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

Security industry advice for battling Turing Test-beating AIs: 'Be nice and sceptical'

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Symantec and Juniper admit there is not yet a clear plan for beating more advanced forms of 'Eugene Goostman'
11 Jun 2014

Microsoft powers cyber arm of the law in Cambridgeshire

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Peter Gothard hears how Windows 8.1 is helping the county's police with their inquiries
10 Jun 2014

Huawei bringing R&D centre to Bristol, George Osborne loves it

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Chinese company promises to create 300 new research jobs by 2017
10 Jun 2014

Google must prevent illegal access to our content, says News Corp

Phone-hacking media giant unhappy about with Google search algorithms that let downloaders 'steal' its TV shows
09 Jun 2014

North-eastern promise: an interview with Durham County Council's head of ICT

In an area with above average unemployment, how can ICT be used to better serve the public and enrich their futures? Durham County Council head of IT services Phil Jackman is rising to this challenge
04 Jun 2014

Google to spend up to $3bn on satellites to extend global internet coverage

180 units could orbit Earth to extend internet access to every corner of the globe
03 Jun 2014

Huawei promises 10x faster Wi-Fi speeds than currently available

IEEE 802.11ax specification is the secret sauce
02 Jun 2014

Datacentres Europe 2014: Brand-name data centre servers have 'three to five years until extinction', predicts VMware CTO

Future of industry lies in "white boxes made by companies you've never heard of", says Joe Baguley
29 May 2014

Datacentres Europe 2014: Machine learning is the future of PUE, says Google

99.6 per cent accuracy in PUE prediction achieved, reveals data centres VP
28 May 2014

Enterprise Cloud Forum: Almost half of enterprises 'prehistoric' with respect to BYOD, says Oracle security VP

'We need a whole new industry to prevent us slowing down' says Hartwell
27 May 2014

Computing Refresh: Salesforce invades UK, eBay hacked, and Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 3

Salesforce sets up shop in London, eBay reveals three-month old customer data hack, and Microsoft launches a 'laptop beater'.
23 May 2014

Salesforce announces aggressive expansion into UK

New UK data centre and London 'Salesforce Tower' revealed today
22 May 2014

EBay reveals it was hacked in February 2014, personal data compromised

"Change your passwords," urges company, three months too late
21 May 2014

What the Surface Pro 3 says about Microsoft's hardware strategy

Does Microsoft's hybrid tablet announcement point to a more focused hardware division under Satya Nadella's new company?
21 May 2014

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3 *UPDATED*

Latest device in Surface range is larger, thinner and louder
20 May 2014