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

How cloud computing - and other new technology - could lead to the destruction of humanity

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Cloud computing is one of a slew of emerging technologies that, together, could render humanity redundant
17 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Maxwell and Satya Nadella all 'popular' for different reasons...

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This week, Apple released a slew of new shiny things, news of which is always popular with readers. But will the coverage make the top spot in Computing's weekly top 10?
17 Oct 2014

H4cked off: Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn for an EU big data push - Potemkin Village policy making

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European Commissioner Neelie Kroes wants to splash €2.5bn developing big data in Europe - in a scheme reminiscent of the old 'national champions' policies of the 1970s
17 Oct 2014

Apple launches new iPads, and MacOS operating system – but Apple iMac 5K screens steal the show

Thinner, lighter iPads with better cameras and new MacOS X operating system put in the shade by 5K Retina display Apple iMacs
16 Oct 2014

Apple launches faster, thinner iPad Air 2

Apple's A8X microprocessor with M8 co-processor, and laminated parts, will make iPad Air 2 both faster and thinner
16 Oct 2014

Apple to unveil new iPads today as Gartner warns that the tablet computer boom is over

New iPads to be unveiled at 6pm today as Gartner claims that tablet computer sales growth has plunged
16 Oct 2014

Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn EU big data push – but what will it really do?

Neelie Kroes, the EU's digital agenda commissioner, wants to splash €2.5bn on a scheme to develop big data in Europe
16 Oct 2014

ID system hacks expose the whole of South Korea to identity theft

South Korean government now considering new ID system after flawed system exposes the nation's ID numbers
15 Oct 2014

British Bluetooth chip designer CSR snapped up by Qualcomm for £1.56bn

Cambridge Silicon Radio, a start-up from the last dot.com boom, sells out to US chip giant
15 Oct 2014

Edward Snowden warns over Google and Facebook's 'dangerous services'

Web giants paving the way for NSA, and GCHQ – who Snowden accuses of running a domestic surveillance programme in which 'anything goes'
13 Oct 2014

Google: 18,000 UK requests under 'right to be forgotten'

UK outdone by France and Germany in requests to Google to de-link material
13 Oct 2014

Police given automatic access to mobile phone records – web browsing next?

Police given online access to phone records under RIPA – will this be extended to web browsing under the proposed Communications Data Bill?
10 Oct 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Naive Tim Berners-Lee, Liam Maxwell speaks out about government IT and cash machines that keep on giving

Why on Earth would Computing readers be so interested in malware that can enable attackers to empty cash machines?
10 Oct 2014

Windows 10-out-of-10 or Windows Ho-hum?

Microsoft has unveiled 'Windows 10 not 9' early in its lifecycle to get feedback from users that matter – or has the company simply run out of ideas?
09 Oct 2014

Semiconductor engineer, Dr Lisa Su, takes over from financial engineer as CEO of AMD

Dr Lisa Su takes over from Rory Read as president and CEO at Advanced Micro Devices
09 Oct 2014