Employees want tech to boost business productivity, not to monitor performance

Perhaps unsurprisingly, workers want technology that helps them become more efficient rather than helping their bosses snoop on them, a new business report shows.  Over half of employees (53%) are prepared to use technology like wearables to boost their own productivity at work. However, three quarters (74%) said no to wearables being used by employers to monitor performance. These…

TalkTalk buys Blinkbox from Tesco for £5m

Tesco has announced this morning that it has finally sold Blinkbox to TalkTalk - for a surprisingly low £5m. According to Business Insider, integration between Blinkbox and TalkTalk's existing TV business will be kicking off immediately - with "revenue synergies" (ie: job cuts) expected. Interestingly, it isn't just a video on demand business TalkTalk has…

Is TalkTalk planning to buy Blinkbox?

There have been rumours for a while that Tesco is looking to offload its struggling on-demand service Blinkbox - and today we're hearing reports that it looks like TalkTalk could be a buyer. According to The Guardian TalkTalk has been TalkTalking to Tesco about a possible sale of the service - which is apparently lost…

Britons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

UK web users must really like their porn. Either that, or they just don't like the government telling them what they can and cannot look at online. A new report from Ofcom shows that broadband customers in the UK are overwhelmingly choosing not to use parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government - with…

TalkTalk to test its YouView service in early 2012

YouView, the venture that is looking to bring on-demand video and Freeview together, is to start a friends and family testing period starting in early 2012. The service is looking to be a catch up service that is based…

O2 voted favourite British broadband provider

A poll carried out by www.broadband-expert.co.uk has revealed O2 to be Britian's favourite broadband provider. Over 100,000 broadband users voted in the poll, with 6,676 giving O2 the highest average satisfaction rating of 77%. View the full list of results…