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

Microsoft admits Surface Pro 3 overheating issues, promises fix

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Only i7 version of company's new hybrid tablet seems to be affected
27 Aug 2014

Gmail can be hacked with 92 per cent success rate, says University of California

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Hotels.com, Amazon, Chasebank apps all also at high risk according to research
26 Aug 2014

Intel reveals world’s smallest wireless modem at 10mm

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IoT enablement seems target of miniature new self-contained hardware
26 Aug 2014

Amazon acquires gaming video streaming service Twitch for $970m

One billion dollars for some fish playing Streetfighter?
26 Aug 2014

HP’s upswing: a second wind, or just an XP-based blip?

Can the company seriously expect its fortunes to keep rising?
22 Aug 2014

Car maker Tesla seeks 30 full-time hackers to break into its cars

Best job ever? Crack a Tesla Model S and it could be yours
21 Aug 2014

Don't fear the DevOps

Are IT decision-makers still afraid to rise to the DevOps challenge, leaving incumbent structures in place?
21 Aug 2014

Tesco Hudl and other Android devices contain ‘factory reset’ data retention flaw

Firmware error is to blame, say security experts
18 Aug 2014

The internet runs out of memory, and the unhackable is hacked: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

On the flipside, the NHS is grabbing some excellent IT budget-saving opportunities as NPfIT is laid to rest
15 Aug 2014

Will Ebay soon take payments in bitcoin?

Ebay in talks with Coinbase and other bitcoin companies to start offering payments in virtual currency
15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry expands 'BBM Protected' service to all devices using Balance

More security for your BB-buck, or just another marketing effort?
15 Aug 2014

Living with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

You know we liked it on face value, but how do we feel after a week with Microsoft's redesigned hybrid tablet?
13 Aug 2014

Whatever happened to the 'desktop smartphone'?

From ambitious crowdfunder to barely a whispered memory, the Ubuntu Edge didn't lead the pack in the way many had hoped. But just what is the status of the converged, desktop-capable smartphone?
13 Aug 2014

New iPad production is underway – but can Apple overturn flagging sales?

All the screen sizes in the world promised, but does Apple need to innovate, not imitate?
12 Aug 2014

Theft, breaches and ICO warnings: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

CIOs should be watching their backs after a particularly cybercrime-riddled seven days in IT
08 Aug 2014