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

Sony slashes earnings forecast to just 10 per cent of initial outlook

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Third time in 2014 - and it’s only May
01 May 2014

Box may delay IPO until June as market strength in doubt

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Anonymous sources say secure content sharing company getting cold feet on NYSE
01 May 2014

UK Border Force IT glitch causes overnight travel hell

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Reported disruptions included Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Birmingham
01 May 2014

FBI bigwig pleads for help from ISPs in fight against cyber crime

No mention of Prism surveilance as G-man appeals to industry for help in securing data access
30 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: BlackBerry customers showing “tremendous interest” in new BES migration scheme

Expects scheme to be "very successful", according to BlackBerry VP
30 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: Europe has “completely failed” at producing web companies so cannot complain about US spying

"It's easy to blame the USA for treating the EU as a colony" says F-Secure’s Hypponen
30 Apr 2014

Review: Nokia 2520 Windows RT tablet

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

Computing Refresh: 25 April 2014

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

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