Graeme Burton is Chief Reporter at Computing.

He has 15 years of experience in news and magazine journalism, and has edited such titles as Trade & Forfaiting Review, Inside Knowledge and Managing Information & Documents.

Articles & blogs by Graeme Burton

Chinese hackers crack networks of US agency handling security clearances

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No personal information stolen, claims Department of Homeland Security
10 Jul 2014

Windows 7 “mainstream support” to be discontinued next year

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Just migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7? Mainstream support stops in January 2015
10 Jul 2014

IBM to invest $3bn in chip research to support cloud and big data

IBM unveils its latest nanophotonics chip
Investment will encompass research into quantum computing, silicon photonics, graphene as IBM looks to seven-nanometre process technology
10 Jul 2014

Why the London Metal Exchange is investing £1m in new technology for old-style 'pit trading'

LME chief technology officer Robin Paine talks to Computing about the Exchange's plans to upgrade its face-to-face trading technology
26 Jun 2014

Social homes, big data

The Housing Action Charitable Trust is starting to provide housing associations with big data analytic applications. Graeme Burton reports
24 Jun 2014

Oracle seals $5.3bn deal for Micros Systems – but analysts say it should be buying SaaS

Long-rumoured deal is finally sealed, but questions are raised over whether the cash could be better spent
24 Jun 2014

London Metals Exchange to invest £1m in new trading floor technology

137-year-old Exchange rejects proposals to ditch 'open-outcry trading floor' and will update it instead
23 Jun 2014

Google adds camera surveillance to Nest – amid a flurry of acquisitions

Dropcam adds video surveillance to Nest digital thermostats, while beefing up DoubleClick advertising and next-generation wireless
23 Jun 2014

Secret trade treaty will undermine cloud data sovereignty rules

The draft Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) – currently being negotiated in secret – will bar countries from making cloud data rules
20 Jun 2014

Morgan Stanley: We deal with 'rogue IT' by blocking Amazon, Dropbox and other cloud services

Morgan Stanley cloud chief Laszlo Kollar takes drastic action to keep unwanted cloud services out of the bank's network
19 Jun 2014

Oracle renews M&A interest in Micros Systems

$5bn deal back on the table as Oracle CEO Larry Ellison looks for deals to re-ignite growth
19 Jun 2014

Facebook goes down in unprecedented outage

Morning outage for popular social networking website
19 Jun 2014

Cisco to buy cloud service orchestration start-up Tail-f Systems for $175m

Tail-f technology will plug into Cisco's 'inter-cloud' infrastructure strategy, claims Nick Earle
17 Jun 2014

GCHQ to feed cyber-intelligence to UK's biggest companies

Intelligence feed part of push to improve defences against industrial espionage
17 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Most organisations still based on traditional client/server – but change is happening

Citrix expects a long transition period as mobility and cloud march hand-in-hand
16 Jun 2014