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

MPs call for social media firms to simplify terms and conditions on data use as Twitter reveals plans to track users' apps

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'Most people click yes to terms and conditions contracts without reading them, because they are often laughably long and written in the kind of legalese you need a law degree from the USA to understand,' says Andrew Miller MP
28 Nov 2014

European Parliament votes in favour of breaking up Google

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But landmark vote unlikely to make any impact
27 Nov 2014

Ted Baker partners with HP to improve ERP systems and expand global reach

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Dustan Steer, Taker Baker IT director, tells Computing why the fashion retailer selected HP to help improve its ERP systems
27 Nov 2014

Foxtons selects Six Degrees Group cloud infrastructure to underpin website operations

Estate agent website is becoming increasingly important in the competative housing and rental market
26 Nov 2014

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals: warnings on cyber criminal and hacker threats ahead of Christmas retail rush

Consumers warned 'too good to be true' offers are likely to be ploys by cyber criminals and hackers to steal data
25 Nov 2014

Iain Duncan Smith condemns 'utterly negative' response to beleaguered Universal Credit scheme

Work and pensions secretary insists that Universal Credit benefits programme is on track
25 Nov 2014

National Trust for Scotland deploys Brocade to improve network infrastructure

'We now have 40 GbE connection speeds up and down the stack, which is a massive improvement on what we had before,' says head of IT Scott Newton
25 Nov 2014

Vodafone denies working with government to create network for spying on citizens

Snowden files suggest Cable & Wireless - now part of Vodafone - was heavily involved in spying on citizens
23 Nov 2014

Valve deploys Splunk to monitor Steam performance

Could Splunk play a role in the launch should Half-Life 3 ever be released?
21 Nov 2014

Malicious phishing attacks are far more effective than most businesses realise, claims expert

Neira Jones tells Computing that too many businesses are failing to give cyber security the priority it deserves
20 Nov 2014

RBS fined £56m for massive IT failures

IT meltdown in summer 2012 left customers exposed, says Financial Conduct Authority
20 Nov 2014

IBM patents 'data privacy engine' to simplify and secure international e-business

Data privacy engine will help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds, claims IBM
20 Nov 2014

VMware gives Carisbrooke Shipping ‘extra peace of mind’ for sailing the seas

Daniel Lewandowski, IT manager at Carisbrooke Shipping, explains how VMware vCloud Air has benefited the firm
19 Nov 2014

BlackBerry-Samsung MDM security partnership is ‘positive for enterprise’

Deal means Samsung benefits from BlackBerry’s security reputation, while BlackBerry can move away from its ‘practically over’ hardware business
19 Nov 2014

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and others call on US Senate to limit NSA surveillance

Reform Government Surveillence Group urges US legislators to pass USA Freedom Act in open letter
17 Nov 2014