Peter is a Reporter at Computing, and specialises in technology trends, endpoint, big data and analytics, apps in enterprise and skills.

Previously, he has written in the technology and videogames sectors, including Techradar.com and 360 Magazine, with a stint as News Editor on games TM magazine. He has freelanced across a range of other consumer and enterprise technology, entertainment and design publications.

 

Articles & blogs by Peter Gothard

Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as default search tool

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Mayer describes deal as 'most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years'
21 Nov 2014

Four arrests in UK for 'Ratting' computer hijacks

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Another 11 individuals in Estonia, France, Italy, Latvia, Norway and Romania also arrested in connection with the same crime
21 Nov 2014

Bridging the data science skills gap

Attracting and retaining data scientists
How serious is the data science skills gap now, and what can CIOs do to overcome it?
21 Nov 2014

'There's perfectly good stuff going on, but it's not joined up' says chair of Lords Digital Skills Committee after Vaizey grilling

Morgan finds Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy's evidence on ICT, competitiveness and skills in the UK 'constructive, but predictable'
20 Nov 2014

Microsoft’s life beyond Windows

Open sourcing .NET, embracing the iPad and making Azure a platform for the ages. Has Microsoft finally got itself sorted?
19 Nov 2014

Drones 'used to harass people' and 'for criminal conduct' say police

Lords inquiry hears unmanned flying devices already being used for 'malicious' acts
18 Nov 2014

BYOD is cheaper, faster, more adaptable, and here to stay

The stats don't lie, as Gartner, TechNavio and Computing Research show us
17 Nov 2014

BlackBerry widens its cross-platform security reach with Samsung tie-up

The start of a beautiful friendship?
14 Nov 2014

Is Windows Phone stealing the enterprise security crown?

Sandbox holds after gruelling hacking contest
14 Nov 2014

DDoS attacks cost businesses average of £25,000 per hour finds study

Half of surveyed companies recording £300,000 losses in average six-hour attack
13 Nov 2014

What really happened to Juniper’s CEO, who stepped down after 'conduct in connection with… a particular customer'?

Replacement already named as Rami Rahim – but what went down?
12 Nov 2014

Big Giving: How Microsoft Azure helps JustGiving make charity agile

When you've got millions of customer details but no way to connect them, it's time to build a bigger graph...
11 Nov 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella praises UK startups and digital infrastructures

'We've always said things should launch first in the UK and succeed there' says technology chief
10 Nov 2014

First serious iOS malware discovered; already logging calls and phonebooks in hundreds of thousands of devices

Can also attack Windows devices, Palo Alto Networks advises
07 Nov 2014

Was GCHQ's Robert Hannigan right or wrong to call on tech firms to help with terrorism threat?

Two Computing journalists butt heads over whether GCHQ should be assisted, or condemned
06 Nov 2014