Danny is a Staff Writer for Computing. With experience in online and broadcast journalism, he joined Computing in August 2012 after over two years working in the video games industry press. He graduated with a Master's degree in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism from University College Falmouth in 2008, after previously completing a BA in Politics at the University of Exeter.

Articles & blogs by Danny Palmer

ICO orders Google to change 'vague' policy on data collection

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Google told to improve information on how it protects users' YouTube, Gmail and Google+ data
30 Jan 2015

Big science: Decoding the human genome and the mysteries of the universe with supercomputers

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Cambridge University experts explain how supercomputers and big data are helping answer some of science's thorniest questions
29 Jan 2015

WhatsApp launches web messenger for browsers

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But Apple Mac users won't be able to use it due to 'platform limitations'
22 Jan 2015

How Net-A-Porter CIO Hugh Fahy drives innovation with a start-up mentality

Fahy tells Computing how innovations around data, mobile, software development and more are benefiting the global luxury fashion retailer and its customers
21 Jan 2015

'Weak link' employees with poor cyber security training leaving banks and government vulnerable

'A major bank or government service can be brought to its knees by an online onslaught,' warns Professor Richard Benham
20 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council wants to drop 'expensive' Microsoft for open source and collaborative tools

'We've looked at applications like Word and Excel and actually find that most people in the council use them very rarely nowadays,' Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager tells Computing
19 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council sees bright future in the cloud with Amazon Web Services

Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager for Peterborough Council, explains how AWS will help the authority to cut costs and boost efficiency
19 Jan 2015

Cameron and Obama reveal plans for UK and US to stage 'cyber war games' to boost cyber defences

Simulated attacks will see Wall Street and City of London attacked in effort to bolster cyber defences
16 Jan 2015

Intel revenue buoyed by strong Q4 but PC business flatlines

Chip maker looks to stabilise earnings as it continues to feel the hit in a declining PC market
16 Jan 2015

Government selects CGI to develop National Security Vetting Solution

Four-year deal will see IT services firm develop tool to manager more than 200,000 security clearance applications a year
15 Jan 2015

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust selects HP to build online portal

'The more information we have, the better the quality of care and treatment we can offer,' says medical director Dr David Throssell
14 Jan 2015

Gatwick CIO plans to harness big data and make airport 'the Uber of aviation'

Analysis of customer data is leading to new and improved products and services, says Michael Ibbitson
14 Jan 2015

Care.data and big data will fill 'dangerous gaps' in NHS and futureproof it with genomics, argues Tim Kelsey

National director for patients and information Tim Kelsey believes 2015 will be the year big data goes big in the NHS
13 Jan 2015

ICO alone isn't enough to deal with big data issues, warns Policy Exchange

Eddie Copeland tells Big Data Breakfast audience that an Office of Data Responsibility is needed to tackle 'data schizophrenia'
13 Jan 2015

Cameron calls for more government internet surveillance powers following Charlie Hebdo attack

Prime Minister will revive controversial Snoopers' Charter, should the Conservatives win the general election
12 Jan 2015