Peter is a Reporter at Computing, and specialises in technology trends, endpoint, apps in enterprise and IT education.

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

Articles & blogs by Peter Gothard

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for $3.5bn

Motorola MWC 2014 keynote
Deal to be publicly announced later today
15 Apr 2014

Microsoft: Our mobile app store is beating Android and Apple, thanks to microtransactions

monetisation
'We have a child-proof PIN option, but it’s turned off by default' says head of the Windows Phone client store program at Microsoft, Zac Woodall
14 Apr 2014

If you want Cisco to deliver it’s “in for a penny, in for a pound” says University of Westminster

Brocade ICX6430C12 switch
"We went with Brocade because it looked less complex" says head of IT
11 Apr 2014

OpenSSL bug ‘Heartbleed’ on the loose – easily exploitable glitch that’s been there the whole time

“Shows just how important it is for due process and care to be taken in the development stages of new software” says HP
09 Apr 2014

Apple, Google and more tech firms could pay up to $9bn to employees in anti-poaching class-action suit

Decade-old accusations go as high as Steve Jobs and ex-Intel CEO Paul Otellini
09 Apr 2014

Wales is botching its £425m superfast broadband rollout, says former BT head

Welsh government should have marketed it better, says John Davies
09 Apr 2014

Build gives Windows developers reasons to be cheerful

The developer conference brought us open-sourced languages, Windows going free, and apps to span all Microsoft platforms. Has the software giant finally got its mojo back, asks Peter Gothard
08 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Windows 8 Phone security protocol “many, many years old” and full of bugs, admits Phone 8.1 security manager

“And our OEM partners are still our biggest weakness,” says Geir Olsen
04 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft open sources a slew of software with .NET Foundation

Project Roslyn released into the wild live on stage in San Francisco
04 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Nadella adopts “challenger mindset” with free Win 8 for small tablets and mouse-friendly OS updates

And Nokia joins the party with three new device announcements
02 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft announces MDM-friendly Windows Phone 8.1, and new devices from Qualcomm and Prestigio

Per-app management, enterprise profiles and an AI assistant all coming
02 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: The way we present web search data could influence election outcomes, claims Yahoo

"How do you define interestingness?" asks director of research
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: “Some of the best data scientists are already in our business” says Northumbrian Water

Give your data experts space to innovate, agrees MEC CIO
27 Mar 2014

Candy Crushed as King.com stock drops 9 per cent on first day of IPO

Mobile game firm proves that not all tech IPOs are a golden goose
26 Mar 2014

Ninety-six per cent of UK charities struggling to manage customer data effectively

While 75 per cent lack time and money to sort it out
26 Mar 2014