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

British Gas rolls out 1,200 ruggedised Windows 8 tablets to field engineers

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Should speed along smart meters to all homes by 2020, says BG
25 Jul 2014

Apple orders 80 million large-screen iPhones while fund managers remain unconvinced about innovation

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Apple needs a new iPad soon, stock experts warn
22 Jul 2014

Snowden: hackers must make privacy tools for everybody

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NSA whisteblower suggests ‘criminals’ unite to protect the world from government snooping
22 Jul 2014

Yahoo acquires app analytics firm Flurry

Company reportedly pays $200m-$300m for startup as display ad revenue falters
22 Jul 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Three removes BlackBerry 10 phones from the shelves, and is taking no more stock

London store staff say network provider is no longer selling new BB devices
17 Jul 2014

Blackphone: BlackBerry 'compromised its integrity' in security years ago, and has no right to criticise us

Super-secure smartphone maker describes BlackBerry’s criticism as 'slinging mud'
17 Jul 2014

Windows to be offered free of charge by 2017

But enterprises may be looking at subscription models
15 Jul 2014

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

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

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

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

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