the clock back.
Businesses back IT volunteer scheme
Published: Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Northern Ireland businesses are backing a new volunteering scheme that will see employees' skills utilised to help people of all ages and backgrounds to get online.
NI youngsters spending hours online
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2014
New research shows that four out of every five young people in Northern Ireland go online every day, with one in five spending more than five hours per day online.
Facebook backtracks over 'beheadings'
Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2013
A graphic video of a woman being beheaded has been removed by Facebook from its website, just days after it changed its rules to allow such violent images to be shared among its users.
NI 'beer brewers' hit Kickstarter goal
Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2013
The Northern Ireland design team who aimed to crowd-source funding for their smartphone-controlled beer-brewing appliance are celebrating their success after hitting their target in time.
Concern over Facebook 'beheading' stance
Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2013
A psychology expert from Northern Ireland has expressed concern over a change to Facebook's policy on videos showing extreme violence, such as beheadings.
Belfast flag protestors suing Facebook
Published: Friday, 18 October 2013
It has emerged that two Union flag protestors, who claim to have fled their north Belfast homes over online threats, are suing Facebook - despite losing a bid for an interim injunction that a judge said could "shut down" the social media giant.
NI 'beer brewers' seek Kickstarter funds
Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2013
The Northern Ireland design team behind a beer-brewing appliance that can be controlled by smartphone has raised nearly £88,000 by crowd-sourcing funding.
'Clean up your digital dirt', urges QUB
Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013
Queen's university has issued a new guide to its students on the dos and don'ts of social media use.
Over 2,100 cyber crimes last year
Published: Monday, 23 September 2013
The number of cyber crimes on social media sites reported across Northern Ireland has jumped by more than 2,000 in just two years, according to PSNI.
Hundreds queue for Apple's new iPhone
Published: Friday, 20 September 2013
Hundreds of people have queued up in Belfast to get their hands on the latest Apple iPhone, which went on sale on Friday.
Experts predict ‘Grand Theft Auto flu’
Published: Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Experts are predicting a bout of 'GTA flu' as gamers take time off to play new release from Rockstar, Grand Theft Auto V.
UK comic con announces Belfast event
Published: Thursday, 12 September 2013
The UK's biggest comic and pop culture convention is coming to Belfast for the first time next year, it has been announced.
Warning over bogus online model scout
Published: Thursday, 12 September 2013
Police are investigating reports that a bogus 'modelling scout' has approached schoolgirls to set up online video chats with him.

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