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

Box announces Microsoft Office 365 integration and unlimited storage for business accounts

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'Deep connections' to desktop and file structure promised
15 Jul 2014

Report: Microsoft to announce biggest round of job cuts in five years

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Recently acquired Nokia division said to be hit hardest - but marketing and engineering also in the firing line
15 Jul 2014

Raspberry Pi gets major hardware upgrade, pleases enthusiasts

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Four USB 2.0 ports and lower power needs for new Pi as Foundation admits 'industrial customers' a consideration
15 Jul 2014

UK broadband not 'fit for purpose' claims Federation of Small Businesses

Massive governmental infrastructure rethink is necessary, says group
14 Jul 2014

Assigning a value to corporate data

How are some of Britain’s top organisations trying to promote the value of their data to the biggest leakers – their own staff and clients? Peter Gothard reports
14 Jul 2014

Newcastle builds £250m tech hub to deliver 400 jobs and a £20m economic boost

The Core will be first building to open in new Science Central complex
14 Jul 2014

Telcos should prepare customers for 'price hike' of a mass-surveilance future, warns academic

'Worrying' data retention bill effects will feed down to the people, warns Coventry Uni’s Shaikh
10 Jul 2014

Cameron rushes through emergency phone and internet data retention bill

“The consequences of not acting are grave,” says PM
10 Jul 2014

Biffa still using Windows XP across the company, 'no business case' for Windows 7 says IT director

Migration planned, but firewalls are enough for now says David Gooding
09 Jul 2014

Samsung forecasts 25 per cent profit as mobile competition increases

Competition from China and Europe a threat, says smartphone manufacturer
08 Jul 2014

At home with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Peter Gothard gets some hands-on time with a Surface Pro 3, and discusses some of the device's finer features
04 Jul 2014

PaaS bucks up mobile app development

A cloud-based development platform from Portugal-based OutSystems has hugely increased the productivity of ADEC Group’s programmers, says Peter Gothard
04 Jul 2014

Facebook acquires video advertising firm for 'more relevant' customer targeting

Social media giant pays around $500m for LiveRail
03 Jul 2014

Singleton to focus G-Cloud and Digital Services on 'local authority use'

G-Cloud supremo's team will visit regional centres in bid to boost uptake
02 Jul 2014

'Buy a big enough botnet and you can crack almost any level of encryption' says BT

'Encryption no longer be all and end all' says head of information assurance Jelleyman
01 Jul 2014