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

IT failures cost average of £410,000 - but half could easily be avoided, warns KPMG

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Technology Risk Radar report warns that organisations are not properly managing risk associated with technology
05 Dec 2014

George Osborne announces Alan Turing Institute for Data Science to be based at British Library

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£42m big data research institute will form part of London's new 'Knowledge Quarter', chancellor reveals
04 Dec 2014

US intelligence agency IARPA launches supercomputing research initiative

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Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity awards contracts to IBM, Raytheon BBN Technologies and Northrop Grumman Corp
04 Dec 2014

Islington Council saves £3m with Advanced Business Solutions collaborative planning tool

'The budgeting and forecasting solution has eliminated various labour-intensive processes,' says Alan Layton, director of financial management
03 Dec 2014

Thomson Reuters signs deal with IBM to provide global IT support

'Thomson Reuters will be able to capitalise on IBM's industry-leading IT capabilities and expertise,' says technology COO Rick King
03 Dec 2014

Man of Steel: an interview with Barrett Steel group IT director Tim Thackray

Group IT director Tim Thackray explains how he's laying out a network and telecommunication infrastructure to future-proof Barrett Steel
03 Dec 2014

Intel acquires mobile identity management firm PasswordBox

Intel adds to security portfolio with Canadian digital identity company
02 Dec 2014

FBI warns on hackers and 'destructive malware' following Sony cyber attack

'Flash' warning urges businesses to be vigilant against cyber attacks
02 Dec 2014

Unify helps South Staffordshire College to transform how students learn with technology

Unified communications system allows students to learn using Wi-Fi and BYOD
01 Dec 2014

Barclays offers customers anytime mobile video banking service

'UK first' will see bank customers able to speak to an advisor from smartphones, tablets or laptops at any time
01 Dec 2014

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

'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

But landmark vote unlikely to make any impact
27 Nov 2014

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

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