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

Review: Nokia 2520 Windows RT tablet

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Does Nokia's latest tablet have a chance when saddled with Windows RT?
25 Apr 2014

Computing Refresh: 25 April 2014

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Microsoft acquires Nokia, Bank of England employs hackers, Heartbleed continues to run riot
25 Apr 2014

Apple reports £6.1bn profits, but announces stock buybacks as iPad underperforms

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More iPhones sold than expected, but company slump continues
24 Apr 2014

SMEs and the appliance of data science

While Hortonworks has advised firms to “stick Excel on Hadoop”, Peter Gothard hears how even small companies need a more bespoke approach to data analysis
23 Apr 2014

IBM, HP, Atos chasing Lufthansa IT infrastructure business

Company "in talks with several sector heavyweights"
22 Apr 2014

SAP CEO: “HANA is the bedrock of our brand, it’s our soul”

"We are the cloud company powered by HANA. There are no debates" says McDermott
17 Apr 2014

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

Deal to be publicly announced later today
15 Apr 2014

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

'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

"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